USB --> SCSI
shumaker at att.net
Sun Mar 29 14:35:21 CDT 2015
On 3/27/2015 9:47 AM, Liam Proven wrote:
> On 27 March 2015 at 17:36, Bob Brown<bbrown at harpercollege.edu> wrote:
>> Does anyone know if a usb --> scsi adapter might allow me to connect an hp 9-track tape drive (7980s) to a computer running windows-7?
>> Has anyone done it?
>> Any pointers (drivers etc)?
> I believe they existed, long ago. USB1 ones were terribly terribly
> slow. By the USB2 era, SCSI was disappearing, but they might exist.
> USB3, forget it.
> But I suspect that a device that old (we're talking
> turn-of-the-century) won't have drivers for Win7. You *might* have a
> chance of getting it working on 32-bit Win7.
> Note the supported OSes.
> This looks more promising...
wow! after noting the "discontinued" label at the Ratoc homepage, I
looked at Epay... were they always *that* expensive?
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