vl-bus cards work in isa slots?

Will vl-bus cards work in isa slots?
Adaptec 2842A SCSI card and an Diamond Stealth VRAM card designed for vl-bus don't seem to work in isa slots.

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magarityConnect With a Mentor Commented:
Nope.  I know the first half of the card LOOKS like it goes in an ISA slot, but VESA cards need a VESA slot.  the VESA extension is not optional.
It fits, but have you noticed the extra stuff hanging off the end there?  It is somewhat necessary.
That is sort of like one computer that I worked on.  I plugged everything in properly but was unable to get any sound out of it.  When I opened the computer, the user had put the PCI sound card in but not bothered to plug in into a PCI slot.  The actual connectors were sitting to the left of an ISA slot, even, just hanging in mid air.  I guess that one was supposed to be a wireless sound card!!
WakeupSpecialist 1Commented:
Definitely not as the others have stated....you need a VLB slot.  VLB slots are not easy to come by.  Good luck!
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I have quite a few VLB mobos.  They are basically useless since the technology is so old.  It is also a bit hard to find CPUs to use on them.
Now that I think of it...  I did once have an ISA bus IDE controller that had an optional socket on the end to add on a VESA extender module.  So there were a RARE few cards that can go in either type socket.

A long shot, but you can look on the card for a jumper with a label indicating ISA or VESA.
davidbAuthor Commented:
thank you all
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