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How to Convert SCSI to USB?
SCSI stands for Small Computers Systems Interface and is considered in many ways the father of
modern day USB (Universal Serial Bus) technology. About a decade ago, SCSI ports were the
preferred choice for connecting any peripheral device like printer, scanner or camera to a computer
but with the help of modern age devices you need a modern day connector. So USB has come out a
winner in this battle.
The unlimited benefits of a USB port have rendered the SCSI port obsolete. However, if you are one
of those who happen to have a SCSII device you do not necessarily need to throw it away as it is
very easy to convert devices running on SCSI to USB. All you need for this conversion is an
USB ports with their advantages have taken over the
market in such a way that today almost all external
hardware devices come equipped with Universal
Serial Bus capabilities. The use of USB has enabled
the utilization of a standardized port for all devices
be it printers, scanners, hard drives, camera etc. The
USB port has significantly enhanced the plug and
play capabilities of devices as there is no need to
restart the computer after you plug in and plug out
the device. This was one of the main attraction point
of USB ports when it was launched into the market.
Another special characteristic and feature of USB
port which has made it the most preferred connector
is that it even provides power to low energy
consuming devices, such as cameras and cell phones.
This feature revolutionized the computer world as
there was no need to connect the device to an external power supply. This feature has been fully
exploited by various companies and now IPods, phones and various other devices can be charged
through a USB cable. Another benefit of using USB connector over SCSI port is that you do not
need to install drivers for many devices when they are connected through USB thus making them a
lot easier to work with.
However, for people with old computers having traditional SCSI port throwing away your old PC is
not the right answer. If you want to explore all the benefits of using a USB port you can do so by
connecting SCSI to USB converter. All you need to do is buy a connector cable and insert one end
into the SCSI port of your computer. Now your computer is ready to play any USB equipped device.
Just connect the USB device into the other end of the cable and there you go. You are ready to use
your favorite USB device just with the help of a SCSI to USB cable/connector.
For more information, please visit: scsitousb.org