ID: Memorex 3266?
cclist at sydex.com
Tue Oct 25 02:02:14 CDT 2005
How about this one:
I don't think they were SCSI!
On 10/24/2005 at 11:39 PM jim stephens wrote:
>The drives appear to be part of a Memorex IBM mainframe compatable
>system. the drives
>may be pertec, or may be storagetek, or may be proprietary to the
>interfaced them to the mainframe system.
>since these are nasa mainframe tapes, let's hope that they got all the
>data read before they
>scrapped the above hardware. I also found numerous references to there
>being 3490 and
>probably 3480 compatable drives on this same set of subsystems.
>also processor.com lists datarefelects computers,
>http://www.datareflects.com, as having
>refurbed units, they may respond to a query about the units.
>If you could post links to the actual cables or interface connecctors,
>that might help.
>They might be scsi, but would be differential if so, because single
>ended was not
>allowable outside cabinets. The pertec would probably be 2 50 pin
>there was never a really official cable, as the recent overland data
>and they made up their own.
>There was a storage tek drive to controller interface, and they might be
>from storage tek. That interface had three db-37 connectors and three
>if they were following the IBM lead, they would have a pair of cables
>controller placed to be routed under the floor. I think one of them
>been a channel type able, one power.
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