"System Technology Associates"? SDI-ESDI adapter

From: Ethan Dicks <dickset_at_amanda.spole.gov>
Date: Thu Oct 21 19:20:20 2004

On Thu, Oct 21, 2004 at 04:58:00PM -0700, Doc Shipley wrote:
> I'm sitting on a pair of half-wide rackmount storage devices
> silk-screened "RA 8" and "System Technology Associates" on front.
> Standard buttons - Write-Protect, Fault, A, B, on the front panel and an
> LED readout. 3 characters, I think. There's a Control Data Corp label
> on top of the box, but the model label on the side is STA. Model RA8-1100.
> Open PSU inside, and a logic board that converts the SDI I/O to talk
> to 2 Maxtor XT-8760-E ESDI drives.

That sounds similar to a box I have at home, but with an SDI<->ESDI bridge.

Mine is full-width (19"), and has the mounting space for 2 sets of drives
and bridge card, but only one set is installed, (2 x 1.2GB).

> So, has anybody ever seen one?

Not that exact one; sorry.


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