[sane-devel] question: sane(xsane) & umax astra 2100u scanner

m. allan noah kitno455 at gmail.com
Sun Aug 24 19:07:03 UTC 2008

this backend is marked as unmaintained. so purchasing a more recent
machine might be your best bet. but first, i would try it on windows
and make sure it is not a hardware problem.


2008/8/24 pulsar.star <pulsar.star at centrum.sk>:
> Greetings.
> I'm owner for now already a very old scanner umax astra 2100u.
> I've already tried to use that device on linux some year ago, and have tried it now too in some hope something may changed.
> But as i see the results, it didn't, look at the attachment. always the same result.
> So, my question is, if there is any hope to fix this issue? Or rather to get rid of that device?
> Because as it's mentioned to this 2100u model on "SANE - Supported Scanners" page, the STATUS should be GOOD, which by the legend means:        "Status: # good means the device is usable for day-to-day work. Some rather exotic features may be missing."
> my scanner:
> http://www.sane-project.org/cgi-bin/driver.pl?manu=&model=2100u&bus=any&v=&p=
> &
> http://www.sane-project.org/man/sane-umax1220u.5.html
> And if possible, i would be glad to fix this.
> Thanks in advance for any answer.
> Daniel
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