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sane-plustek(5)		 SANE Scanner Access Now Easy	       sane-plustek(5)

NAME
       sane-plustek - SANE backend for LM983[1/2/3] based USB flatbed scanners

DESCRIPTION
       The  sane-plustek  library  implements a	SANE (Scanner Access Now Easy)
       backend that provides access to USB flatbed scanners based on  National
       Semiconductor Merlin chipsets (LM9831, 9832 and 9833).  If you're look-
       ing for parallel-port support for Plustek scanner please	refer  to  the
       sane-plustek_pp backend.

SUPPORTED DEVICES
       The  Backend is able to support USB scanner based on the	National Semi-
       conductor chipsets LM9831, LM9832 and LM9833. The following tables show
       various	devices	 which are currently reported to work. If your Plustek
       scanner has another Product ID, then the	device	is  NOT	 supported  by
       this backend.

       Vendor Plustek -	ID: 0x07B3
       ----------------------------------------------------------
       USB Model:	  ASIC:	 Properties:		  Prod-ID
       ----------------------------------------------------------
       OpticPro	U12	  LM9831  600x1200dpi 42bit 512Kb 0x0010
       OpticPro	UT12	  LM9831  600x1200dpi 42bit 512Kb 0x0013
       OpticPro	UT12	  LM9832  600x1200dpi 42bit 512Kb 0x0017
       OpticPro	UT16	  LM9832  600x1200dpi 42bit 512Kb 0x0017
       OpticPro	U24	  LM9831 1200x2400dpi 42bit   2Mb 0x0011
       OpticPro	U24	  LM9832 1200x2400dpi 42bit   2Mb 0x0015
       OpticPro	UT24	  LM9832 1200x2400dpi 42bit   2Mb 0x0017

       Vendor KYE/Genius - ID: 0x0458
       ----------------------------------------------------------
       USB Model:	  ASIC:	 Properties:		  Prod-ID
       ----------------------------------------------------------
       Colorpage HR6 V2	  LM9832  600x1200dpi 42bit 512Kb 0x2007
       Colorpage HR6 V2	  LM9832  600x1200dpi 42bit 512Kb 0x2008
       Colorpage HR6A	  LM9832  600x1200dpi 42bit 512Kb 0x2009
       Colorpage HR7	  LM9832  600x1200dpi 42bit 512Kb 0x2013
       Colorpage HR7LE	  LM9832  600x1200dpi 42bit 512Kb 0x2015
       Colorpage HR6X	  LM9832  600x1200dpi 42bit 512Kb 0x2016

       Vendor Hewlett-Packard -	ID: 0x03F0
       ----------------------------------------------------------
       USB Model:	  ASIC:	 Properties:		  Prod-ID
       ----------------------------------------------------------
       ScanJet 2100C	  LM9831  600x1200dpi 42bit 512Kb 0x0505
       ScanJet 2200C	  LM9832  600x1200dpi 42bit 512Kb 0x0605

       Vendor Mustek - ID: 0x0400
       ----------------------------------------------------------
       USB Model:	  ASIC:	 Properties:		  Prod-ID
       ----------------------------------------------------------
       BearPaw 1200	  LM9831  600x1200dpi 42bit 512Kb 0x1000
       BearPaw 1200	  LM9832  600x1200dpi 42bit 512Kb 0x1001*
       BearPaw 2400	  LM9832 1200x2400dpi 42bit   2Mb 0x1001
       * see also description for model	override switch	below!

       Vendor UMAX - ID: 0x1606
       ----------------------------------------------------------
       USB Model:	  ASIC:	 Properties:		  Prod-ID
       ----------------------------------------------------------
       UMAX 3400	  LM9832  600x1200dpi 42bit 512Kb 0x0050
       UMAX 3400/3450	  LM9832  600x1200dpi 42bit 512Kb 0x0060
       UMAX 5400	  LM9832 1200x2400dpi 42bit 512Kb 0x0160

       Vendor COMPAQ - ID: 0x049F
       ----------------------------------------------------------
       USB Model:	  ASIC:	 Properties:		  Prod-ID
       ----------------------------------------------------------
       S4-100		  LM9832  600x1200dpi 42bit 512Kb 0x001A

       Vendor Epson - ID: 0x04B8
       ----------------------------------------------------------
       USB Model:	  ASIC:	 Properties:		  Prod-ID
       ----------------------------------------------------------
       Perfection 1250	  LM9832 1200x2400dpi 42bit 512Kb 0x010F
       Perfection 1260	  LM9832 1200x2400dpi 42bit 512Kb 0x011D

