[Coco] Tandy Hard Disk Controller
neilsmorr at hotpop.com
Fri Mar 3 13:46:16 EST 2006
----- Original Message -----
From: "Gene Heskett" <gene.heskett at verizon.net>
> Did they actually ever *sell* one? I looked at the one the local shack
> had, but at $129.95 I couldn't bring myself to write the check, NDI
> what ever became of it. AIUI at the time, it also required another
> interface controller card between its cable and the drive proper &
> nobody had a clue as to what it might be required to do, or if it was
> even available. It had a maximum of 3 16 pin dips in it that even if
> gold plated, couldn't convince me it was worth the asking price.
IIRC, you needed a R/S 'Primary Drive', which contained the HD controller.
This was the standard R/S setup. The VERY expensive 'Tandy Hard Disk
Controller' was just a very simple interface with a few chips.
I'd like to get a schematic for it - never found one.
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