OLD Hard drive

Posted on 1998-09-22
Last Modified: 2008-03-03
I'm just trying to use an old ALPS DR311C901A as a test drive for fiddling with my systems, testing Partition software, etc....
I need a table with the jumper settings so as I can set it up as a slave to an IBM H/D  I just need to know of either a site where I can find it, or if someone can tell me the Jumper settings.....ThanX
Question by:nicademus
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ID: 1125587
Hi points because although it's an easy question I need it quick, and I've got points to spend....

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ID: 1125588
Not sure how this will come out looking but here is the info you reqd.  If you can't read it try the following url:

Jumper Settings                  (Viewed from the front of the drive)
               MS2     MS0     SYN    -HSP    -ACT
                   MS1     DC      MS3    -DSP    -C/D
                O   O   O   O   O   O   O   O   O   O
                O   O   O   O   O   O   O   O   O   O
                   1 drive    2 drives    2 drives
                              (master)    (slave)            
           -C/D     short       short      open
           -ACT     short       Note1      Note1
           -DSP     open        short      open
           -HSP     open        open       Note2
 Note 1    To light the LED on both drives, short -ACT.
 Note 2    If a "slave present" signal is required from the master drive,
           short -HSP.
 Note 3    -ACT and -HSP are connected to the same signal interface line.
           They should NOT be shorted at the same time.

Author Comment

ID: 1125589
Thank You Muchly, it turned out rather well actually.
Well Tabulated.  =)

Expert Comment

ID: 1125590
Hi nicademus,
Glad it all made sense!
Cheers for the points.

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