Help getting iMac G5 to see my film scanner

Discussion in 'Mac Accessories' started by streetwaves, Apr 17, 2010.

  1. streetwaves macrumors newbie

    Apr 17, 2010
    Hey guys. I recently was given an iMac G5 by my father who moved up to a newer Mac. I used a PC before. I'm trying to get my Microtek Artixscan 120TF to work with the iMac. I do not have the Microtek installation CD, but I do have the Silverfast installation CD (alternative professional scanning software for this scanner). I installed that on the Mac. I also installed the installer I found on Microtek's driver page for this scanner. I can't get the Mac to see the scanner, even after rebooting and trying different inputs and stuff. I had a tough time getting it working with my PC but no luck with the Mac! Can anyone lend some help? It's being connected via Firewire.
  2. Bennieboy© macrumors 65816


    Jan 15, 2009
    have you tried consulting the Microtek knowledgebase

    it shows various options for getting the scanner to work with different mac os's ;)
  3. streetwaves thread starter macrumors newbie

    Apr 17, 2010
    Hey Bennie,
    Still no luck! I can't really find anything there to help with my particular scanner. I've downloaded and installed everything on their drivers page to no avail. Any ideas? Still not seeing the scanner.

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