Possible to speed up I/O subsystem of 5150?

From: Paul A. Pennington <paulpenn_at_knology.net>
Date: Thu Dec 16 10:50:43 2004

    Paxton wrote:

> ...eight bit controllers to look for:
> Seagate ST-05X XT to IDE...

    Yeah! That's the one. I didn't know about the Western Digital versions
back when I was selling these.

    I Googled and found the Seagate drive I used to use with this
controller: the ST-351AX, a 43 MB IDE drive that could be jumpered for
either 8 or 16 bit controllers.

    I also stumbled into a beautifully done web site that shows some great
pictures and descriptions of many of these early hard drives:


    Really jangled some old brain cells.

    Paul Pennington
    Augusta, Georgia
Received on Thu Dec 16 2004 - 10:50:43 GMT

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