[sane-devel] Avision FB6080 AE bookscanner
m. allan noah
kitno455 at gmail.com
Wed Aug 25 11:47:42 UTC 2010
I don't think either the avision backend or xsane will flip every
second page. However, this should be easy to script with scanimage and
something like imagemagik.
On Wed, Aug 25, 2010 at 2:37 AM, Jutta Zalud <ju at netzwerklabor.at> wrote:
> am Dienstag, 24. August 2010 um 17:19 schrieben Sie:
>> I have an Avision FB6080 at home.
>> I can confirm that the Avision FB6080 works with Ubuntu.
> Thank you for your confirmation. Does the software also adjust the
> images in the correct direction (i.e. flip every other side of a book
> so that all pages have the top on top=?
> This seems to be fixed already in my hal-version 0.5.14-3 (Debian Sid). I find
> <!-- Avision FB6080E -->
> <match key="usb.product_id" int="0x0a82">
> <append key="info.capabilities" type="strlist">scanner</append>
> <merge key="scanner.access_method" type="string">proprietary</merge>
> in in /usr/share/hal/fdi/preprobe/10osvendor/20-libsane.fdi
>> It seems to be fixed now in upstream... but currently I'm
>> still impacted (with 10.04)
>> Le mar 24/08/10 16:35, "Jutta Zalud" ju at netzwerklabor.at a écrit:
>>> I found this information in the list-archive:
>>> On Tuesday 27 February 2007 19:38:58 Felix E. Klee wrote:
>>> > At Tue, 27 Feb 2007 18:52:55 +0100,
>>> > Jens Gulden wrote:
>>> > > - BUT: it scans right to one edge. Plustek
>>> claims to even have> > patented this "invention"...
>>> Avision bookedge A3 scanner. The A4 version unfortunatly is not support
>>> (it's CPU-less and thus requires an 2nd avision, avision-cpuless,
>>> backend. I have the "SPECs", but not yet the time to write it ...
>>> But the A3 devices are great :-)
>>> René Rebe - ExactCODE GmbH - Europe, Germany, Berlin
>>> http://exactcode.de | http://t2-project.org |
>>> http://rene.rebe.name+49 (0)30 / 255 897 45
>>> As I am planning to buy a bookedge scanner (either Avision or
>>> Plustek, probably A3 format, if I can afford it) I have some questions
>>> regarding sane-support for the devices:
>>> a) These scanners have (with Windows drivers and software) a
>>> special feature for copying books: as you have to turn the book to copy
>>> the left and right sides with the spine near the edge of the scanner,
>>> the software automatically turns every other page around. Is this also
>>> supported by Sane?
>>> b) In the archives I also found a remark that somebody was working on a
>>> driver for the Plustek OpticBook 3600. Are there any news about this
>>> c) Is there any chance that somebody would be working on a driver for
>>> the Plustek A300?
>>> d) Apart from Linux support - are there any pros and cons regarding the
>>> two scanners: Avision FB6080E and Plustek OpticBook A300? Features are
>>> similar, the A300 is much faster than the FB6080E and a bit more
>>> expensive, but apart from that?
>>> Thank you in advance!
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