       Vendor CANON - ID: 0x04A9
       ----------------------------------------------------------
       USB Model:	  ASIC:	 Properties:		  Prod-ID
       ----------------------------------------------------------
       CanoScan	N650/656U LM9832  600x1200dpi 42bit 512Kb 0x2206
       CanoScan	N1220U	  LM9832 1200x2400dpi 42bit 512Kb 0x2207
       CanoScan	D660U	  LM9832  600x1200dpi 42bit 512Kb 0x2208
       CanoScan	N670/676U LM9833  600x1200dpi 48bit 512Kb 0x220D
       CanoScan	N1240U	  LM9833 1200x2400dpi 48bit 512Kb 0x220E
       CanoScan	LIDE20	  LM9833  600x1200dpi 48bit 512Kb 0x220D
       CanoScan	LIDE25	  LM9833 1200x2400dpi 48bit 512Kb 0x2220
       CanoScan	LIDE30	  LM9833 1200x2400dpi 48bit 512Kb 0x220E

       Vendor Syscan - ID: 0x0A82
       ----------------------------------------------------------
       USB Model:	  ASIC:	 Properties:		  Prod-ID
       ----------------------------------------------------------
       Travelscan 662	  LM9833  600x1200dpi 48bit 512Kb 0x6620
       Travelscan 464	  LM9833  600x1200dpi 48bit 512Kb 0x4600

       Vendor Portable Peripheral Co., Ltd. - ID: 0x0A53
       ----------------------------------------------------------
       USB Model:	  ASIC:	 Properties:		  Prod-ID
       ----------------------------------------------------------
       Q-Scan USB001	  LM9832   300x600dpi 42bit 512Kb 0x1000
       Q-Scan USB201	  LM9832   300x600dpi 42bit 512Kb 0x2000

       Vendor Visioneer	- ID: 0x04A7
       ----------------------------------------------------------
       USB Model:	  ASIC:	 Properties:		  Prod-ID
       ----------------------------------------------------------
       Strobe XP100	  LM9833  600x1200dpi 48bit 512Kb 0x0427

OTHER PLUSTEK SCANNERS
       For parallelport	device support see the plustek_pp backend.
       The  SCSI scanner OpticPro 19200S is a rebadged Artec AM12S scanner and
       is supported by the Artec backend.
       Only the	National Semiconductor LM983[1/2/] based  devices  of  Plustek
       are supported by	this backend. Older versions of	the U12, the UT12, the
       U1212 and U1248 (GrandTech chipset) are not supported.

       Model		 Chipset    backend
       ------------------------------------
       U1248		 GrandTech  gt68xx
       UT16B		 GrandTech  gt68xx
       OpticSlim 1200	 GrandTech  gt68xx
       OpticSlim 2400	 GrandTech  gt68xx
       U12		  P98003     u12
       UT12		  P98003     u12
       1212U		  P98003     u12
       For    a	   more	   complete    and    up    to	  date	  list	  see:
       http://www.sane-project.org/sane-supported-devices.html

CONFIGURATION
       To use your scanner with	this backend, you need at least	two entries in
       the configuration file /usr/local/etc/sane.d/plustek.conf
	      [usb] vendor-id product-id
	      device /dev/usbscanner

       [usb] tells the backend,	that the following devicename (here  /dev/usb-
       scanner)	 has  to  be interpreted as USB	scanner	device.	If vendor- and
       product-id has not been specified, the backend tries to detect this  by
       its  own.  If  device  is  set to auto then the next matching device is
       used.
       The following options can be used for a default setup of	 your  device.
       Most of them are	also available through the frontend.

       The Options:

       option warmup t
	      t	 specifies the warmup period in	seconds, if set	to -1, the au-
	      tomatic warmup function will be used

       option lampOff t
	      t	is the time in seconds for switching off the lamps in  standby
	      mode

       option lOffonEnd	b
	      b	specifies the behaviour	when closing the backend, 1 -->	switch
	      lamps off, 0 --> do not change lamp status

       option mov m
	      m	is the model  override	switch.	 It  works  only  with	Mustek
	      BearPaw devices.
	      m/PID |	 0x1000	   |	0x1001
	      ------+--------------+--------------
		0   | BearPaw 1200 | BearPaw 2400
		1   |  no function | BearPaw 1200

       option invertNegatives b
	      b	0 --> do not invert the	picture	during negativ scans,
	      1	--> invert picture

       option cacheCalData b
	      b	0 --> do not save calibration results,
	      1	--> save results of calibration	in ~/.sane/ directory

       option altCalibration b
	      b	0 --> use standard calibration routines,
	      1	--> use	alternate calibration (only non	Plustek	devices, stan-
	      dard for CIS devices)

       option skipFine b
	      b	0 --> perform fine calibration,
	      1	--> skip fine calibration (only	non Plustek devices)

       option skipFineWhite b
	      b	0 --> perform white fine calibration,
	      1	--> skip white fine calibration	(only non Plustek devices)

       option skipDarkStrip b
	      b	0 --> perform dark calibration,	with enabled  lamp  using  the
	      dark  calibration	 strip of the scanner. If the scanner does not
	      have such	a strip, the alternative way is	to switch off the lamp
	      during this step.
	      1	 -->  always  switch off the lamp for dark calibration,	even a
	      black strip is available

       option skipCalibration b
	      b	0 --> perform calibration,
	      1	--> skip calibration (only non Plustek devices)

       option enableTPA	b
	      b	0 --> default behaviour, specified by the internal tables,
	      1	--> override internal tables and allow	TPA  mode  (EPSON/UMAX
	      only)

       option posOffX x
       option posOffY y
       option tpaOffX x
       option tpaOffY y
       option negOffX x
       option negOffY y
	      x	 y By using this settings, the user can	adjust the given image
	      positions.  Please note, that there's no internal	range checking
	      for this feature.

