OT: SCA-2 <=> SE adapter solutions??

From: Bryan Pope <bpope_at_wordstock.com>
Date: Thu Jan 17 12:55:33 2002

I am not sure if anyone has mentioned this site:

I did a search awile ago for 80-pin adaptors, and at $15 each, they were the
cheapest I could find.


P.S. I only found this site awhile ago. I haven't bought anything from them

> >should fit into its canister. Another application is with a WIDE (68-pin,
> >single-ended) controller I've been using.
> I've got a 9GB LVD drive with a SCA connector in my DEC PWS 433au by
> converting it down to 68-pin with one of these adapters and setting the
> jumpers on the drive to SE. Works great.
> >Has any of you had experience with this sort of thing to such extent that
> >you'd care to recommend a specific adapter for the first application, and an
> >adapter/terminator for the second?
> I'd say take a look at some place like http://www.scsistuff.com I'm sure
> there are others, but that's the only one I know off the top of my head
> (I've not ordered from them though). I bought my converter at a local
> electronics parts store and payed about twice what I should have. It's
> pretty basic, and you can also get ones that convert down to Narrow. I
> wouldn't worry to much about the manufacturer for this.
> I'm not sure why you're worried about a terminator, but if you can't set
> termination on the drive, you should be able to get a terminator that you
> can clip onto the ribbon cable in one of the spots where you'd normally
> plug a drive.
Received on Thu Jan 17 2002 - 12:55:33 GMT

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