[sane-devel] Any ides for an Avision A8 Scanner?

daniel at pixelgrease.co daniel at pixelgrease.co
Thu Jan 2 22:38:21 GMT 2020

I contacted the vendor, I've asked if they have any API specs. Is that
the best first step? 

On 2020-01-02 01:40, Olaf Meeuwissen wrote:

> Hi Ralph,
> Ralph Little writes:
> Hi,
> On 2020-01-01 5:14 p.m., daniel at pixelgrease.co wrote: 
> It's not listed as supported, but thought I might get lucky. My
> thinking was that if it's supported by Mac, it should work with linux.
> Tried specifying all sorts of values in /etc/sane.d/avision.conf but
> nothing seemed to work.
> Is there a way to add support to the existing avision backend?
> I'm interested to know why you think it is an Avision scanner?


> device descriptor of 0x0638/0x0707 at 004:003 (PenPower A8 Scanner )

That 0x0638 is Avision's vendor ID ...

Hope that helps,
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