MEGA SCSI cartridge and connecting a SCANNER

By MSX4ever

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06-03-2020, 10:57

I have 2 SCSI scanners (one HP and one ScanPro IIe Storm) received for free.
There is a program for this you can download it see below,
but this is for the Epson GT-5000 (SCSI) scanner.

The program unfortunately does not see the 2 scanners above, but the MEGA SCSI cartridge does.

Does the program only work with the Epson GT-5000?

Link program:
http://www.big.or.jp/~saibara/msx/ese/escan000-j.html

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By gdx

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06-03-2020, 11:14

I download it here:
http://www.big.or.jp/~saibara/msx/ese/lzh/escan000.lzh

The manual say the following Epson GT series image scanner are supported.

-Function level B4
GT-6500 (ART, ART2, WIN, WIN2, WINS)
GT-8000 (ART, WIN), GT-9000 (ART, WIN)

-Function level B5
GT-5000 (ART, WINP, WINS), GT-8500 (ART, WIN)

For scanners other than GT-5000 and GT-8500, the functions of this utility are partially limited. I don't think there is any problem with GT-6500 or later.

By MSX4ever

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06-03-2020, 22:00

Thanks for the info. I will make a picture this weekend of the MEGA SCSI configuration

By MSX4ever

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07-03-2020, 09:26

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You see in the setup (ESET.COM) at the SCANNER 2 question marks. Is it possible to change this ?

Does anyone have an EPSON GT SCANNER series ?

For example :
I start with ESCAN.COM, but after a few seconds i see the Fatal Error picture

For example :
I start with ESCAN ESCIMSFT.DRV but also after a few seconds i see the Fatal Error picture

By spacemoai1973

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07-03-2020, 14:45

Although all those scanners communicate over SCSI, the language they speak is completely different. There is no way that a program designed for Epson scanners will work with a different brand. Even different scanners from the same manufacturer can speak an entirely different language. There was no standard for this at all.

By gdx

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07-03-2020, 15:31

Did you put ESCIMHRD.DRV and ESCIMMAN.DRV in the same folder with ESCAN.COM? Did you try by entering ESCAN ESCIMHRD.DRV and ESCAN ESCIMMAN.DRV?

By MSX4ever

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07-03-2020, 18:20

I have put it in the same folder.
I have only two drivers. For example the ESCIMMAN.DRV i haven't IT.

By MSX4ever

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07-03-2020, 18:21

Ok