Compaq Deskpro boards/hard drives from the late 1990s

r.stricklin bear at
Wed Jul 21 18:09:40 CDT 2021

> On Jul 21, 2021, at 2:42 PM, Jules Richardson via cctech <cctech at> wrote:
> On 7/21/21 12:51 PM, r.stricklin via cctech wrote:
>> CDC 94208-51, 62, -75. The -51 is Compaq drive type 17.
> Interesting! Were they built as IDE drives from the ground up, or were they
> ST506/412 types with an additional board grafted on doing the interface
> conversion?

Compaq did a few that way (e.g. for the Portable II) but the CDCs are all ATA.


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