SCSI to IDE bridges...
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Tue Sep 23 11:25:24 CDT 2008
On 23 Sep 2008 at 7:48, Gene Buckle wrote:
> There has been a lot of activity recently among the Apple II/IIgs crowd
> about using the combination of a cheap SCSI to IDE bridge and an IDE to CF
> adapter to use Compact Flash memory cards in their computers.
My big concern with CF is that it might be sunsetted in the near
future. SD in its various incarnations seems to be gaining on CF and
I wonder if we'll be bidding for the last bit of "NOS" CF in a few
years. High-speed serial interfaces seem to be the way of the
I haven't seen any CF cards with write cycle life ratings in the
millions yet. Maybe I lead an isolated existence.
This goes back to the question of "If you needed to design a product
with non-volatile storage capabilities with an anticipated product
life of 10 years, what would you choose?" How about 20 years?
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