Subject: Re: Success with 2nd IDE Channel on RAQ2+
To: Robert P. Thille <>
From: Erik Berls <>
List: port-cobalt
Date: 01/09/2007 18:14:49
Actually, if you've got the parts list handy it would be great.  I was
hoping to get a Mouser order out in the next day or so, but don't
really have time to be looking over boards.


On 1/8/07, Robert P. Thille <> wrote:
> Erik Berls wrote:
> > Really, its just a strip of 2x20 header pins, and optionally the
> > plastic shield like other connectors.
> >
> > 1. Remove solder from existing bridged holes
> >
> > 2. Insert parts (checking which is pin 1 if you are bothering with the
> > shield, see the initial IDE connector for orientation information
> >
> > 3. Solder
> Well, in addition to the IDE header, you'll need some terminating
> resistors and 1 transistor.  It's pretty easy to figure out what you
> need based on looking at the other IDE channel.
> On the down side, I didn't notice _any_ improvement in performance :-(
> (I'd have more info about what I did, but I actually did this awhile ago
> and just noticed the draft of the email to send to the list in my Drafts
> folder and finished it up and sent it.  If anyone really wants more info
> and can't figure out what parts they need, let me know and I'll take a
> look at what I ordered...)
> Robert
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