[rescue] SCSI2 to IDE (was: Re: SCSI 50 to 68 to 80 pin thingies)

J. Alexander Jacocks jjacocks at mac.com
Tue Feb 22 19:46:22 CST 2011

On Tue, 22 Feb 2011 11:36:36 -0500, "William Enestvedt" wrote:
>> ...look for a
>> 750mb or larger 12mm 2.5" parallel SCSI HDD.  Every one that I have
>> ever seen is actually a 9.5mm IDE disk, with the ADTX (or similar)
>> bridge attached, including the ones that Apple sold for their
>> PowerBooks.
>   Wait, I have a 750MB HD from Apple here that was in an old PowerBook
> wich is 12.5mm and 2.5", but it's ATA not SCSI. Am I mis-reading what
> you wrote?

Well, sorta...what I meant is that I am not aware of any 2.5" SCSI
disks, sold by Apple, with a capacity of >= 750mb.  I know, for one,
that all the 1gb 2.5" SCSI disks were EIDE with SCSI bridges.  In
fact, I've never seen a 2.5" parallel SCSI disk of > 500mb, from any

- Alex

More information about the rescue mailing list