[sane-devel] sane and gt-2500
aleuser at inwind.it
Mon Jul 5 16:33:04 UTC 2010
From: Wolfram Heider <wolframheider at web.de>
>> 1- on internet I see the gt-2500 is able to get the preview in 9 sec..
> Can't confirm this - with me, using the iscan gui, preview starts
> almost immediately. However if you are in a network and saned is
> running it may take some time till saned has identified all available
> scanners and is presenting a selection list.
Thanks for your good news :-)
I'm not in a network: I will dedicate an old linux pc to gt-2500.
> If you are using iscan you can handle the button (in Xsane it doesn't
>> 3- I'd like to use the sane command line. Is sane able to automatically
>> use the ADF if there are some pages in it? Or have I to choose ADF or
>> A4-plane with a command line arguments?
> You will need arguments in scanimage, scanadf etc - else the GT-2500
> will work in flatbed mode.
Do you know what append if there are no pages in the ADF and I use the
> Note, to run the GT-2500 you will need the epkowa backend. It isn't
> part of the SANE drivers, but it perfectly fits in. You can get it
> here: http://avasys.jp/eng/linux_driver/
Ok, I didn't know it
> In summary I would say the GT-2500 is a very recommendable machine,
> especially with heavy duty jobs when hundreds of sheets have to be
> scanned in one swoop.
I care about one single sheet job (with or without ADF); here it is the
most common case.
Our needs are:
- A4 planed (ADF probably will be used, but it is not necessary)
- very fast B/W single shoot scan in medium/low quality (300dpi?) for
- Sane compatibility.
I think/hope GT-2500 can work fine for us :-) Other scanners don't give
us these certainties (productors sites informations are so poor..)
> Wolfram Heider
Thanks very much for your informations
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