Good haul of old pc stuph

Curt @ Atari Museum curt at
Thu Dec 15 08:37:30 CST 2005

Hmmmm XT based IDE controllers???    Interesting, I only recall using 
the stock MFM's and using SCSI when larger space was needed.

What is the manufacturer name on the adapters?


Allison wrote:

>>Subject: re: Good haul of old pc stuph
>>  From: Chris M <chrism3667 at>
>>  Date: Mon, 12 Dec 2005 17:50:26 -0800 (PST)
>>    To: talk <cctalk at>
>>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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