Re: [PARPORT] parport scanners?

Jonathan Buzzard (
Mon, 14 Sep 1998 21:06:28 +0100 said:
> Here's the scoop from my end: to date I know of only one scanner
> where we have a hope: the Microtek V310. This device uses the
> OnSpec 90c26 as a Parallel Port SCSI adapter. I don't have a working
> driver for the 90c26 (as a SCSI adapter) yet, but I am actually
> working on it when I can.

The HP 5100C is apparently using a Shuttle EPST controller, so that is
probably worth a bet. I believe that most of the parallel port versions
of the Epson scanners actually work under Sane (such as 5500, 6500 etc.)
and these are your best bet if you want a working parallel port scanner


Jonathan A. Buzzard                 Email:
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