Replacing SCSI with flash?
jrr at flippers.com
Fri Jan 4 17:47:41 CST 2008
Alexandre Souza wrote:
>> I'm assuming that this is on-topic as the equipment I wish to use
>> this in is microprocessor controlled (68000) piece of test equipment
>> - the Fluke 9100 series of microprocessor test fixtures.
> Wow!!! Great!!!
>> What my group of friends (Tech Tools Mail List) are looking for is a
>> cost effective replacement for the ancient SCSI drives with flash
>> being an optimum solution, but trying to find the most cost effective
> What is the address of this list? Got interested :oD
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Sounds like you would be an asset to the group - a few of us are trying
to keep these old timers running to make our lives a bit easier when
fixing old video game PCBs.
>> Anyone have suggestions?
> Do you know how simple SCSI and SCSI-2 is???
> Why not a simple microcontroller (AVR!!! AVR!!! connected to a SCSI
> bus and to some cheap-serial-memory like SD/MMC cards? It can be done
> easily and cheaply, and you would have the advantage of (pseudo?)FAT
> compatibility. Or at least device image distribuition thru the net.
> BASCOM (www.mcselec.com) has a nice BASIC compiler for AVRs and good
> examples of SD interfacing. Maybe worth a look :o)
> Greetings from Brazil
> Alexandre Souza
That sounds good, however beyond my time or abilities...
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