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gary wrote: > You can fiddle with firewire to SCSI converters, though I believe they only > run one device at a time. USB is very slow, though you may have usb2. > Personally, I'd just install a SCSI card. It would probably work the best > and be the cheapest solution. I have USB 1.1, but the new box also has a SCSI card, so I guess that's what I'll use. > PS: Is this Christmas in May? ;-) Sounds like a very nice box. You may just > want to forget using the old PC as a print server, unless you don't mind > running a second PC. I just use an Axis server. One box drives two printers > and it requires no attention. Not Christmas in May so much as getting frustrated and disgusted with the amount of time I was wasting waiting for Photoshop to move lots of pixels around while doing actions such as fractional rotations, skew adjustments, and profile conversions on 120-MB files. I had been scanning at 2000 ppi 8-bit for mostly Web use with reasonable processing times, but two image banks I am now submitting images to require 50-75 MB files and I decided to switch to 4000 ppi 16-bit scans. I benchmarked a set of PS manipulations on the old box, then compared times on the new one before committing to that configuration. Pretty impressive improvement all around. You may be right about just using the new box for everything (if nothing else, my electricity bill might be lower!). I just wanted to guarantee that sending a 16"x20" B&W image to my Epson 3000 via the Piezo driver would not tie up my computer for 30 minutes or more while it was printing, as it did with the old box. Bernie - Turn off HTML mail features. Keep quoted material short. Use accurate subject lines. http://www.leben.com/lists for list instructions.