compact-flash/ide adapter

Started by Hul Tytus in sci.electronics.design10 years ago 6 replies

sci.electronics.design compact-flash/ide adapter A compact-flash/ide adapter (SD-CF-IDE-A) from dealextreme.com worked well but only as a...

sci.electronics.design compact-flash/ide adapter A compact-flash/ide adapter (SD-CF-IDE-A) from dealextreme.com worked well but only as a master, not as a slave, which is a distinct bother. Anyone know of an ide adapter that works either way, either from dealextreme or another dealer? Hul


PC reliability

Started by legg in sci.electronics.design3 years ago 64 replies

Is it just an impression, or are PC's not crashing as regularly as they used to? Looking at the machines here, it seems that this shift...

Is it just an impression, or are PC's not crashing as regularly as they used to? Looking at the machines here, it seems that this shift occurred roughly around the time IDE HDDs were replaced by SATA. With three machines, I used to expect to have a clunk HDD at least once a year, if not just cloned to a larger drive. Haven't had a HDD fail since 2011. What goes? RL


MS-Dos 6.22 in PCemV15Win don't see CD-ROM drive when 1 partition + 3 logical partitions ? How to fix ?

Started by Anonymous in sci.electronics.design3 years ago 2 replies

Hello, I created 8 GB image with PCemV15, installed ms-dos 6.22 into it. Used WinImage to convert floppy images to img format also used it to...

Hello, I created 8 GB image with PCemV15, installed ms-dos 6.22 into it. Used WinImage to convert floppy images to img format also used it to insert additional files and fixes into iso's and such. Used SCSI harddisk drive setting to install ms-dos 6.22 onto 8 GB harddisk, MS-DOS 6.22 creates first partition as 2 GB. (Later switched back to standard IDE and used "auto" detect sett


arduino pro mini vs Nano

Started by dcas...@krl.org in sci.electronics.design6 years ago 9 replies

Just some thoughts that may help someone. To get started I would recommend the Nano. You just need it , a usb cable, and the IDE downloaded....

Just some thoughts that may help someone. To get started I would recommend the Nano. You just need it , a usb cable, and the IDE downloaded. The Nano has a usb chip on the module. No hassles about connecting. The pro mini does not have a usb chip, but is otherwise the same. To use it you need a usb to TTL adapter. I bought an adapter with a FDTI232 chip and could not get


OT: Old AMD64 Athlon Box, Hard Drive?

Started by Jim Thompson in sci.electronics.design5 years ago 16 replies

Disposing of an old/ancient AMD64 Athlon Box whose motherboard died... Pulled hard-drive: Western Digital WD1600 WD Caviar Enhanced IDE...

Disposing of an old/ancient AMD64 Athlon Box whose motherboard died... Pulled hard-drive: Western Digital WD1600 WD Caviar Enhanced IDE Hard Drive Drive Parameters: LBA 312581808 160GB Does an adapter exist to read this drive via USB? ...Jim Thompson -- | James E.Thompson | mens | | Analog Innovat...