updated 05:05 pm EDT, Wed June 26, 2002
A MacNN Reader has provided the following transcript from correspondence with Umax, a leading developer of scanning solutions for the Macintosh. Umax indicates that it currently has no commitment to offering Mac OS X support for older professional scanners, or any consumer-level products.
Questions about OS X Support: Will my Umax scanner work with OS X? What Umax scanners will work with OS X?
Umax Technologies, Inc. will support its current professional-grade scanners under Apple's new OS 10.X operating environment. The models included are:
Umax currently has made no commitment to supporting older professional models under OS X at this time. Also, no consumer-level (Astra models, or
older consumer-level) scanners will be targeted for support under OS X.
Drivers for the current line-up of professional scanners are currently in
Beta-Development and are not currently available to the public. Please
continue to check our web site for updates to this information as it becomes available.