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ZuluSCSI V1.1 for PowerBooks is here


Vendor The First
We've received, programmed, and tested our first batch of our new 2.5" version of ZuluSCSI V1.1, suitable for internal use in any SCSI-equipped PowerBook machine, and they're available for purchase today via the above link.

This version of the V1.1 board has user-configurable termination via DIP switch, and uses a microSD card socket. It uses the same firmware as the full-sized ZuluSCSI V1.1, and performs identically. It supports synchronous SCSI. Read throughput will generally max out at about 3.8 megabytes/second, in asynchronous SCSI mode, and faster in synchronous.

That this is the fastest 2.5" SCSI emulation device you can purchase today, to the best of our knowledge.


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I ordered 1 of these for use in the RDI PowerLite SPARC laptop, it's a SPARCStation 5 refactored into a laptop, that happens to take the same unobtainable 2.5 inch SCSI drives as the PowerBook line.

Since I did not want to take the last 2 working 2.5 inch drives I have out of my 68k PowerBook systems, I will be giving the ZuluSCSI a try against the SPARCStation 5 platform. I've run SCSI2SD boards on Sun systems in the past with good success, I am assuming that this will work out as well.


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It is not the portable connector. Pretty sure it’s the same SCSI as the other PowerBooks. It worked with my 170’s hard drive.