[Darkroom] HP Photosmart C5100A photo scanner

ian ian at sonic.net
Tue Jan 19 23:38:47 PST 2010


Here is a link to a web one for the S20 (which is, I think, the same scanner):

http://photo.net/digital-darkroom-forum/009MgU

You don't need it, though.  You can actually just use a white piece of
paper.  This is what HP suggests.

-Ian

On Tue, Jan 19, 2010 at 11:34 PM, Kelly <hurtstotouchfire at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Kelly said someone donated this scanner, any chance could this person
>> see if they still have this so called calibration card?
>
> Let's ask him...
>
> On Tue, Jan 19, 2010 at 10:46 PM, Rubin Abdi <rubin at starset.net> wrote:
>> The scanner does negs, slides and prints up to 5x7. It's SCSI based.
>>
>> After googling a bit it seems like the biggest problem with the scanner
>> is its constant nagging for a calibration card between every 20 prints.
>>
>> Kelly said someone donated this scanner, any chance could this person
>> see if they still have this so called calibration card?
>>
>> The thing also runs off of Linux, or so says Google.
>>
>> http://www.kirchgessner.net/sanehpfaq.html
>>
>> In another four weeks when I have a little bit of money again I'm going
>> to look into getting the thing running through a Ratoc USB to SCSI
>> adapter through a VMWare install of Windows.
>>
>> I've created a page for the scanner on our wiki.
>>
>> https://www.noisebridge.net/wiki/Photosmart_A5100C
>>
>> Yay.
>>
>> --
>> Rubin Abdi
>> rubin at starset.net
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