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AHA-1540C
The AHA-1540C 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#153;, DOS/Windowsreg;, 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

Select your operating system or software below

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 68 kb)
unix driver disk conversion (html 69 kb)
loading adaptec dsk drivers (html 71 kb)
netware 3.12 cd install (html 68 kb)
windows 9x miniport driver (html 75 kb)
Product Documentation
Install Guide for the AHA-1540C/AHA-1542C (PDF 90 KB)
Use Your Product
scsi<i>select</i> user's guide (html 83 kb)
scsi terms explained (html 77 kb)
sense codes described (html 96 kb)
Number of devices
Up to 7 devices under DOS 5.0 and above

Bus System Interface Type

ISA
Data Transfer Rate
10 MB/sec

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

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)

MTBF (mean time between failures, Bellcore)

376,130 hours

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