Hi, many thanks!
My address is g.garabe...@gmail.com

Il sab 28 apr 2018, 01:48 John Impellizzeri via Ql-Users <
ql-users@lists.q-v-d.com> ha scritto:

> Giorgio,
> I remember this and actually have the IDE Expander as it was called.  I
> don’t remember if it was demonstrated or shown at one of the US shows but I
> do at least remember it was talked about and I eventually ordered one from
> QUBBESoft.  I only attended the US shows so it very well could have been
> shown at others.
> I still have the paperwork that came with it.  I never could get it to
> work however.  I don’t know if it was my QubIDE as I had an early version
> or it may have been due to the bus expander I was using.
> It was a small circuit board with a 40 pin IDE socket and another small
> socket next to it that when plugged in connected to the 6 pin header on the
> QubIDE.  There are a few diodes and a small surface mount IC on the board
> as well.  This side of the board was painted black so it covers the IC
> number.  There was no circuit diagram in the documentation.
> A 50 pin ribbon cable was attached.  One edge of the cable has 10 of the
> wires separated out and these are connected in various combinations to the
> 40 pin connectors as drive select lines I presume.
> The documentation said to jumper each drive as a master and went on to
> explain how to use the WIN_DRIVE command to assign the drives.  It was
> recommended to use ROM v1.35 or later and was supposed to identify all
> drives at power up.
> I don’t recall now what problem I had with it just that I couldn’t get it
> to work and set it aside.
> I don’t think the list will accept attachments but if you want further
> info or pictures let me know with your email address and I can send it to
> you.
> John
> > On Apr 27, 2018, at 10:29 AM, Giorgio Garabello via Ql-Users <
> ql-users@lists.q-v-d.com> wrote:
> >
> > Many years ago I read somewhere that it was possible to connect 4 hard
> > drives on the same Qbide, an Italian user has confirmed to me that
> "Nasta"
> > demonstrated this to some meeting.
> > None of us remember the details, where can I find information about it?
> > Thanks in advance to everyone.
> >
> > Giorgio
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