[sane-devel] sane and color bit depth for fujitsu fi-6130

m. allan noah kitno455 at gmail.com
Mon Sep 27 23:07:50 UTC 2010

8 bit depth is 24 bit color. 8 bits per color, 3 colors.


On Mon, Sep 27, 2010 at 5:59 PM, Arthur Hebert <arthur at evcl.com> wrote:
> Hello,
> I'm using SANE to acquire scans from a Fujitsu fi-6130, and I just noticed
> that the mode=color option uses 8 bits of depth. The scanner itself is
> capable of 24-bit color depth.
> Is there a way to get a 24-bit scan from the sane-fujitsu backend? Or, at
> least 16 bits?
> I notice that the sane-epson
> backend, http://www.sane-project.org/man/sane-epson.5.html, documents a
> --depth option, but I don't see it in the fujitsu
> document, http://www.sane-project.org/man/sane-fujitsu.5.html.
> I appreciate any comments.
> Thanks,
> Arthur
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