Sean Caron scaron at
Sun Aug 9 17:21:47 CDT 2015

I did not know that. It must have been a fairly rare thing? I don't think
I've ever seen one photographed.



On Sun, Aug 9, 2015 at 6:06 PM, Pete Turnbull <pete at>

> 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
> Pete Turnbull

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