[sane-devel] HP Scanjet G4010 - bad image quality

m. allan noah kitno455 at gmail.com
Sun Aug 11 15:33:36 UTC 2013

This model is listed as 'basic' in sane-backends 1.0.22. Try upgrading
to at least 1.0.23, or a recent git snapshot.


On Sun, Aug 11, 2013 at 11:24 AM, idle <idle at kai.cz> wrote:
> Hello,
> I have bought HP Scanjet G4010 and I'm trying to use it with SANE. This
> scanner's support is listed as "Good", but the result is far from good: the
> image is too dark with colored (or shades of gray, in "gray" mode) vertical
> stripes. This is what I get when I scan a white page:
> http://i.nahraj.to/f/s53.jpg
> I'm running Debian, have installed SANE from the packages, it is version
> 1.0.22.
> The same scanner works fine on Windows, so it doesn't seem like a hardware
> problem. I have tried various settings, but the stripes stay the same in
> both "color" and "gray" modes.
> Is there any way to get rid of this? In current situation, the scanner is
> unusable for me.
> Thank you
> Eva
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