[sane-devel] snapscan and Epson Stylus DX-3800

Oliver Schwartz Oliver.Schwartz at gmx.de
Fri Aug 11 19:21:29 UTC 2006


On Friday 11 August 2006 12:14, Félix wrote:
> Hi, I'm having problems to make the scanner of an epson stylus
> dx-3800 work with sane.
> sane-find-scanner detects it
> found USB scanner (vendor=0x04b8 [EPSON], product=0x0818 [USB MFP])
> at libusb:002:003
> but neither `scanimage -L` nor`iscan` seem to find it.
> using `export SANE_DEBUG_SNAPSCAN=255` they only output this:
> # scanimage -L
> [sanei_debug] Setting debug level of snapscan to 255.
> [snapscan] sane_snapscan_init
> [snapscan] sane_snapscan_init: Snapscan backend version 1.4.53
> [snapscan] sane_snapscan_get_devices (0xafa0ee48, 0)

This is hardly surprising since the the DX-3800 is not supported by 
the snapscan backend. Use the epson backend instead.

See also http://www.sane-project.org/lists/sane-mfgs-cvs.html#Z-EPSON


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