sane-dc210 - SANE backend for Kodak DC210 Digital Camera


   The  sane-dc210  library  implements  a  SANE (Scanner Access Now Easy)
   backend that provides  access  to  the  Kodak  DC210  camera.  THIS  IS


   The  current  version  of  the  backend  only  allows  one camera to be
   connected.  The device name is always "0".


   The contents of the dc210.conf specify the serial port and baud rate to
   use.  The baud rate specifies the maximum rate to use while downloading
   pictures.  (The camera is always  initialized  using  9600  baud,  then
   switches  to  the higher rate).  On my 90MHz Pentium, I usually have no
   problems downloading at 115200 baud  as  long  as  the  system  is  not
   excessively  busy  and  the  "interrupt-unmask  flag" is set in the IDE
   driver (hdparm -u1).  Supported baud rates  are:  9600,  19200,  38400,
   57600, and 115200.

   The  dumpinquiry  line  causes  some information about the camera to be

   cmdrespause specifies how many usec (1,000,000ths of a) between writing
   the  command  and reading the result should be used. 125000 seems to be
   the lowest I could go reliably.

   breakpause is the time in 1,000,000ths of a usec  between  sending  the
   "back to default" break sending commands.

   Empty  lines  and  lines  starting with a hash mark (#) are ignored.  A
   sample configuration file is shown below:

          # this is a comment


          The  backend  configuration  file  (see  also   description   of
          SANE_CONFIG_DIR below).

          The static library implementing this backend.

          The shared library implementing this backend (present on systems
          that support dynamic loading).


          This environment variable specifies the list of directories that
          may contain the configuration file.  Under UNIX, the directories
          are separated by a colon (`:'), under OS/2, they  are  separated
          by  a  semi-colon  (`;').   If  this  variable  is  not set, the
          configuration file  is  searched  in  two  default  directories:
          first,   the   current  working  directory  (".")  and  then  in
          /etc/sane.d.  If the value of the environment variable ends with
          the  directory separator character, then the default directories
          are searched after the explicitly  specified  directories.   For
          example,  setting SANE_CONFIG_DIR to "/tmp/config:" would result
          in  directories  "tmp/config",  ".",  and  "/etc/sane.d"   being
          searched (in this order).

          If the library was compiled with debugging support enabled, this
          environment variable controls the debug level for this  backend.
          A  value of 128 requests maximally copious debug output; smaller
          levels reduce verbosity.




   Brian J. Murrell

   This backend is based somewhat on the dc25  backend  included  in  this
   package by Peter Fales.

   The  manpage  was  copied  from the dc25 backend and somewhat edited by
   Henning Meier-Geinitz.


   Known bugs/limitations are: ?

   More general comments, suggestions, and inquiries  about  frontends  or
   SANE   should   go   to   the   SANE   Developers   mailing  list  (see for details).  You  must
   be  subscribed  to  the  list, otherwise your mail won't be sent to the

                              11 Jul 2008                    sane-dc210(5)


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