[sane-devel] Mustek ScanExpress 1200 USB Pro Backend

Stef stef.dev at free.fr
Thu Jan 16 05:15:28 UTC 2014

On 15/01/2014 22:45, Richard Overstreet wrote:
> On 01/15/2014 03:52 PM, Stef wrote:
>> On 15/01/2014 04:14, Richard Overstreet wrote:
>>> Hello all,
>>> I am interested in developing a backend for a Mustek ScanExpress 1200
>>> USB Pro. I have some programming experience in C (I developed a simple
>>> CUDA C code for a Lennard Jones Potential). I currently own the scanner
>>> and could use any programming information available. I contacted Mustek
>>> and am waiting on their response to my request for programmer
>>> information. In addition I'm reading the requisite "backend-writing.txt"
>>> documentation. If anyone needs to contact me you can reach me via email
>>> or my nick on irc.freenode.net is hinshelwood.
>>> Regards,
>>> Richard Overstreet
>>      Hello,
>>      did sane-find-scanner was able to detect the used protocol, or is
>> this scanner using something not recognized ?
>> Regards,
>>      Stef
> I think it is using something not recognized. When I run
> "sane-find-scanner" I get "found USB scanner (vendor=0x055f,
> product=0x040b, chip=SQ113?) at libusb:001:005" and with "sudo
> sane-find-scanner" I get  "found USB scanner (vendor=0x055f
> [Hewlett-Packard.], product=0x040b [USB2.0 Scanner], chip=SQ113) at
> libusb:001:005"
> So I think this scanner is using something not recognized or something
> similar to what HP used at one point. "scanimage -L" can't find any
> devices after I use the above commands.
> Also, I was able to read the numbers on the chip-set through the glass
> it is "HSD HSD-ML 1 21 7 94V-0 E256286"
> -Richard


     if the SQ113 detection is correct, this mail thread could be helpful:


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