If you take any electronic circuit outside the conditions it was designed for, there are going to be consequences. It's hard to know the exact reason for this particular case without having a schematic to analyze, but one theory could be that the negative rail was used as negative supply for an operational amplifier. These are often supplied by both positive ...


Physically, the Panasonic and Mitsumi interfaces are identical to unkeyed ATA interfaces, and 40-pin unkeyed IDE cables can be used to connect Panasonic and Mitsumi drives to a compatible controller. The Sony interface is based on the 34-pin floppy interface instead. In terms of signalling, according to AllPinouts the Mitsumi and Panasonic pinouts are the ...


The SB Live series did not include any legacy hardware and support for these were made available with emulation only.

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