sane-lexmarkSection: SANE Scanner Access Now Easy (5)
Updated: 02 September 2005
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NAMEsane-lexmark - SANE backend for Lexmark X1100 Series scanners
DESCRIPTIONThe sane-lexmark library implements a SANE (Scanner Access Now Easy) backend that provides access to the scanner part of Lexmark X1100 AIOs. This backend should be considered beta-quality software!
The scanners that should work with this backend are:
Vendor Model status ---------------------- ----------- Lexmark X1110 untested Lexmark X1140 untested Lexmark X1150 untested Lexmark X1170 untested Lexmark X1180 basic Lexmark X1185 basic
The options the backend supports can either be selected through command line options to programs like scanimage or through GUI elements in xscanimage or xsane.
If you have any strange behavior, please report to the backend maintainer or to the SANE mailing list.
Valid command line options and their syntax can be listed by using
- scanimage --help -d lexmark:usb:<usb port>
- Scan Mode Options
selects the basic mode of operation of the scanner valid choices are
The default mode is Color. The Lineart mode is black and white only (1 bit).
Grayscale will produce 256 levels of gray (8 bits). Color mode allows for over
16 million different colors produced from 24 bits of color information.
- selects the resolution for a scan. The horizontal and vertical resolutions are set by the value of this option. The scanner is capable of the following resolutions for the specified option value:
Value Hor. Resolution Vert. Resolution ----- --------------- ------------------- 75 75dpi 75dpi 150 150dpi 150dpi 300 300dpi 300dpi 600 600dpi 600dpi 1200 600dpi 1200dpi
requests a preview scan. The resolution used for that scan is 75 dpi
and the scan area and the scan mode are as specified through their options,
or the default if not specified. The default value for preview mode is "no".
selects the size of the area to be scanned. Valid sizes are
the default size is 3x5.
selects the minimum-brightness to get a white point. The threshold is only used with Lineart mode scans.
It is specified as a percentage in the range 0..100% (in steps of 1).
The default value of the threshold option is 50.
CONFIGURATION FILEThe configuration file /etc/sane.d/lexmark.conf contains only the usb device id (eg usb 0x043d 0x007c).
- The static library implementing this backend.
The shared library implementing this backend (present on systems that
support dynamic loading).
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
LIMITATIONSThe windows TWAIN driver has many more options than this SANE backend. However they are only software adjustments. This backend only implements what the scanner can support.
Jerky movement on 600dpi gray 8x10 scan.
Color calibration not implemented.
Dark compensation not implemented.
- The package is actively maintained by Fred Odendaal.