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Classic and my scanner
Authored by: davidbodonnell on Mar 23, '04 02:44:27PM

Have you looked at VueScan? Two of my clients were able to carry their ageing UMAX SCSI scanners forward into Mac OS X with that software.



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Classic and my scanner
Authored by: KRC on Mar 25, '04 12:49:43PM

Yup ... just did... downloaded it, installed it, tried it ... doesn't work. The Apple Profiler knows the scanner is there but VueScan won't pick it up. I think it's because the scanner is a USB scanner instead of a SCSI. For some weird reason or another, most UMAX USB scanners won't work with it ... beats me why ...



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Classic and my scanner
Authored by: thelamecamel on Mar 28, '04 07:26:25AM

I think some of the USB UMAX Astras are really serial-based, they just have USB tacked on the outside, and this is why VueScan doesn't work. Quite annoying, really.



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Classic and my scanner
Authored by: mrpresident47 on Mar 29, '04 12:49:48AM

yup. you nailed it. i have the same scanner and it is serial on the inside converted to usb at plug-in port.

mike



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