Thread: Old scanner,,, new iMac
01-11-2005, 02:20 AM #1barmewGuestOld scanner,,, new iMac
I have an iMac G4 and an old Astra 610S scannner! Any way to mate them, or is the scanner now just a paperweight ?!!!
01-11-2005, 11:35 AM #2
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01-11-2005, 12:56 PM #3BadgerGuest
You can try to find a scsi-usb or scsi-firewire adapter. These were available a few years ago but seem to have been discontinued. Try www.drbott.com or www.belkin.com. There were other companies too so you might try a Google search or ebay. You'll also need software, either VueScan or another program (Thanks rman). The VueScan website has a list of supported scanners so you might check that before you invest in an adapter. With current prices, you may save money by getting a new low-cost scanner rather than investing in a cable/adapter and software.
01-11-2005, 01:05 PM #4DRIVENGuest
I believe its a SCSI scanner in which case someone might make a SCSI to USB adaptor for it..... BUT for the price, you might as well buy a new scanner.
01-11-2005, 01:05 PM #5DRIVENGuest
wow, everyone is beating me to it today. lol
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