[K12OSN] Scanner Recommendation

James P. Kinney III jkinney at localnetsolutions.com
Thu Dec 20 22:58:19 UTC 2007

I use an Epson Perfection 2400 Photo (it's several years old) with USB
connection. The scanning is perfect and it has the ability to do slides
and negatives. Sane is quite happy with it. 

For that matter, any Epson scanner should be fine for photos. HP made
their name in scanner with document scanning (they are very good at

On Thu, 2007-12-20 at 16:35 -0500, Jim Kronebusch wrote:
> Just wondering if anyone could recommend a good scanner to use with Linux?  We have an
> HP currently at our Jr. High that scans fine, but makes all the photos a little green. 
> They want to use the scanner for pictures brought in from home to use for the school
> yearbook, and a good quality scan is critical (ie: not green :-)
> I promise I won't come back to haunt you if your recommendation goes awry, but I just
> need some personal feedback.
> The desktop this is used on is running Edubuntu 7.04 and currently we are using SANE to
> access the HP scanner.
> Thanks,
> Jim Kronebusch
> Cotter Tech Department
> 453-5188
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James P. Kinney III          
CEO & Director of Engineering 
Local Net Solutions,LLC        

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