[sane-devel] Database of scanners with CCD tech?

m. allan noah kitno455 at gmail.com
Tue Dec 31 16:19:15 GMT 2019

Many (most) flatbed scanners are CIS now. ADF machines are more likely
to be CCD. CCD tends to be more expensive, and the carriage has to be
thicker and heavier to hold the fold mirrors, etc. So cost tends to be
a good indicator as well.


On Tue, Dec 31, 2019 at 3:26 AM 2600denver at gmail.com
<2600denver at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hey SANE developers and users,
> Does anybody know of a database of scanners of various manufacturers
> which lists their as-full-as-possible specs? I am trying to find a
> secondhand (or new) flatbed scanner to use with SANE that is CCD-based
> and hopefully has a greater depth-of-field and speed than my current one
> but it's tricky to search for such a device especially given that it
> would likely be a non-current model.
> Does any such database exist? Does any manufacturer provide combined
> spec lists for their models going back say the past 10 years? Anybody
> have suggestions for models they've found good in this arena?
> Thanks in advance to anybody who can help me with this project,
> Alex

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