HP test board?

From: Joe R. <rigdonj_at_cfl.rr.com>
Date: Fri Sep 24 10:36:20 2004


   I know that you and Steve were working on writing some software for the
9885. If you can use this to help figure out the pin out or operation of
the 9885s you're welcome to it for a indefinite loan.


At 10:48 AM 9/24/04 -0400, you wrote:
>The 9555 does indeed use a DB-37.
>I have a system with a 9885M drive, and plan on trying to write a device
>for it sometime soonish...
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Joe R." <rigdonj_at_cfl.rr.com>
>To: <cctalk_at_classiccmp.org>
>Sent: Thursday, September 23, 2004 4:12 PM
>Subject: HP test board?
>> Something else that I found this morning. A circuit board about 3 x 5"
>> square with four toggle switches and a push button switch. The toggle
>> switches are labeled Freq (0,1), WREN (off,on), Hold (off,on) and DRCT
>> (out,in). The pushbutton is labeled Step and next to it is a LED labeled
>> TRK 00. On the other end of the board is long wire with a E-Z hook on the
>> end of it. Next to where the wire is connected it says Connect to A5 TP9.
>> The part number on the board is 98015-66501. On the back of the board is
>> DE-37F connector. There are no other connectors or power jacks so
>> apparently it gets it's power from the DUT. I'm guessing that it's used
>> for testing some kind of HP disk drive. I think the HP 9885 disk drive
>> the DD-37 connectors so I think it might be for that. Anyone know any more
>> about it?
>> Joe
Received on Fri Sep 24 2004 - 10:36:20 BST

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