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The Adaptec ACB-2071 has been tested with many of today's leading MFM and RLL drives. It has drive tables for the most commonly used drives. These table reside in the BIOS EPROM.
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Install Guide for the ACB 2071 (PDF 73 KB)
System Requirements
The ACB-2071 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 drive20-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-2071 Features

Fully IBM hardware compatible
Operates with all IBM PC/XT DOS hard disk drivers and applications
Provides approximately 50% more hard disk capacity by using Run Length Limited (RLL) coding
Redirected I/O input of format parameters
True 1/2 slot length
Controls both 5 1/4" and 3 1/2" ST506-type Winchester disk drives
On-board primary format utility
On-board Adaptec copyrighted BIOS
3 to 1 interleaving of the disk
Large disk(logical) partitioning
Adaptec defect handling
Sixteen standard drive tables in BIOS
Support of wedge servo drives such as Syquest and Microscience
Thirteen-microsecond high performance seek step rate
Support of drives with up to 16 heads and 1024 cylinders
Power-on diagnostics for controller self-checking
Seek and data check recovery

Operating Characteristics

0°C to 55°C (32°F to 131"F)
10% to 95% non-condensing relative humidity
Altitude-feet: Sea Level to 10,000

Storage Characteristics

-40°C to 75°C (-40°F to 167°F)
Altitude-feet: Sea Level to 20,000

MTBF (mean time between failures, Bellcore)

20,000 POH @ 55 C