[sane-devel] Canon Maxifiy MB2000 series

Jörn-Ingo Weigert jiweigert at gmail.com
Sun Oct 25 09:55:40 UTC 2015

I can report that sane does support the rudimentary scanning with the Canon
Maxify MB2000 series MFP printer under Ubuntu 14.04 LTS.

I installed the drivers from Canon Website for Linux.
Configured the appropriate permissions to access the scanner device via USB.

What works:
- Scanning in 300 / 600dpi works from Flatbed with Ubuntu own Simple Scan
and XSane

What does not work:
- Scanning over / with ADF: The Scanner recognize that there comes a
command (display lights up, showing "Process command..." but does NOT
activate the feeder or start to scan. :-(
Scanning via Canon own tool scangear works on both flatbed and adf scan.

- Scanning in higher resolution like 1200dpi / 2400dpi result in a doubled
interlaced scanning image, however the scan themself work but result in bad
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