IIgs using hard disk 20

From: Richard Erlacher <edick_at_idcomm.com>
Date: Mon Oct 15 18:45:21 2001

I think I've got an old Hard Disk 20 and it's a SCSI device. I'll have to find
the lid to see what it says on it, though. It seems to me that it's an old MFM
drive with a customed up SCSI bridge adapter on it.


----- Original Message -----
From: "Chris" <mythtech_at_Mac.com>
To: "Classic Computer" <classiccmp_at_classiccmp.org>
Sent: Monday, October 15, 2001 2:39 PM
Subject: IIgs using hard disk 20

> Does anyone know if an Apple IIgs can use an old Macintosh Hard Disk 20.
> The Mac HD is NOT scsi, but rather uses the disk drive port on a Mac. It
> was designed to work with older non scsi macs (128k 512k), and could be
> daisy chained thru the disk drive ports (at one point, I think I had 3 HD
> 20s and a 400k drive connected to my 128k Mac).
> The IIgs has a disk drive port, and visually, the 3.5" drive I have for
> it looks just like the 3.5" drive I have off an old Mac Classic (I have
> to go off visual, as the one from the Classic has no labels or other
> markers beyond the apple logo... don't know why, that is the way it was
> when it was given to me).
> I was hoping maybe they used the same ports, and I might be able to use
> the HD 20 with my IIgs so I can add a hard drive to it.
> Anyone info would be great.
> -chris
> <http://www.mythtech.net>
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