I’m trying to use my high quality Polaroid SprintScan 4000 but it is SCSI. I’ve spent many hours trying to get an Adaptec scsi card to work with no success. Now I‘m going to try to get an adapter to go from SCSI (25 and 50 are on the scanner) to UBS or Firewire, whichever is better.
According to many sources it's easy to just get an adapter but I've found the few that were available are no longer available. One adapter I've found is Cables to Go UBS Serial DB25 adapter. Cables to Go said it would fit the scanner when I sent them a photo of the back. Will I be able to connect to software? What scanning software can I use with OS 10.5 on a MacPro? Is there a freeware or inexpensive software I can get? I just want to get good images I can bring into Photoshop without waiting two hours for a scan.
I also have a G4 with OS 10.3.9 I can run SilverFast with that OS? LaserSoft, makers of SilverFast were not very helpful other than they do not support OS 10.5.
Thanks so much for helping.