The Adaptec ACB-2010A 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 Adaptec ACB-2010A contoller provides the highest perfromance available today for the IBM PC/XT marketplace. In addition, it is fully hardware and software compatible with the IBM XT hard disk controller.
No drivers are currently available for this product from Adaptec. There are a few possible reasons for this:
- The product is supported by embedded drivers that are available in the supported operating systems.
- The product is supported by drivers that are embedded in the product.
- The product was recently introduced and there are no new drivers available.
The ACB-2010A 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 booster20-pin and 34-pin flat ribbon cables to connect the drive to the controllerIBM PC/XT DOS version 2.0 or newer revisions
The ACB-2010A 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
Large disk (logical) partitioning
Auto-configuration of the drive
Four standard drive tables in BIOS
Hard sector removable drive support
Adaptec defect handling
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
Support of drives with up to 16 heads and 1024 cylinders
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