A CD-ROM that is compatible with the 16700A LA!

Alexandre Souza alexandre.tabajara at gmail.com
Wed Feb 28 00:12:11 CST 2018

try to change sector size on your external cd from 512 to 2048 bytes or
vice-versa. It is a jumper behind the drive.

2018-02-28 3:01 GMT-03:00 Richard Pope via cctalk <cctalk at classiccmp.org>:

> Hello all,
>  . . . . For those of you who having not been following my trials and
> tribulations with a 16700A in another topic here is a partial update. I
> received this LA from a benefactor who has stepped forward. A real big
> thanks to him. I have run into that incompatibility problem with External
> CD-ROM Drives.
>  . . . . I am disabled and partially housebound. I am living on SSD so
> money is very tight for me. I am looking for a CD-ROM Drive for little or
> nothing that is compatible with the 16700A I have an NEC 3x Drive that uses
> the CD Carriers. Remember those. I have installed this and a Maxtor 245MB
> SCSI drive in an External SCSI box. The Termination on the CD-ROM Drive is
> turned off and I removed the Termination resistors on the HDD. I have a
> Terminator installed on the end of the SCSI bus on the External Case. Could
> someone please help me out? Any and all help is greatly appreciated.
> GOD Bless and Thanks,
> rich!
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