[sane-devel] Hello, I am Fedora user using SANE for my DocketPort 685
m. allan noah
kitno455 at gmail.com
Mon Nov 14 12:17:23 UTC 2011
According to our support page:
the backend does not fully support duplex:
"front- and backside side-by-side, with backside mirrored horizontally."
Have you tried making your requested image wider?
2011/11/14 烏小龜 <mimisturtle at gmail.com>:
> I am sorry, but -b seems not to solve my problems ><
> I want to activate the duplex features of DocketPort 685
> (DocketPort 685 is a duplex scanner with two sensors, up and down)
> to scan a name card and get its images of front and back at the same time.
> I've found an article teaching how to activate duplex feature through sane
> but it is device-dependent. ( the artcicle is about Canon P-150 scanner)
> The original link is here
> According to the article , i've done the following steps
> 1. scanimage -L
> output: device `genesys:libusb:002:003' is a Syscan/Ambir DocketPORT 685
> 2. scanimage --help --device-name canondr:libusb:002:002
> output is in the tail of this mail
> (the sensor field is blank, and i didnt found any useful option for
> enabling duplex features , which means it doesn't support duplex feature?)
> Could anyone kindly tell me that Is there any modification of source code
> (I've compiled sane on my own) or any other ways to use duplex feature of
> DocketPort 685 through sane ?
> Thank you for reading this ><
> -------output start-----------------------------------
> Usage: scanimage [OPTION]...
> Start image acquisition on a scanner device and write image data to
> standard output.
> Parameters are separated by a blank from single-character options (e.g.
> -d epson) and by a "=" from multi-character options (e.g.
> -d, --device-name=DEVICE use a given scanner device (e.g. hp:/dev/scanner)
> --format=pnm|tiff file format of output file
> -i, --icc-profile=PROFILE include this ICC profile into TIFF file
> -L, --list-devices show available scanner devices
> -f, --formatted-device-list=FORMAT similar to -L, but the FORMAT of the
> can be specified: %d (device name), %v (vendor),
> %m (model), %t (type), %i (index number), and
> %n (newline)
> -b, --batch[=FORMAT] working in batch mode, FORMAT is `out%d.pnm' or
> `out%d.tif' by default depending on --format
> --batch-start=# page number to start naming files with
> --batch-count=# how many pages to scan in batch mode
> --batch-increment=# increase page number in filename by #
> --batch-double increment page number by two, same as
> --batch-prompt ask for pressing a key before scanning a page
> --accept-md5-only only accept authorization requests using md5
> -p, --progress print progress messages
> -n, --dont-scan only set options, don't actually scan
> -T, --test test backend thoroughly
> -A, --all-options list all available backend options
> -h, --help display this help message and exit
> -v, --verbose give even more status messages
> -B, --buffer-size=# change input buffer size (in kB, default 32)
> -V, --version print version information
> Options specific to device `genesys:libusb:002:003':
> Scan Mode:
> --mode Color|Gray|Lineart [Gray]
> Selects the scan mode (e.g., lineart, monochrome, or color).
> --source Flatbed|Transparency Adapter [inactive]
> Selects the scan source (such as a document-feeder).
> --preview[=(yes|no)] [no]
> Request a preview-quality scan.
> --depth 8|16 
> Number of bits per sample, typical values are 1 for "line-art" and 8
> for multibit scans.
> --resolution 600|300|150|75dpi 
> Sets the resolution of the scanned image.
> -l 0..212mm 
> Top-left x position of scan area.
> -t 0..500mm 
> Top-left y position of scan area.
> -x 0..212mm 
> Width of scan-area.
> -y 0..500mm 
> Height of scan-area.
> --custom-gamma[=(yes|no)] [no]
> Determines whether a builtin or a custom gamma-table should be used.
> --gamma-table 0..65535,... [inactive]
> Gamma-correction table. In color mode this option equally affects
> red, green, and blue channels simultaneously (i.e., it is an
> gamma table).
> --red-gamma-table 0..65535,... [inactive]
> Gamma-correction table for the red band.
> --green-gamma-table 0..65535,... [inactive]
> Gamma-correction table for the green band.
> --blue-gamma-table 0..65535,... [inactive]
> Gamma-correction table for the blue band.
> --swdeskew[=(yes|no)] [no]
> Request backend to rotate skewed pages digitally
> --swcrop[=(yes|no)] [no]
> Request backend to remove border from pages digitally
> --swdespeck[=(yes|no)] [no]
> Request backend to remove lone dots digitally
> --despeck 1..9 (in steps of 1) 
> Maximum diameter of lone dots to remove from scan
> --lamp-off-time 0..60 
> The lamp will be turned off after the given time (in minutes). A
> of 0 means, that the lamp won't be turned off.
> --threshold 0..100% (in steps of 1) 
> Select minimum-brightness to get a white point
> --threshold-curve 0..127 (in steps of 1) 
> Dynamic threshold curve, from light to dark, normally 50-65
> --disable-dynamic-lineart[=(yes|no)] [no]
> Disable use of a software adaptive algorithm to generate lineart
> relying instead on hardware lineart.
> --disable-interpolation[=(yes|no)] [no]
> When using high resolutions where the horizontal resolution is
> than the vertical resolution this disables horizontal interpolation.
> --color-filter Red|Green|Blue|None [None]
> When using gray or lineart this option selects the used color.
> --calibrate 
> Start calibration using special sheet
> --clear-calibration 
> Clear calibration cache
> Type ``scanimage --help -d DEVICE'' to get list of all options for DEVICE.
> List of available devices:
> 2011/11/11 m. allan noah <kitno455 at gmail.com>
>> You need to add the -b argument to scanimage, if you want multiple
>> images. See man scanimage for details and other related options.
>> On Fri, Nov 11, 2011 at 4:14 AM, 烏小龜 <mimisturtle at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > Can I use SANE (scanimage) to get a duplex image from DocketPort 685
>> > i have tried "scanimage --help -d genesys:libusb:002:017"
>> > it showed messags but i found that
>> > "sensor:" was leaved blank , which meaned it didnt support "duplex" ?
>> > the sane utility was complied by my own
>> > I used sane-backends-1.0.22.tar.gz, libusb-0.1.12.tar.gz
>> > Could you kindly help me to get a docketPort 685 duplex-supported sane
>> > utility(scanimage) by modfication of source code or any other ways to
>> > achieve it ?
>> > Thanks a lot~
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