[sane-devel] Status of CanoScan LiDE 300 and 400?

Povilas Kanapickas povilas at radix.lt
Sat Nov 24 11:10:29 GMT 2018


On 23/11/2018 16:50, Andreas Hölscher wrote:
>> Hello Sane-Team,
>> I own a Canon CanoScan LiDE 400, which has been released this year. It
>> works under Linux, but only with the ScanGear software provided by
>> Canon. 'sane-find-scanner' detects the scanner, but 'scanimage -L'
>> doesn't list it in it's output.
>> $ lsusb | grep Canon
>> Bus 001 Device 004: ID 04a9:1912 Canon, Inc.
>> $ sudo sane-find-scanner | grep Canon
>> found USB scanner (vendor=0x04a9 [Canon], product=0x1912 [LiDE 400])
>> at libusb:001:004
>> My question is: Do you know if this new model uses the same (or
>> similar) chipset like the LIDE 210 oder 220, which are supported by
>> the genesys backend? If no, how could I help to find out which chip is
>> used?
>> Thanks for your work!
>> Christoph
> Support for the LiDE 400 would be great! I can't help with programming
> but perhaps can help with testing.
> @Povilas: I read that you like to take over maintenance of the genesys
> backend, that are great news! Do you have any plans regarding the LiDE 400?

Right now I don't have access to the scanners in question, so I can't
have any plans regarding them :-) Once I acquire one of them, I can
start investigating the possibilities.

Best regards,

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