[sane-devel] Epson 3490 copy

Gary Montalbine gmontalbine at cox.net
Tue Apr 11 12:22:40 UTC 2006

Gary Montalbine wrote:
> I recently exchanged my Epson 3170 for and Epson 3490 because I was 
> unhappy with Iscan. I may have made a mistake. I am using Mandriva 
> 2006CE, sane-backends 1.0.17 and xsane 0.991. I am using the default 
> settings.
> When I try to make a copy to printer, the preview scan in color and gray 
> scale  produces a gray tint where it should be white. This prints out. 
> In the lineart mode I get a satisfactory printout. However if I try to 
> crop at the bottom the top gets cut off on the printout.
> With nothing in the scanner I get the same graysih shading.
> I tried to copy a color picture in gimp. The preview look fair except 
> the lines were jagged at the  major color changes. When I scanned it the 
> picture looked like it had a good case of grayish colored measles.
> Is this a defective scanner?
> Gary

I tried Iscan with the same results. I have returned the scanner.


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