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.
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