[sane-devel] Slit photography with HP2200c

Olaf Meeuwissen paddy-hack at member.fsf.org
Wed Jun 24 10:33:12 BST 2020

Hi Guilherme,

Guilherme Maranhao writes:

> Hi there,
> Thanks for accepting me at this list.
> I have been experimenting with linear CCDs to create images for a few years
> now.  For many years I have used HP2200c scanner parts and Vuescan to
> control them. Since the beginning of this lockdown, I have been playing
> again with a Linux machine and experimenting with software I have not used
> in a while.
> I have tried to use Sane before, maybe in 2005 or 2006, but gave up on it
> simply because Vuescan was easier at the time. But after this recent
> exploration, I decided to see if I could make it work for me again.
> Not sure exactly where I could invest my time in, but I would need to able
> to avoid the initial calibration in every scan (this much I know I can do
> in the conf file), if possible then ignore the lamp and the step motor to
> increase the frame rate and simply scan an image in maximum crop, maybe
> control exposure if possible.
> Would any of these be possible? Should I look into the plustek back end?
> Modify it?

Don't know.  Yes.  Probably.

That's said, I won't be able to help with that backend but maybe Gerhard
can help you out with it.

Hope this helps,
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