[sane-devel] Canon Pixma MG8250 - color scan, vertical misalignment

Rolf Bensch rolf at bensch-online.de
Tue Jul 30 18:34:13 UTC 2013

Hi Per,

Recently I committed a fix for this scanner.

You need to install latest SANE version from git as desribed here:


Am 30.07.2013 10:43, schrieb Per Andersson:
> I use a Canon Pixma MG8250 as home printer and scanner for my Gentoo
> Linux system. I never got the printer to work correctly via USB using
> only CUPS+Gutenprint drivers (no Canon proprietary software), so I
> switched to connecting the device via Ethernet to my router (lpd
> protocol). This works very well.
> The scanner device (pixma) is detected by sane and I can read images
> using scanimage.
> When scanning color images in higher resolutions (>75 dpi) the colors
> are misaligned in the output file, only in the vertical direction. I
> found a bug report of a similar issue (concerning another Canon Pixma
> model) here:
> https://alioth.debian.org/tracker/index.php?func=detail&aid=312022&group_id=30186&atid=410366
> This seems to throw some light on the problem, but I don't dare open
> the source files and hack them myself...
> Per G. Andersson

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