[sane-devel] UPDATE about: help to understand which of THESE scanner/printers is supported

Kelly Price strredwolf at gmail.com
Tue Oct 18 16:05:24 BST 2022

I know for US/Japan plugs, they make splitters that add a socket to an
existing strip.  I'm not sure what your country uses, but I'd imagine
there are similar cables.

You can have the USB arrangement like that without issue.

On Tue, Oct 18, 2022 at 10:33 AM Marco Fioretti <mfioretti at nexaima.net> wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 18, 2022 at 16:28, Kelly Price <strredwolf at gmail.com> wrote:
> I would highly recommend a powered hub to guarantee full power to the
> scanner, and a (surge-protected) power strip to get your PC's power in
> reach.
> The sane-release PPA has "scanimage" in its packages.  That hasn't
> changed.  And yes, they're for 22.04.
> Kelly,
> first of all, thanks for the PPA confirmation. As far as hardware goes...
> The surge-protected power strip already is under the desk, but as I said it is already full.
> And a longer/wider one would not fit... But OK, will find a solution to that somehow.
> But about the active hub: is it OK to do this (just because it would be the easiest/simplest
> solution, given the cramped desk I have):
> PC -> existing passive hub -> new active hub -> scanner ???
> Thanks for your patience, I'm almost there...
> Marco

Kelly "STrRedWolf" Price

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