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Hello

 

I have a Quadra 950 with no hard drive. I recently purchased an IBM SCSI drive, model DDRS-39130. Unfortunately the drive is 68pin female. I know that there are adapters out there but I am not sure which to get, there are so many for sale here and there that I am left confused. I love in Poland, EU but if needed, I can get this item shipped to the US.

 

If anyone could help I would be grateful.

 

Kind regards

—Alex

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Any generic passive adapter will probably work, providing the drive will run in 8-bit mode. I personally use ones like https://www.ebay.com/itm/Monoprice-76-SCSI-HPDB-68-Female-to-IDC-50-Female-Adapter/371310538092 however you'll need to look around for ones that ship to your country. I've tried the PCB design ones and while they do work, they can be a bit tall and don't have confidence inspiring stability. I usually prefer these and a terminated 68 pin cable as that handles the whole termination problem and usually comes out cheaper than a device-side adapter + inline 50 pin terminator (since some drives don't like CD termination and such).

 

If you only want to try out an adapter for the hard drive alone, https://www.ebay.com/itm/68-pin-to-50-pin-scsi-adapter-hard-drive/302588084209 would do the trick. Probably cheaper than converting everything in the system to run off 68 pin cabling anyway.

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