[vcf-midatlantic] Bernoulli Drives needed in working condition

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Tue May 18 16:48:54 UTC 2021

  I thought the OP was talking about 8" Bernoullis.  Their proprietary
interface is, as I understand it, a derivative of SCSI, but it's not
directly compatible with SCSI.


On 5/18/21 12:45 PM, Andrew Diller via vcf-midatlantic wrote:
> These work normally in any Classic Mac with a SCSI connector. Jeff I set one up in the Hotel for just this type of thing.
> -andy
>> On May 18, 2021, at 10:03 AM, Jeffrey Brace via vcf-midatlantic <vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
>> Someone donated two 10x10 Bernoulli drives to VCF. They are in unknown
>> condition. She gave us the manual, a cable and one cartridge. She wants to
>> donate the remaining cartridges, but would like to supervise the deletion
>> of the data they have on them. So we need one in working condition first.
>> As I understand it, the drives need a special card on an "older" PC to
>> operate. She disposed of the PC that had that card.
>> Is there anyone who has this card and can get these drives in working order
>> so that the lady can delete her data?
>> =========================================
>> Jeff Brace
>> Vice President & Board Member
>> Vintage Computer Festival East Show-runner
>> Vintage Computer Federation is a 501c3 charity
>> http://www.vcfed.org/
>> jeffrey at vcfed.org

Dave McGuire, AK4HZ
New Kensington, PA

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