I got an Apple ProFile hard drive.

From: Joe <rigdonj_at_intellistar.net>
Date: Tue Feb 17 08:05:51 1998

At 06:46 AM 2/17/98 -0600, you wrote:
>On Sun, 15 Feb 1998, John Rollins wrote:
>> And if the ProFile is just an ST-506 interface, does that mean I could just
>> plug one of my old ST-225's or other ST-506 type drives intoa ProFile card?
>Unfortunately, no. The Apple 5MB ProFile uses a Seagate ST-506 mechanism;
>however, in the Apple tradition, the Seagate logic board is replaced by an
>Apple-designed version with an Apple parallel interface. Since the
>heads and stepper motor on the ST-506 are connected directly to the Apple
>logic board, replacing the mechanism with anything other than another
>ST-506 would be difficult.

   Oh well, it shouldn't be too hard to find an old St-506 that you can
rob the mechanism out of.

Received on Tue Feb 17 1998 - 08:05:51 GMT

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