− SANE backend for Microtek scanners with SCAN08 USB
sane−sm3840 library implements a SANE (Scanner
Access Now Easy) backend that provides access to some
Microtek scanners with the SCAN08 USB chip.
backends for Microtek scanners with SCSI command set. Refer
to sane−microtek(5) and sane−microtek2(5) for
exists a Microtek 3600 series driver, see
sane−sm3600(5) for details.
At present, the
following scanners are known positively to work with this
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Microtek ScanMaker 3840 All modes OK
Microtek ScanMaker 4800 All modes OK
If you own a
Microtek scanner with the SCAN08 chip other than the ones
listed above, it may or may not work with SANE. Feel free to
contact the backend author (firstname.lastname@example.org) to report
results with scanners not on the list.
options are supported by the sm3840-driver:
Color or grayscale mode.
Pixels per inch for scans.
Note that the least significant bits of 16bpp mode may be
Higher numbers increase brightness of returned image.
Larger numbers decrease contrast of returned image.
Time in minutes until the lamp is turned off after a
does not support a configuration file right now.
The static library implementing
The shared library implementing
this backend (present on systems that support dynamic
If the library was compiled
with debug support enabled, this environment variable
controls the debug level for this backend. E.g., a value of
128 requests all debug output to be printed. Smaller levels
reduce verbosity. To see error messages on stderr set
SANE_DEBUG_SM3840 to 1.
Philhower III (email@example.com)