[sane-devel] Epson Perfection V700 PHOTO/GT-X900 scan size

Gernot Hassenpflug aikishugyo at gmail.com
Mon Apr 19 03:42:57 UTC 2010

On Mon, Apr 19, 2010 at 10:25 AM, Rei Shinozuka <shino at panix.com> wrote:
> I am using sane-backends-1.0.20 with xsane-0.996 on ubuntu 9.04
> 2.6.28-18-generic.
> I have a Epson Perfection V700 PHOTO (a.k.a. GT-X900).
> I can make scans with this setup, but I think the software is limiting the
> scan size of this scanner.
> Under "transparency unit" of xsane the maximum geometry is 5.9 x 9.7 in,
> where it ought to be 8 x 10 in.  Under the XP bundled software (FineReader
> 6.0 Sprint), I can get 8x10 in transparency scans (full contact sheets) from
> this scanner.
> Under "flatbed" of xsane the geometry is 8.5 in x 11.7 in, which is correct.
> How do I look into how to increase the scan area under "transparency?"  I
> obtained this unit primarily to make contact sheets of B&W negatives, which
> require an 8x10 scan area.

It looks like this is done in epson2-ops.c in function
e2_discover_capabilities. There is a block for the GT-X800.
Unfortunately, it looks like one might need to do Windows snooping to
figure out what might have to be done for the GT-X900.


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