Re: Tell me about drives
Charlie Springer wrote:
On Tue, 9 Jan 2007 01:29:16 -0800, Michael J. Mahon wrote
(in article <[email protected]>):
And I don't know of any drives with a DIN (circular) connector...
Do you mean the DSub-19 connector? Both the drives and the controllers
are electrically identical to the 20-pin header connector style except
Yes, I meant the D connector.
for the provision of both drive select lines and the "pass-through" of
the Drive 2 select to the Drive 1 select inside the drive.
Thus the daisy chain connection?
Exactly. This approach was first used by Apple on the Disk /// drives.
I have tried multiple Apple II units and the whites won't boot on the older
ones. I'll have to set them up side by side and try again. It was a while
ago. Weather is predicted for about 15 degrees up to freezing the next couple
of days and my shop is not heated so I might wait till next week.
Youch! We're expecting a cold snap, too, but I'm inside. ;-)
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