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Hi I recently came across a great IMACON scanner that is SCSI so I have to connect it to an old G4 Mac. I would like to rig a converter to convert it to FIREWIRE USB or thunderbolt so I can get rid of the old G4. I have heard it is possible and am wondering if anyone on here has had experience in doing so.


Here is a pic of the SCSI end that plugs into the back of my scanner. 


Thanks in advance!

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Hi and welcome to our forums.

Unfortunately no picture was visible in your post, but the usual solution in these circumstances is to fit a Scsi card into a desktop computer or use a converter. ( take all personal safety and anti static precautions)


In the workshop we used a Scsi to pcmcia adapter no 1461 made by Adaptec and these worked well on any laptop we happened to have lying around.

There are also adapters for Scsi to USB available usually on well known Internet action sites.



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