8-bit XT IDE Controller PCB

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8-bit XT IDE Controller PCB

Postby lizardb0y on Thu Apr 12, 2012 10:17 am

This looks very interesting indeed. You can get the PCB for free, but you'll need to acquire the components and program the CPLD yourself. Based on a Vintage Computer forum project from a year or so ago.

http://dangerousprototypes.com/docs/XT_ ... controller
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Re: 8-bit XT IDE Controller PCB

Postby SpidersWeb on Thu Apr 12, 2012 10:29 am

Ahh didn't realise you could get free PCBs!

I've been using the AT version of their ROM in my 386 for a while now. Standard 16 bit IDE controller but with a 20Gb LBA drive hanging off it (although DOS can only read 8 ).

I try to keep my 8 bit machines MFM based, but I should really get a couple of XTIDE cards for when that's not an option any more.
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