Good haul of old pc stuph
Curt @ Atari Museum
curt at atarimuseum.com
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?
>>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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