SCSI to USB cable/adaptor

  Gibcol 10:43 20 May 2003
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I have a scanner with SCSI connection but my new computer only offers USB. Before instlling a SCSI card can anyone update me on this subject? Postings in 2001 on this seem to indicate that such a connection is possible but in Feb 2003 the advice is that such a connection isn't possible.
Anyone more recent information?

  Tog 11:20 20 May 2003

50 pin SCSI/USB convertors are available click here. and from Belkin.

  Gibcol 16:38 20 May 2003

Many thanks whodathunkit

  mrdsgs 18:26 20 May 2003

they do exist but at arond £70 plus VAt you would be better off geeting a cheap PCI SCSI Card on eBay for around £20.00 or a really good LVD SCSI card for around £40.00 (such as Adaptec 2940U2W). Then you can add SCSI zip drives, hard drives cd, cdrw, dvd etc.

As you may have gathered I'm a SCSI fan.

SCSI is much more flexible the IDE and much is now very cheap, and much faster than IDE or usb 1

Mike

  Gibcol 10:35 21 May 2003

Many thansk mrdsgs.
I do still have an Adaptec card on the old machine which I can remove and re-install I just thought it simpler if I could do it via one of the 6 USB prots I have now but at the prices you suggest I think I will be sqwapping the card over.
many thanks again.
Gibcol

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