[sane-devel] Scanner Epson V37 under Linux

Olaf Meeuwissen olaf.meeuwissen at avasys.jp
Tue Apr 16 23:56:00 UTC 2013

Arathor writes:

> Hi all,
> I’m considering buying a scanner. It’s new for me, so I’m looking for 
> some advices and I’m wondering about the Linux support.
> After some researchs, I chose an Epson Perfection V37:
> http://www.materiel.net/scanner-numerique-pour-pc-et-mac/epson-perfection-v37-84761.html
> It doesn’t appear in the list of sane support:
> http://www.sane-project.org/sane-mfgs.html#Z-EPSON

Hmmm, I guess I should prepare a patch to fix that.

> However, according to this list, the V37 is supported:
> http://download.ebz.epson.net/dsc/du/02/DriverDownloadInfo.do?LG2=EN&CN2=&DSCMI=21580&DSCCHK=ea245da3525f56d8ca2ab9408ed2d6d8b481d435
> Does someone has a V37 and uses it under Linux?
> For the time being, a friend lend me a Epson SX130. I use it with iscan. 
> Is the V37 works fine with iscan, is there a specific problem with this 
> model?

This scanner should work fine on ix86 and x86_64 (amd64) Linux machines
but note that it requires a non-DFSG plugin to work.  That basically
means that no-one but EPSON can help you if you have any problems with
that plugin.

The download side shows


as of writing.

Hope this helps,
Olaf Meeuwissen, LPIC-2           FLOSS Engineer -- AVASYS CORPORATION
FSF Associate Member #1962               Help support software freedom

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