[sane-devel] xsane support of 16-bit grayscale scanner output

Oliver Schwartz Oliver.Schwartz at gmx.de
Wed Sep 7 16:14:43 UTC 2005


> I have an Epson 2580 scanner, which is capable of 16-bit output for each 
> channel, including what it calls monochrome.  I'd like to use xsane to 
> preview the old black-and-white photographs that I have, and to set the 
> tone levels appropriately for each photograph, and then acquire the scan 
> with 16-bit depth.  

Currently the snapscan backend supports 8 bit/channel only. I have some
information for 16 bit/channel so hopefully I'll be able to implement
support for it sometime soon.


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