Watford Electronics IDE Interface
The first IDE interface was made in 1991 and has 3 connectors:
The second IDE interface was bought on ebay from IFEL in 2008, not sure how old it is. There are no identifying marks on the PCB, but the podule identifies itself as a Watford Electronics Archimedes IDE Interface. The connectors are the same but the circuit board has be modernised to use surface mounted componenets. The hard disc is a 170MB Seagate ST9190AG.
An archive of the Watford Electronics IDE Utilities disc is in the software section.Date : 1991
Manufacturer : Watford Electronics
Physical Description : IDE Expansion board manual is also in the same BX box
This exhibit has a reference ID of CH49335. Please quote this reference ID in any communication with the Centre for Computing History.