two steps forward one step back

Kerry Hoath kerry at
Tue Dec 11 13:48:59 EST 2001

The 2+ has a 25-pin port on the interface card but
you can get cables that go from whatever to 25-pin. Does t he scanner have 25-pin female
on the back of it? I have seen cables that go from centronics
to 25-pin no worries in fact I have one hear for my HP 3P.

Regards, Kerry.
On Tue, Dec 11, 2001 at 10:22:14AM -0500, Charles Hallenbeck wrote:
> I am glad to know DOS runs on your system, John - that meas there has got
> to be a way for it run here, so I will pursue that angle.
> Steve - this flat bed scanner is a very old one which requires a
> proprietary interface card. The card looks like a printer port, and the
> connecting cable is a standard printer cable. So a PCI/SCSI card will
> probably not help. I need a new scanner, and if I do that I will probably
> just get on board with the Linux development efforts. But it will all have
> to wait until after the holiday bills come in.
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