[sane-devel] Canoscan 8400f

Marcus Menzel flareload at gmx.de
Fri Oct 9 18:57:21 UTC 2009

Hi Brian,

> It was considerably more than a $150 scanner when it came out and supports
> medium format negatives and can scan at a physical 18MP resolution
> (3200x6400) at 48 bit color. I don't know many scanners capable of that.
> Even today. It may not be quite as high end as some dedicated photo
> scanners of today. There wasn't anything anywhere near it's capabilities
> when it came out, outside of professional equipment. So it may be old news
> now, but it's still a very impressive scanner. I just wish HP had done it.

your right about this scanner - i own a 8800F, so if you start working on a 
driver, I can help out with testing. Since I'm not a programmer I can't help 
you further.


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