[vcf-midatlantic] Looking for an SCA adapter

Bill Degnan billdegnan at gmail.com
Mon May 16 17:22:24 UTC 2022

These are the DEC drive adapters, right?  Can you send a picture of
what you're looking for?

On Mon, May 16, 2022 at 1:00 PM Ethan O'Toole via vcf-midatlantic
<vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
> > All,
> > I'm looking for an 80 pin SCA to 50 pin SCSI adapter.... with 16 bit
> > termination. All the ones I can find now either don't have termination, or
> > only have 8 bit termination. Vendors that have them listed on their sites
> > respond that they're NLA when emailed.
> > I have some late SCA drives, and want to use one on in a Mac SE/30. They
> > don't seem to have any built in termination, and get upset if only half of
> > the lines are terminated!
> > If you have one or two of these you'd like to part with shoot me a note!
> > Thanks,
> I think I have some SCA to 50 pin adapters but don't know if they have
> termination or what. Bad news is the are in storage inside the Cray down
> in Norfolk. Next time I am down there I can grab them for you. I had
> bought them to use SCA disks in place of the original 5.25" FH 9GB Seagate
> drives that were in the system that were missing, but at the time I didn't
> realize that Unicos looks for SCSI IDs of Cray part numbers to use disks.
> Still need to dump that disk firmware and put it out in the wild.
>                         - Ethan
> > --
> > Jason Perkins 313 355 0085 Sent from my iPhone
> >

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