Re: microtek V6USL

From: Carl Kreider (
Date: Tue Jul 25 2000 - 14:48:07 PDT

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    On Wed, Jul 19, 2000 at 01:05:53PM +1000, Richard Beare wrote:
    > Hi,
    > I'm experimenting with a microtek V6USL. In general it seems to function
    > well using the microtek2 backend. There is a quirk that I'd like to
    > eliminate though.
    > If I run scanimage immediately after powering up the scanner things work
    > fine. If I then wait 10-15 minutes and scan again I receive a black
    > image. Power cycling starts working correctly again. Opening the lid of
    > the scanner shows that the light doesn't turn on after the scanner has
    > been unused for a while. I haven't yet checked to see whether the same
    > behaviour occurs under Windows.
    > Is anyone aware of a fix for this problem, or anything similar occuring
    > with other microtek scanners?

    I tripped over that too. I found the bug in microtek.c and sent a
    patch to the author. I don't know when it will get merged, but
    could send it to you if that is going to take long.

    Carl Kreider
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