Section: SANE Scanner Access Now Easy (5)
Updated: 14 Jul 2008
sane-nec - SANE backend for NEC scanners
library implements a SANE (Scanner Access Now Easy) backend that
provides access to NEC SCSI scanners. This backend should be
software! In the current state it is known to work with PC-IN500/4C
scanners. Another MultiReader scanner series is not supported. PC-IN
500/4C and MultiReader scanner are only sold in Japan.(except Multi
For other scanners, it may or may not work.
The backend has the following known problems:
- ColorLineart mode is not supported.
- device name is fixed to /dev/scanner
the following scanners are known to work with this backend.
Vendor Product id
The backend configuration file.
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 reduce verbosity.