On Wednesday 08 March 2006 23:36, Mikkel L. Ellertson wrote: > > Anne > > It depends on how they handle the connections inside the scanner. > Most of the external SCSI enclosures and scanners I have used have > used just connect both connectors to the device. You do end up with > a short length of cable after the termination if you use termination > on the drive. (I tend to use a terminator on one connector on the > last device.) One other thing you have to be careful about when > using SCSI scanners is that some of them are not fully compliant. > They may not work with some SCSI cards, and cause problems if there > are other SCSI devices on the SCSI bus. If the scanner comes with > its own SCSI card, and the driver for both are on the same CD, be > careful of using another card or other SCSI devices on the same > controller. > This scanner simply has a a small knob, with a diagram close by, which shows that half the settings are terminated and half are not - you simply select which you need. At one point I did have the scanner and a dat drive on the interface, and they worked well enough together. I think that I took the easy way out and put the dat drive first and the scanner on the terminated connection. Anne > -- > > Do not meddle in the affairs of dragons, > for thou art crunchy and taste good with Ketchup!
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