Re: Acer Scanners?

Greg Lehey (
Tue, 5 Oct 1999 09:55:36 +0930

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On Monday, 4 October 1999 at 13:32:50 +0200, Dominique Bovey wrote:
> I am new to this list, my goal is to find which scanner in the
> <150USD price I can buy for my linux system. As far as I understand,
> having read through SANE and other sites, scsi scanners are better
> supported by SANE, better than parallel ones which are still better
> supported than USB ones.
> Hence my choice for a scsi one. ACER has a seemingly good scsi
> scanner, th Brisa or Prisa 620S (they supply the scsi card) at a
> reasonable price, which seems to be the scsi version of a parallel
> one (or the opposite). Anybody knows this brand and can advise me
> about possible compatibility with existing drivers? If there is some
> I can be available for beta-testing of the possible modifications.

Some months ago a driver was released. Kevin Charter (copied) sent
out a message at the beginning of September saying that he was working
on it.


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