I-O DATA i•CONNECT another interface standard

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#FireWire #IEEE1394 #SCSI #USB

While trawling Yahoo Japan Auctions for cheap(er) FireWire or USB to SCSI adapters, I came across some seemingly cheap ones. Something seemed off but it was to work out from the machine translated Japanese what that was initially.

Digging deeper they were converters to something called i•CONNECT, not SCSI, although the connector looks the same as one used for SCSI, it seems this was an interface standard for peripherals from the Japanese company I-O DATA DEVICE, INC.. They maintain some pages still:

I haven't been able to find anything in English, I guess it suffers from it's name being overloaded with some very common words.

Devices I have seen are: