[sane-devel] Canon 9000f MKII -- or other comparable scanner?

Samuel Harmer samuelharmer at me.com
Mon Jul 18 15:57:48 UTC 2016

Hi James,

I own a 9000f MkII and have had great success. I had a few hiccups getting it going on Raspbian but on Ubuntu on an Intel x86 CPU and ArchLinuxARM it's worked flawlessly, including with scanbd.

I've had very good results at 600dpi with 16bit colour scans using the scanimage frontend and python-sane.

I've not done anything with the slide attachment but based on the build quality of the rest of the scanner I would guess it works OK. I have no film to scan to test that theory though.

Hope that helps. Do let me know if you want anything more specific.

Best regards,

On Jul 18, 2016, at 03:32 PM, James Tappin <jtappin at gmail.com> wrote:

Hi everyone.
   I'm looking to upgrade my scanner from an Epson Perfection 1660, and based on: listed support on the sane website, specs and price; the best bet looks to be the Canon 9000f MkII. 

Does anybody here have any real hands-on experience with that scanner, in particular with film scanning (one of the reasons for the upgrade is the poor performance of the Epson scanning film, and its complete lack of medium format film support). 

Alternatively, I'd welcome suggestions of alternatives (the main Epson competitors are listed as unsupported) -- the main requirements are:
1) Supported by sane
2) Film scanning, including medium format.

James Tappin
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