SCSI-1 spec

Steve Shumaker shumaker at
Tue Apr 17 13:16:28 CDT 2007

The original SCSI spec in draft mode is here:

s shumaker

At 08:51 AM 4/17/2007, you wrote:
> > Does anyone have an electronic copy of the SCSI-1 spec (scans or
> > OCR)?  [...]
> > I suspect the latest SCSI spec *is* around as a PDF, but 90% of it's
> > likely not relevant to dealing with vintage SCSI devices! :-)
> > Failing that, I suspect that some device manuals (such as disk/tape
> > bridge boards) might have useful SCSI documentation within - so
> > recommendations welcome!
>Well, it's not quite what you asked for, but I do have a disk-drive
>manual from Seagate that looks like a fairly decent SCSI spec for those
>aspects implemented by the drives it covers.
>It does cover things like arbitration.  It looks to me as though a good
>computer electronics tech should be able to build a SCSI interface
>sufficient to talk to the drives using just this manual - though I
>haven't actually tried it, so there may be something I'm missing.
> (yes, I'm
>afraid it's a PDF, but that's what I've got).
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