[sebhc] list archive and a specific question
leeahart at earthlink.net
Wed Jul 6 16:52:15 CDT 2005
Barry Watzman wrote:
> On the WD support chips, although I hate to suggest this, if a Z-100
> controller becomes available (or even, for that matter, an entire
> Z-100), it has those same chips, socketed, and you could pull them
> to build up the 89-37.
I know. I have a couple dead Z-100s, and that's where the WD chips in
the Z89-37 I built came from. Forgive me father, for I have sinned.
But your comments sparked a (mad?) idea. The S-100 size Z-100 card is
physically small enough to fit in the H8. Do you suppose it might be
possible to build an H8-to-S100 adapter? Could a Z-100's floppy card be
used pretty much as-is in an H8 to provide soft-sector support?
Ring the bells that you can ring
Forget your perfect offering
There is a crack in everything
That's how the light gets in
-- Leonard Cohen, from "Anthem"
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