Adapters for original SCSI drives to newer drives

Glen Slick glen.slick at
Fri Apr 15 11:22:41 CDT 2016

On Apr 15, 2016 4:05 AM, "Pete Lancashire" <pete at> wrote:
> What is a recommended adapter for replacing orig 50 pin SCSI disks with
> some of the newer surplus SCSI drives ?
> Here's what I have, I've got a HP 9000/382 without its disk drive, it was
> pulled to solve the (preconceived) notion of leaking sensitive software.
> Sadly not only the drive but the carrier.
> BTW like to see what one of the original carriers looks like

My 9000/382 came with an original drive but it was dead. I think I replaced
it with a 68-pin drive with a 68-pin male - 50-pin male adapter. I'll have
to open it up and check. Fortunately I had the original drive carrier to

It also came with a SCSI floppy drive. Don't think I ever got around to
testing that.

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