On Wed, Jul 19, 2000 at 01:05:53PM +1000, Richard Beare wrote:
> 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.
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