[sane-devel] Fujitsu backend and iX500 scanning page longer than 14 Inches

m. allan noah kitno455 at gmail.com
Mon Jan 5 00:19:28 UTC 2015

You need to use the --page-height and -y params to tell the scanner
how big of an image you want. scanimage --help will show you more


On Sun, Jan 4, 2015 at 5:09 PM, Matthias Löblich <mloeblich at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I am building a system with an fujitsu ix500 connected to an Raspberry PI
> running sane and scanbd.
> I have one issue scanning pages longer than 14 Inches. The scanner stops
> scanning after reading about 14Inces of the page.
> scanimage -Version
> scanimage (sane-backends) 1.0.25git; backend version 1.0.25
> sane-config --version
> 1.0.25
> scanimage -d "fujitsu:ScanSnap iX500:62664" --source "ADF Duplex" --mode
> color --resolution 150 > test.pmn 2>scanimage.log
> Attached the gzipped log.
> It looks like the ix500 has an special mode for handling long pages:
> http://scansnapcommunity.com/tips-tricks/9501-scanning-a-page-longer-than-14-inches-using-your-ix500/
> Is there a possibility to use this mode within sane, or are there other
> ideas how to scan long documents ?
> Thanks for your help
> Regards
> Matthias
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