Will a USB 2 scanner work on a USB 1.1 PC?

  Andybear 17:53 07 Jan 04

I'm interested in buying a Canon LiDE 20 scanner. However, it has a USB 2 interface while the computer I want it for has a USB 1.1. Will it work? Thanks.

  Andybear 17:54 07 Jan 04

For some reason the post has appeared twice - sorry - I don't know how that happened.

  johnnyrocker 17:57 07 Jan 04

generally i would think it to be backward compatible.


  Rennaissance 18:00 07 Jan 04

I think usb 1 products are compatible with usb 2 ports, but i dont know about usb 2 products working with usb 1 ports. If it doesn't work you can pick up a PCI card usb 2 nowadays for round about £20. click here this is where i got mine from.

  Andybear 18:01 07 Jan 04

Thanks for your responses.

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