[sane-devel] Samsung CLX-318x MFP-series

Frank Schäfer fschaefer.oss at googlemail.com
Sat Apr 7 14:41:01 UTC 2012

Hi Jon,

Am 07.04.2012 15:12, schrieb Jon Chambers:
> Hi Frank
> On Saturday 07 April 2012, Frank Sch�fer wrote:
>> the Samsung CLX-318x MFP-series is currently not supported. Can I help
>> adding support for this device ? I'm especially interested in scanning
>> over network.
>> I have a CLX-3185FW (wireless + cable network support) for testing.
> As an initial experiment you might try this (perl) driver 
> http://www.jon.demon.co.uk/dell1600n-net-scan/ originally written as part of 
> the research for the SANE dell1600n_net driver.  Other people subsequently 
> submitted help/code supporting other similar protocols, including some Samsung 
> ones.  
Thanks, but unfortunately it doesn't work.

> Even if it does not work then have a look through captured network packet data 
> of a scan looking for strings beginning "std-scan-" which would suggest a 
> similar protocol.
I don't have much experience in network sniffing, but looking at the
Wireshark logs it seems that ports 9400 (sec-t4net-srv) and 9401
(sec-t4net-clt) are involved.
Google talks about "Samsung Twain for Network" ...


> If either of above the above show promise then you might use the source of 
> both the perl driver above and the SANE dell1600n_net plugin as a starting 
> point.
> cheers,
> Jon

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