[BBC-Micro] Digital Services Digistore Tape Drive

Pete Turnbull pete at dunnington.plus.com
Thu Dec 21 08:27:11 GMT 2006


Ian Wolstenholme wrote:
> Thanks for the ROM and the command list, really very much
> appreciated.

You're welcome :-)

> As soon as I get a cable knocked up to connect both the
> Winchester disc and the Digistore at the same time (why
> did Acorn put that 37-pin D-type socket on the back??!!!)

Because it's the most robust common connector they could find for the 
1MHz bus, which needs 34 pins.  Digital Services provided a cable with a 
  DC37 on each end to conect a Digistore to a Winchester.  BTW, you do 
realise it's supposed to be a daisy-chained bus, like a SCSI bus?



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