Epson Perfection V500 Photo Scanner
Review of Linux Compatibility
The Epson Perfection V500 (model identification B11B189032) is a USB scanner with the maximal resolution of 6400dpi and the USB ID 04b8:0130:
Bus 001 Device 008: ID 04b8:0130 Seiko Epson Corp. Perfection V500 (GT-X770)
The scanner is fully supported by Linux and can also be used together with SANE.
To access the Epson Perfection V500 under Linux the Linux scanner drivers have to be downloaded from the Epson homepage heruntergeladen werden. The files install the scan program iScan and also includes the plugin file iscan-plugin-gt-x770, which enables to use the scanner with SANE, the XSANE GUI and from the command line.
The following packages are needed:
The scanner will be identified in the following way, if these files are installed:
found USB scanner (vendor=0x04b8 [EPSON], product=0x0130 [EPSON Scanner]) at libusb:002:002
The scanner can also be used with the generic SANE driver, but will support only a limited set of features in this case. Alternatively, the scanner can also be used with the commercially available drivers of VueScan.
creation date: 16/06/2013, last update: 06/12/2014 , Linux-Hardware-Guide
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