[sane-devel] solution of the 'totally blurred' riddle

Henning Meier-Geinitz henning@meier-geinitz.de
Tue, 18 Sep 2001 13:06:47 +0200


On Tue, Sep 18, 2001 at 09:48:44AM +0200, Christoph Kukulies wrote:
> While being at it. Can someone explain in a few words, how such a 
> scanner works - I mean optical path, CCD device. Is there some
> software controlled linearization ? 

There is some basic information at the Mustek website, but it's really
basic :-) http://www.mustek.com/Class/capture.html#02

I don't know what the firmware in the scanner does. However, the
backend doesn't do linearization. It only does the line-distance
correction in color mode.