[sane-devel] problem scanning slides with EPSON 3200 photo

Olaf Meeuwissen olaf.meeuwissen at avasys.jp
Mon Feb 13 23:34:27 UTC 2012

Colin Williams <colin at seattlesoft.com> writes:

> I saw a similarly titled message on this list for another EPSON
> scanner model, placed on this list 7 years ago. I tried setting the
> brightness and contrast to what I thought were stated for the other
> model, but was unsure of the gamma level to use for those settings. I
> tried 1.00 . I'm having trouble with my slides appearing bright enough
> when I scan them. I'm scanning them at 3200 DPI. I've tried using both
> the epson2 and the epkowa driver. I think maybe it's just a problem
> with my settings. Can somebody provide me with gamma, brightness, and
> contrast settings? Any other hints on what I should do to get a nice
> looking scan of a slide?

Have you tried the auto-exposure functionality of Image Scan! for Linux?

Hope this helps,
Olaf Meeuwissen, LPIC-2           FLOSS Engineer -- AVASYS CORPORATION
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