XTIDE controller now available
teoz at neo.rr.com
Tue Oct 6 02:05:39 CDT 2009
----- Original Message -----
From: "Steven Hirsch" <snhirsch at gmail.com>
To: "General Discussion: On-Topic Posts Only" <cctech at classiccmp.org>
Sent: Monday, October 05, 2009 6:18 PM
Subject: Re: XTIDE controller now available
> Ah. Ok, thanks all. I didn't really consider the 8/16 bit issue, but
> should know better. This is a big problem when trying to find a
> replacement drive for Apple II drive systems such as the Applied
> Engineering Vulcan. There are only a small handful of IDE drives that
> will work with them.
>> However, one can use a CF memory card in an 8-bit IDE application, as
>> I understand that all CF cards support the 8-bit mode of ATA.
> That's an interesting fact I'll keep filed away!
I would think an 8bit SCSI version would be cool to have as well, still
plenty of smaller SCSI drives around as well as Iomega and Syquest
removables plus tape drives.
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