Sometimes people pick up stuff cheap from the fleamarket to resell so it wasn’t something they just took down because they got a new one. You may have to register before you can post: It is only conjecture that MagicScan will work for you, and then perhaps only in color. It might solve the grayscale problem as MagicScan 4. Still theres another five days left as of now so maybe it will rise.

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The results i am getting from my Lexmark are truly dismal, but i now think that may be because i am not using it properly. vistazcan

LMAO Did they try to use with a computer? Somebody gave me an old UMAX not the same model as yours and I was able to download updated drivers and a user’s manual. You can have a look at MagicScan: I appreciate all the help!

Join Date Mar Location mpls Posts DO NOT connect scanner 5. I believe it was Slipe who suggested I use Magicscan ,instead of Vistascan ,with my umax s and it was a huge improvement Definately worth a try. Its DPI is more than twice that of the old Umax so the results should be reasonable. Mose so once you get past SP2. SCSI Command Fail” “Link or hardware error device not found” “h” Any such link messages where your scanner is not communicating properly with your computer.


The problem seems to be in a electronic plate whith this reference: I have no idea how to do that, or even if that would 120s it.

UMAX Scanner Astra 1200S VistaScan 2.43

Please assign your manual to a product: These errors can be caused by a number of things. Those pages with people making their own adapters are several years old. I googled to find it. I see my link didn’t work. I never heard of a scanner with vsitascan light in the lid, post back when you get it open.

Bit of info wanted on an old Umax scanner | Tech Support Guy

Helpful 0 Not Helpful Comment Flag. Umax S does not work. Should I just throw this away,and get a cheaper USB device scanner,or can I save the couple of hundred dollars paid for this,and actually make it work?

Speed-wise i think the parallel port is still the fastest standard fitting Serial port is a slower interface, if you fit an SCSI card you can get very fast information rates, i am quite happy with ethernet cards myself, they are quite fast enough for me. Umax Astra Flatbed Scanner.


Remove any corrupted driver files: May 27, HP Scanjet Reconnect cord that goes to computer if SCSI, the terminator as well 5. Also it says the scanner supports these operating systems.

I think the installation would be similar for VistaScan. Umax Astra S Flatbed Install software from original cd 6.

Umax S does not work

And the Umax looks like it has a lamp in the lid, i will have to check that out. You will need to repeat steps 1 and 2 over again for each vistawcan. Results 1 to 15 of 16 Thread: Bury me in my Crown Victoria in the left lane of US I have downloaded the scanner device drivers from the designated sites, Umax,and driverguide.

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