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J.T.Kirk
26th March 2010, 10:12
Hi, if my problem with the IDE drive I have can't be resolved in my thread here: http://amibay.com/showthread.php?t=5390 ...

...then I'm looking for a SCSI DVD-ROM drive (68pin) with black fascia preferably.

arnljot
26th March 2010, 11:52
I think I've only seen these in external versions.

You'll have much greater chance of success if you request a normal fast scsi-ii drive, 50 pins.

68pin black wide scsi cdrom drive... I'm tempted to call that rare, but I've painted myself into a corner with postings in another thread here ;)

AndyLandy
26th March 2010, 12:05
I think I've only seen these in external versions.

You'll have much greater chance of success if you request a normal fast scsi-ii drive, 50 pins.

68pin black wide scsi cdrom drive... I'm tempted to call that rare, but I've painted myself into a corner with postings in another thread here ;)

Do they even exist?

I've never seen a SCSI CD-ROM with anything other than a 50pin connector. If you want to use it on a 68pin cable, you use an adapter. Simple as!

Of course, black-fascia SCSI is another interesting point. Do they exist? I guess they must do, but again I've never seen one.

AndyLandy
26th March 2010, 12:10
Apparently they do exist!

http://www.bixnet.com/16xinscdolad.html

(I have no experience of this trader, link is simply to show that such things exist)

UPDATE: This drive is converted from a IDE drive with LVD SCSI-IDE bridge controller.
So this one doesn't exist, but there's a much better solution, get an IDE drive and whack a bridge on it!

J.T.Kirk
26th March 2010, 12:12
I've seen that. That's an IDE drive with a SCSI2IDE bridge.

AndyLandy
26th March 2010, 12:15
So get a bridge, they'll be cheap and you can use a far better optical drive.

After all, ATAPI (Which IDE CD drives use) is just SCSI protocol over the IDE wires.

J.T.Kirk
26th March 2010, 12:16
It depends if I find a solution in my problem first.:)

arnljot
26th March 2010, 12:18
I can find traces of it on google... plextor 04N2967-BLACK seems to be a 68pin (wide scsi) black internal scsi cdrom drive...

So never say never...

J.T.Kirk
29th March 2010, 11:41
Damn. Please close this thread.

keropi
29th March 2010, 12:17
ok .