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[ale] Hooking up SCSI appliances to USB/IEEE1394... possible?
- Subject: [ale] Hooking up SCSI appliances to USB/IEEE1394... possible?
- From: greg.freemyer at gmail.com (Greg Freemyer)
- Date: Wed, 11 Apr 2007 15:26:54 -0400
- In-reply-to: <[email protected]>
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On 4/11/07, Michael B. Trausch <fd0man at gmail.com> wrote:
> Okay. This is probably going to sound a little bit crazy.
> I have a computer that has a copious amount of USB ports, and a IEEE 1394
> port, but no PCI, PCIe, AGP, or ISA expansion slots. I am actually fine
> with this, because converter adapters exist for virtually everything.
> Except, I cannot seem to find one that I want. It isn't critical, so if
> these do not exist, it's no big deal, but I would like to hook up an
> external SCSI device (a scanner) to this computer. Is there anything like a
> SCSI host adapter for USB or IEEE1394 that would enable the scanner to be
> If not, that's fine. It's just that this scanner works with SANE and I
> don't want to have to research another one for this computer when I can move
> the one that is already hooked up.
Never used one, but a quick google for "usb to scsi adapter" seemed to find
FYI: Both usb and firewire typically carry SCSI protocol commands, so there
really should not be much involved in an adapter. ie Your question is sort
of like saying I need a converter for cat5 to Coax for tcp/ip traffic.
The Norcross Group
Forensics for the 21st Century
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