Please Help Connecting scanner to Mac Pro

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Hi there,

my first post so go easy.

I have a Mac Pro 2010 version and I want to use a scanner with it. the scanner is a Canon Canoscan FS2710. The problem is that the scanner has an SCSI interface and the mac doesn't. What is the best way to connect them?

I've heard about adapted SCSI cards, SCSI to Firewire adapters and SCSI to USB2 adapters.

What would you recommend/any suggestions? I've been looking online but I'm not entirely sure on what exactly I should be looking for.

Thanks for your help!
 
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Hi there,


I have a Mac Pro 2010 version and I want to use a scanner with it. the scanner is a Canon Canoscan FS2710. The problem is that the scanner has an SCSI interface and the mac doesn't. What is the best way to connect them?

I've heard about adapted SCSI cards, SCSI to Firewire adapters and SCSI to USB2 adapters.

What would you recommend/any suggestions? I've been looking online but I'm not entirely sure on what exactly I should be looking for.

Thanks for your help!
 

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A SCSI scanner? Haven't seen one of those for quite some time. Anyway, you might try the folks at Monoprice.com for an adapter.

Ideally, would be an add in SCSI card for your Mac Pro. A Google search shows that some do exist but are expensive. Anyway, do some searching for yourself and see what you can come up with.

Edit: Please do not cross post or double post. Your threads have been combined here.
 
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G'day and welcome to the forums.

Cheaper and simpler to get a replacement alas. That is called progress. The last SCSI card saw advertised for a Mac Pro was just pin US$500.00!
 

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