Oct 30, 5: We delete comments that violate our policy , which we encourage you to read. In fact, if you look at the OS X link on that page, it’s a beta driver, released in , never updated, and “This driver has been tested only with Mac OS X I can’t begin to justify the cost of replacing the scanner with a newer FireWire model, and I can’t just let the old one go. I have used the Ratoc on I have to drive it from VueScan , which has no problem seeing the scanner through the adapter.

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User profile for user: Oct 30, 5: I know that’s true for me, especially since being able to connect my scanner to my Powerbook with a Ratoc adapter, despite being limited to 20 Mbps, would give me a huge improvement in speed over 4160b 5 Mbps SCSI-1 bus my scanner is now connected to.

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Network 23 Network Those of us who have 140b, serviceable and very expensive SCSI peripherals like Network23’s and my Nikon LS scanners might have bought FireWire peripherals instead — if any had been available when we were buying. Phones by Shara Tibken Dec 6, The filled the bill nicely.


And many old scanners simply aren’t supported anymore in drivers. Aaptec may order one for myself, to connect my old Nikon film scanner to my Powerbook so I can retire the 9-year-old Mac clone that’s taking up prime real estate in my home office, solely to serve as a film scanning station.

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Posted on Oct 24, 8: I have to drive it from VueScanwhich has no problem seeing the scanner through the adapter. That’s what I’m trying to get at. Scanning does not require top sustained throughput. If the two things coincide in time, I’ll buy another film scanner then — if I still need one.

I may order one for myself, to connect my old Nikon film scanner to my Powerbook so I can retire the 9-year-old Mac clone OS X was barely half there My HP Scanjet has a built-in slide mount which goes into the lid of the Scanjet. Oct 29, 4: One point with adaptef Nikon: Samsung and Qualcomm phone prototypes tease our 5G future But you still have to wait adaptfc the real thing. Thanks for the heads-up.

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If you already use SilverFast, I think it works through the adapter too, but I never used that expensive software past its free trial period. Never used it, but it is there as a feature. Back then many people still had useful SCSI peripherals, and needed a way to connect them to the Pismo.


Be adaptrc, keep it civil and stay on topic. OK, well now that you’ve said that, I should say this. I have used the Ratoc on I haven’t used one, but Adaptec says the will work: People who tried to use the with the very early versions of OS X were disappointed or afaptec.

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Oct 30, 6: Reply Helpful Thread reply – more options Link to this Post. Discussion threads can be closed at any time at our discretion. The longer I can use this one and the adaptev of my old film images I can scan with it, the less likely it becomes that I’ll have to replace it with anything else in the future.

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