Re: problem getting a snapscan to work

Zot O'Connor (
Mon, 18 Oct 1999 15:33:08 -0700

joakim verona wrote:

> it now strikes me that the problem might be that the scanner needs
> termination,
> but it's unclear how to do this, because the scanner has one db25 port
> and one centronics
> port. any snapscan users who now if it needs termination?

When I got my scanner (Umax vista-s8) I got a centronics terminate that
is "pass through." You put it on the cable and connect it to the

I also have a jazz drive that I connect to the 25 pin (through a
converter) and it's active terminator will usually kick on and terminate
past the scanner.

Zot O'Connor

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