IIgs using hard disk 20

From: Don Maslin <donm_at_cts.com>
Date: Tue Oct 16 22:55:56 2001

On Tue, 16 Oct 2001, Chris wrote:

> > I forget the name and manufacturer at the moment, but there
> >was also a 'hardcard' that put both the drive and controller inside
> >the IIgs in, I believe, the slot closest to the PSU. It's been a
> >while since I saw one of these though.
> Maybe the name escapes you, because it might have been "HardCard". I have
> two hard drives on a card. I know one is called "HardCard", I am not sure
> what the other is called. I have never been able to get them to work (but
> I didn't throw them out cause they were too cool). Interesting thought...

It is difficult to imagine an Apple "Hardcard" since the PC version was
a full slot piece. They were a product of Quantum, IIRC. Just seems
too large for an Apple II configuration.

                                                 - don

> I always tried to get them to work in PCs (ISA slot)... humm... I wonder
> if they went to my old Apple II+'s (is the slot the same? Although, I
> don't think they would have, as IIRC, they would be too tall, and they
> have the dust cover plate for a PC on the back, which just would have
> made no sense in an Apple II)
> -chris
> <http://www.mythtech.net>
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