IIgs using hard disk 20

From: Derek Peschel <dpeschel_at_eskimo.com>
Date: Tue Oct 16 13:52:36 2001

On Tue, Oct 16, 2001 at 09:40:49AM -0400, Douglas Quebbeman wrote:
> > BUT... predating that was a "Macintosh Hard Disk 20" that was not scsi.
> > Rather is was some drive (don't know what kind, but MFM seems sensible
> > enough) that used a special adaptor board that enabled it to plug into
> > the disk drive port on a bunch of the older macs. It was all enclosed
> > (drive, power supply, adaptor board) in one nice zero footprint beige
> > case (back when beige meant brown, and not grey like "beige" computers of
> > today).
> In spite of the now long-extant senility, I seem to recall that these
> interfaces through the serial port, not the floppy port.

Hmm, I was sure it was the floppy port (which I believe is a 25-pin
connector -- the same size as some serial connectors -- perhaps why you are
thinking of the serial port?).

-- Derek
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