Re: Who has a EPSON Perfection 1240?

From: Steve Broccardo (
Date: Mon Mar 19 2001 - 23:27:58 PST

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    On Sat, Mar 17, 2001 at 04:52:58PM -0500, Karl Heinz Kremer wrote:
    > On Sat, Mar 17, 2001 at 04:43:31PM -0500, Karl Heinz Kremer wrote:
    > > I got one report from a Perfection1240 user that the scanner turns
    > > off the lamp before _EVERY_ scan when the EPSON backend is used. This
    > I probably was not clear enough: The scanner turns the lamp on again right
    > away. The lamp is off for about half a second.
    > Karl Heinz

    My Perfection1240 cycles the lamp (turns it off, then on) before every scan. I
    think that this is not good for the life of fluorescent lamps. This happens in flatbed mode, and in transparency mode.

    Steve Broccardo

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