SCSI connection

Discussion in 'Mac Help/Tips' started by SunnyG, Feb 18, 2003.

  1. SunnyG macrumors newbie

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    my equipment: 17" iMac (800MHz)

    peripheral to connect: zip drive with a SCSI interface

    how can i connect this to my computer? is there any adapter to connect via USB or firewire? are these adapters easy to find? thanks in advance.
     
  2. rainman::|:| macrumors 603

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    lots of vendors make USB to SCSI adaptors, but you need to know which SCSI-- 25 pin or 50. Commonly known as mac/PC. easiest way to tell without counting is this: 25 pin have actual pins and holes, 50 pin has metal contacts surrounding the plastic...

    http://www.microtechint.com/qs-usbscsi.html

    i can't vouch for the seller, but this is the type of thing you're looking for--

    :)
    pnw
     
  3. strider42 macrumors 65816

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    its usually easier, less problematic and about the same cost just to simply get a new zip drive.
     
  4. rainman::|:| macrumors 603

    rainman::|:|

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    touché

    pnw
     
  5. SunnyG thread starter macrumors newbie

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    thanks

    the usb adapter is about $65, and the firewire one is around $95. sucks for me! thanks for the help tho.
     

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