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INDY SCA HD

Unread postby unicron » Wed Mar 08, 2017 9:45 am

I like to install SCA hard drive. In the INDY and use SCSI SCA 80 PIN NAAR 68 50 PIN SCSI Adapter. will this work? And will it fit in the INDY?
00 Game PC, Intel i7-3770K 3.50GHz, 32GB Ram, ATI Radeon HD7970-DC2T-3GD5, 2x2TB HD 128GB SSD 512GB SSD, Windows 10 Pro
01 :Indy: R4000 100MHz, 32MB, 8bit XL, IRIX 6.2
02 :Indigo2: R4400 200MHz, 128MB, GR3-Elan, HD 4,2GB, IRIX
03 :Octane: R10000 195MHz 2x, 512MB, SI and ESI, HD 2,1GB + 300GB, IRIX 6.5.30
04 :Indy: R5000SC 180MHz, 64MB, 8bit XL, HD 1GB, No OS, IRIX need new installing
05 :Indigo2IMP: R10000 195MHz, 512MB, HighImpact Graphics, 9GB HDD, IRIX 6.5.19
06 :O2: R5200SC 300MHz, 256MB, 9GB HDD, IRIX 6.5.21
07 :Octane: R12000 300MHz 1x, 512MB, ESI, HD 9GB, IRIX 6.5?
08 :Octane: R12000 400MHz 1x, 1024MB, V6, HD 9GB, IRIX 6.5?
09 :Indigo2IMP: R10000 195MHz not test ?
10 :Indigo2IMP: R10000 not test ?
11 :O2: R10000 195MHz not test ?
12 :O2: R10000 195MHz not test ?
13 :1600SW: :1600SW: :1600SW: 2x Multilink adapter

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Re: INDY SCA HD

Unread postby smj » Wed Mar 08, 2017 10:31 am

Haven't tried it with an Indy/Challenge S, but it worked fine for an Indigo2 using a 2.5" SCA HDD.
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Re: INDY SCA HD

Unread postby GL1zdA » Wed Mar 08, 2017 11:16 pm

unicron wrote:I like to install SCA hard drive. In the INDY and use SCSI SCA 80 PIN NAAR 68 50 PIN SCSI Adapter. will this work? And will it fit in the INDY?

From Ian's SCSI page:
mapesdhs wrote:Indy normally uses 1" 50pin disks; 1.6" is possible, but prevents the use of the upper disk bay. 68pin and 80pin disks can be used with a suitable SCSI adapter, though an 80pin + adapter will block the upper bay because the adapter is so high. The best solution is a 1" 68pin disk + adapter, which still leaves the upper bay available for use.
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Re: INDY SCA HD

Unread postby mapesdhs » Thu Mar 09, 2017 2:39 am

Yikes!! I need to update that page! :D

These days there are 1"-high direct 50/80pin adapters, so yes you can use an SCA + adapter just fine, you merely need to obtain a 50/80pin adapter (such adapters do not have any 68pin socket, and they are the same height as the disk). Naturally, I have them available, PM for details. :)

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