       option posShadingY p
       option tpaShadingY p
       option negShadingY p
	      p	 overrides  the	 internal  shading position. The values	are in
	      steps.  Please note, that	there's	no internal range checking for
	      this feature.

       option redGamma r
       option greenGamma g
       option blueGamma	b
       option grayGamma	gr
	      r	g b gr
       By using	these values, the internal linear gamma	table (r,g,b,gr	= 1.0)
       can be adjusted.

       option red_gain r
       option red_offset ro
       option green_gain g
       option green_offset go
       option blue_gain	b
       option blue_offset bo
	      r	g b ro go bo These values can be used to set the gain and off-
	      set  values  of the AFE for each channel.	The range is between 0
	      and 63. -1 means autocalibration.

       See the plustek.conf file for examples.

       Note:
       You have	to make	sure, that the USB subsystem is	loaded	correctly  and
       you  have  access to the	device-node. For more details see sane-usb (5)
       manpage.	You might use sane-find-scanner	to check that you have	access
       to your device.

       Note:
       If there's no configuration file, the backend defaults to device	auto

FILES
       /usr/local/etc/sane.d/plustek.conf
	      The backend configuration	file

       /usr/local/lib/sane/libsane-plustek.a
	      The static library implementing this backend.

       /usr/local/lib/sane/libsane-plustek.so
	      The shared library implementing this backend (present on systems
	      that support dynamic loading).

ENVIRONMENT
       SANE_CONFIG_DIR
	      This environment variable	specifies the list of directories that
	      may contain the configuration file.  Under UNIX, the directories
	      are separated by a colon (`:'), under OS/2, they	are  separated
	      by a semi-colon (`;').  If this variable is not set, the config-
	      uration file is searched in two default directories: first,  the
	      current	working	  directory   (".")   and   then  in  /usr/lo-
	      cal/etc/sane.d.  If the value of the environment	variable  ends
	      with  the	directory separator character, then the	default	direc-
	      tories are searched after	the explicitly specified  directories.
	      For example, setting SANE_CONFIG_DIR to "/tmp/config:" would re-
	      sult   in	  directories	"tmp/config",	".",   and   "/usr/lo-
	      cal/etc/sane.d" being searched (in this order).

       SANE_DEBUG_PLUSTEK
	      If the library was compiled with debug support enabled, this en-
	      vironment	variable controls the debug level  for	this  backend.
	      Higher debug levels increase the verbosity of the	output.

	      Example: export SANE_DEBUG_PLUSTEK=10

SEE ALSO
       sane(7),	sane-usb(5), sane-u12(5), sane-gt68xx(5),
       /usr/local/share/doc/sane-backends/plustek/Plustek-USB.changes
       http://www.gjaeger.de/scanner/plustek/

CONTACT	AND BUG-REPORTS
       Please send any information and bug-reports to:
       SANE Mailing List

       Additional info and hints can be	obtained from our
       Mailing-List archive at:
       http://www.sane-project.org/mailing-lists.html

       or directly from	the projects' homepage at:
       http://www.gjaeger.de/scanner/plustek/

       To  obtain debug	messages from the backend, please set the environment-
       variable	SANE_DEBUG_PLUSTEK before calling your favorite	 scan-frontend
       (i.e. xscanimage).
       i.e.: export SANE_DEBUG_PLUSTEK=20 ; xscanimage

       The value controls the verbosity	of the backend.	Please note, that val-
       ues greater than	24 force the backend to	output raw data	 files,	 which
       could  be rather	large. The ending of these files is ".raw".  For prob-
       lem reports it should be	enough the set the verbosity to	13.

KNOWN BUGS & RESTRICTIONS
       * The driver does not support these manic scalings up to	16  times  the
       physical	 resolution.  The  only	scaling	is done	on resolutions between
       the physical resolution of the CCD-/CIS-sensor and  the	stepper	 motor
       i.e. you	have a 600x1200	dpi scanner and	you are	scanning using 800dpi,
       so scaling is necessary,	because	the sensor only	 delivers  600dpi  but
       the motor is capable to perform 1200dpi steps.

       *  Plusteks'  model  policy is somewhat inconsistent. They sell techni-
       cally different devices under the same product name.  Therefore	it  is
       possible	 that  some  devices  like the UT12 or U12 won't work -	please
       check the model list above and compare the product-id to	the  one  your
       device has.

       * Negative/Slide	scanning quality is poor.

				  13 Feb 2013		       sane-plustek(5)

NAME | DESCRIPTION | SUPPORTED DEVICES | OTHER PLUSTEK SCANNERS | CONFIGURATION | FILES | ENVIRONMENT | SEE ALSO | CONTACT AND BUG-REPORTS | KNOWN BUGS & RESTRICTIONS

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