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sane-geniusvp2 - SANE backend for Genius ColorPage-Vivid Pro II (PP)
The sane-geniusvp2 backend supports EICI 091000 based parallel port
flatbed scanners. This ASIC can be found on some Primax devices, and on
the Genius ColorPage-Vivid Pro II scanner (which is actually a Primax
The following scanner should work with this backend:
Model: ColorPage-Vivid Pro II
FCC ID: EMJFB308C
MODEL NO: FB601C
ASIC ID: 0xE1
Product ID: 0x06
ASIC: EICI 091000
AFE: Wolfson WM-8143-12
Memory: NEC uPD424210-60 (256 Kb?)
This section decribes the backend's configuration file entries. The
file is located at:
For a proper setup, you will need at least this entry:
Currently, only access through ppdev is supported.
PARALLEL PORT MODES
Only EPP mode (including "EPP+ECP") is supported. Future versions may
include support for the (slower) SPP mode.
The backend configuration file
The static library implementing this backend.
The shared library implementing this backend (present on systems
that support dynamic loading).
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
configuration file is searched in two default directories:
first, the current working directory (".") and then in
/etc/sane.d. If the value of the environment variable ends with
the directory separator character, then the default directories
are searched after the explicitly specified directories. For
example, setting SANE_CONFIG_DIR to "/tmp/config:" would result
in directories "/tmp/config", ".", and "/etc/sane.d" being
searched (in this order).
If the library was compiled with debug support enabled, this
environment variable controls the debug level for this backend.
Higher debug levels increase the verbosity of the output.
Example: export SANE_DEBUG_GENIUSVP2=10
To obtain debug messages from the backend, set this environment
variable before calling your favorite frontend (e.g.
Example: export SANE_DEBUG_GENIUSVP2=10 ; xscanimage
KNOWN BUGS AND RESTRICTIONS
Scan may sometimes timeout due to the scanner's buffer not being filled
after some reasonable time, and you get a truncated image. Just try
scanning again and it should work.
Scans at high resolutions (e.g. 600 dpi.) may also be truncated if the
selected scan area is too large. Just scan at lower (<= 300 dpi.)
resolutions for now if you want a larger image.
The lamp carriage may sometimes go out of its maximum distance (297
mm), forcing the motor engine. You can detect this when the scanner
produces a "strange" noise and the carriage is at its maximum distance
from home. In this situation, turn off scanner power imediately, or you
may risk damage your device. This seems to happen more often when
scanning full pages at high resolutions.
Anderson Lizardo <email@example.com>
08 Feb 2005 sane-geniusvp2(5)