Subject: Re: DSSI 5-pin power connector
To: J. Buck Caldwell <>
From: Lord Isildur <>
List: port-vax
Date: 05/21/2003 16:57:32
yes you can... i actually just made some adaptors by snugly fixing some 
heavier stranded wire into the sockets on the 5-pin connector, ignored 
the 5th pin, and the wired a 4pin connector to it- to do a nondestructive 
modification, in case i ever wanted the dssi connectors again (not very 


On Wed, 21 May 2003, J. Buck Caldwell wrote:

> I've got a BA213 with the funky 5-pin power connectors. I'm looking to 
> fill up the case with modern SCSI drives. What is the pinout for that 
> drive - can I hack off the 5-pin, tape up the blue wire, and solder on a 
> standard 4-pin power connector?