[sane-devel] Epson Perfection 3490 PHOTO

Olaf Meeuwissen olaf at member.fsf.org
Mon Aug 15 05:17:55 UTC 2005

Bjorn Solberg <bjorn_sane at hekneby.org> writes:

> Oliver Schwartz writes:
>> Hi,
>>> I recently got the Epson Perfection 3490 PHOTO scanner.  
>>> Does anyone else have any experience with this scanner, and/or can
>>> tell me whether it is (or will be in the near future) supported by
>>> SANE?  Any pointers on how I can make it work with SANE is much
>>> appreciated.
>> I got some infos and a patch concerning this scanner. I'll add support 
>> for it to the snapscan backend in the next few days. I'll let you 
>> know if the code is in CVS, so you can test it.

The 3490 and 3590 are similar to the 2480 and 2580 respectively.  You
should not have much trouble getting these to work with the snapscan

> That sounds like good news, I hope the patch is simple and that it'll
> work well.  So it will use the snapscan backend, not the epson one?

Yes, it will use the snapscan backend.  This scanner does not speak
the EPSON ESC/I protocol which the epson backend assumes.
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