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# 180507 11-Sep-2015 13:51
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Looking for a SCSI-1 card that I can plug an old Amiga SCSI drive into my PC (or an older PC) - PCI or ISA, long as it works ;)





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You know, I may have one, assuming I didn't finally chuck it out in the last e-waste collection.  Let me check tonight.

FWIW, any SCSI standard card *should* be backward compatible as long as you can find the right cable.

 
 
 
 


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  # 1385697 11-Sep-2015 14:21
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ubergeeknz: You know, I may have one, assuming I didn't finally chuck it out in the last e-waste collection.  Let me check tonight.

FWIW, any SCSI standard card *should* be backward compatible as long as you can find the right cable.


Thats probably part of it too... having a cable.. forgot that :-p




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  # 1385724 11-Sep-2015 15:13
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I had half a dozen suitable cards, sadly they all went out a few months ago prior to a house move.




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  # 1385733 11-Sep-2015 15:26
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HA I am currently looking for the exact same thing.

I have some old DDS1 and DDS2 3.8mm DAT cartridges I would like to restore from the late 90's. 

Problem is I don't have the drives or the PCI SCSI cards. I am hoping to find something somewhere and if possible install the PCI SCSI into an older PC running Linux. Then hopefully linux recognizes the DDS drives and I can restore the data.

PS: Don't forget those SCSI terminators.  

Edit: I did come across these on ebay. 

http://www.ebay.com/itm/IOMEGA-USB-SCSI-50pin-1GB-2GB-JAZ-Usb-adapter-NEW-IN-FACTORY-SEALED-BOX-/291554770862

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I'll have a look at home, I came across a DDS drive a few weeks ago when I was having a clearout and I might have put it aside to sell on Trade Me.

I may even have the matching SCSI card and cable.  I will post an update here when I've had a chance to look for it.

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Sorry, looks like I was a bit ruthless in my e-waste clearout :(

SCSI cards, cables and adapters can be found pretty cheap on the likes of aliexpress, though, if you don't turn anything up.  

 
 
 
 


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  # 1386138 12-Sep-2015 12:16

xpd: Looking for a SCSI-1 card that I can plug an old Amiga SCSI drive into my PC (or an older PC) - PCI or ISA, long as it works ;)



I have an old SCSI card based on the NCR 53C810 chip.

It is SCSI-2. But, that is backwards compatible with SCSI-1. I don't think you will find true SCSI-1 anyway. The standard didn't really takeoff until SCSI-2.

It will definitely work with really old OSes (like WINNT, Windows 2000), will probably work with Windows XP and Windows 2003, and (remote possibility) might work with OSes as late as Windows 7 32-bit.

These were included with some Asus motherboards. So there is a short user guide at the end of a motherboard manual (.pdf format).

It looks like this.... (not my photo)...





Also, I have some disk trays (that fit in a 5 1/4 " slot). That way you can change the SCSI drive without taking you PC apart.






I can probably find you a cable and a terminator.

I don't need anything for the parts as long as you can pay shipping.

I live in Christchurch.

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  # 1386158 12-Sep-2015 12:23
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JWR:
xpd: Looking for a SCSI-1 card that I can plug an old Amiga SCSI drive into my PC (or an older PC) - PCI or ISA, long as it works ;)



I have an old SCSI card based on the NCR 53C810 chip.

It is SCSI-2. But, that is backwards compatible with SCSI-1. I don't think you will find true SCSI-1 anyway. The standard didn't really takeoff until SCSI-2.

It will definitely work with really old OSes (like WINNT, Windows 2000), will probably work with Windows XP and Windows 2003, and (remote possibility) might work with OSes as late as Windows 7 32-bit.

These were included with some Asus motherboards. So there is a short user guide at the end of a motherboard manual (.pdf format).

It looks like this.... (not my photo)...

Also, I have some disk trays (that fit in a 5 1/4 " slot). That way you can change the SCSI drive without taking you PC apart.


I can probably find you a cable and a terminator.

I don't need anything for the parts as long as you can pay shipping.

I live in Christchurch.


Keen :) Let me know via PM what you want for postage and bank details.

Cheers :)




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  # 1386195 12-Sep-2015 13:25

DizzyD: HA I am currently looking for the exact same thing.

I have some old DDS1 and DDS2 3.8mm DAT cartridges I would like to restore from the late 90's. 

Problem is I don't have the drives or the PCI SCSI cards. I am hoping to find something somewhere and if possible install the PCI SCSI into an older PC running Linux. Then hopefully linux recognizes the DDS drives and I can restore the data.

PS: Don't forget those SCSI terminators.  

Edit: I did come across these on ebay. 

http://www.ebay.com/itm/IOMEGA-USB-SCSI-50pin-1GB-2GB-JAZ-Usb-adapter-NEW-IN-FACTORY-SEALED-BOX-/291554770862


I think you would need to get your DAT drive first and then look for a card.

It is likely the DAT drive will use a different SCSI standard (probably wide SCSI) and then you might have problems finding cables to fit.

Also, there is a possibility of finding USB and IDE DAT drives.

I don't know how far backwards read compatibility goes with DAT drives.

I have a working DAT 72 (USB on Windows Server 2003) and might see if it can read DDS3 tapes. I use it to read old tapes too.

Also, I will check to see if I have another working drive. I have a box of them. But, no idea if they work or not.

/edit BTW what OS/Software was used to write the tapes in the first place ? /edit

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