[sane-devel] Canonscan N 650U LIDE Scanner does not scan but makes terrible noise
andrea.vai at unipv.it
Tue Aug 13 00:19:45 UTC 2013
I don't know if it can help you, but it seems the same problem described
I had this problem too, with a N650U on Ubuntu 10.04, and still don't
have a solution (by the way, my problem now is that the scanner is not
even recognized in Ubuntu 12.04: see
Il giorno dom, 11/08/2013 alle 20.25 +0200, Winni ha scritto:
> I tried with different dpi resolutions. Most of the time it starts with
> the horrible noise but sometimes it works. I'd say every 5th try works.
> Even calibrating under XSane results in that noise...
> I searched for a plustek config file but could not find it.
> By the way, there is a hint about "awfull noise" in the FAQ.gz at
> > SYMPTOM: Scanner makes awful noise
> > --------
> > PROBLEM:
> > --------
> > This can have two major causes:
> > - You have an ASIC96001/3 based scanner, then the sensor hits the
> > scanbed: !!! TURN OFF SCANNER POWER !!!
> > - You have an ASIC98001 based scanner, then the motor control does
> > not work correctly --> hit the cancel button
> > SOLUTION:
> > ---------
> > For the first case (ASIC 96001/3), there's no solution available. This
> > happens, when the driver can't keep track of the stepper motor. The image
> > you get is normally unusable.
> > The second case is often reported when the printer driver lp.o is
> > already loaded. So remove lp.o before loading pt_drv.
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