[sane-devel] What docs do I need to add support for a scanner (Plustek might help me...) ?

Gerhard Jaeger gerhard at gjaeger.de
Mon Oct 23 05:53:52 UTC 2006

On Sunday 22 October 2006 22:21, Blazej Kaczorowski z interia.pl wrote:
> Hi all i am new :) I'a watching your list for quite a while - it looks 
> like Sane is very lifely :)
> > The thing is that I have been in contact with some prople working for 
> > Plustek support. I got this e-mail from one person working there:
> > "Thanks for your email.
> > What kind of technical data do you need?  We can only provide the data 
> > for implementing the Linux driver."
> >
> > Also I got the information that the ScanCopy 115 is (most probably) 
> > the same scanner as the OpticPro ST28.
> > I think that my ScanCopy is a rebadged OpticPro ST28, made to fit the 
> > Konica Minolta Magicolor 2300W Printer.
> >
> Hi i Have S28 Plustek (USB scanner (vendor=0x07b3, product=0x0801, 
> chip=GL841?) at libusb:003:002)) scanner and i am interested ... can u 
> post email to witch u post this question? I'm also not good in driver 
> writting but i am fast lerner i will try to look at that carefully
> > As I am not very familiar with SANE, I have no idea of what to reply 
> > to this person working for Plustek, but I don't want to loose this 
> > opportunity.
> >
> > How helpful has Plustek been in the past? Is this something unusual 
> > that they are willing to provide documents to SANE?
> >
> > Are there anyone interested in helping me with a driver for these two 
> > scanners?


there's no need to start a new driver, the genesys driver is THE
driver, which needs to be extended, or at least filled with the
correct register settings for the S28/ST28.


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