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RE: filmscanners: which scanner for slides ? ( SCSI vs USB )



I dont think that will work, as many SCSI devices have to be seen by the
SCSI BIOS on boot up.

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-----Original Message-----
From: owner-filmscanners@halftone.co.uk
[mailto:owner-filmscanners@halftone.co.uk] On Behalf Of Ron Carlson
Sent: 04 June 2001 06:32
To: filmscanners@halftone.co.uk
Subject: Re: filmscanners: which scanner for slides ? ( SCSI vs USB )


If you want to turn on your SCSI device after your computer is already
booted, No problem. Just right click on  MY
COMPUTER, left click on properties,select DEVICE Manager tab and left
click
on REFRESH and then OK. This is for a windows machine. I don't know what
you
need to do for an Apple machine.
Regards, Ron

----- Original Message -----
From: "Steve Greenbank" <steve@gccl.fsbusiness.co.uk>
To: <filmscanners@halftone.co.uk>
Sent: Sunday, June 03, 2001 5:08 PM
Subject: Re: filmscanners: which scanner for slides ?


> > 3. Minolta may be USB, but USB devices has the advantage of being
> > hot-swappable which means they can be turned on after the computer
has
> been
> > booted, and it will be detected.  If I remember correctly, SCSI
devices
> need
> > to be turned on before you boot the system, in order for the SCSI
> controller
> > to detect it.
>
> Generally in Win 9x/ME you can turn any device on and go to "device
manager"
> of "system properties" and click on "refresh" and the device will
work.
>
> Remember with USB you can take your scanner anywhere and plug it into
any
> modern machine - you'll probably need to install some drivers as well.
The
> downside is speed and some USB devices don't like some USB
controllers. My
> USB controller on a Via KT133 motherboard is a complete PITA.
>
> Steve
>





 




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