sane-nec(5)              SANE Scanner Access Now Easy              sane-nec(5)


       sane-nec - SANE backend for NEC scanners


       The  sane-nec library implements a SANE (Scanner Access Now Easy) back-
       end that provides access to NEC SCSI scanners.  This backend should  be
       considered alpha-quality software!  In the current state it is known to
       work with PC-IN500/4C scanners. Other MultiReader  scanner  series  are
       not  supported.  PC-IN  500/4C and MultiReader scanner are only sold in
       Japan (except Multi Reader PetiScan).

       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

       At present, the following scanners are known to work with this backend.

              Vendor Product id
              ------ -----------
              NEC    PC-IN500/4C


              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.


       sane(7), sane-scsi(5)


       Kazuya Fukuda

                                  14 Jul 2008                      sane-nec(5)

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