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icd link 97 or 2

Postby russ » Tue Jan 03, 2006 2:17 am

Hi there atarians! I need to find a icd link 2. I moved and lost mine :cry: Are there any companies still making them?? Thanks russ
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Postby bripilot » Tue Jan 03, 2006 2:47 pm

No company that I know of still manufactures the ICD Link or equivalent. Your best bet is to look up on EBay and wait for one to show... usually takes anywhere from 2-4 months.
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Postby Zee » Tue Jan 03, 2006 9:07 pm

What would be a fair price for a ICD Link 2 on Ebay?

So I don't get ripped of...

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Postby xor » Wed Jan 04, 2006 1:31 am

Ive seen them go anywhere from about 15 euros to over 100, average probably about 60. Be sure to watch the hard disk auctions, sometimes an icd is included and you end up getting both cheaper than just the icd.

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Postby Greenious » Wed Jan 04, 2006 10:19 pm

Last place I ever saw stocking the link had them for about 100 USD I believe.

I'm not sure, but I think it was Best Electronics.

I would guess that a used one should be a wee bit cheaper, but don't bet on it, many consider the link worth it's weight in gold.

However, Best Electronics do have another similar product:

Atari ST SCSI Adapter Cable This 2 1/2 foot DB19 Male to DB50 pin SCSI adapter cable has the required interface electronics molded into the DB50 connector end of the cable. This cable will allow you to connect up to your Atari ST systems most SCSI devices like Hard Drives and CD ROM's. This adapter cable requires that Parity be disabled and 5 volt be present on pin #26 of the SCSI device you are going to connect up to your Atari ST system. This adapter cable works with the latest versions of Atari HDX 5 or above, ExtendDOS and so on. Adapter cable only, with no software. CB102773 $75.


Check it out http://www.best-electronics-ca.com/hard-dri.htm
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Postby artik-wroc » Fri Jan 06, 2006 9:25 pm

Hello
I see ICD " The Link"...
...http://www.1632-sales.zenwebhosting.com/acatalog/
67,50 Euro.

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Postby beeka » Fri Jan 06, 2006 10:39 pm

Just seen that there is something similar on ebay at the moment (1 day 22 hours to go): http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/Atari-ST-STE-MEGA-SCSI-DMA-hard-drive-cable-drivers_W0QQitemZ8744633039QQcategoryZ4193QQssPageNameZWDVWQQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem

The seller says it is made by geosoft and is on buy it now for £50 + postage.

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Postby beeka » Wed Jan 11, 2006 9:57 pm

simbo wrote:http://www.icd.com/atari/index.html#link2


It's a shame that page is 'for information only'... I'd be tempted to buy a shiny new one (and I don't really need one at the moment).

That AdSCSI board looks similar to what I saw in my Protar drive... I must check - maybe I could get more up to date software (I notice the adscsi software is available on that page).

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Postby simbo » Wed Jan 11, 2006 9:58 pm

well better a pig in a poke than none


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