SCSI on the small and cheap

Fred Cisin cisin at
Sun Dec 5 19:08:06 CST 2010

On Sun, 5 Dec 2010, Roger Merchberger wrote:
> ISTR something about the fact that the parallel zip drive was basically
> a SCSI device internally, but used level shifters or whatever was
> necessary to make it I/O compatible with the parallel port.

. . . and the "Zip PLUS"? had BOTH interfaces

> However, if one were to attempt to reverse-engineer that device, it
> might be old and/or slow enough to glean some clues on how to interface
> parallel -> SCSI...

Or take a very close look at the TRANTOR parallel to SCSI adapters.

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