[sane-devel] Canon Canoscan LiDE 400 support in Slackware

Rolf Bensch rolf at bensch-online.de
Tue Jan 14 15:23:49 GMT 2020


The LiDE 400 is fully supported by the pixma backend (see:
http://www.sane-project.org/lists/sane-backends-cvs.html#S-PIXMA). You
need to install recent SANE version 1.0.28 from git snapshots

Hope this helps.


Am 11.01.20 um 15:20 schrieb Kelly Price:
> It worked around the problem on the 220.  The 400 may need some research.
> On Sat, Jan 11, 2020 at 9:00 AM Rich Shepard <rshepard at appl-ecosys.com> wrote:
>> On Sat, 11 Jan 2020, Kelly Price wrote:
>>> You fall into the same category I do with my LiDE 220. It somehow just
>>> doesn't like USB 3.x ports. I think we were working on the issue still.
>>> Olaf can remind me (as it's early and coffee is just being had here).
>> Kelly,
>> I recall reading somewhere that the LiDE 400 required USB 3.x ports. And,
>> when connected to a 3.0 port I could press the 'PDF' button on the front
>> edge of the scanner, which brought up a simple GUI interface, and was able
>> to scan a page. So it must accept the USB 3.0 ports when used by itself but
>> even after adding it to /etc/scan.c/genesis.conf it's not found by
>> 'scanimage -L'.
>>> As a work-around, I ended up putting this in my PC:
>>> https://smile.amazon.com/gp/product/B002RL8V7E/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_search_asin_title?ie=UTF8&psc=1
>> Did it solve the problem?
>> I don't know about other Canon scanners but the LiDE 400 has no power
>> switch. It turns on when the USB cable is inserted.
>> Regards,
>> Rich
> --
> Kelly "STrRedWolf" Price
> http://redwolf.ws

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