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stylon
Post subject: Cables/Adaptors needed for CF & CDROM? Posted: Fri 16 Mar 2018 13:43
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Hi Guys,

My V2+ has finally been dispatched and I'm just looking to get everything ready for when it arrives now.

Obviously I'm going to need a CF adaptor and card but I'd also like to be able run an IDE CD-ROM drive off it as well.

Assuming this is possible what sort of adaptors/cables would I need to buy to get both attached please?

Thanks :-)


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fitzsteve
Post subject: Re: Cables/Adaptors needed for CF & CDROM? Posted: Fri 16 Mar 2018 15:59
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stylon wrote: *  Fri 16 Mar 2018 13:43
Hi Guys,

My V2+ has finally been dispatched and I'm just looking to get everything ready for when it arrives now.

Obviously I'm going to need a CF adaptor and card but I'd also like to be able run an IDE CD-ROM drive off it as well.

Assuming this is possible what sort of adaptors/cables would I need to buy to get both attached please?

Thanks :-)
4 Way buffered IDE should do the trick, unless the IDE is already buffered then a 3 way cable would suffice, for the latter you would need a 44-40 way connector/converter and for both solutions consider how you power the CDRom Drive.

https://amigakit.amiga.store/catalog/pr ... cts_id=465


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stylon
Post subject: Re: Cables/Adaptors needed for CF & CDROM? Posted: Mon 19 Mar 2018 09:54
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fitzsteve wrote: *  Fri 16 Mar 2018 15:59
4 Way buffered IDE should do the trick, unless the IDE is already buffered then a 3 way cable would suffice, for the latter you would need a 44-40 way connector/converter and for both solutions consider how you power the CDRom Drive.

https://amigakit.amiga.store/catalog/pr ... cts_id=465
Thanks - that sounds just the ticket but sadly AmigaKit doesn't have any in stock - any idea where else I might pick one up from please?

As for powering the CD-ROM I've got a molex PSU adapter that came in one of those 3.5" HDD to USB adapter kits and ultimately intend to pick up a caddy of some sorts to house it all in.


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Sinphaltimus
Post subject: Re: Cables/Adaptors needed for CF & CDROM? Posted: Mon 19 Mar 2018 18:28
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Please follow up here and let me know how that works out. Might be interested in doing the same if you get good results.


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