[rescue] Gotta love those PeeCees

Sheldon T. Hall shel at cmhcsys.com
Tue Jun 10 11:30:48 CDT 2003

 Phil Stracchino said ...
> I think I remember seeing a VERY VERY FEW "dual-bus" boards that had an
> MCA connector on one edge of the board and an EISA connector on the
> other. You could, so the manufacturer claimed, just flip them
> edge-for-edge and use them in either class of machine.  ISTR the
> reasoning was that in the low numbers they were producing, it was more
> cost-effective to build a single board with both interface chipsets on
> it than to manufacture two different versions of the card.
> Does anyone else remember these, or am I hallucinating?

I think DCA dis that with some Irma cards, and maybe the 5150 emulator card,
too.  I was at DCA at the time, but I can't remember any details....


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