[sane-devel] Scanner Epson Perfection 1250 Photo on Ubuntu Lucid 10.04

Gerhard Jaeger gerhard at gjaeger.de
Tue Mar 22 09:42:55 UTC 2011

Hi Françoise,

On Tuesday 22 March 2011 09:21:43 Françoise Del Socorro wrote:
> He did a small 202x150 pixels image with just the upper part of the paper
> and mostly blank, he did not recognize where the paper was in the scanner
> (it was in the middle as before), and he did not scan the entire document
> table (as he did once when the paper was at the same place), since he only
> have found 1/4 of it.

that's perfect, as it's the default setting for scanimage.
Either use a suitable frontend like xsane for adjusting the scan area
or use the -x -y parameters for scanimage to enlarge the scan area.
You might also adjust the resolution.

"man scanimage" might be your friend.


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