Table of Contents

 

Manufacturer Index

A

Abit Computer Corporation, 379
Acculogic, Inc.
contact information, 379
controller cards
ISAPPORT, 100
SIDE-2/PCI, 101, 102
SIDE-3/PLUS, 103-104
SIDE-4, 105-106
SIDE-4/PLUS, 107-108
Acer, Inc., 379
Achme Computer, Inc., 380
Actiontec Electronics, Inc., 380
Adaptec, Inc.
contact information, 380
controller cards
AHA-1510, 109
AHA-1510A, 110
AHA-1520, 111-112
AHA-1520A, 113-114
AHA-1522, 111-112
AHA-1522A, 113-114
AHA-1540, 115-116
AHA-1540A, 117-119
AHA-1540B, 120-122
AHA-1540CF, 124
AHA-1540CP, 123-124
AHA-1542A, 117-119
AHA-1542B, 120-122
AHA-1542CF, 123-124
AHA-1542CP, 123-124
AHA-1740/AHA-1742A, 125
AHA-1740A, 126
AHA-1742A, 126
AHA-2740A, 127
AHA-2740A-TWIN, 127
AHA-2740T, 127
AHA-2742, 127
AHA-2742A, 127
AHA-2742A-TWIN, 127
AHA-2742T, 127
AHA-2742W, 128
AHA-2744W, 128
AHA-2840VL, 129-130
AHA-2842VL, 129-130
AHA-2940W, 131
AHA-2944W, 132
AHA-3980, 133
AHA-3980W, 134
AHA-3985, 133
AHA-3985W, 134
AMM-1510M, 135
AMM-1525M, 136
AMM-1570, 137-139
AMM-1572, 140-142
AVA-1505, 143
AVA-2825, 144
ADS International, Inc., 380
Advanced Computer Technology, Ltd., 380
Advanced Digital Information Corporation, 381
Advanced Integration Research, Inc., 381
Advanced Logic Research, Inc., 381
Advanced Storage Concepts, 381
Advanced System Products, Inc., 381
Advantage Memory Corporation
contact information, 382
IDE drive specifications, 280
Alpha Omega Computer Corporation, 382
Alps Electric (USA), Inc.
contact information, 382
IDE drive specifications, 280
American Digicom Corporation, 382
American Megatrends, Inc., 382
Ampex Corporation
contact information, 382
IDE drive specifications, 280
Ampro Computers, Inc., 383
Andromeda Systems, Inc., 383
Aquarius Systems, Inc., 383
Archive Corporation, 383
ARCO Computer Products, 383
Areal Technology, Inc.
contact information, 383
IDE drive specifications, 280
Asus Computer International, 384
Atasi Technology, IDE drive specifications, 281
ATC/Unitron Computers & Computer Parts, 384
Atronics International, Inc., 384
Atto Technology, Inc.
contact information, 384
IDE drive specifications, 281
Aura Associates, IDE drive specifications, 281
Auva Computer, Inc., 384

B

BASF
contact information, 384
IDE drive specifications, 281
BCM Advanced Research, Inc., 385
Behavior Tech Computer Corporation, 385
Belfort Memory International
contact information, 385
IDE drive specifications, 282
Bioteq, 385
Boca Research, Inc., 385
Brand Technologies, IDE drive specifications, 282
Bull HN Information Systems, Inc.
contact information, 385
IDE drive specifications, 282
Buslogic, Inc.
contact information, 386
controller cards
BT-545S, 145-147
BT-757C, 148
BT-757CD, 148
BT-946C, 149
BT-956C, 150

C

C.Itoh Electronics
contact information, 386
IDE drive specifications, 282-283
Calluna Technology, Inc.
contact information, 386
IDE drive specifications, 283
Cardiff Peripherals
Corporation, IDE drive specifications, 283
Century Data, Inc., IDE drive specifications, 283
Chaintech Computer Company, Ltd., 386
Chicony, Inc., 386
Ciprico, Inc., 386
CMD Technology, Inc., 387
CMS Enhancements, Inc.
contact information, 387
IDE drive specifications, 284-286
CNET Technology, Inc., 387
Cogent Data Technologies, Inc., 387
COGITO, IDE drive specifications, 286
Colorado MSI, see Monolithic Systems, Inc.
Compaq Computer Corporation
contact information, 387
IDE drive specifications, 286-287
Computer Memories, Inc., IDE drive specifications, 287
Conner Peripherals, Inc.
contact information, 388
hard drives
CFA-1080A, 191
CFA1275S, 192-193
CFA-170A, 191
CFA-270A, 191
CFA-340A, 191
CFA-540A, 191
CFA-810A, 191
CFA850S, 192-193
CFP1080S, 192-193
CFP2107S, 194-195
CFP4207S, 194-195
CFS1081A, 196
CFS1621A, 196
CFS-210A, 191
CFS-420A, 191
CP30174, 191
CP-30344, 191
CP30540, 197-198
CP31370, 197-198
IDE drive specifications, 287-290
Control Concepts, Inc., 388
Control Data Corporation, IDE drive specifications, 291-294
Core International, Inc.
contact information, 388
IDE drive specifications, 294-296
Corel Corporation, 388
CSS Laboratories, Inc., 388

D

Daeyoung Electronics, IDE drive specifications, 296
Data Technology Corporation
contact information, 388
controller cards
DTC 2278EB, 152-153
DTC-2130D, 151
DTC2280 PLUS, 154-155
Datastor Technology Co., Inc., 389
Dell Computer Corporation, 389
Diamond Flower, Inc., 389
Digital Equipment Corporation
contact information, 389
IDE drive specifications, 296-297
Digital Storage Solutions
contact information, 390
IDE drive specifications, 297
Disctec
contact information, 390
IDE drive specifications, 297
Disctron, Inc., IDE drive specifications, 297
Distributed Processing Technology
contact information, 390
controller cards
PM2024, 156-158
PM2024-MAC, 156-158
PM2044UW, 159-161
PM2044UW-MAC, 159-161
PM2044W, 159-161
PM2044W-MAC, 159-161
PM2124, 162-164
PM2124-MAC, 162-164
PM2124W, 162-164
PM2124W-MAC, 162-164
PM2144UW, 159-161
PM2144UW-MAC, 159-161
PM2144W, 159-161
PM2144W-MAC, 159-161
Diverse Logistics, Inc., 390
DMA Systems, IDE drive specifications, 297
DTK Computer, Inc.
contact information, 390
PTI-227 controller card, 165-167

E

Eastern Electronics Company, 390
ELCOH, IDE drive specifications, 297
Elitegroup Computer Systems, Inc., 391
Emulex Corporation, 391
Epson, Inc.
contact information, 391
IDE drive specifications, 298
Everex Systems, Inc., 391
Evergreen Systems, Inc., 391

F-G

First International Computer, Inc., 392
Fuji Electric Corporation
contact information, 392
IDE drive specifications, 298
Fujitsu Corporation
contact information, 392
hard drives
M2691EQ/ER, 199-200
M2692EQ/ER, 199-200
M2693EQ/ER, 199-200
M2694EQ/ER, 199-200
M2952Q, 201-202
M2954Q, 201-202
IDE drive specifications, 298-304
Future Domain Corporation, 392
Giga-Byte Technology Co., Ltd., 392
Goldstar Electronics International, Inc., 393
GSI, Inc., 393

H

Hewlett-Packard Company
contact information, 393
hard drives
HP C3324A 044, 203-204
HP C3325A 044, 203-204
HP C3724WC, 203-204
HP C3725WC, 203-204
IDE drive specifications, 304-306
Hitachi Corporation
contact information, 393
hard drives
DK-315-10M, 205-206
DK-315C-11, 205-206
DK-315C-14, 205-206
DK-325C-57, 205-206
DK511-3, 207-208
DK511-5, 207-208
IDE drive specifications, 306-308
Hyosung Computer, IDE drive specifications, 308

