[rescue] Ok, what kind of SCSI connector is this?

Thomas Gallaway tgallaway at comcast.net
Fri Aug 1 11:18:21 CDT 2003

If you google for the model# of the drive it most likely will tell you 
what kind of connector it is.
Maybe they are IDE?


On Friday, August 1, 2003, at 12:05 PM, Earl D. Baugh Jr. wrote:

> I've been continuing to dig thru my pile of SCSI drives (it's amazing 
> how much stuff you realize you have once you have to move it...new 
> houses do that...)  Anyway, I've got two 4gb WD drives (I don't have 
> the model number here) which I'm not sure what kind of SCSI connectors 
> they have.
> It's not a 50 pin.  And it's not the same as on my U2.  And they look 
> like they have a fair number of pins...maybe it's still 50, in two 
> rows...not sure, they're at home, and I'm at work.. Looking at 
> http://www.scsita.org/aboutscsi/Pictures.html doesn't show the 
> connector types I have.   I was thinking that the U2 had SCA, but then 
> I'm not sure what these would be.   The connector is centered on the 
> back of the drive, but on the bottom edge.    I've done some googling 
> and can't seem to find exactly what the U2 has, in terms of connector 
> (is it SCA or SCA2?)  Anyway, I'm trying to figure out what these 
> other drives are, and where I might be able to use them (I've got to 
> find out what they are so I can test them first of course...)
> I've got a cable that they'd connect into, but I'm not sure I have 
> anywhere to connect it too....
> Earl
> p.s. As part of the digging, I also found that I have 3 200mb drives 
> (woop-de-do), a working 1 gb drive, and a working 8 gb drive (all 50 
> pin drives).   A dead 2 gb, and a dead 1 gb drive, so the find  wasn't 
> without it's share of casualties... Not a bad haul, given it's been in 
> a box of parts that I got for free, but just hadn't dug thru. 
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