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I have an old IBM SYStem2 with DOS 3.3 and attached to a

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I have an old IBM SYStem2 with DOS 3.3 and attached to a Bernoulli A220H drive to try and get data stored back in the late 80's and 90's. Can you run a ZIP 100 with a printer cable on it and then go to an XP system and transfer the data. Or can you put a SCSI JAZ drive in both?
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Computer Hardware
Expert:  Pete replied 11 months ago.

Hi Dale,

You cannot connect a Zip drive to a printer port.

If you have a Zip disk you can use a USB Zip drive or a USB parallel port adapter to access it.

You can connect the SCSI Jaz drive if you have the correct SCSI interface and drivers installed.