I

IBM Corporation
contact information, 393
IDE drive specifications, 309-314
ICL, 393
Infomatic Power Systems Corporation (IPX), 394
Infortrend Technology, Inc., 394
Infosystems, LTD., IDE drive specifications, 314
Initio Corporation, 394
Integral Peripherals
contact information, 394
IDE drive specifications, 314
Intel Corporation, 394
Intelligent Computer Peripherals, 394
International Memories, Inc. (IMI), IDE drive specifications, 315
Iomega Corporation
contact information, 395
IDE drive specifications, 315

J

J&A Computer Co., Ltd.
contact information, 395
IDE drive specifications, 315
Jameco Electronic Components, 395
JC Information systems Corporation, 395
JCT, IDE drive specifications, 315
JPN Corporation, 395
JTS Corporation
contact information, 395
IDE drive specifications, 315
Juko Laboratories, Ltd., 396
JVC
contact information, 396
IDE drive specifications, 316

K

Kalok Corporation, IDE drive specifications, 316
Kentech Computer (HK), Ltd., 396
Kimpsion International, 396
Kingston Technology Corporation, 396
Kouwell Electronic Corporation, 397
Kyocera Electronics, Inc.
contact information, 397
IDE drive specifications, 316

L

Lapine, IDE drive specifications, 317
Lava Computer Manufacturing, Inc.
COMPLETE-550 controller card, 168-170
contact information, 397
Leadingspect Corporation, 397
Linksys, 397
Lomas Data Products, Inc., 397
Longshine Microsystem, Inc., 398

M

Magicram, Inc., 398
Magitronics, 398
Maxtor Corporation
contact information, 398
hard drives
250837, 209
251005, 209
251340, 209
71000A, 210-211
71050A, 210-211
71050AT, 210-211
71084A, 210-211
71084AP, 210-211
71350AP/A, 212
71626A, 210-211
71626AP, 210-211
71687AP/A, 212
72025AP, 212
72577AP, 212
72700AP, 212
7541A, 210-211
7541AP, 210-211
80875A, 212
81081A2, 213
81280A2, 213
81312A, 212
81620A3, 213
81750A, 212
82100A4, 213
82187A, 212
82560A4, 213
82580A5, 213
82625A, 212
83062A, 212
83201A6, 213
83500A, 212
83840A6, 213
84000A6, 213
84320A8, 213
85120A8, 213
MX9217SSW, 214-215
IDE drive specifications, 317-322
Mecer Corporation, 398
Media Vision Technology, Inc., 398
Mega Drive Systems
contact information, 399
IDE drive specifications, 323
Memorex Telex Corporation
contact information, 399
IDE drive specifications, 323
Memtech Technology
contact information, 399
IDE drive specifications, 323
Micro Equipment Corporation, 399
Micropolis Corporation
contact information, 399
hard drives
4221, 216-217
4221AV, 216-217
4525A (Ver. 1), 218
4540A (Ver. 1), 218
4550A (Ver. 1), 218
4743SS, 219-220
IDE drive specifications, 324-328
Microscience International Corporation, IDE drive specifications, 328-330
Micro-Star International Co., Ltd., 399
Microtech International, 400
Miniscribe, IDE drive specifications, 330-332
Mitsubishi Electronics
contact information, 400
IDE drive specifications, 332
MMI, IDE drive specifications, 332
Modular Circuit Technology, 400
Monolithic Systems, Inc.
contact information, 400
MICROPAQ 452 REV. B controller card, 171-173
Mountain Network Solutions, Inc., 400
Multibest Industrial & Manufacturing, Inc., 400
Mylex Corporation, 400

N

NCL, IDE drive specifications, 332
NCR Corporation
contact information, 401
IDE drive specifications, 332-333
NEC Technologies, Inc.
contact information, 401
IDE drive specifications, 333-334
NEI, IDE drive specifications, 334
New Media Corporation, 401
Newbury Data, IDE drive specifications, 334-335
Nexstor, Inc., 401
Northgate Computer Systems, Inc., 401
NPL, IDE drive specifications, 335

O

Ocean Information Systems, Inc., 401
Okidata
contact information, 402
IDE drive specifications, 335
Olivetti
contact information, 402
IDE drive specifications, 335
Optima Technology
contact information, 402
IDE drive specifications, 335-336
Orca Technology, IDE drive specifications, 336
Orchid Technology, 402
Otari
contact information, 402
IDE drive specifications, 336

P

Panasonic Industrial Company
contact information, 403
IDE drive specifications, 336
PC Ware International, Inc., 403
Perceptive Solutions, Inc., 403
Peripherals Enterprise Co., Ltd.
contact information, 403
IDE drive specifications, 336-337
Pine Technology, 403
Plus Development Corporation, IDE drive specifications, 337
Practical Enhanced Logic Corporation, 403
Prairietek, IDE drive specifications, 337-338
Priam Corporation, IDE drive specifications, 338-339
Prolink Computer, Inc., 404
Promise Technology, Inc.
contact information, 404
controller cards
DRIVECACHE
DC2040, 174-175
EIDEMAX, 176
RT1600, 178-179
SCSIMAX PREMIER SCSI, 177
SCSIMAX ULTRA PREMIER SCSI, 177

Q

Q Logic Corporation, 404
QDI Computer, Inc., 404
Quantum Corporation
contact information, 404
hard drives
1080AT, 221
1080S, 222
1280AT, 221
3107L/LD, 226-227
3133L/LD, 226-227
420AT, 221
420S, 222
540AT, 221
540S, 222
635AT, 221
640AT, 221
840S, 222
850AT, 221
850S, 222
Atlas II XP32181 SCA, 251-252
Atlas II XP32181S, 249-250
Atlas II XP32181W/WD, 223-224
Atlas II XP32275D, 253-255
Atlas II XP32275S, 253-255
Atlas II XP34361 SCA, 251-252
Atlas II XP34361S, 249-250
Atlas II XP34361W/WD, 223-224
Atlas II XP34550D, 253-255
Atlas II XP34550S, 253-255
Atlas II XP39100 SCA, 251-252
Atlas II XP39100D, 253-255
Atlas II XP39100S, 249-255
Atlas II XP39100W/WD, 223-224
Atlas XP31070S, 249-250
Atlas XP31070W/WD, 223-224
Atlas XP32150S, 249-250
Atlas XP32150W/WD, 223-224
Atlas XP34300S, 249-250
Atlas XP34300W/WD, 223-224
Bigfoot 1275/1275AT, 225
Bigfoot 2550/2550AT, 225
Capella VP31110, 245-246
Capella VP31110S, 245-246
Capella VP32210, 245-246
Capella VP32210S, 245-246
DSP3053L/LD, 226-227
DSP3160, 226-227
DSP3210, 226-227
Empire 1080S, 228-229
Empire 1400S, 228-229
Empire 1440S, 228-229
Empire 2100S, 228-229
Empire 2160S, 228-229
Empire 540S, 228-229
Europa 1080AT, 230
Europa 540AT, 230
Europa 810AT, 230
Fireball TM 1.0AT, 231
Fireball TM 1.2AT, 231
Fireball TM 2.1AT, 231
Fireball TM 2.5AT, 231
Fireball TM 3.2AT, 231
Fireball TM 3.8AT, 231
Grand Prix XP32151S, 232-233
Grand Prix XP34301S, 232-233
Lightning 365AT, 234-235
Lightning 540AT, 234-235
Lightning 730AT, 234-235
Maverick 270AT, 234-235
Maverick 270S, 236
Maverick 540AT, 234-235
Maverick 540S, 236
Pioneer SG 1080AT, 237
Pioneer SG 2110AT, 237
Prodrive 1080S, 228-229
Prodrive 1800S, 238-239
Prodrive 525S Rev. 1, 238-239
Prodrive ELS 127AT, 234-235
Prodrive ELS 170AT, 234-235
Prodrive ELS 42AT, 234-235
Prodrive ELS 85AT, 234-235
Prodrive LPS 120AT, 234-235
Prodrive LPS 127AT, 234-235
Prodrive LPS 127S, 236
Prodrive LPS 170AT, 234-235
Prodrive LPS 170S, 236
Prodrive LPS 210AT, 234-235
Prodrive LPS 240AT, 234-235
Prodrive LPS 270AT, 234-235
Prodrive LPS 340AT, 234-235
Prodrive LPS 340S, 236
Prodrive LPS 420AT, 234-235
Prodrive LPS 525S, 238-239
Prodrive LPS 540AT, 234-235
Saturn VP31080, 240-241
Saturn VP31080S, 242-243
Saturn VP32170, 240-241
Saturn VP32170S, 242-243
Sirocco 1700AT, 244
Sirocco 2550AT, 244
VP31110W/WD, 247-248
VP32210W/WD, 247-248
IDE drive specifications, 339-344
Quatech, Inc., 404
Quick Technology, Inc., 405
Quickpath Systems, Inc., 405

