[sane-devel] Limits on TPU scan width Epson v700
takeriki0502 at gmail.com
Thu Apr 29 14:38:21 UTC 2010
Rei Shinozuka wrote:
> I have the V700 scanner and asked the same question. Alesh Slovak of
> Avasys (who develops iscan) responded:
> The device has a second TPU mode with the larger area which is
> available only through the extended command set and while epkowa
> does support this extended command set (hence the suggested
> fs-blacklist edit) it unfortunately does not support the device's
> second TPU mode. It is likely that the situation
> is the same for the epson2 backend.
> There is a non-open source solution using the V700 scanner 8x10 mode
> under Linux: vuescan. I've used it since 2002 and it's a quality
> product. Using Vuescan on my Ubuntu system, I've made 8x10 scans of 36
> frames of 35mm film and 12 frames of 120 (digital contact sheets).
> Vuescan costs $79.95 with a trial edition to see if it works.
> (note I have no financial or other interest in the software or company,
> other than being a satisfied customer.)
> On 04/28/2010 02:01 AM, Rikiya wrote:
>> I'm trying to scan 8x10 inch in TPU mode with Epson v700 (Actually,
>> I'm using GT-X970 in japan. The names are different, but maybe
>> same hardware). This function is not supported by neither epson
>> nor epkowa, as Olaf said below URL.
>> I found a similar problem and solution in another model (Epson v500).
>> This solution is modifying iscan source code (It's quite elegant way).
>> I applied same method to my situation, but it doesn't work.
>> Is there any solution to scan 8x10 inch in TPU mode with Epson v700?
>> Thank you,
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I tried vuescan... it works!! Thank you, Rei.
But, this software doesn't have command-line operation (like scanimage of
Hopefully I will use CUI scan operation.
this thread , and Gernot said:
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.
So, is there anything I can do for development?
(I have a GT-X970, maybe there is something to do.)
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