On 11/30/2010 1:20 PM, Pete Rittwage wrote: > On Tue, November 30, 2010 4:06 pm, Nate Lawson wrote: >> Jim's analysis is good. I've found that with one drive that is off but >> connected to the IEC bus, it doesn't drag the idle level too low (3.3v >> high versus 5v). >> >> But it's better to always operate an IEC bus with all devices powered on >> and counting each attached device as a load (even if the device isn't >> talking). Don't try more than 4 drives + 1 printer as a max load on a >> single bus, and if using more than 2 devices, try to keep the cable >> length as short as possible. >> > > And some fast loaders will not function with any other devices on the bus > except a single disk drive, correct? Yes, anything that touches ATN. And the conversation goes full-circle. :) -- Nate Message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing listReceived on 2010-12-01 02:00:03
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