Subject: Re: where can I fond multia hardware ?
To: Tobias Ernst <>
From: None <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 10/12/1999 16:11:41
In message <MSGID_242=3A7600=2F1_3803b4db@Fido.DE>, Tobias Ernst writes:
> >>I'm looking for cables to connect a laptop hard drive to the IDE 
> >>controller inside my multia as well as a power source of some kind for it 

> U> What you need is a special connector which has a 44-pin port on one 
> U> end, and a 40-pin EIDE connector and a power cable on the other.  

>No, this is exactly NOT what he needs. The multia has (only) a 44-pin notebook
>connector on the mainboard, directly below where the notebook hard disk can be
>mounted. So he needs a 44 pin to 44 pin cable, of approx. 5 centimeters at
>length. This cable is both for data and for power; power comes directly from
>the mainboard.

Oh!  Sorry, I didn't understand the machine.

>A hint is to look at Amiga hardware suppliers, because the Amiga 1000 (?) also
>needs such a cable to connect IDE harddisks.