other things besides floppies...

From: Allison J Parent <allisonp_at_world.std.com>
Date: Sat Jul 25 20:49:24 1998

< I just got an Amstrad ppc 640, and am starting to realise how much I rea
< wish this thing had a hard disk - even a little one. Is there ANY sort
< hard disk solution that will plug into a 720k 3.5inch floppy controller
< Ideally it would come out the other end in IDE, and I could put one of t
< little 1.8 inch 20 meg IDE drives in the thing. Speed is not a huge con
< since this is a 4.77mhz XT class machine.

If it has ISA bus either JADE, JAMCO or JDR I forget which, sells an
ISA-8 bit to standard IDE adaptor. What makes it nice is it has bios
support on it. Acculogic made one too at lone time.

Received on Sat Jul 25 1998 - 20:49:24 BST

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