USB is Cool!
Taking an older PC and giving it Universal Serial Bus recognition


I recently decided to purchase a scanner that offered a USB (Universal Serial Bus) connection by default and SCSI as a secondary option. Since the higher speed SCSI cards have a steep price, I decided to investigate the option of using USB.

The target machine for the scanner was configured as follows:

The scanner was:

Problems #1:

Solution #1:

Problem #2:

Solution #2:

If you find yourself in a similar dilemma and/or want to know more about USB, here are two sites that I found very informative:

Interex Products - USB - PCI card

USB for Win95