[sane-devel] UMAX Astra 4700 & Canon LiDE 90

Gernot Hassenpflug aikishugyo at gmail.com
Tue Jan 21 23:19:41 UTC 2014

On Wed, Jan 22, 2014 at 6:03 AM, Jaromír Cápík <tavvva at seznam.cz> wrote:
> Hello guys.
> I'd like to know whether by any chance someone's currently working on the
> mentioned two scanners (UMAX Astra 4700 & Canon LiDE 90).
> None of them seem to be marked as supported in the list of scanners,
> however it seems few guys at least tried to make them work in the past.

I tried to get a LiDE90 to work some time ago, but did not continue
because of time pressure.
I am about ready to try again (Genesys GL842 IIRC).

> I'm willing to collect any data and test diagnostic drivers
> in order to make at least one of these working. Our non-profit
> organization got these scanners as a gift, but as we don't own
> any M$ software, we cannot use them.
> Even when I have no experience with the SANE source code,
> I have quite a lot of experience with hardware design and software
> development. I could try to beat the scanners by myself with some
> hints from you, if you're willing to help me.

Gernot Hassenpflug

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