[sane-devel] Avision 'bug' with kodak i40
rene at exactcode.de
Wed Oct 4 14:11:31 UTC 2006
On Wednesday 04 October 2006 14:06, m. allan noah wrote:
> On Wed, 4 Oct 2006, Rene Rebe wrote:
> > Hi,
> > On Monday 02 October 2006 20:19, m. allan noah wrote:
> >> in order to get the kodak i40 (clone of av-220?) working with the
> >> avision backend, i had to extend the TUR/INQ timeouts in the function
> >> avision_cmd() from 1500 to 2000. otherwise, the scanner gets hung in
> >> wait_ready(), eventually timing out after 10*30 sec.
> >> my system is A64 4000+, 1gig, FC4 64, with a very short usb cable, so
> >> maybe i outrun the scanner a bit :) current sane cvs, btw.
> >> rene?
> > Yeah, best always CC me as I do need to track soo many lists.
> > Thanks for this comment as I never got feedback for the i40. I already
> > have longer timeouts in my SVN development copy and I'll sync all the
> > tested changes to SANE CVS in the next days.
> > How comes you tinker with so many differnet scanner brands recently?
> the same question could be asked of you, since it seems that avision
> backend works with 9 or 10 'manufacturers' :) i volunteered to make sure
Yeah. Avision is one of the biggest scanner manufactors delivering to a lot
OEM companies, Kodak, Visioneer, HP, Oki, ... to name a few. I think a Google
search will reveal that Avision manufactures about 300.000 scanners per
> this scanner works under SANE, it was not my choice of hardware. i would
> rather have changeable background color of a nice fujitsu :)
Changable background color?
Btw. some Fujitsu are also made by Avision :-)
> i will try to find time to load your SVN copy tonight and run some tests
> so you can update the status from 'basic'. with current CVS, i have done
> color/gray/lineart at a few resolutions, but have not tried duplex yet. i
> expect 'good' is a better choice.
That would be nice indeed.
> visioneer/paperport also appear to sell this scanner too?
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