The Adaptec ACB-2002A is a high performance 5 1/4" and 3 1/2" Winchester Disk Controller for the IBM PC or XT and equivalent personal computer. The ACB-2002A is an extension of Adaptec's ACB-2002 board. The ACB-2002A has Adaptec's BIOS installed, while the ACB-2002 requires the system integrator to supply his own BIOS. The ACB-2002A is a complete "plug and play" controller board and requires no special BIOS or software driver.
Note: Only drivers that are not included or embedded within a supported operating system are listed below. To see a complete list of supported operating systems see the Product Specifications
The ACB-2002A can be installed in any IBM PC/XT or equivalent IBM compatible computer with:One 5 1/4" floppy diskette driveOne available system expansion slotRoom for one 5 1/4" or 3 1/2" Winchester (hard) disk driveExternal power supply or power boosterIBM PC/XT DOS version 2.0 or newer revisions
The ACB-2002A Features
Fully IBM hardware and software compatible Fully IBM XT disk format compatible Controls both 5 1/4" and 3 1/2" ST-506 type Winchester disk drives On-board primary format utility 2 to 1 interleaving of the disk User-defined drive parameters Auto-configuration of the drive Four standard drive tables in BIOS Support of 2 ST506 type drives Support of wedge servo drives such as Quantum, Syquest, Microscience Int'l and Tulin 13 microsecond high performance seek step rate Power-on diagnostics and self diagnostics for controller self-checking Seek and data check recovery 32-bit error correction code on both ID and data fields
0°C to 55°C (32°F to 131"F) 10% to 95% non-condensing relative humidity Altitude-feet: Sea Level to 10,000
-40°C to 75°C (-40°F to 167°F) Altitude-feet: Sea Level to 20,000