Question about Umax POWERLOCK 1000 Flatbed Scanner

1 Answer

UMAX PowerLook 1000 Scanner

I'm running 2 Mac's both using MacOS 10.4.8. The scanner was connected to one Mac via FireWire. Then I connected my second computer to the scanner via USB. (The scanner has both ports). It worked once. The next time I wanted to scan on any computer I get the Message that it can't find the scanner. Something got screwed up when I used the USB port. Does anyone know what I should do? Is there any kind of software out there that can help? I disconected everything and uninstalled the scannig software (SilverFastSE) and reinstalled it & rebooted & reconnected and nothing helps. If anyone can help it would be appreeciated. Thanks much Hersh Weingarten Brooklyn, NY

Posted by Hersh Weingarten on

Ad

1 Answer

Anonymous

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

  • Contributor
  • 1 Answer

Try resetting your nvram file (requires restart into command line mode) Follow the instructions on this page: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1379

I had a hellacious problem with my firewire on my previous mac with a powerlook 1100 - and NOTHING I did seemed to fix it... but this worked in a snap!

Posted on Jan 28, 2009

Ad

Add Your Answer

×

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

0helpful
1answer

How do I connect my Umax Powerlook III to my max 10.6.8 os x?

This scanner is Fast SCSI . It was made in 2001. You will need a card in your Mac for a SCSI interface. The cost of the card and scsi cable, if your Mac will accept one, will probably exceed the cost of a newer, high performance scanner. Time to move on? (Umax were not the greatest scanners even when they were made. Umax was a cheaper brand with mediocre software. So how will you get the image into the Mac once you have a connection? Power PC (OS 9) Mac software will not run on OS X.)
0helpful
1answer

I have an UMAX Powerlook 2100XL. My OS is windows 7. I do not have slot for the SCSI. Is there any way to use this scanner with a USB connections

there are some Firewire to SCSI and USB to SCSI adapters that should work- check www.hamrick.com. Ed Hamrick has written Vuescan scanning software that will work with the 2100XL, windows 7 and many of these adpters
1helpful
1answer

I have a Umax PowerLook 2100 XL, since I upgraded to a dual processor MacBook pro with OS 10.5.8 I have not been able to use the scanner. Error message comes up stating no scanner found. I connect to the...

Hi Try using the software called Vuescan by Hamrick Software.. www.hamrick.com I think.
It will recognize the scanner and work with OS 10.4 and UP. Although I am not sure about 10.6 Snow Leopard.
1helpful
1answer

Ihave a Umax Power Look 1100 with 2

Hello, yes you will just need a firewire 400 (6 pin) to 800 (9 pin) cable as the new iMac no longer supports the 6 pin connector.
0helpful
1answer

Trying to connect Umax PL 2100XL (SCSI) to G4 - scanner not found

I just told someone else this solution...KILL the SCSI junk...I had nothing but trouble with it with my Mac....I got a Ratoc Firewire to UltraSCSI Converter...to solve the regular SCSI to ultra SCSI problem...I also bought an adapter....It works great...no need for a SCSI card...or a driver...you just plug directly into your firewire port! If anyone can help me with my TA adapter startup problem...I'll be thrilled! Carole
1helpful
4answers

Umax Powerlook 1100 with Mac OS 10.5?

Long ago I had to resort to a third party scanning software, called VueScan from Hamrick Software. Works just fine now.
0helpful
1answer

How tha scanner instaled?

hi,

1. connect the scanner usb cable to your desk top
2. install your scanner driver (cd of your scanner) to your computer.
3 as you put the cd in your desk top computer it will give you guide line (just follow it)


thank you....
0helpful
1answer

Umax powerlook III

I had that problem...it sounds like a SCSI bus problem...If you have a Mac...you can get a Ratoc SCSI to firewire converter...it solved my problems..Take Care, Carole
Not finding what you are looking for?
Umax POWERLOCK 1000 Flatbed Scanner Logo

Related Topics:

152 views

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Umax Office Equipment & Supplies Experts

Cindy Wells

Level 3 Expert

6311 Answers

Ekse

Level 3 Expert

13435 Answers

Randy Prevost
Randy Prevost

Level 3 Expert

894 Answers

Are you an Umax Office Equipment and Supply Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...