Re: [PARPORT] Scanner question... (HP 3200C parport scanner)

From: Erik Inge Bolsų (
Date: Sun Jun 25 2000 - 06:16:16 EDT

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    On Sun, 25 Jun 2000, stef wrote:
    > Unfortunately, it seems UMAX don't want to release the specs of this scanner.
    >Maybe because they don't have it: when you watch the strings of the 'ppscan.vxd'
    >which drives that thing, you can see it has been done by 'Shuttle Technology'.

    I suspect that the ppscan.vxd is a catch-all driver for all HP parport
    scanners. The ScanJet 5100C and 5200C uses a scsi-to-parport protocol
    converter by Shuttle Tech., and is supported in linux. Umax scanners
    supposedly do something else.

    Erik I. Bolsų | email: <knan at>
                  | irc: Knan / @ Undernet

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