SASI and XT/IDE info
chrism3667 at yahoo.com
Mon Nov 26 18:55:18 CST 2007
--- Fred Cisin <cisin at xenosoft.com> wrote:
> On Mon, 26 Nov 2007, Chris M wrote:
> > ah so in other words they're useless. I had
> thought it
> > was kind of sort of to be used with an mfm drive.
> > well.
> there were some adapter/controller boards that
> permitted connecting an MFM
> drive to an SASI board. (similar to the OMTI boards
> for hanging MFM on
> It MIGHT be close enough to SCSI to be possible to
> modify a SCSI drive
> into an SASI one.
> IF you discard it, then next week, you will find an
> SASI drive with no
> controller board.
No I won't. Besides I'd need a steam shovel to
discard of the ones I got.
What about Xebec? They made a *similar* z80 based
controller. I had the opportunity to own several
hundred of those also, but waffled. And turns out I
picked up a Mindset hard drive (external) that uses
that same controller. Which interface was that likely?
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