R

Rancho Technology, Inc., 405
Relialogic Corporation Private, Ltd., 405
Ricoh Corporation
contact information, 405
IDE drive specifications, 344
RMS
contact information, 406
IDE drive specifications, 344
Rodime, Inc., IDE drive specifications, 344-346

S

Samsung Electronics, Inc.
contact information, 406
hard drives
PLS-30854S, 256
PLS-31084S, 256
PLS-31274S, 256
STG-31271A, 257
STG-31601A, 257
TBR-31081A, 258
WNR-31271A, 259
WNR-31601A, 259
WNR-32100A, 259
WNR-32101A, 259
WNR-32501A, 259
IDE drive specifications, 346-347
Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd., 406
SBE, Inc., 406
Scientific Micro Systems, 406
Seagate Technology, Inc.
contact information, 406
hard drives
BARRACUDA 1 (VER. 2), 263-264
BARRACUDA 2 (VER. 3), 263-264
BARRACUDA 2LP (VER. 4), 271-272
HAWK 1, 261-262
HAWK 2(VER. 1), 261-262
HAWK 2LP (VER.2), 267-268
HAWK 4 (VER. 1), 267-268
MARATHON 130SL, 260
MARATHON 170SL, 260
MARATHON 210SL, 260
MARATHON 260SL, 260
MARATHON 340, 260
MARATHON 455, 260
MARATHON 520, 260
MEDALIST 1080 (VER. 1), 273-274
ST11200N, 261-262
ST11200ND, 261-262
ST11201N, 261-262
ST11201ND, 261-262
ST11700N, 261-262
ST11700ND, 261-262
ST11900N, 261-262
ST11900ND, 261-262
ST11950W, 263-264
ST11950WD, 263-264
ST12400N, 261-262
ST12400ND, 261-262
ST12550W, 263-264
ST12550WD, 263-264
ST15230NC, 265-266
ST15230W/WD, 267-268
ST1830N, 261-262
ST1950N, 261-262
ST1980N, 261-262
ST1980ND, 261-262
ST31220A, 273-274
ST31230W/WD, 267-268
ST31250DC/WC, 269-270
ST31250WD, 271-272
ST32430W/WD, 267-268
ST32550DC/WC, 269-270
ST32550WD, 271-272
ST3500N, 261-262
ST3600N, 261-262
ST3600ND, 261-262
ST3601N, 261-262
ST3601ND, 261-262
ST3780A, 273-274
ST9051A, 260
ST9052A, 260
ST9077A, 260
ST9080A, 260
ST9096A, 260
ST9100A, 260
ST9100AG, 260
ST9140AG, 260
ST9144A, 260
ST9145A, 260
ST9145AG, 260
ST9150AG, 260
ST9190AG, 260
ST9235A, 260
ST9235AG, 260
ST9240A, 260
ST9240AG, 260
ST9295AG, 260
ST9300AG, 260
ST9385AG, 260
ST9550AG, 260
ST9655AG, 260
IDE drive specifications, 347-360
Seanix Technology, Inc., 407
Shugart Corporation, IDE drive specifications, 360-361
Siemens Nixdorf Informationssyteme AG
contact information, 407
IDE drive specifications, 361
SIIG, Inc., 407
Silicon Star International, Inc., 407
Simple Technology, Inc.
contact information, 407
IDE drive specifications, 361
Sony Corporation
contact information, 408
IDE drive specifications, 361
Standard Microsystems Corporation, 408
STB Systems, Inc., 408
Storage Dimensions
contact information, 408
IDE drive specifications, 361-362
Sunix Co., Ltd., 408
Symbios Logic
contact information, 409
NCR8250S controller card, 180
Syquest Technology
contact information, 409
IDE drive specifications, 362

T

Talon, IDE drive specifications, 362
Tandon Corporation
contact information, 409
IDE drive specifications, 363
Tandy/Radio Shack
contact information, 409
IDE drive specifications, 363
TEAC Corporation
contact information, 409
IDE drive specifications, 363-364
Tekram Technology Co., Ltd., 409
Texas Instruments
contact information, 410
IDE drive specifications, 364
TMC Research Corporation, 410
Tokico, IDE drive specifications, 364
Toshiba
contact information, 410
IDE drive specifications, 364-367
Trantor Systems, Ltd., 410
Tulin
contact information, 410
IDE drive specifications, 367
Tyan Computer Corporation
contact information, 411
S1366 controller card, 181-184

U

Ultrastor Corporation, ULTRA15C controller card, 185-186
United Microelectronics Corporation, 411

V

Vela Research, Inc., 411
Vertex, IDE drive specifications, 367-368
Visiontek, 411
Viva Computer Company, 411
VTech Industries, Inc., 411

W

Western Digital Corporation
contact information, 412
hard drives
AT CAVIAR, 275
WDAL110, 276
WDAL220, 276
WDAL254, 276
IDE drive specifications, 368-370
WYSE Technology, Inc., 412

X-Z

Xebec America, IDE drive specifications, 370
Xirlink, Inc.
contact information, 412
SCSI CONTROLLER
XL-221 controller card, 187
Y-E Data America, Inc.
contact information, 412
IDE drive specifications, 370-371
Zentek Storage, Inc.
contact information, 412 IDE drive specifications, 371
Zobex, 412

Index

Symbols

1080AT hard drive, 221
1080S hard drive, 222
1280AT hard drive, 221
250837 hard drive, 209
251005 hard drive, 209
251340 hard drive, 209
3107L/LD hard drive, 226-227
3133L/LD hard drive, 226-227
420AT hard drive, 221
420S hard drive, 222
4221 hard drive, 216-217
4221AV hard drive, 216-217
4525A (Ver. 1) hard drive, 218
4540A (Ver. 1) hard drive, 218
4550A (Ver. 1) hard drive, 218
4743SS hard drive, 219-220
540AT hard drive, 221
540S hard drive, 222
635AT hard drive, 221
640AT hard drive, 221
71000A hard drive, 210-211
71050A hard drive, 210-211
71050AT hard drive, 210-211
71084A hard drive, 210-211
71084AP hard drive, 210-211
71350AP/A hard drive, 212
71626A hard drive, 210-211
71626AP hard drive, 210-211
71687AP/A hard drive, 212
72025AP hard drive, 212
72577AP hard drive, 212
72700AP hard drive, 212
7541A hard drive, 210-211
7541AP hard drive, 210-211
80875A hard drive, 212
81081A2 hard drive, 213
81280A2 hard drive, 213
81312A hard drive, 212
81620A3 hard drive, 213
81750A hard drive, 212
82100A4 hard drive, 213
82187A hard drive, 212
82560A4 hard drive, 213
82580A5 hard drive, 213
82625A hard drive, 212
83062A hard drive, 212
83201A6 hard drive, 213
83500A hard drive, 212
83840A6 hard drive, 213
84000A6 hard drive, 213
840S hard drive, 222
84320A8 hard drive, 213
850AT hard drive, 221
850S hard drive, 222
85120A8 hard drive, 213

