5932Re: [wpmac] Firewire to SCSI Adaptor (was: A thank you....)
- Jul 20, 2009On 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
> Or I¹m my memories getting selective in my not so old age. ;)
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