[vcf-midatlantic] Bernoulli Drives needed in working condition

Andrew Diller dillera at gmail.com
Tue May 18 18:58:29 UTC 2021

I agree, I thought they were the 44/88 drives popular in mid '90s.

> On May 18, 2021, at 12:48 PM, Dave McGuire via vcf-midatlantic <vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
>  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.
>              -Dave
> 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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