A

actuators, see head actuators
AHA-1510 controller card, 109
AHA-1510A controller card, 110
AHA-1520 controller card, 111-112
AHA-1520A controller card, 113-114
AHA-1522 controller card, 111-112
AHA-1522A controller card, 113-114
AHA-1540 controller card, 115-116
AHA-1540A controller card, 117-119
AHA-1540B controller card, 120-122
AHA-1540CF controller card, 124
AHA-1540CP controller card, 123-124
AHA-1542A controller card, 117-119
AHA-1542B controller card, 120-122
AHA-1542CF controller card, 123-124
AHA-1542CP controller card, 123-124
AHA-1740/AHA-1742A controller card, 125
AHA-1740A controller card, 126
AHA-1742A controller card, 126
AHA-2740A controller card, 127
AHA-2740A-TWIN controller card, 127
AHA-2740T controller card, 127
AHA-2742 controller card, 127
AHA-2742A controller card, 127
AHA-2742A-TWIN controller card, 127
AHA-2742T controller card, 127
AHA-2742W controller card, 128
AHA-2744W controller card, 128
AHA-2840VL controller card, 129-130
AHA-2842VL controller card, 129-130
AHA-2940W controller card, 131
AHA-2944W controller card, 132
AHA-3980 controller card, 133
AHA-3980W controller card, 134
AHA-3985 controller card, 133
AHA-3985W controller card, 134
air filters, 22-23 AMM-1510M controller
card, 135 AMM-1525M controller
card, 136 AMM-1570 controller card, 137-139
AMM-1572 controller card, 140-142
AT CAVIAR hard drives, 275
ATA IDE interfaces
ATA specification, 42
commands, 44-46
dual-drive configurations, 43
I/O cable, 44
I/O connector, 43
intelligent IDE drives, 46-47
intelligent zoned recording IDE drives, 47
non-intelligent IDE drives, 46
signals, 44
ATA Packet Interface (ATAPI), 51
ATA-2 (enhanced IDE), 47
data transfer speed, 49-50
DMA transfer modes, 50-51
drive capacity, 48-49
ATAPI (ATA Packet Interface), 51
Atlas II XP31070S hard drive, 249-250
Atlas II XP32181 SCA hard drive, 251-252
Atlas II XP32181W/WD, 223-224
Atlas II XP32275D hard drive, 253-255
Atlas II XP32275S hard drive, 253-255
Atlas II XP34361 SCA hard drive, 251-252
Atlas II XP34361S hard drive, 249-250
Atlas II XP34361W/WD, 223-224
Atlas II XP34550D hard drive, 253-255
Atlas II XP34550S hard drive, 253-255
Atlas II XP39100 SCA hard drive, 251-252
Atlas II XP39100D hard drive, 253-255
Atlas II XP39100S hard drive, 249-255
Atlas II XP39100W/WD, 223-224
Atlas XP31070S hard drive, 249-250
Atlas XP31070W/WD, 223-224
Atlas XP32150S hard drive, 249-250
Atlas XP32150W/WD, 223-224
Atlas XP34300S hard drive, 249-250
Atlas XP34300W/WD, 223-224
automatic drive typing, 83
automatic head parking, 22
AVA-1505 controller card, 143
AVA-2825 controller card, 144
average seek time (hard drives), 30

B

BARRACUDA 1 (VER. 2) hard drive, 263-264
BARRACUDA 2 (VER. 3) hard drive, 263-264
BARRACUDA 2LP (VER. 4) hard drive, 271-272
bezels, 28-29
Bigfoot 1275/1275AT hard drive, 225
Bigfoot 2550/2550AT hard drive, 225
BIOS
addresses, 99
debug codes, 98
IDE interface drive types, 373
IDE parameters, 279
BT-545S controller card, 145-147
BT-757C controller card, 148
BT-757CD controller card, 148
BT-946C controller card, 149
BT-956C controller card, 150

C

cache programs, 31-32
Capella VP31110 hard drive, 245-246
Capella VP31110S hard drive, 245-246
Capella VP32210 hard drive, 245-246
Capella VP32210S hard drive, 245-246
CFA-1080A hard drive, 191
CFA1275S hard drive, 192-193
CFA-170A hard drive, 191
CFA-270A hard drive, 191
CFA-340A hard drive, 191
CFA-540A hard drive, 191
CFA-810A hard drive, 191
CFA850S hard drive, 192-193
CFP1080S hard drive, 192-193
CFP2107S hard drive, 194-195
CFP4207S hard drive, 194-195
CFS1081A hard drive, 196
CFS1621A hard drive, 196
CFS-210A hard drive, 191
CFS-420A hard drive, 191
clusters, 90-91
COMPLETE-550 controller card, 168-170
Conner Peripherals drives, 53-54
controller cards
AHA-1510, 109
AHA-1510A, 110
AHA-1520, 111-112
AHA-1520A, 113-114
AHA-1522, 111-112
AHA-1522A, 113-114
AHA-1540, 115-116
AHA-1540A, 117-119
AHA-1540B, 120-122
AHA-1540CF, 124
AHA-1540CP, 123-124
AHA-1542A, 117-119
AHA-1542B, 120-122
AHA-1542CF, 123-124
AHA-1542CP, 123-124
AHA-1740/AHA-1742A, 125
AHA-1740A, 126
AHA-1742A, 126
AHA-2740A, 127
AHA-2740A-TWIN, 127
AHA-2740T, 127
AHA-2742, 127
AHA-2742A, 127
AHA-2742A-TWIN, 127
AHA-2742T, 127
AHA-2742W, 128
AHA-2744W, 128
AHA-2840VL, 129-130
AHA-2842VL, 129-130
AHA-2940W, 131
AHA-2944W, 132
AHA-3980, 133
AHA-3980W, 134
AHA-3985, 133
AHA-3985W, 134
AMM-1510M, 135
AMM-1525M, 136
AMM-1570, 137-139
AMM-1572, 140-142
AVA-1505, 143
AVA-2825, 144
BIOS debug codes, 98
BT-545S, 145-147
BT-757C, 148
BT-757CD, 148
BT-946C, 149
BT-956C, 150
COMPLETE-550, 168-170
connections
4-pin drive activity connectors, 98
on-board power sources, 97
DRIVECACHE DC2040, 174-175
DTC 2278EB, 152-153
DTC-2130D, 151
DTC2280 PLUS, 154-155
EIDEMAX, 176
hardware settings
base I/O address, 99
BIOS address, 99
data transfer modes, 99
I/O options, 99
IRQ, 99
undocumented jumpers, 99
ISAPPORT, 100
MICROPAQ 452 REV. B, 171-173
NCR8250S, 180
PM2024, 156-158
PM2024-MAC, 156-158
PM2044UW, 159-161
PM2044UW-MAC, 159-161
PM2044W, 159-161
PM2044W-MAC, 159-161
PM2124, 162-164
PM2124-MAC, 162-164
PM2124W, 162-164
PM2124W-MAC, 162-164
PM2144UW, 159-161
PM2144UW-MAC, 159-161
PM2144W, 159-161
PM2144W-MAC, 159-161
PTI-227, 165-167
RT1600, 178-179
S1366, 181-184
SCSI CONTROLLER XL-221, 187
SCSIMAX PREMIER SCSI, 177
SCSIMAX ULTRA PREMIER SCSI, 177
SIDE-2/PCI, 101-102
SIDE-3/PLUS, 103-104
SIDE-4, 105-106
SIDE-4/PLUS, 107-108
ULTRA15C, 185-186
CP30174 hard drive, 191
CP-30344 hard drive, 191
CP30540 hard drive, 197-198
CP31370 hard drive, 197-198
cylinder skew, 34-35

D

data encoding schemes, 1
FM (Frequency Modulation), 2
MFM (Modified Frequency Modulation), 2
RLL (Run Length Limited), 2-3
dedicated servos, 20-22
differential SCSI, 58
Differential SCSI, 66
Direct Memory Access channels, see DMA channels
disk tracks, sectors
capacity, 3
format example, 4-5
gaps, 4-6
headers, 4
ID data, 5
multiple zoned recording, 6-7
trailers, 4
user DATA field, 5
disks, see hard drives
DK-315-10M hard drive, 205-206
DK-315C-11 hard drive, 205-206
DK-315C-14 hard drive, 205-206
DK-325C-57 hard drive, 205-206
DK511-3 hard drive, 207-208
DK511-5 hard drive, 207-208
DMA (Direct Memory Access) channels, 80-82
DRIVECACHE DC2040 controller card, 174-175
drives
automatic typing, 83
see also hard drives
DSP3053L/LD hard drive, 226-227
DSP3160 hard drive, 226-227
DSP3210 hard drive, 226-227
DTC 2278EB controller card, 152-153
DTC-2130D controller card, 151
DTC2280 PLUS controller card, 154-155

