The MicroTech International DPAI (Digital Photo Album Internal) is an
internal, two-slot SCSI card reader and it is very fast! It comes in a PC
or Macintosh package depending on your computer type.
I have a Pentium II machine
with a builtin Adaptec SCSI controller and no free IRQs left so using my
old ISA-bus PCMCIA card reader was out of the question. The MicroTech card
reader installed right out of the box without changing any jumpers at all.
It is set for SCSI ID 5 for the first slot and SCSI ID 6 for the second slot.
The transfer speed from the CompactFlash card to the
computer's hard drive is nearly the same speed as transfering files from one
folder to another on the hard drive - it is very fast!
I give the MicroTech DPAI reader a rating of 5 digicams, it operated perfectly, installation was easy and it is a very fast SCSI device. The only negative is that as with all SCSI devices it is a bit pricey.
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