Pete Turnbull pete at
Mon Aug 10 03:37:35 CDT 2015

On 09/08/2015 23:21, Sean Caron wrote:
> I did not know that. It must have been a fairly rare thing? I don't think
> I've ever seen one photographed.

I didn't think it was /that/ rare.  I believe should have one here 
somewhere, so if I can find one I'll photograph it.

> On Sun, Aug 9, 2015 at 6:06 PM, Pete Turnbull <pete at>
> wrote:
>> On 09/08/2015 18:14, Sean Caron wrote:
>>> DEC did sell a version of the BA23 that was intended to be used just as an
>>> expansion peripherals cabinet. You shouldn't have any problems putting HH
>>> devices in BA23 bays (so long as you have the appropriate interfaces to
>>> drive them) but you may need i.e. 3.5" to 5.25" bracket to attach to the
>>> BA23 sleds, and you'll have (cosmetic) blank space on top after putting a
>>> HH device in a FH bay. I imagine you'd have to make a special bracket to
>>> mount a TZ30/RX33 over-under in one of the 5.25" bays in the BA23 but it
>>> could certainly be done ... No such factory configuration exists AFAIK
>> If a TZ30 has the same mounting holes as a 5.25" disk drive, it's doable.
>> There's an official DEC mounting kit to mount 2 x RX33 where you'd normally
>> find an RX50 in a BA23/BA123.  It's basically two side plates, to hold the
>> upper and lower drives together.
>> --
>> Pete
>> Pete Turnbull


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