E

EIDE, see ATA-2
EIDEMAX controller card, 176
embedded servos, 19-20
Empire 1080S hard drive, 228-229
Empire 1400S hard drive, 228-229
Empire 1440S hard drive, 228-229
Empire 2100S hard drive, 228-229
Empire 5216S hard drive, 228-229
Empire 540S hard drive, 228-229
encoding schemes, 1
FM (Frequency Modulation), 2
MFM (Modified Frequency Modulation), 2
RLL (Run Length Limited), 2-3
Enhanced IDE, see ATA-2
ESDI (Enhanced Small Device Interface), 40
capacity limitations, 74-75
Europa 1080AT hard drive, 230
Europa 540AT hard drive, 230
Europa 810AT hard drive, 230

F

faceplates, 28-29
Fast SCSI, 59
Fast/Wide SCSI, 59
Fast-20 SCSI, 59
Fast-40 SCSI, 60
FAT (File Allocation Table), 89
FAT32 (File Allocation Table, 32-bit), 90
FDISK program, 92-93
ferrite heads, 11-12
Fiber Channel SCSI, 60
File Allocation Table (FAT), 89
File Allocation Table, 32-bit (FAT32), 90
files sytems, 89-90
Fireball TM 1.0AT hard drive, 231
Fireball TM 1.2AT hard drive, 231
Fireball TM 2.1AT hard drive, 231
Fireball TM 2.5AT hard drive, 231
Fireball TM 3.2AT hard drive, 231
Fireball TM 3.8AT hard drive, 231
FM (Frequency Modulation) encoding, 2
formatting
high-level, 93-94
low-level, 85-89
data backup, 85
drive operating position, 86
IDE software, 88-89
nondestructuve formatters, 89
SCSI software, 88
system temperature, 86
Frequency Modulation (FM) encoding, 2

G

Grand Prix XP32151S hard drive, 232-233
Grand Prix XP34301S hard drive, 232-233
grounding straps, 25-26
grounding tabs, 28

