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NAME    [Toc]    [Back]

       sane-dc210 - SANE backend for Kodak DC210 Digital Camera

DESCRIPTION    [Toc]    [Back]

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

DEVICE NAMES    [Toc]    [Back]

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

CONFIGURATION    [Toc]    [Back]

       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

       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

FILES    [Toc]    [Back]

	      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).

ENVIRONMENT    [Toc]    [Back]

	      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

       SANE_DEBUG_DC210    [Toc]    [Back]
	      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.

SEE ALSO    [Toc]    [Back]


AUTHOR    [Toc]    [Back]

       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.

BUGS    [Toc]    [Back]

       Known bugs/limitations are: ?

       More general comments, suggestions, and inquiries  about  frontends  or
       SANE   should   go   to	 the   SANE   Developers   mailing  list  (see
       http://www.mostang.com/sane/mail.html for details).  You must  be  subscribed
	to  the  list,	otherwise  your mail won't be sent to the subscribers.

				 15 July 2000			 sane-dc210(5)
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