Diloq SQ703 to SQ706 conversion
cz at alembic.crystel.com
Sun Aug 16 14:22:26 CDT 2020
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On 8/16/2020 3:19 PM, Nigel Johnson via cctalk wrote:
> Chris, if I had that ESDI drive I could at least get a system onto the
> machine to explore further!
> Where are you? Could you mail it to me in Toronto, Canada?
> How much moolah do you need to do this?
> Nigel Johnson, MSc., MIEEE, VE3ID/G4AJQ/VA3MCU
> Amateur Radio, the origin of the open-source concept!
> Skype: TILBURY2591 nw.johnson at ieee.org
> On 16/08/2020 15:16, Chris Zach via cctalk wrote:
>> Don't know much about the Dilogs (other than there were tape and disk
>> versions) but ESDI disks can still be found on Ebay, I have a spare
>> 150mb drive if you need it. They are quite quick all things
>> considered, and some of the ESDI controllers had pretty good hardware
>> acceleration features in addition to block and burst mode DMA.
>> (running 327mb ESDI disks on my 11 and am very happy with performance)
>> On 8/16/2020 11:24 AM, Nigel Johnson via cctalk wrote:
>>> I'm getting back to trying to restore my MicroVax II. Existing
>>> controllers are ESDI and MFM, disks hard to find.
>>> So I would like to convert a brand-new DQ703 I have to SQ706 so I can
>>> mount SCSI disks.
>>> I understand it is just a prom change.
>>> Does anybody have any info, or perhaps a PROM image?
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