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Connecting Ricoh Media Master SCSI external cdrw

I was given the above. I have an adapter cord to connect it via the printer. I also have a connector cord to attach it usb. I cannot figure out how to get the bios to recognize it so that the software can see it.

It is model MP7060SE. I have contacted Ricoh, and searched other places but still not success. My system is a Dell SFF GX150.

Now just to make it interesting I purchased a SCSI card, but the connector is the small one and the connector on the cdrw is like a printer connector (a wide one-(50) I do not know if there is an adaptor for the cords. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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Unless i am wrong you cannot use a scsi connector
on a cdrw . there may be an adapter for it though SCSI are used primarily for just HD,s
as to your first question you may need a BIOS upgrade.

Posted on Nov 23, 2009

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