Printers & Scanners (Macintosh)

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Early Macintosh’s used Dot Matrix printers such as the ImageWriter series, or LaserWriter printers which were made for the Macintosh and used either a serial connection or AppleTalk through the serial printer port. Hewlett Packard gave Macintosh the first InkJet printers with the DeskWriter series. All Macs from the 128k through the Beige G3 had a Serial interface for the printer port.

Parallel printers are not useable by Macs without a rare PCI parallel card (Power PC’s) or an equally rare parallel to serial converter and software. HP did make DeskJet printers in the late ’90’s with both parallel and serial ports, thus eliminating the need for a separate DeskWriter series.

Starting with the iMac and Blue & White G3 Power Mac, USB became the standard connection for everything. USB cards for a PCI slot in most pre-G3 Power PC’s are still readily available and can be used with a USB printer.

Apple Scanner and OneScanner

All Models A9M0337, M1381

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All Power On. While finding the Scanner software was a challenge, all were tested and do work or partially work in Mac OS 9.1. They will be shipped with what software I was able to find on the internet. They were made for Macintosh starting in 1988.

GS/OS on the Apple IIGS does have drivers for the Apple Scanner and OneScanner scanners. I am not sure what software would utilize the scans.

*More scanners will be added to this page as they surface.

Apple Scanner A9M0337
Two of these in stock, and they will both scan a preview using ofoto. The full scan process never completes. The Mac OS may be too new for these.

1) 9520229 - Looks nice
2) 9480070 - Light discoloration on the top front

Apple OneScanner M1381
These were tested to scan into Photoshop.

3) TF30903DS01 - Looks nice and works - light overall discoloration
4) TF3100Y2S01 - Scuffs on case, rear part of lid is separating a little. Works
5) TF2220C2222 - Powers on. This was the first OneScanner as it uses the same case as the previous model. SCSI issue, unable to connect.

Standard power cable free by request - leave a note on the checkout page.

Available with and without SCSI cable and terminator. Select by number below.

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Epson ES-600C Scanner SCSI

A flatbed scanner that optically scans images and documents.

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  • Epson ES-600C
  • Flatbed scanner 300 DPI
  • 50 pin SCSI

The Epson ES-600C is a full-color flatbed image scanner with an 8 1/2 x 11 inch (letter) size scanning area. It has the ability to scan in color (24 bit) or gray-scale monochrome (8 bit), making it ideal for virtually all uses, from simple drawings to complex full-color illustrations.

Drivers are available for Mac OS 7 & 8
Windows 3.1-NT

Drivers and Documentation available at Epson:

I downloaded the Mac driver from Epson, installed it, plugged in the scanner and scanned with no problems.

This flatbed color scanner is a large one at 22"x13"x5".

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Price: $10.00

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Mustek 800 IISP Scanner ~ SCSI

50 pin SCSI Complete!

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Just about plug and play on the Mac. Just install the software, plug it in and scan! It is clean with no discoloration. Color It! 3.0 is on the CD for the Mac - nice bonus and I'm sure there's goodies for the PC side as well. This one came from a friend who used to use Windows 98 on a Pentium III. It worked great on that and an the Mac as well!

Latest Drivers are available at Mustek:

Drivers on CD are for Mac OS 7.0
Windows 3.1 & 95

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