HP PSC 1610 hardware scan buttons support

Asked by Paweł on 2020-04-10


This is my first question, so please correct me if I did something wrong.

I have HP PSC 1610 printer, which replaced my HP Officejet 6700 Premium, which got broken. I managed to configure scan button to work in Officejet using some network pulling script. However PSC is connected via USB and that script can no longer work.

I installed my HP PSC 1610 with hp-setup command and when getting information about sane device i have no sensors listed. I was unable to find any instructions for how to get it working. I want my printer to scan and save a file on my linux PC. Are hardware scan buttons even supported, if not would it be difficult to add support?

Thanks for replies!


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Anam Alam (anam03) said : #1


Download the latest HPLIP version from https://developers.hp.com/hp-linux-imaging-and-printing
and plugin from https://developers.hp.com/hp-linux-imaging-and-printing/plugins.

run the files :

>> sh hplip-3.20.3.run


after installation is completed.

You can run "hp-scan" or "xsane" to scan and save file on you Linux PC

Paweł (paweldi) said : #2

Thank You Anam Alam for your answer,

but I have no issue scanning from my PC. The problem is when i press scan button on my device. LCD states that "there is no PC connected". I would like to know if scanning from device (not PC) is supported. If it is, how do i set it up?


Best Anam Alam (anam03) said : #3

That is not supported by HPLIP, we only support scan from PC, not from the hardware scan button

Paweł (paweldi) said : #4

That is the answer, unfortunately not the one I was looking for. However I am still open for suggestions how to get this feature working. Would inspecting packets send by official HP drivers get me somewhere?


Paweł (paweldi) said : #5

Thanks Anam Alam, that solved my question.