sane-niash - SANE backend for scanners based on the NIASH chipset.


   The sane-niash implements a SANE (Scanner Access Now Easy) backend that
   provides access to NIASH chipset based scanners. This backend will  try
   to support the following models:

   ---------------  ----------------  ---------
   Agfa             Snapscan Touch    06BD-0100 (1)(a)
   Trust            Office Scan 19200 047B-1000 (1)(a)
   Hewlett-Packard  Scanjet 3300c     03F0-0205 (1)(a)(b)
   Hewlett-Packard  Scanjet 3400c     03F0-0405 (2)(b)
   Hewlett-Packard  Scanjet 4300c     03F0-0305 (2)(a)
   Silitek          ScanJet 4300c     047B-1002 (2)(b)

   ASIC: (1) - NIASH00012/00013/00014 / (2) - NIASH00019
   ANALOG FRONT-END: (a) - ESIC ES8100QA / (b) - WM8143-12


   The  niash.conf  file is meant for future configuration options.  Empty
   lines and lines starting with a hash mark (#) are ignored. Currently no
   configuration options exist.


          The static library implementing this backend.

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


   If you use a
   Hewlett-Packard Scanjet 3400c or
   Hewlett-Packard Scanjet 4300c
   together with Linux kernel  2.6,  kernel  version  2.6.8  or  newer  is


          If  the  library  was  compiled with debug support enabled, this
          environment variable controls the debug level for this  backend.
          Higher debug levels increase the verbosity of the output.

          Example: export SANE_DEBUG_NIASH=255


   sane(7), sane-usb(5)


   Bertrik Sikken <>

                              14 Jul 2008                    sane-niash(5)


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