Any info on MTI 240 drive emulator?
derschjo at gmail.com
Mon Apr 18 15:07:23 CDT 2016
On Mon, Apr 18, 2016 at 10:06 AM, Ethan Dicks <ethan.dicks at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sat, Apr 16, 2016 at 11:39 PM, Josh Dersch <derschjo at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi all --
> > I just picked up an interesting device, it appears to be a drive emulator
> > that adapts DEC SDI to either ESDI or MFM drives (I would guess ESDI,
> but no
> > real way to be sure.) It's manufactured by "Micro Technology" and is
> > labeled as an "MDI 240" on the front. (On the rear as "SPEC.MDI-240",
> > "970176-000".)
> I have a box at home with _a_ SDI->ESDI board and two 600MB ESDI
> drives. I will see about cracking it open to see what's inside.
> I would have no docs, though... mine came to me in working order and I
> just plugged it in. I'm using it with a KDB50 and my VAX8300. No
> funny business. It just works.
Thanks. Even lacking docs, if you have the same (or similar) SDI->ESDI
board that's in mine it would be useful to know. It'd probably also be
interesting to know what model drives you have in there.
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