Pete Turnbull pete at
Sun Aug 9 17:06:36 CDT 2015

On 09/08/2015 18:14, Sean Caron wrote:
> DEC did sell a version of the BA23 that was intended to be used just as an
> expansion peripherals cabinet. You shouldn't have any problems putting HH
> devices in BA23 bays (so long as you have the appropriate interfaces to
> drive them) but you may need i.e. 3.5" to 5.25" bracket to attach to the
> BA23 sleds, and you'll have (cosmetic) blank space on top after putting a
> HH device in a FH bay. I imagine you'd have to make a special bracket to
> mount a TZ30/RX33 over-under in one of the 5.25" bays in the BA23 but it
> could certainly be done ... No such factory configuration exists AFAIK

If a TZ30 has the same mounting holes as a 5.25" disk drive, it's 
doable.  There's an official DEC mounting kit to mount 2 x RX33 where 
you'd normally find an RX50 in a BA23/BA123.  It's basically two side 
plates, to hold the upper and lower drives together.


Pete Turnbull

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