[sane-devel] Epson Perfection 4490 PHOTO
olaf.meeuwissen at avasys.jp
Thu Aug 25 08:05:26 UTC 2005
Gerhard Grygiel <grygiel at sun52a.desy.de> writes:
> Hi Olaf,
> On Thu, Aug 25, 2005 at 10:00:52AM +0900, Olaf Meeuwissen wrote:
>> grygiel at sun52a.desy.de writes:
>> > Hi,
>> > today I got a Epson Perfection 4490 PHOTO scanner.
>> > [snip]
>> > Has someone experience with this scanner or can give me a hint how
>> > to bring this device in operation?
>> This scanner will neither work with the snapscan backend nor the epson
>> backend. Support is _planned_ for the epkowa backend. You have the
>> following options:
>> use VueScan (http://www.hamrick.com/, Linux version available)
>> use Windows
>> use MacOS X
> I favour Open Source solution, but I will give VueScan a trail.
Note that the epkowa backend support for the 4490 will require a
closed source library. So it is only a marginally open sourced
>> Hope this helps,
> Yes of course, thanks for your explanation and the hint on VueScan.
Olaf Meeuwissen EPSON AVASYS Corporation, LAN
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