Looking for a place to get small(-ish) SCSI drives

From: Marvin Johnston <marvin_at_rain.org>
Date: Sun Dec 5 12:25:33 2004

How small is "small"? I have a dozen or so 100 MB IBM SCSI HDs that were
pulled for an upgrade ... many years ago :).

> I fool around with a lot of systems that want small (by today's
> standards) 50-pin SCSI drives. A few years ago you couldn't walk
> around the streets of Palo Alto without tripping over big stacks of
> 500MB drives. These days, though, the stacks are made out of 9GB SCA
> drives -- far too large for my needs, and often far too large to be
> recognized by the computers I fool around with. But drives smaller
> than that are suddenly "rare" and "expensive", $30 or $40 for any
> SCSI drive under 9GB at a lot of resellers I've visited lately.
> Anyone know where those stacks went? Are small drives just impossible
> to come by for less than $30 now?
> -Seth
Received on Sun Dec 05 2004 - 12:25:33 GMT

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