rx01 w/o controller board

Allison ajp166 at bellatlantic.net
Tue Apr 5 16:43:23 CDT 2005

>Subject: Re: rx01 w/o controller board
>   From: Brad Parker <brad at heeltoe.com>
>"Eric Smith" wrote:
>>Brad wrote:
>>I bid on an RX01 on ebay, hoping it had a controller card.   Naturally it's
>>> just the drive.  [...] where can I get a controller card [...] Naturally
>>> I have an unibus rx01 controller card, so all I need is a controller card
>>> for this drive, right?
>>I'm completely confused.  You have a controller card?  Or you don't?  If
>Sorry.  To much coffee and emulators today :-)
>I bought an RX01 8" drive and it has no drive electronics card on it.
>I have an RX11 M7846 controller (host adapter).
>I assume to make this work I need an electronics card on the RX01 drive
>itself.  The drive has what looks like mounting holes for a PCB and I
>the RX11 is way too simple so I assume there is something which bolts
>onto the RX01 drive.  And a ribbon cable between them.  And a power
>supply :-)

Brad did you buy a bare drive?  If so you need the cab, power supply and
both logic cards.  Yes in the RX01 dual drive there is a pair of cards
that are drive interface and processor.  the RX11 is just an interface 
to the processor.


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