MicroVax II question

From: Fred N. van Kempen <waltje_at_pdp11.nl>
Date: Mon Jan 5 21:40:58 2004

>fire_at_dls.net wrote:

> I wanted to revive my MicroVax II (BA23 cabinet I think) and add
> RZ74 (4GB drive) to it. I am writing number from memory, perhaps
> I have made mistakes. Will this card on Ebay do the trick?
> http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=2775848822&category=1247&rd=1
> I believe this might be the easiest way to get SCSI support
> on my machine, but perhaps this card is incompatible, or
> drive is too big?

Uhm... be *very* careful with connecting these drives, and the
KDA50 controllers, to the BA23 power supply. Most of these
will *not* be able to handle them together, since the KDA50
controller (SDI to QBus) is a power-hungry monster.

Other than that, the drive would work just fine on the VAX.

Received on Mon Jan 05 2004 - 21:40:58 GMT

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