USB 2

  zzzgordon 22:05 22 Apr 2003
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I'm looking to buy a new scanner, but i dont have a USB 2 connection. how easy is it to install a usb 2 connection - is it just a matter of installing a plug in card into my mbo ?

i've seen Canon sell a scanner with usb 2 connector - is is this easy ?

my mbo is an Asus P4s333.

  Joe McG 22:14 22 Apr 2003

zzzgordon,
This should do the trick. click here

  Djohn 00:08 23 Apr 2003

Can you make sure that the scanner is in fact a USB2, some manufactures have a different way of describing the USB protocol, and though it may say, USB2 connector, it may in fact be a 1.1 interface through a 2.0 connector. J.

  Filch 00:37 23 Apr 2003

If you have USB 1.1 on your machine, you don't need 2.0. The 2.0 works with 1.1, it's just slower. But I doubt you will notice any difference with a scanner. My Canon scanner workes fine on 1.1 USB.

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