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Mon Jun 8 18:49:07 CDT 2009
On Mon, 8 Jun 2009, Roberto Bazzano wrote:
> I'm trying to replace a Xebec S1410A SASI controller with a Data Technology
> Corp. DTC-510B or DTC-510A, for a old homebrew computer
> The problem is that, even if the controllers should be "almost" compatible,
> the DTC-510A/B doesn't work (while the Xebec works fine).
> I'm not able to find any manual about it, only some dipswitch settings.
The S1410 required you to either tell it the drive size at startup or burn
a custom EPROM. Later units saved this information on a reserved track
and read it at controller reset. Is it possible the DTC and Xebec differ
in this important area?
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