Intellec MDS questions

From: Dwight K. Elvey <>
Date: Sun Feb 6 17:48:15 2005

>From: "Joe R." <>
> *Actually this might be quite true. Most of mine came from places like
>Harris Corp and Martin Marietta and they usually buy well loaded systems.
>If you're in an area that had a lot of small companies and you're getting
>the MDSs from them they may have bought the cheapest system (SD) they could
> My 2 cents,
> Joe

Hi Joe
 There is another good reason to get the SD systems. The SD
format was able to be read by other machines. The M2FM
was different enough that it could only be read by an
Intel controller on a Multi-Bus. From what I was told when
I was there, this was more of a mistake than an intention.
There were several slightly different specs being proposed
at the time and Intel thought that the M2FM would was the
front runner. They designed around it and the industry went
the other way.
Received on Sun Feb 06 2005 - 17:48:15 GMT

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