Re: [OxLUG] Dull scanner colour with scanimage

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Author: ael
To: Oxfordshire Linux User Group Discussion List
Subject: Re: [OxLUG] Dull scanner colour with scanimage
On Tue, Dec 20, 2016 at 09:14:27PM +0000, Philip Allen wrote:
> I have been scanning some old family photos on an Epson v700 using
> scanimage. Nice resolution, but the colour is a bit dark. For
> instance, scarlet comes out almost maroon. Scanning on a newish HP
> printer/scanner gives perfect colour (but limited resolution).
> Is this a calibration issue or is the v700 bulb going ?

I have only used xsane directly, but as I recall that offers a variety of
colour calibration options which might throw some light.