Re: Transmissive scanning

From: Jean-Luc Coulon (
Date: Sat Jun 09 2001 - 06:41:54 PDT

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    Henning Meier-Geinitz wrote:
    > Hi,
    > On Fri, Jun 08, 2001 at 02:48:56PM +0300, Yuval El-hanany wrote:
    > > I've got the Epson Perfection 1640SU Photo which has the transmissive scan
    > > optional cover. However, I couldn't find any option in libsane or in its
    > > interface that relates to choosing a transmissive scan instead of reflective
    > > scan. Is there such an option in general? For the Epson scanners? I don't
    > > mind adding something like it if someone would point me in the right
    > > direction.
    > It's the job of the backend to provide such an option. E.g. for Mustek
    > SCSI scanners it's option "source" (Flatbed, Automatic Document Feeder
    > or Transparency Adapter). At least this backend provides these options
    > only if the devices were detected.
    > I don't know how this works for Epson scanners.
    > Bye,
    > Henning

    It works with the Epson 1640SU-Photo.
    The option is available only if the Transparency adapter is plugged in.


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