H

hard drives
1080AT, 221
1080S, 222
1280AT, 221
250837, 209
251005, 209
251340, 209
3107L/LD, 226-227
3133L/LD, 226-227
420AT, 221
420S, 222
4221, 216-217
4221AV, 216-217
4525A (Ver. 1), 218
4540A (Ver. 1), 218
4550A (Ver. 1), 218
4743SS, 219-220
540AT, 221
540S, 222
635AT, 221
640AT, 221
71000A, 210-211
71050A, 210-211
71050AT, 210-211
71084A, 210-211
71084AP, 210-211
71350AP/A, 212
71626A, 210-211
71626AP, 210-211
71687AP/A, 212
72025AP, 212
72577AP, 212
72700AP, 212
7541A, 210-211
7541AP, 210-211
80875A, 212
81081A2, 213
81280A2, 213
81312A, 212
81620A3, 213
81750A, 212
82100A4, 213
82187A, 212
82560A4, 213
82580A5, 213
82625A, 212
83062A, 212
83201A6, 213
83500A, 212
83840A6, 213
84000A6, 213
840S, 222
84320A8, 213
850AT, 221
850S, 222
85120A8, 213
air filters, 22-23
AT CAVIAR drives, 275
Atlas II XP31070S, 249-250
Atlas II XP32181 SCA, 251-252
Atlas II XP32181W/WD, 223-224
Atlas II XP32275D, 253-255
Atlas II XP32275S, 253-255
Atlas II XP34361 SCA, 251-252
Atlas II XP34361S, 249-250
Atlas II XP34361W/WD, 223
Atlas II XP34550D, 253-255
Atlas II XP34550S, 253-255
Atlas II XP39100 SCA, 251-252
Atlas II XP39100D, 253-255
Atlas II XP39100S, 249-255
Atlas II XP39100W/WD, 223-224
Atlas XP31070S, 249-250
Atlas XP31070W/WD, 223-224
Atlas XP32150S, 249-250
Atlas XP32150W/WD, 223-224
Atlas XP34300S, 249-250
Atlas XP34300W/WD, 223-224
Atlas XP34361W/WD, 224
BARRACUDA 1 (VER. 2), 263-264
BARRACUDA 2 (VER. 3), 263-264
BARRACUDA 2LP (VER. 4), 271-272
bezels, 28-29
Bigfoot 1275/1275AT, 225
Bigfoot 2550/2550AT, 225
capacity, 35-37
Capella VP31110, 245-246
Capella VP31110S, 245-246
Capella VP32210, 245-246
Capella VP32210S, 245-246
CFA-1080A, 191
CFA1275S, 192-193
CFA-170A, 191
CFA-270A, 191
CFA-340A, 191
CFA-540A, 191
CFA-810A, 191
CFA850S, 192-193
CFP1080S, 192-193
CFP2107S, 194-195
CFP4207S, 194-195
CFS1081A, 196
CFS1621A, 196
CFS-210A, 191
CFS-420A, 191
configuration items, 28
cost, 35
CP30174, 191
CP-30344, 191
CP30540, 197-198
CP31370, 197-198
data encoding schemes, 1
FM (Frequency Modulation), 2
MFM (Modified Frequency Modulation), 2
RLL (Run Length Limited), 2-3
DK-315-10M, 205-206
DK-315C-11, 205-206
DK-315C-14, 205-206
DK-325C-57, 205-206
DK511-3, 207-208
DK511-5, 207-208
DSP3053L/LD, 226-227
DSP3160, 226-227
DSP3210, 226-227
Empire 1080S, 228-229
Empire 1400S, 228-229
Empire 1440S, 228-229
Empire 2100S, 228-229
Empire 5216S, 228-229
Empire 540S, 228-229
ESDI (Enhanced Small Device Interface), 40
capacity limitations, 74-75
Europa 1080AT, 230
Europa 540AT, 230
Europa 810AT, 230
Fireball TM 1.0AT, 231
Fireball TM 1.2AT, 231
Fireball TM 2.1AT, 231
Fireball TM 2.5AT, 231
Fireball TM 3.2AT, 231
Fireball TM 3.8AT, 231
Grand Prix XP32151S, 232-233
Grand Prix XP34301S, 232-233
grounding tabs, 28
HAWK 1, 261, 262
HAWK 2(VER. 1), 261-262
HAWK 2LP (VER.2), 267-268
HAWK 4 (VER. 1), 267-268
HDA (Head Disk Assembly), 7
head actuators, 14
stepper motor, 15
voice coil, 15-22
head sliders, 14
HP C3324A 044, 203-204
HP C3325A 044, 203-204
HP C3724WC, 203-204
HP C3725WC, 203-204
IDE (Integrated Drive Electronics) interfaces advantages, 41
ATA-2, 47-51
ATAPI (ATA Packet Interface), 51
ATA-type, 42-47
bus versions, 41-42
cable connections, 51-52
capacity limitations, 74-75
connectors, 40
Conner Peripherals, 53-54
controller integration, 40
drive configuration, 51
drive jumper settings, 52-53
SCSI comparison, 72-73
types, 373
user definable drive types specifications, 374-378
IDE parameters, 279
IDE specifications
Advantage Memory Corporation, 280
Alps Electric (USA), Inc., 280
Amex Corporation, 280
Areal Technology, Inc., 280
Atasi Technology Inc., 281
Atto Technology, Inc., 281
Aura Associates, 281
BASF, 281
Belfort Memory International, 282
Brand Technologies, 282
Bull HN Information Systems, Inc., 282
Calluna Technology, Inc., 283
Cardiff Peripherals Corporation, 283
Century Data, Inc., 283
CItoh Electronics, 282-283
CMS Enhancements, 284
CMS Enhancements, Inc., 285-286
COGITO, 286
Compaq Computer Corporation, 286-287
Computer Memories, Inc., 287
Conner Peripherals, Inc., 287-290
Control Data Corporation, 291-294
Core International, Inc., 294-296
Daeyoung Electronics, 296
Digital Equipment Corporation, 296-297
Digital Storage Solutions, 297
Disctec, 297
Disctron, Inc., 297
DMA Systems, 297
ELCOH, 297
Epson, Inc., 298
Fuji Electric Corporation, 298
Fujitsu Corporation, 298-304
Hewlett-Packard Company, 304-306
Hitachi Corporation, 306-308
Hyosung Computer, 308
IBM Corporation, 309-314
Infosystems, LTD., 314
Integral Peripherals, 314
International Memories, Inc. (IMI), 315
Iomega Corporation, 315
J&A Computer Co., LTD., 315
JCT, 315
JTS Corporation, 315
JVC, 316
Kalok Corporation, 316
Kyocera Electronics, Inc., 316
Lapine, 317
Maxtor Corporation, 317-322
Mega Drive Systems, 323
Memorex Telex Corporation, 323
Memtech Technology, 323
Micropolis Corporation, 324-328
Microscience International Corporation, 328-330
Miniscribe, 330-332
Mitsubishi Electronics, 332
MMI, 332
NCL, 332
NCR, 332-333
NEC Technologies, 333-334
NEI, 334
Newbury Data, 334-335
NPL, 335
Okidata, 335
Olivetti, 335
Optima, 335-336
Orca Technology, 336
Otari, 336
Panasonic Industrial Company, 336
Peripherals Enterprise Co., LTD., 336-337
Plus Development Corporation, 337
Prairietek, 337-338
Priam Corporation, 338-339
Quantum Corporation, 339-344
Ricoh Corporation, 344
RMS, 344
Rodime, Inc., 344-346
Samsung Electronics, Inc., 346-347
Seagate Technology, Inc., 347-360
Shugart Corporation, 360-361
Siemens Nixdorf informationssyste me Ag, 361
Simple Technology, Inc., 361
Sony Corporation, 361
Storage Dimensions, 361-362
Syquest Technology, 362
Talon, 362
Tandon Corporation, 363
Tandy/Radio Shack, 363
TEAC Corporation, 363-364
Texas Instruments, 364
Tokico, 364 Toshiba, 364-367
Tulin, 367
Unidentified, 367
Vertex, 367-368
Western Digital Corporation, 368-370
Xebec America, 370
Y-E Data America, Inc., 370-371
Zentek Storage, Inc., 371
installing controller configuration, 77-82
formatting, 86-88
high-level formatting, 93-94
low-level formatting, 85-89
partitioning, 89-93
physical installation, 82
system configuration, 83-85
interface connectors, 27
jumpers, 189-190
Lightning 365AT, 234-235
Lightning 540AT, 234-235
Lightning 730AT, 234-235
logic boards, 26
M2691EQ/ER, 199-200
M2692EQ/ER, 199-200
M2693EQ/ER, 199-200
M2694EQ/ER, 199-200
M2952Q, 201-202
M2954Q, 201-202
MARATHON 130SL, 260
MARATHON 170SL, 260
MARATHON 210SL, 260
MARATHON 260SL, 260
MARATHON 340, 260
MARATHON 455, 260
MARATHON 520, 260
Maverick 270AT, 234-235
Maverick 270S, 236
Maverick 540AT, 234-235
Maverick 540S, 236
MEDALIST 1080 (VER. 1), 273-274
MX9217SSW, 214-215
performance, 29
average seek time, 30
cache programs, 31-32
cylinder skew, 34
head skew, 32-34
interleave selection, 32
latency, 30
transfer rate, 30-31
Pioneer SG 1080AT, 237
Pioneer SG 2110AT, 237
platters (disks), 8
PLS-30854S, 256
PLS-31084S, 256
PLS-31274S, 256
power connectors, 27
Prodrive 1080S, 228-229
Prodrive 1800S, 238-239
Prodrive 525S Rev. 1, 238-239
Prodrive ELS 127AT, 234-235
Prodrive ELS 170AT, 234-235
Prodrive ELS 42AT, 234-235
Prodrive ELS 85AT, 234-235
Prodrive LPS 120AT, 234-235
Prodrive LPS 127AT, 234-235
Prodrive LPS 127S, 236
Prodrive LPS 170AT, 234-235
Prodrive LPS 170S, 236
Prodrive LPS 210AT, 234-235
Prodrive LPS 240AT, 234-235
Prodrive LPS 270AT, 234-235
Prodrive LPS 340AT, 234-235
Prodrive LPS 340S, 236
Prodrive LPS 420AT, 234-235
Prodrive LPS 525S, 238-239
Prodrive LPS 540AT, 234-235
read/write heads, 10
ferrite, 11-12
MIG (metal-in-gap), 12
MR (magneto-resistive), 13
TF (thin film), 12-13
recording media, 8-10
oxide, 8-9
thin-film, 9
thin-film plated, 9
thin-film sputtered, 9-10
reliability, 29
Saturn VP31080, 240-241
Saturn VP31080S, 242-243
Saturn VP32170, 240-241
Saturn VP32170S, 242-243
SCSI (Small Computer System Interface)
ANSI standards, 55-56
cables/connectors, 62-66
capacity limitations, 74-75
command queuing, 60
configuration tips, 72
differential, 58
Differential, 66
drive configuration, 67-69
embedded, 54
evolution of, 57-58
Fast, 59
Fast/Wide, 59
Fast-20, 59
Fast-40, 60
Fiber Channel SCSI, 60
IDE comparison, 72-73
IDs, 54
parity, 70
Plug and Play, 71
SCSI-2, 58-59
SCSI-3, 59-60
Serial SCSI, 60
single-ended, 58
Start On Command configuration, 70
synchronous negotiation, 70
termination, 60, 66
terminator power, 70
Wide SCSI, 60
sectors, 3-7
capacity, 3
format example, 4-5
gaps, 4-6
headers, 4
ID data, 5
multiple zoned recording, 6-7
trailers, 4
user DATA field, 5
shock mounting, 35
Sirocco 1700AT, 244
Sirocco 2550AT, 244
spindle grounding straps, 25-26
spindle motors, 24
ST11200N, 261-262
ST11200ND, 261-262
ST11201N, 261-262
ST11201ND, 261-262
ST11700N, 261-262
ST11700ND, 261-262
ST11900N, 261-262
ST11900ND, 261-262
ST11950W, 263-264
ST11950WD, 263-264
ST12400N, 261-262
ST12400ND, 261-262
ST12550W, 263-264
ST12550WD, 263-264
ST15230NC, 265-266
ST15230W/WD, 267-268
ST1830N, 261-262
ST1950N, 261-262
ST1980N, 261-262
ST1980ND, 261-262
ST31220A, 273-274
ST31230W/WD, 267-268
ST31250DC/WC, 269-270
ST31250WD, 271-272
ST32430W/WD, 267-268
ST32550DC/WC, 269-270
ST32550WD, 271-272
ST3500N, 261-262
ST3600N, 261-262
ST3600ND, 261-262
ST3601N, 261-262
ST3601ND, 261-262
ST3780A, 273-274
ST-506/412 interface, 39-40
ST-506/412 interfaces capacity limitations, 74-75
ST9051A, 260
ST9052A, 260
ST9077A, 260
ST9080A, 260
ST9096A, 260
ST9100A, 260
ST9100AG, 260
ST9140AG, 260
ST9144A, 260
ST9145A, 260
ST9145AG, 260
ST9150AG, 260
ST9190AG, 260
ST9235A, 260
ST9235AG, 260
ST9240A, 260
ST9240AG, 260
ST9295AG, 260
ST9300AG, 260
ST9385AG, 260
ST9550AG, 260
ST9655AG, 260
STG-31271A, 257
STG-31601A, 257
TBR-31081A, 258
temperature acclimation, 23-24
troubleshooting, 95
VP31110W/WD, 247-248
VP32210W/WD, 247-248
WDAL1100, 276
WDAL2200, 276
WDAL2540, 276
WNR-31271A, 259
WNR-31601A, 259
WNR-32100A, 259
WNR-32101A, 259
WNR-32501A, 259
HAWK 1 hard drive, 261-262
HAWK 2(VER. 1) hard drive, 261-262
HAWK 2LP (VER.2) hard drive, 267-268
HAWK 4 (VER. 1) hard drive, 267-268
HDA (Head Disk Assembly), 7
head actuators, 14-22
stepper motor, 15
voice coil, 15-22
automatic head parking, 22
linear, 16
rotary, 16
servos, 17-22
Head Disk Assembly (HDA), 7
head skew, 32-35
head sliders, 14
High Performance File System (HPFS), 90
high-level formatting, 93-94
HP C3324A 044 hard drive, 203-204
HP C3325A 044 hard drive, 203-204
HP C3724WC hard drive, 203-204
HP C3725WC hard drive, 203-204
HPFS (High Performance File System), 90

