8-bit ISA SCSI cards?
trixter at oldskool.org
Sat Apr 7 03:56:13 CDT 2007
Chuck Guzis wrote:
> If you're interested in an SCSI adapter-only card (no floppy
> support), a Trantor (or Adaptec) T130/AHA130 or T160/MA160 is pretty
> good. Boot ROM is optional, so be careful.
T160 is 16-bit only, but good catch about the T130, I'll look for that,
> I really liked the DTC 3180 (with floppy controller) and 3150
> (without) cards. IIRC, the 3180 will allow you to place 3 floppy
> drives on a single 34-conductor cable. I've got the docs somewhere
> for many of the DTC controllers. These had boot ROMs.
3180 is 16-bit only. 3150 is 8-bit, so I'll look for that too, thanks.
> While I can't recall, I believe that Future Domain had an 8-bit ISA
> controller and Ultrastor may also have had one. I can check my old
> catalogs to see. The biggest problem for some of these is finding
But with a boot ROM I don't need drivers, yes? As for Future Domain,
they seem rare but any TMC-8XX seems like it will work. All Ultrastors
were 16-bit so those are out.
Thanks for the suggestions.
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