Subject: Re: USB Scanner suggestions?
To: J Chapman Flack <>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <>
List: current-users
Date: 09/06/2005 17:38:32
In message <>, J Chapman Flack w
>Thomas Klausner wrote:
>> Any suggestions for a USB scanner for use with NetBSD?
>Here's the page to start with:
>when I recently had a similar question, I chose an Epson, because of the
>large number of Epson devices that enjoy 'complete' support. Apparently
>they change their protocols less constantly than other manufacturers, so
>less work is needed to support new models.  Epson also has factory
>direct refurbished sales for some models at good prices (check their
>web site).  I bought a Perfection 2400, which is more than you were looking
>for and is not as small as some, but I was very pleased with the way I
>plugged it in and xsane immediately and completely supported its feature set.

I bought a Perfection 3170 under the assumption that it would be 
supported soon by sane.  I was wrong...

		--Steven M. Bellovin,