[sane-devel] Visioneer OneTouch 8920 USB and VuPoint Filmscanner
stef.dev at free.fr
Fri Mar 26 08:41:08 UTC 2010
Le vendredi 26 mars 2010 03:06:53 m. allan noah, vous avez écrit :
> Our info indicates that this (and many other) Visioneer machines are
> RTS8801 chipset. Sane has an RTS8891 backend, it might be possible to
> modify that to work with the older chipset. Not sure if it is worth
> the time, reverse engineering can be fun, but also very frustrating.
> On Thu, Mar 25, 2010 at 9:54 PM, W. Ekkehard Blanz
> <ekkehard.blanz at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Dear SANE people,
> > in an (admittedly rather old - 2003) post on this forum I have seen that
> > somebody (Terry Boldt) was working on the Visioneer OneTouch 8920 USB
> > backend. Of course, Terry can no longer be reached at the E-mail address
> > he used back then. I have one of those scanners and would be willing to
> > try and finish this work. Is there some CVS (or similar) archive where I
> > could look? Of course, I would also gladly listen to any advice,
> > including "forget it", if that should be appropriate for whatever reason.
> > I have written UNIX drivers in a former life - but no USB drivers (USB
> > didn't exist back then - that should give you a hint).
> > Once I got that working, I'd like to try getting my VuPoint Filmscanner
> > to work. lsusb calls it the "OmniVision Technologies, Inc. VEHO
> > Filmscanner". Anybody ever heard anything of that??
> > Ekkehard
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the hp3500 backend handles a couple of RTS8801 scanners. It may be a better
fit than the rts8891 backend.
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