[sane-devel] E5 based scanners
Fri, 15 Feb 2002 11:04:59 -0600 (CST)
On Fri, 15 Feb 2002, seednet wrote:
> E5 asic is designed by Primax and last one designed by themself, after that
> they use ASICs from other IC design house. and E5 already be design
> two years ago:( the representive one is Visioneer 8100
> All the E series drivers use same framework, but E5 is more powerful than
> and have different settings
Yes. They seem to have more registers, and the common ones are not
necessarly at the same place than the E4.
> I published E3&4 Linux drivers http://www.littlscms/iphoto/otlinux.htm
> and get agreement from Primax, so anyone want to license, should
> ask Primax Taiwan
I don't really want to licence. I just have a scanner and I want it to
work. And I would like to see this backend integrated into sane.
I'll mail primax tw and see what I can get.
Thanks for all your answers.
> > Is anyone working on a scanner with the E5 asic?
> > Does anyone have some docs about that chip?
> > I've hacked the viceo driver a little and I can get some movement
> > (actually something that look like a scan) from my Memorex 6142u, but the
> > result is a black image. The viceo work with the E3 and E4 chips.
> > Does anyone knows where the windows sources from the viceo driver are
> > coming from, and their legal status (licence)?
> > Frank.
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Frank Zago - Gresham Enterprise Storage - www.greshamstorage.com