Good haul of old pc stuph
ajp166 at bellatlantic.net
Thu Dec 15 06:11:53 CST 2005
>Subject: re: Good haul of old pc stuph
> From: Chris M <chrism3667 at yahoo.com>
> Date: Mon, 12 Dec 2005 17:50:26 -0800 (PST)
> To: talk <cctalk at classiccmp.org>
>There were a few XT IDE controllers back in the day.
>The one I still have is made by Acculogic, called the
>sIDE/16 or something. People who have used them claim
>they work well. Either this one was blown to begin
>with or the drive was at fault. It's mostly discrete
>logic, the exception being a GAL or PAL as I recall.
>There wasn't any firmware on it from what I remember.
>What did I do with the thing?
XT IDE adaptors are not uncommon and fairly simple devices.
I have one or two of them and could make one. They do work
well enough. The that drives usually connected to them
have usually died by age.
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