[sane-devel] New Scanner Purchase .....

m. allan noah kitno455 at gmail.com
Sat Jun 21 11:24:32 UTC 2008

On 6/21/08, peter <petercmx at gmail.com> wrote:
>  Gerard Klaver wrote:
>  On Sat, 2008-06-21 at 14:29 +0700, peter wrote:
>  My HP Scanjet 3970 is on its way out ..... I would like to replace
> with another HP and I have just been comparing the HP Scanjet current
> models (from the HP site) with what is and what is not supported in
> Sane. It appears that more or less everything is not supported. This
> I find very surprising and so I was wondering if I had missed the
> point somewhere?
> I would like to use either a Scanjet G4010 or a G4050 but since both
> are unsupported (in common with the rest of the current scanners) I am
> very reluctant to buy and see what happens.
> Could anyone please tell me if I have got this wrong or is there
> another way round this?
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>  Did you check the www.hplip.org site for the sane hpaio backend
> supported scanners?
>  Thank you for the suggestion,  I cannot find that site, no dns entry,  but
> I have just taken a look here
>  http://hplip.sourceforge.net/
>  but that seems to be relating to printers and printers which have scanners
> integrated.  If you click to look at single function scanners a pop-up
> appears suggesting that you look at the Sane site .......  :)

well, if sane support is important to you, then why not pick another brand...


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