[sane-devel] Slit photography with HP2200c

Gerhard J├Ąger gerhard at gjaeger.de
Mon Jun 29 14:28:06 BST 2020

Hi Guilherme,

On 24.06.20 at 11:33 Olaf Meeuwissen wrote:
> 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.

Puhh - don't think I could be of much help. You already noted that the
calibration can be skipped via config file. For others - check the
plustek backend sources.


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