Henning's SANE Page
I'm no longer active in developing SANE drivers. Please send any
comments or support requests to the sane-devel mailing
SANE - Scanner Access Now Easy
SANE is a universal scanner
interface for Unix operating systems. It supports a lot of SCSI,
parallel port and USB scanners. There is also support for some other
devices like cameras. You can find more information at the SANE website. If you want to use
SANE, please read the documentation on this site and the files provided
by the SANE distribution. See also below for other sources of
This page is an overview of the backends and other SANE stuff that's
hosted on www.meier-geinitz.de.
This is not about Microsoft Windows. I can't help you with this operating system. Don't
ask questions about Windows drivers. No, I don't have drivers for XP.
What's on this web site?
SANE backends (drivers)
Mustek USB2 backend: Supports Mustek
BearPaw 2448 TA Pro. Intends to support other Mustek USB2 scanners.
Mustek a3p1 backend: Supports
Mustek P 3600 A3 PRO. Intends to support other Mustek USB2 scanners.
GT68XX backend: Supports USB scanners
based on the Grandtech GT-6801 and GT-6816 chips, e.g. most Mustek BearPaw,
some Artec, Plustek, and Lexmark models as well as clones of these scanners.
Genesys backend: Supports some USB scanners
based on the Genesys Logic GL646. It's intended to also support GL841
MA-1509 backend: Supports the Mustek
Mustek USB backend: Supports some
older Mustek ScanExpress USB scanners.
Mustek SCSI backend: Supports most Mustek
IBM backend: Supports the IBM 2456 and Ricoh
IS-420 (+ maybe IS-410 and IS-430).
Test backend: For testing SANE without hardware.
Other SANE-related stuff
General SANE documenation
Documentation contained in the SANE distribution
Installation instructions for SANE:
notes for several platforms: README.platform,
SANE manual page (since
version 1.0.5): man sane. General information about SANE.
Information about the backends and how to configure them:
man sane-gt68xx, man sane-mustek,
man sane-mustek_usb, man sane-test.
Information regarding SCSI: man sane-scsi.
Information regarding USB: man sane-usb.
Last modified: 2008-03-02 16:13:41 CET
by Henning Geinitz)
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