I

I/O Port Addresses, 82
IDE
low-level formatting software, 88-89
IDE (Integrated Drive Electronics) interfaces, 40
advantages, 41
ATA-2, 47
data transfer speed, 49-50
DMA transfer modes, 50-51
drive capacity, 48-49
ATAPI (ATA Packet Interface), 51
ATA-type, 42-47
ATA specification, 42
commands, 44-46
dual-drive configurations, 43
I/O cable, 44
I/O connector, 43
intelligent IDE drives, 46-47
intelligent zoned recording IDE drives, 47
non-intelligent IDE drives, 46
signals, 44
bus versions, 41-42
cable connections, 51-52
capacity limitations, 74-75
connectors, 40
Conner Peripherals, 53-54
controller integration, 40
drive configuration, 51
drive jumper settings, 52-53
drive types, 373
SCSI comparison, 72-73
user definable drive type specifications, 374-378
IDE drive parameters, 279
IDE specifications
Advantage Memory Corporation, 280
Alps Electric (USA), Inc., 280
Amex Corporation, 280
Areal Technology, Inc., 280
Atasi Technology, Inc., 281
Atto Technology, Inc., 281
Aura Associates, 281
BASF, 281
Belfort Memory International, 282
Brand Technologies, 282
Bull HN Information Systems, Inc., 282
C.Itoh Electronics, 282-283
Calluna Technology, Inc., 283
Cardiff Peripherals Corporation, 283
Century Data, Inc., 283
CMS Enhancements, Inc., 284-286
COGITO, 286
Compaq Computer Corporation, 286-287
Computer Memories, Inc., 287
Conner Peripherals, Inc., 287-290
Control Data Corporation, 291-294
Core International, Inc., 294-296
Daeyoung Electronics, 296
Digital Equipment Corporation, 296-297
Digital Storage Solutions, 297
Disctec, 297
ELCOH, 297
Epson, Inc., 298
Fuji Electric Corporation, 298
Fujitsu Corporation, 298-304
Hewlett-Packard Company, 304-306
Hitachi Corporation, 306-308
Hyosung Computer, 308
IBM Corporation, 309-314
Infosystems, LTD., 314
Integral Peripherals, 314
International Memories, Inc. (IMI), 315
Iomega Corporation, 315
J&A Computer Co., LTD., 315
JCT, 315
JTS Corporation, 315
JVC, 316
Kalok Corporation, 316
Kyocera Electronics, Inc., 316
Lapine, 317
Maxtor Corporation, 317-322
Mega Drive Systems, 323
Memorex Telex Corporation, 323
Memtech Technology, 323
Micropolis Corporation, 324-328
Microscience International Corporation, 328-330
Miniscribe, 330-332
Mitsubishi Electronics, 332
MMI, 332
NCL, 332
NCR, 332-333
NEC Technologies, Inc., 333-334
NEI, 334
Newbury Data, 334-335
NPL, 335
Okidata, 335
Olivetti, 335
Optima, 335-336
Orca Technology, 336
Otari, 336
Panasonic Industrial Company, 336
Peripherals Enterprise Co., LTD., 336-337
Plus Development Corporation, 337
Prairietek, 337-338
Priam Corporation, 338-339
Quantum Corporation, 339-344
Ricoh Corporation, 344
RMS, 344 Rodime, Inc., 344-346
Samsung Electronics, Inc., 346-347
Seagate Technology, Inc., 347-360
Shugart Corporation, 360-361
Siemens Nixdorf informationssysteme Ag, 361
Simple Technology, Inc., 361
Sony Corporation, 361
Storage Dimensions, 361, 362
Syquest Technology, 362
Talon, 362
Tandon Corporation, 363
Tandy/Radio Shack, 363
TEAC Corporation, 363-364
Texas Instruments, 364
Tokico, 364
Toshiba, 364-367
Tulin, 367
Unidentified, 367
Vertex, 367-368
Western Digital Corporation, 368-370
Xebec America, 370
Y-E Data America, Inc., 370-371
Zentek Storage, Inc., 371
installing hard drives
controller configuration, 77-82
formatting, 86-88
high-level formatting, 93-94
low-level formatting, 85-89
partitioning, 89-93
physical installation, 82
system configuration, 83-85
Integrated Drive Electronics interfaces, see IDE interfaces
intelligent ATA-IDE drives, 46-47
intelligent zoned recording ATA-IDE drives, 47
interface connectors, 27
interfaces, 39
capacity limitations, 74-75
ESDI (Enhanced Small Device Interface), 40
IDE (Integrated Drive Electronics), 40-54
SCSI (Small Computer System Interface), 54-72
ST-506/412, 39-40
interleave selection, 32
IRQs (Interrupt Request Channels), 79-80
controller card settings, 99
ISAPPORT controller card, 100

L

latency, 30
Lightning 365AT hard drive, 234-235
Lightning 540AT hard drive, 234-235
Lightning 730AT hard drive, 234-235
linear actuators, 16
LLF (low-level formatting), 85-89
data backup, 85
drive operating position, 86
IDE software, 88-89
nondestructuve formatters, 89
SCSI software, 88
system temperature, 86
logic boards, 26
logical (translation) specifications (IDE drives), 373
low-level formatting, see LLF

M

M2691EQ/ER hard drive, 199-200
M2692EQ/ER hard drive, 199-200
M2693EQ/ER hard drive, 199-200
M2694EQ/ER hard drive, 199-200
M2952Q hard drive, 201-202
M2954Q hard drive, 201-202
magneto-resistive (MR) heads, 13
manual drive typing, 84
MARATHON 130SL hard drive, 260
MARATHON 170SL hard drive, 260
MARATHON 210SL hard drive, 260
MARATHON 260SL hard drive, 260
MARATHON 340 hard drive, 260
MARATHON 455 hard drive, 260
MARATHON 520 hard drive, 260
Maverick 270AT hard drive, 234-235
Maverick 270S hard drive, 236
Maverick 540AT hard drive, 234-235
Maverick 540S hard drive, 236
Maynard HA-101S controller card, see AHA-1540B controller card
Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF) figures, 29
MEDALIST 1080 (VER. 1) hard drive, 274
media (hard disks)
oxide, 8-9
thin-film, 9
thin-film plated, 9
thin-film sputtered, 9, 10
metal-in-gap (MIG) heads, 12
MFM (Modified Frequency Modulation) encoding, 2
MICROPAQ 452 REV. B controller card, 171-173
MIG (metal-in-gap) heads, 12
Modified Frequency Modulation (MFM) encoding, 2
MR (magneto-resistive) heads, 13
MTBF (Mean Time Between Failures) figures, 29
MX9217SSW hard drive, 214-215

N

NCR8250S controller card, 180
non-intelligent ATA-IDE drives, 46
NTFS (Windows NT File System), 90

