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Building a hard-disk interface for an S-100 bus system. Part 1. Introduction to the Winchester drive and the CP/M operating system.
BYTE Mar 1983 (v.8#3) pg. 130

Building a hard-disk interface for an S-100 bus system. Part 2. The hardware.
BYTE Apr 1983 (v.8#4) pg. 304

Building a hard-disk interface for an S-100 bus system. Part 3. Software. How to alter the CP/M operating system so that it will accommodate a Winchester drive and controller.
BYTE May 1983 (v.8#5) pg. 368

Adding a hard disk. Kits, components, and expansions for the IBM PC.
BYTE Oct 1984 (v.9#11) pg. 203

Modifying your AT drive table. How to set up a matching BIOS to get the most space out of a hard drive that is not supported by your computer's drive table.
COMPUTERCRAFT Jan 1992 (v.2#1) pg. 36

Tabular listings and pinout drawings for floppy-disk, hard-disk, and SCSI interfaces.
COMPUTERCRAFT Mar 1993 (v.3#3) pg. 47
Correction COMPUTERCRAFT Jul 1993 (v.3#7) pg. 46

How to calculate the storage efficiency of your hard disk drive. A look at the impact of cluster size on disk utilization and tips on reducing the amount of wasted space.
ELECTRONICS NOW Jan 1996 (v.67#1) pg. 46

Hard disk partition management. An overview of how it affects overall system resource availability.
ELECTRONICS NOW Jul 1996 (v.67#7) pg. 59

All about removable media drives (flexible, hard drive, tape, and optical disk) for computer data backup or exchange.
ELECTRONICS NOW Sep 1996 (v.67#9) pg. 44

Hard disk upgrades. Advice on adding a new drive for primary storage while continuing to use three IDE hard drives (mounted in plug-in cartridges) as multiple operating system plug-ins.
ELECTRONICS NOW Jan 1999 (v.70#1) pg. 9

How to stretch your budget for hard-disk storage. How to adapt inexpensive 10- and 20-megabyte hard-disk drives for use with IBM PC's.
HANDS-ON ELECTRONICS Oct 1987 (v.4#10) pg. 22

How to attach a Gallium 10 meg. winchester disk to any one of several computers requiring only an inexpensive interface card for each. Includes interface schematic and 6809 driver listing.
MICROCOMPUTING #77 May 1983 (v.7#5) pg. 26

How to get the most out of your disk system through random access file use. Part 1.
MICROCOMPUTING #81 Sep 1983 (v.7#9) pg. 80

How to get the most out of your disk system through random access file use. Part 2.
MICROCOMPUTING #82 Oct 1983 (v.7#10) pg. 60

Adding a hard-disk drive. Upgrade for the IBM PC and XT and compatibles is examined. Focuses on installing standard hard drives and newer hard-disk cards.
MODERN ELECTRONICS [2] Mar 1987 (v.4#3) pg. 26

Buying your first computer. Choosing a hard-disk drive.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] May 1989 (v.6#5) pg. 90

Low-cost upgrade to 20 megabytes. How to replace a 10-meg hard drive with a 20-meg unit.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] Jul 1989 (v.6#7) pg. 78

Floppy/hard drive wiring tester. Circuit for a tester to check power supply connectors for correct voltage and polarity before installing the disk drive.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] Jun 1990 (v.7#6) pg. 26

Build an SCSI switch using a DIP switch, ribbon cable and female header blocks. This allows you to quickly and remotely change the address (ID number) of a hard drive. This facilitates having multiple drives and several different operating systems on the same computer.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] Mar 1996 (v.13#3) pg. 65

Hard disk technology. An in-depth review of the state of the art.
RADIO-ELECTRONICS Jan 1986 (v.57#1) pg. 5 (ComputerDigest)

Tips on installing a hard disk on an IBM AT-class personal computer.
RADIO-ELECTRONICS Apr 1990 (v.61#4) pg. 12

Tips on adding a second hard disk to the same controller on an AT-class computer.
RADIO-ELECTRONICS Dec 1990 (v.61#12) pg. 14