Subject: Re: MRG, ADB, serial console vs. PRAM time
To: None <port-mac68k@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Hauke Fath <email@example.com>
Date: 06/20/1996 23:21:01
At 9:49 Uhr 20.06.1996, Steven Carlson wrote:
>>The fuses you name are 0.5 A, and people even power 2.5" HDs with ADB
>>current. The HD motor does surely suck more peak current when starting up
>>than any kbd or mouse ever will.
> I've never heard about this. The ADB is way too slow to access a HD
>with. I've heard of (very slow) ADB modems though. One of the Apple TNs
>does say ADB devices can only use very little current. (Can't rememver
There are 'piggy back' 2.5" HDs that plug into the 25 pin SubD SCSI and
take their current from ADB.
Sorry if I haven't made that clear.
"It's never straight up and down" (DEVO)