[sane-devel] Piano roll scanning

Jeremy jeremy at acjlaw.net
Tue Aug 19 15:19:38 UTC 2008

On Tuesday 19 August 2008, Marshall Jose wrote:
> I have some piano rolls (recently purchased for a trifling sum) which I
> thought might be scan-able with my 11x17 sized ADF scanner, given a
> little modification. The industrious lads at http://www.iammp.org have
> been scanning them using their own homemade imagers, but I thought a
> sane-and-scanner combination might be up to the task.
> So my question before I begin is: can sane handle very long scans, on
> the order of 7-10 meters?
> Marshall

I thought about implementing such a feature in the hs2p (Ricoh) backend 
driver, but didn't have sufficient need at the time to do it. Some of the 
newer scanners like the IS760 can scan up to 2M so long as the entire scan 
(WxHxResolutionxDepth) fits in the scanner's memory.

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