sane-sm3600(5) SANE Scanner Access Now Easy sane-sm3600(5)
sane-sm3600 - SANE backend for Microtek scanners with M011 USB chip
The sane-sm3600 library implements a SANE (Scanner Access Now Easy)
backend that provides access to some Microtek scanners with the Toshiba
M011 custom USB chip. This backend should be considered alpha.
There are also backends for Microtek scanners with SCSI command set.
Refer to sane-microtek(5) and sane-microtek2(5) for details.
At present, the following scanners are known positively to work with
Vendor Product id: Remark:
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Microtek ScanMaker 3600 all modes ok
Microtek ScanMaker 3700 reported to work
Microtek ScanMaker 3750 reported to work
If you own a Microtek scanner with the M011 chip other than the ones
listed above, it may or may not work with SANE!
This backend dynamically enables the options for the frontend, that are
supported by the scanner dependent on the scanning-mode and other op-
tions. Unsupported options are disabled.
The following options are supported by the sane-sm3600 backend: Color,
grayscale, halftone and lineart scans. Also contrast, brightness, and
This backend does not support device names in a standardized form.
This backend does not support a configuration file right now.
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 en-
vironment 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. To see error messages on stderr
set SANE_DEBUG_SM3600 to 1.
E.g. just say:
sane(7), sane-microtek(5), sane-microtek2(5)
Marian Eichholz <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Glenn Ramsey <email@example.com>
14 Jul 2008 sane-sm3600(5)
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