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March 16, 2008, 9:55 am
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to my PCI-SCSI card and run XP. But I can't get it to run under VISTA
Ultimate that I am testing to see if I really want VISTA. I have
concluded that my problem is that I cannot find a VISTA driver for the
SCSI card (ADAPTEC 7850P AV 2906 Controller I think). I therefore
went looking for a hopefully reasonable cable to enable me to connect
the scanner to one of my USB ports. Does you guys think this would
Anyway, I found an item on EBay:
Item Title: USB 1.1 to SCSI HD50 male adapter
Item Number: 140214340458
but my query to the seller about it produced this very non-sensical
(to me) reply.
i dont knw if it's work under vista, tested only under xp. in xp there
is no driver needed, also in some cases if device do not support
active termination, i will new cable and hardware terminator, and
possibly scsi-to-scsi adapter too. I tested it on sony tape drive with
hd68 to hd50 converter, cable and terminator. it works well!
He must be non-English for sure.
I would be afraid to buy his, but there may be others.
If you guys think this could work, would I need a male or female SCSI
end on the cable? Would my present cable have male or female ends?
Would the SCSI port on my scanner be male or female?
Thanks in ignorance
Re: SCSI to USB?
I agree with Philo, that adapter seems a gamble.
Is the following your card (or close enough)?
It has a Vista 32bit driver.
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