[sebhc] Thinking building USB for H-89 -- ?

Barry Watzman Watzman at neo.rr.com
Fri Mar 17 17:01:17 CST 2006

How about a hard drive?  Think about it ... you can buy used 1 gigabyte
laptop hard drives for $1 to $5 (they are too small to be useful in a
laptop), and an external USB case for under $10.  We are talking about $11
to $15 for a hard drive for an H89 (or, presumably an H8 or an S-100 system,
since the host side should be easily adaptable to almost any 8080/Z-80 based

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Lee Hart
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Subject: Re: [sebhc] Thinking building USB for H-89 -- ?

bill malcolm wrote:
> Hi -- All - I have been thinking of building  USB for various old 8 bit
> machines.
> It is much easer than you might think.  There is available a Rom like unit
> that can be plugged into a Rom/Prom Socket. The cost is only about $25.00.
> Any interest?

What would you do with it? What sorts of USB devices would have any
meaning if connected to an H89 or H8?
Ring the bells that still can ring
Forget the perfect offering
There is a crack in everything
That's how the light gets in    --    Leonard Cohen
Lee A. Hart, 814 8th Ave N, Sartell MN 56377, leeahart_at_earthlink.net
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