[sane-devel] Neat NM-1000

Torfinn Ingolfsen tingox at gmail.com
Sat Jan 11 22:29:10 UTC 2014

On Sat, Jan 11, 2014 at 4:23 AM, Kentrell Johnson
<kentrell.johnson at yandex.com> wrote:
> Would it be possible to determine the chipset from taking it apart and
> examining the internals?  There seem to be no accessible screws on the
> device, so I am not sure I can open it without breaking it (but am
> willing to do that as a last resort).

This should be your last resort; if you are unlucky chips are unmarked
or just one big ASIC.

> Is reverse engineering the Windows or Mac drivers a possibility for
> determining the chipset?  Maybe running them through 'strings' would be
> revealing?

You won't know until you try it. :)
Sometimes, the *.inf files provided with Windows drivers has clues
about chipsets and so on.
Worth a look (.inf files are text files)

Torfinn Ingolfsen

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