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Bannon
February 12th, 2016, 03:34 PM
I just acquired a Model 70 and would like to unplug the ESDI drive and use a SCSI drive or SCSI-->CF card solution instead. Would the system recognize the SCSI drive as the primary HD? Thanks.

Stone
February 12th, 2016, 03:43 PM
Since SCSI is initialized by the BIOS on its controller I don't see why it wouldn't work. Do you have an MCA SCSI card?

Bannon
February 12th, 2016, 06:58 PM
Thanks Stone for the quick reply and I do. I may give that a try.

Denniske1976
February 13th, 2016, 02:28 AM
Where are you gonna get power for the drive? Tap it from the ESDI connector or maybe use one of those SCSI cards with Molex connector on it?

Bannon
February 13th, 2016, 03:01 AM
Nothing as elaborate as tapping into the ESDI connector. The Future Domains SCSI card has a Molex connector.