O

oxide media, 8-9

P

partitioning
clusters, 90-91
FDISK program, 92-93
file systems, 89-90
Pioneer SG 1080AT hard drive, 237
Pioneer SG 2110AT hard drive, 237
platters (hard disks), 8
PLS-30854S hard drive, 256
PLS-31084S hard drive, 256
PLS-31274S hard drive, 256
PM2024 controller card, 156-158
PM2024-MAC controller card, 156-158
PM2044UW controller card, 159-161
PM2044UW-MAC controller card, 159-161
PM2044W controller card, 159-161
PM2044W-MAC controller card, 159-161
PM2124 controller card, 162-164
PM2124-MAC controller card, 162-164
PM2124W controller card, 162-164
PM2124W-MAC controller card, 162-164
PM2144UW controller card, 159-161
PM2144UW-MAC controller card, 159-161
PM2144W controller card, 159-161
PM2144W-MAC controller card, 159-161
power connectors, 27
Prodrive 1080S hard drive, 228-229
Prodrive 1800S hard drive, 238-239
Prodrive 525S Rev. 1 hard drive, 238-239
Prodrive ELS 127AT hard drive, 234-235
Prodrive ELS 170AT hard drive, 234-235
Prodrive ELS 42AT hard drive, 234-235
Prodrive ELS 85AT hard drive, 234-235
Prodrive LPS 120AT hard drive, 234-235
Prodrive LPS 127AT hard drive, 234-235
Prodrive LPS 127S hard drive, 236
Prodrive LPS 170AT hard drive, 234-235
Prodrive LPS 170S hard drive, 236
Prodrive LPS 210AT hard drive, 234-235
Prodrive LPS 240AT hard drive, 234-235
Prodrive LPS 270AT hard drive, 234-235
Prodrive LPS 340AT hard drive, 234-235
Prodrive LPS 340S hard drive, 236
Prodrive LPS 420AT hard drive, 234-235
Prodrive LPS 525S hard drive, 238-239
Prodrive LPS 540AT hard drive, 234-235
PTI-227 controller card, 165-167

R

read/write heads, 10-13
ferrite, 11-12
MIG (metal-in-gap), 12
MR (magneto-resistive), 13
TF (thin film), 12-13
recording media (hard disk), 8-10
oxide, 8-9
thin-film, 9
thin-film plated, 9
thin-film sputtered, 9, 10
RLL (Run Length Limited) encoding, 2-3
rotary actuators, 16
RT1600 controller card, 178-179
Run Length Limited (RLL) encoding, 2-3

S

S1366 controller card, 181-184
Saturn VP31080 hard drive, 240-241
Saturn VP31080S hard drive, 242-243
Saturn VP32170 hard drive, 240-241
Saturn VP32170S hard drive, 242-243
SCSI (Small Computer System Interface)
ANSI standards, 55-56
cables/connectors, 62-66
capacity limitations, 74-75
command queuing, 60
configuration tips, 72
differential, 58
Differential, 66
drive configuration, 67-69
embedded, 54
evolution of, 57-58
Fast, 59
Fast/Wide, 59
Fast-20, 59
Fast-40, 60
Fiber Channel SCSI, 60
IDE comparison, 72-73
IDs, 54
low-level formatting software, 88
parity, 70
Plug and Play, 71
SCSI-2, 58-59
SCSI-3, 59-60
single-ended, 58
Start On Command configuration, 70
synchronous negotiation, 70
termination, 60-66
terminator power, 70
Wide SCSI, 60
Wide Serial, 60
SCSI CONTROLLER XL-221 controller card, 187
SCSIMAX PREMIER SCSI controller card, 177
SCSIMAX ULTRA PREMIER SCSI controller card, 177
sectors
capacity, 3
format example, 4-5
gaps, 4
INTER-RECORD GAP, 5
POST INDEX GAP, 5
PRE-INDEX GAP, 6
WRITE TURN-ON GAP, 5
headers, 4
ID data, 5
multiple zoned recording, 6-7
trailers, 4
user DATA field, 5
Serial SCSI, 60
servos, 17-18
dedicated, 20-22
embedded, 19-20
wedge, 19
SIDE-2/PCI controller card, 101-102
SIDE-3/PLUS controller card, 103-104
SIDE-4 controller card, 105-106
SIDE-4/PLUS controller card, 107-108
Single Density encoding, 2
single-ended SCSI, 58
Sirocco 1700AT hard drive, 244
Sirocco 2550AT hard drive, 244
skewing, 32
calculating, 34-35
cylinder, 34
head, 32-34
sliders, 14
spindle grounding straps, 25-26
spindle motors, 24
ST11200N hard drive, 261-262
ST11200ND hard drive, 261-262
ST11201N hard drive, 261-262
ST11201ND hard drive, 261-262
ST11700N hard drive, 261-262
ST11700ND hard drive, 261-262
ST11900N hard drive, 261-262
ST11900ND hard drive, 261-262
ST11950W hard drive, 263-264
ST11950WD hard drive, 263-264
ST12400N hard drive, 261-262
ST12400ND hard drive, 261-262
ST12550W hard drive, 263-264
ST12550WD hard drive, 263-264
ST15230NC hard drive, 265-266
ST15230W/WD hard drive, 267-268
ST1830N hard drive, 261-262
ST1950N hard drive, 261-262
ST1980N hard drive, 261-262
ST1980ND hard drive, 261-262
ST31220A hard drive, 273-274
ST31230W/WD hard drive, 267-268
ST31250DC/WC hard drive, 269-270
ST31250WD hard drive, 271-272
ST32430W/WD hard drive, 267-268
ST32550DC/WC hard drive, 269-270
ST32550WD hard drive, 271-272
ST3500N hard drive, 261-262
ST3600N hard drive, 261-262
ST3600ND hard drive, 261-262
ST3601N hard drive, 261-262
ST3601ND hard drive, 261-262
ST3780A hard drive, 273-274
ST-506/412 interfaces, 39-40
capacity limitations, 74-75
ST9051A hard drive, 260
ST9052A hard drive, 260
ST9077A hard drive, 260
ST9080A hard drive, 260
ST9096A hard drive, 260
ST9100A hard drive, 260
ST9100AG hard drive, 260
ST9140AG hard drive, 260
ST9144A hard drive, 260
ST9145A hard drive, 260
ST9145AG hard drive, 260
ST9150AG hard drive, 260
ST9190AG hard drive, 260
ST9235A hard drive, 260
ST9235AG hard drive, 260
ST9240A hard drive, 260
ST9240AG hard drive, 260
ST9295AG hard drive, 260
ST9300AG hard drive, 260
ST9385AG hard drive, 260
ST9550AG hard drive, 260
ST9655AG hard drive, 260
stepper motor actuators, 15
STG-31271A hard drive, 257
STG-31601A hard drive, 257

T

TBR-31081A hard drive, 258
temperature acclimation (hard drives), 23-24
TF (thin film) heads, 12-13
thin-film media, 9
thin-film plated media, 9
thin-film sputtered media, 9-10
transfer rate (hard drives), 30-31
troubleshooting hard drives, 95

U

ULTRA15C controller card, 185-186
User Definable Drive Type, 373
specifications, 374-378

V

voice coil actuators
automatic head parking, 22
linear, 16
rotary, 16
servos, 17-18
dedicated, 20-22
embedded, 19-20
wedge, 19
VP31110W/WD hard drive, 247-248
VP32210W/WD hard drive, 247-248

W

WDAL1100 hard drive, 276
WDAL2200 hard drive, 276
WDAL2540 hard drive, 276
wedge servos, 19
Wide SCSI, 60
WNR-31271A hard drive, 259
WNR-31601A hard drive, 259
WNR-32100A hard drive, 259
WNR-32101A hard drive, 259
WNR-32501A hard drive, 259

X

XP31070W/WD hard drive, 223-224
XP32150W/WD hard drive, 223-224
XP32181W/WD hard drive, 223-224
XP34300W/WD hard drive, 223-224
XP34361W/WD hard drive, 223-224
XP39100W/WD hard drive, 223-224

Z

zoned recording, 6-7

 
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