[sane-devel] Medion MD 9705 Scanner
16 Apr 2002 06:20:08 +0200
That would be nice.
I have VMware 3.0, so if it would help anyone, I could install Win98SE
in that and possibly gain some data that way (if anyone has an idea as
It would be fun just to see it work, though :)
man, 2002-04-15 kl. 06:41 skrev mh:
> Martin Moeller, Sonntag, 14. April 2002 21:00:
> > Hello everyone.
> > I took a chance this Friday and bought a Medion MD 9705 Scanner, and much
> > as I expected it isn't supported yet by Sane. I did some digging and as far
> > as I can tell, it is really an Artec e+48U scanner. No Artec USB scanners
> > are apparently supported yet, though. Is work being done in this area?
> > It's an USB scanner (strangely enough)
> > It has a Vendor ID of 0x05d8
> > It has a Product ID of 0x4003
> > According to the Windows driver .ini file, it's an Artec48U.
> > Scouring the net, it looks almost exactly like the Artec e+48U, as
> > witnessed here -> http://www.artec.com.tw/artec_e/index.htm (Click on the
> > Ultima 2000 e+). I am not sure as to the actual hardware of the thing, but
> > it doesn't see to be GT6801 based (it didn't do anything when I tried the
> > experimental driver at http://www.btinternet.com/~salet/). The scanner
> > described there is supposed to be an Artec Ultima 2000, though, and that
> > sounds rather a lot like what I have....
> > If I can help with more information/testing, I'd be happy to, but I'm
> > afraid I cannot program the backend myself.
> > As far as I can piece together, the Ultima 2000 is a predecessor of Ultima
> > 2000 e+ (also known as e+ 48U) -- Also known as Medion MD 9705 and who
> > knows what else.
> > So: Where should I go from here?
> I've also got my hands on one of the scanners sold by Aldi, a german
> discounter, last week (at least for the next 2 or 3 weeks). It's called
> Tevion MD 9693, and has the same vendor/product id like yours. I also came to
> the conclusion, that it's in fact an Artec e+48U. Since it's definitely based
> on a GT 6816 chip, I've downloaded Sergey Vlasovs testprogram. After some
> hacking, I finally got it to scan something. The result isn't very useful; in
> fact, you can only recognize something in grayscale mode with 100 dpi. In
> color mode, it just hangs. I will do more testing (as said before, at least
> for the next 2 or 3 weeks), but unfortunately, I'm not very familiar with usb
> sniffers and logfile interpretation :-)
> However, I could send you the hacked version of the testprogram, if this
> might be a help.
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