[kwlug-disc] OT - SCSI Drive source

Eric Gerlach eric+kwlug at gerlach.ca
Tue Aug 18 15:49:18 EDT 2009


On Tue, Aug 18, 2009 at 03:26:20PM -0400, unsolicited wrote:
> Sourcing SCSI, locally, retail, may be problematic. You might try  
> tigerdirect.ca - if nothing else you could ballpark availability and  
> prices.

I'd use ncix.com over tigerdirect.  Their prices are about the same, but
you don't pay PST :-)

Cheers,

Eric

> Perhaps an opportunity to move away from SCSI? (I like the idea of being 
> able to pop down to a local store when 1 drive of a RAID fails, and not 
> pay an arm and a leg for it in that desperate/emergency situation. I 
> suspect SCSI no longer qualifies, in favour of SATA II.)
>
> If you just need 1 drive to get the array going until you can do  
> something else with it, perhaps Charles / The Working Centre can help  
> you out. I don't imagine they put out SCSI if they can avoid it, but I  
> expect they'll have more than a few to hand from corporate donations.
>
> Colin Mackay wrote, On 08/18/2009 2:33 PM:
>> www.canadacomputers.com
>>
>> They have a store front in Waterloo, on Weber just south of University.
>>
>> You can also try Computer XS on King, not sure that they carry SCSI drives.
>>
>> On 8/18/09, Insurance Squared Inc. <gcooke at insurancesquared.com> wrote:
>>> Where do folks around here source out a scsi drive in the range of 73 to
>>> 300 gigs?  Not the type of thing we can get at future shop.  Not sure I
>>> trust ebay for something like this
>
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