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Re: Addressing a SCSI film-scanner - SUCCESS!



On Wednesday 08 March 2006 19:49, Bruce Bales wrote:
>
> I kinda hate to jump in here where I haven't been in the loop before, but
> unless scsi has changed in the last few years, as I remember, most scsi
> devices have two connectors.  Either can be input and the other then is
> output.  The scsi bus is serial - up to seven devices in a row.  The last
> device has a terminator plug on it which electrically terminates the data
> lines with resistors.  If there is only one device attached, it should have
> a terminator.  The other end of the bus is terminated on the scsi card.
>
> Many devices will work (although often imperfectly) without proper
> termination.
>
> If this has been covered before please excuse me.
> bruce
>
That's as I remember the theory, Bruce.  The scanner has no marking to 
differentiate the ports, and when I bought it I was told that it would work 
either way, but it never did.  When I first set this up yesterday I forgot 
that.

Anne

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