[sane-devel] Plustek OpticFilm 7200 : first investigations

Pierre Willenbrock pierre at pirsoft.dnsalias.org
Sat Jan 28 09:34:07 UTC 2006

Jean-Baka Domelevo schrieb:
> Okay, I don't like the question mark after the name of the chip. On
> the sane-project webpage listing the unsupported devices, it is said
> "probably a GL841", based upon a trial by sane-find-scanner, probably.
> To make sure, the first thing I did after unpacking my brand new
> scanner was to open it (carefully!) and check for the chipset used.
> And it IS a GL842, not 841. As trustworthy as my eyes can be.
> It's all for today, I'm starting to have a look at the genesys backend
> and go through the GL841 and GL842 datasheets to make out where
> exactly is the difference between them.
gl841 and gl842 are identical from the driver side. The genesys backend
works for my scanner which is a gl842 based Canon LiDE 35.


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