Re: max IEC bus length and loading?

From: Gene Buckle <>
Date: Sun, 31 Oct 2010 12:33:15 -0700 (PDT)
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On Sun, 31 Oct 2010, Vanessa Ezekowitz wrote:

> On Sun, 31 Oct 2010 11:52:00 -0700 (PDT)
> Gene Buckle <> wrote:
>> Isn't six the max?  Four drives (8,9,10,11) and two printers (4 and 5).
> Add one each of these last three to the usual drives and you have nine 
> devices (four 15xx's at 8-11, one CMD HD at say 12, one CMD FD at say 
> 13, one uIEC at 14, two printers at 4 and 5)
> In theory, you could completely fill out all 25 IEC bus slots.

Ahh, ok.  I wasn't aware of non-CBM stuff doing that.  I have a uIEC and 
never knew you could set it past 11. :)

With that many potential devices available, I wonder why nobody has tried 
making a floppy RAID with it or something. *laughs*  (It's been done with 
USB floppy drives...)


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