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Hard Disk Upgrades - Mitsubishi Electric MS Series Owner's Handbook Manual

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HARD DISK UPGRADES

This chapter describes how to add another hard disk
drive to your computer.
The forward drive bay can accommodate two
hard disk drives. Either drive may be of 3.5-inch
or 5.25-inch form factor. Typically, these are E-
IDE drives, but SCSI drives are also acceptable if
you have a SCSI host bus adapter expansion
card.
The rear drive bay is designed to accommodate
one or two more 3.5-inch SCSI drives.
Although it is theoretically possible to mix E-IDE and
SCSI drives within the same system, in practice this is
deprecated.
therefore two E-IDE drives or four SCSI drives.
The
maximum
configurations
3
2
1
1
First or "master" hard disk drive (HDD)
2
Slot for a second HDD
3
Slot for a removable-media drive
4
Rear drive bay for two SCSI hard disk drives
are
Warning
Never carry out any work inside the computer with AC
power applied. Always shut down the computer and
unplug all power cords before removing the cover.
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