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5932Re: [wpmac] Firewire to SCSI Adaptor (was: A thank you....)

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  • Bert Knabe
    Jul 20, 2009
      On 7/20/09 3:06 PM, "J.J. McVeigh" <kd4vs@...> wrote:

      >> >Even if SheepShaver supported them, all reports I ever heard
      >> >regarding Firewire to SCSI (don't recall any USB to SCSI) adapters
      >> >said it was far more trouble than it was worth.
      > For what it is worth, I have been using such an adaptor for perhaps
      > three or four years now... a Ratoc unit... with my dual G5 desktop
      > computer, and an Epson Perfection 636 SCSI scanner.
      > The adaptor works like a charm.. no set-up issues at all. I just
      > plugged it in, and it worked. It, and Vuescan software, have enabled
      > me to get several more years of use out of the Epson scanner.
      > Either you got lucky, or, as is often the case, a few very vocal people with
      > problems made themselves heard while the majority of people with no problems
      > kept silent. Or the technology improved with time. I do remember a lot of
      > complaints about Firewire:SCSI adapters in various places when SCSI was first
      > dropped.
      > Or I¹m my memories getting selective in my not so old age. ;)

      Bert Knabe
      Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

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