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AHA-1542
The AHA-1542 host adapter (with floppy drive support) connects up to seven SCSI devices to any PC. Designed for computers with standard ISA or EISA expansion slots, they are compatible with virtually any peripheral that complies with the SCSI-2 standard.
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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.

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Product Documentation
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Supported Operating Systems
Microsoft MS-DOS 3.x
Microsoft MS-DOS 4.x
Microsoft MS-DOS 5.x
Microsoft Windows 3.0
Number of devices
Up to 7 devices under DOS 5.0 and above

Bus System Interface Type

ISA 16 Bit
External Connectors
50-pin Low Density
Internal Connectors
50-pin
Data Transfer Rate
10 MB/sec
Warranty
5 years

Device Protocol

SCSI-1, SCSI-2

Advanced SCSI Features

Advanced SCSI Programming Interface (ASPI) compliant
Multithreaded I/O
Scatter/gather
Disconnect/reconnect
Plug-and-Play SCSI
Synchronous and asynchronous data transfer

SCSI Termination

Single-ended, active, programmable via SCSISelect

Hard Disk Capacity

Up to 8 GBytes per disk

Floppy Drive Support

Supports two floppy drives (3.5 in. and 5.25 in.)

Board Dimensions

6.3 inches (16.5 cm) L
4.5 inches (11.4 cm) H

Power Consumption

5.0V +/- 0.25V @ 0.51 amps
excluding terminator power

Operating Characteristics

0°C to 55°C (32°F to 131°F) 10% to 90%, non condensing Relative Humidity

Storage Characteristics

-55°C to 85°C (-40°F to 167°F)

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