SCA drives - any interest?

Mike Stein mhs.stein at
Mon Nov 2 13:05:06 CST 2015

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From: "Chuck Guzis" <cclist at>
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Sent: Monday, November 02, 2015 1:42 PM
Subject: Re: SCA drives - any interest?

> On 11/02/2015 08:54 AM, Mike Stein wrote:
>> In case anyone is looking for the 'caddies' it looks like they're
>> mostly HP/Compaq, including several dummies; I scrapped more IBM
>> servers than HP, but to my surprise I only found two IBM units.
> The nice thing about SCA drives is that adapters for narrow- or wide-SCSI 
> are/used to be available.  I've run SCA drives with old Power Macintoshes, for 
> example.
> I don't know if it's still true, but high-performance SCA drives do tend to 
> run pretty hot.
> --Chuck

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Yeah,  can't find it at the moment of course but I do have an 80<>68 pin 
adapter; just need a cable, controller, system and time...


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