Difference between revisions of "Equipment/Scanner/Canon CanoScanLiDE 30"

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* USB-B cable required
 
* USB-B cable required
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* powered from USB, does not need an extra PSU
  
 
"Just works" on Ubuntu 10.04
 
"Just works" on Ubuntu 10.04
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Windows XP requires a TWAIN driver. Plugging it in and allowing XP to try to automatically find a driver didn't work for me. [http://www.usa.canon.com/cusa/support/consumer/scanners/canoscan_series/canoscan_lide_30#DriversAndSoftware This looks like it] but I got it from a different site so not certain. Separately from the twain driver there is "canoscan toolbox", it's a little utility which can do things like scan and save as a BMP or jpeg. You don't need canoscan toolbox if you are going to use other software that can get an image from a scanner directly such as just about any image editing program. The driver and software are supplied as an installer inside a self extracting exe so they splat extra folders into c:\
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The c:\canon folder is marked hidden.
  
 
==Consumables==
 
==Consumables==

Revision as of 00:35, 27 March 2011

Picture

Canon915900.jpg

Status

Working.

Information

Loaned by Layer1gfx

Do Not Hack

  • USB-B cable required
  • powered from USB, does not need an extra PSU

"Just works" on Ubuntu 10.04

Windows XP requires a TWAIN driver. Plugging it in and allowing XP to try to automatically find a driver didn't work for me. This looks like it but I got it from a different site so not certain. Separately from the twain driver there is "canoscan toolbox", it's a little utility which can do things like scan and save as a BMP or jpeg. You don't need canoscan toolbox if you are going to use other software that can get an image from a scanner directly such as just about any image editing program. The driver and software are supplied as an installer inside a self extracting exe so they splat extra folders into c:\ The c:\canon folder is marked hidden.

Consumables

Manual

SB Manual