Subscription auto-renews at the end of the term Learn more. ATA started out with the logical move of reducing cost by integrating the disk controller with the drive electronics–other devices came later. Thread Tools Show Printable Version. Bombs out ‘invalid option’ when running the config. I’m half tempted to drag out my 50 to 68 pin converter to see how one of my 9 gig 15K RPM cheetah’s works out for it You are downloading trial software.

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All times are GMT Originally Posted by Chuck G. Page 1 of 2 1 2 Last Jump to page: Starting to think that Athlon I was gonna use as a linux box in the garage is now getting one of my cards. I was using a couple old meg IDE drives in my IBM and the BIOS wouldn’t even let me use the full capacity and finally got tired of bad sectors and errors so I installed an Adaptec AHAA, basically the old full length version of the card, that I was lucky enough to have saved from the scrap pile at work.

For instance, even though the 1542fc claim support for up to seven devices, I have never gotten any two of my SCSI drives to work at the same time. Its objective was to lower cost–something it achieved wonderfully.


Click a thumbnail to view larger image: I’ve been putting my old AT system back together 15442cf decades of the motherboard sitting in a box He is a lifelong computer geek and loves everything related to computers, software, and new technology. Not just a picture from the manufacturer’s website, but the actual piece of equipment you would receive.

Adaptec Aha-1542cf 50-pin ISA SCSI Controller Card

Early SCSI certainly had plenty of “voodoo”, particularly when it involved more than one device type on a bus. Please feel free to contact us at sales artisantg. Thank you for submitting your InstraView Request! We know there are plenty of differences when it comes to used equipment and quite often, choosing between different pieces is difficult, especially when the equipment is not sitting right in front of you.

BEST disk controller for build is AHACF?

Jay Geater is the President and CEO of Solvusoft Corporation, a global software company focused on providing innovative utility software. Thread Tools Show Printable Version. All of the Adaptec SCSI controllers I have worked with were finely crafted, and nearly bulletproof, but I would never have owned one “in the day” because of the high cost.

There is no question ahz Adaptec products are generally top-notch.

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RampAT card — that last one I’m still struggling with on parity errors that I don’t think is the ram’s fault. Join Date Jan Posts 1, SCSI was expensive when compared to other consumer-level interfaces.


I’d be interested to know what real throughput these systems deliver.

Have you then tried it with the other two sticks? Its objective was to lower cost–something it achieved wonderfully.

BEST disk controller for build is Manuals, Datasheets, Drivers, Links. Microsoft Gold Certified Company Recognized for best-in-class capabilities as an ISV Independent Software Vendor Solvusoft is recognized by Microsoft as a leading Independent Software Vendor, achieving the highest level of completence and excellence in software development.

The time now is Those 1X9 sticks are 9 chip, not 3 chip, right? For those of you not familiar with it: How is the Gold Competency Level Attained?

Don’t confuse SCSI with other interfaces with regard to ease of use. Please contact one of our Customer Support Specialists if you have any questions about what is included with this equipment or if you require any additional information. Promiseit can be just as easy to attach a 1542cv disk as any other interface.