[sane-devel] MX925: Scan via Display to SANE??

Gernot Hassenpflug aikishugyo at gmail.com
Mon May 5 08:33:32 UTC 2014

On Mon, May 5, 2014 at 5:13 PM, Johannes Meixner <jsmeix at suse.de> wrote:

> Hello,
> On May 3 11:51 Louis Lagendijk wrote (excerpt):
>  On Fri, 2014-05-02 at 21:55 +0000, Thomas Escher wrote:
>>> One question ? I own a Canon MX925. It's possible to scan
>>> from the display directly to the Windows-Machines.
>>> Is SANE the right software to scan from
>>> the display directly to a debian-machine?
>> ...
>  Yes, Sane can be the base for button-based scanning,
>> but you will also need scanbd. Sane provides the interface
>> to the scanner, scanbd will handle the logic. Scanbd cab be
>> found here:
>> http://sourceforge.net/projects/scanbd/?source=directory
> First things first:
> A precondition is that SANE supports the device.
> But according to
> http://www.sane-project.org/cgi-bin/driver.pl?manu=canon&
> model=mx&bus=any&v=&p=
> it seems no Canon MX925 is listed at SANE which indicates
> that SANE does not support it.

Short one:
MX920 has been supported since December 2012 (see git Changelog), whether
ADF is perfect or not I am not certain.
MX925 is just a regional variation on the MX920 (proof would be to see if
the USB ID is the same).

Gernot Hassenpflug
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