SCSI vs USB for scanner

  griffo 09:41 28 Apr 2006
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Could someone kindly tell me if there's any reason(s) to use a SCSI connection rather than a USB for my HP 7400C scanner?

  woodchip 09:45 28 Apr 2006

No, I think that SCSI a Relic of the past is hardware that as been left behind by other developments like USB2 Firewire etc and with hard drives Sata

  ShalafiStudios 13:08 28 Apr 2006

All scanners are nowadays either Firewire or USB. I don't think you'll be able to buy a SCSI scanner nowadays. Furthermore, SCSI is a lot slower than USB or Firewire.

Note to Woodchip - SCSI is a relic of the past, for some, I am not one of those people.

  griffo 13:35 28 Apr 2006

Thanks for the replies. I have tried it using the USB and it's fine, so we'll call it 'sorted'.

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