[sane-devel] Epkowa and 16-bit/colour?

Patrick Min patrick.n.min at gmail.com
Tue Sep 11 08:57:17 UTC 2007

This Avasys forum post may be relevant to you:

It's for the 4490, but maybe the 3490 has the same problem?


On 9/10/07, Levente Novák <lnovak at dragon.unideb.hu> wrote:
> I am wondering whether the epkowa backend is capable of 16 bits/channel,
> as I only get a funny stripy false colour preview at this depth.
> Scanning at 8 bpp is OK, but the 16 bpp options seems valid also in the
> sense the backend accepts it.
> I own an Epson Perfection 3490 Photo, which, by the way, works well with
> the snapscan backend at either 8 or 16 bpp.

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