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AHA-1542B
The AHA-1542B host adapters connect 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. Plus, they support all major operating systems -- Windows 95, Windows NT™, DOS/Windows®, OS/2, UnixWare, and NetWare.
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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

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Bios Updates and Other Downloadable Files

Bios Updates and Other Downloads

IBM OS

IBM OS-2

Microsoft

Microsoft Windows 95

Novell NetWare

Novell NetWare Downloads

Installing Drivers or Software
cd install netware 401 (html 69 kb)
cdrom in dos (html 69 kb)
unix driver disk conversion (html 69 kb)
loading adaptec dsk drivers (html 71 kb)
netware 3.12 cd install (html 68 kb)
installation tips for os/2 1.3 (html 69 kb)
Product Documentation
User Manual for the AHA-1540B/1542B (PDF 725 KB)
Use Your Product
sense codes described (html 96 kb)
Supported Operating Systems
IBM OS/2 1.3x
IBM OS/2 2.x
Microsoft MS-DOS 3.x
Microsoft MS-DOS 4.x
Microsoft MS-DOS 5.x
Microsoft MS-DOS 6.x
Microsoft Windows 3.0
Microsoft Windows 3.10
Microsoft Windows 95
Microsoft Windows 95a
Microsoft Windows 95b
Microsoft Windows 95c
Microsoft Windows 98
Microsoft Windows 98 Second Edition
Microsoft Windows for Workgroups 3.11
Microsoft Windows NT 3.51
Microsoft Windows NT 4.0
Novell NetWare 3.0
Novell NetWare 3.10
Novell NetWare 3.11
Novell NetWare 3.12
Novell NetWare 3.2
Novell NetWare 4.0
Novell NetWare 4.01
Novell NetWare 4.10
Novell NetWare 4.11
Novell NetWare 4.12
Novell NetWare 4.20
SCO Unix 3.2.2
SCO Unix 3.2.4.2
SCO Unix 3.2.5
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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