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Re: Document Scanners that work with F9



On Wed, Nov 05, 2008 at 06:35:02PM -0500, Sam Varshavchik wrote:
> Dave Feustel writes:
>
>> I'm looking for a document scanner that works well with F9.
>> Any suggestion?
>
> www.sane-project.org has a convenient list of compatible scanners.
>
> I, personally, use the Cannon MF-4270. I had to hack some bugs out of 
> sane's pixma driver, but once I did that, it worked fine. The fixes went 
> upstream, they should be in the next version of sane, so until then 
> you'll have to pull them out of CVS and temporarily build your own 
> driver.
>
> The MF-4270 is really a multifunction scanner/copier/printer/fax machine. 
> AFAIK, there is no support for the printer part of it, in CUPS, but I 
> don't need the printer+fax functionality. It works fine for me as a  
> scanner+copier. Supports both the flatbed and the document feeder, for  
> scanning.

Thanks for the link! What kind of SCSI adaptor is needed for these
scanners? Is OCR any good with them yet?


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