[sane-devel] Canan CanoScan 8400F backend driver

Chris Riddoch riddochc at gmail.com
Wed Sep 14 04:32:44 UTC 2011

stef <stef.dev <at> free.fr> writes:
> 	data from the search engine tells the 8400F is a GL843 based scanner. You 
> may double check by running sane-find-scanner from the latest source code.
> 	 Three scanners using this chip are supported by the genesys backend: 
> Panasonic KV-SS080, HP G4050 and HP G4010. Resolution up to 600 is supported. 
> I am currently working to add 1200 and 2400 dpi resolutions to the G4050. I 
> expect to commit the relevant code in a week or two.
> 	Adding support for the Canoscan 8400F will be a matter of tuning the 
> settings structures in genesys_devices.c and genesys_gl843.h. Then maybe adapt 
> the code in genesys_gl843.c to support the possible differences for this 
> model.

I also have a CanoScan 8400F, and may be able to assist with testing.  I
currently don't have a Windows system available to do USB snooping with, so I'm
not sure whether I can be of much use for development...

Chris Riddoch

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