[vcf-midatlantic] Looking for a Kalok IDE drive
perkins.jason at gmail.com
Thu Jan 10 11:51:40 EST 2019
I don't think I can make it to this workshop :(
I'm also looking for a 16 bit ATA drive, not SCSI.
On Thu, Jan 10, 2019 at 8:35 AM Andrew Diller <dillera at gmail.com> wrote:
> The 20Meg miniscribes on the early MacSE's had the sound you describe.
> They used a big stepper motor and not a voice coil to move the heads. That
> may be the sound you are trying to capture.
> I think i have a few of them around, i'll see if any spin up in an
> external scsi enclosure.
> If they do i'll bring it Sat.
> > On Jan 10, 2019, at 7:43 AM, Jason Perkins via vcf-midatlantic <
> vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
> > I'm using Dr. Schaeffer's IDEFile:
> > http://john.ccac.rwth-aachen.de:8000/patrick/idefile.htm
> > So I would need a 16 bit ATA drive. As far as sound, I was looking for
> > something with an audible seek, but quiet spindle. The Lisa's original
> > Widget drive has a rather unique sound, and I want to capture some of
> > uniqueness with the IDEfile. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0ADMHAdSNpM
> > In one of my IDEFiles I have a ~200 mb Quantum drive. It makes some nice
> > unique sounds, but is developing stiction issues.
> > -J
> > On Wed, Jan 9, 2019 at 11:22 AM Herb Johnson via vcf-midatlantic <
> > vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
> >> "Why??? I’m looking for something to use with an IDE adapter on my Lisa,
> >> and [I] want it to sound interesting."
> >> It's a little amusing, to ask for hard drives based on acoustics. I'm an
> >> old person from a different time; I guess it's a thing now. (Yes, I know
> >> there's videos of stacks of drives playing tunes, thank you.) When drive
> >> stepping was noisier, it was a diagnostic, more convenient than a
> >> blinking "drive activity" LED.
> >> I'm guessing, the Lisa may not accept any ancient IDE hard-drive. I know
> >> that some really old IDE hard drives have "the wrong" IDE interface (8
> >> bit data and not standard 16 bit data). Is there a list of IDE hard
> >> drive brand/models the Lisa could reasonably use?
> >> So - is there really a demand for "acoustic" IDE hard drives? Also, with
> >> a sound like a winding up jet engine as they start up? I can dig up some
> >> of these. No warranties.
> >> Herb
> >> --
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> > --
> > Jason Perkins
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