Amiga Hardware Database Expansion cards



A2232 Photo Software
Company
Commodore, USA
 Date
1990
 Amiga
A2000, A3000, A4000
 Interface
Zorro II
 Autoconfig ID
514 / 69,70
    serial interface
  • a complete computer on its own leaving the Amiga free for other tasks
    • 65CE20 @ 3.58 MHz controls the I/O operations
    • has 4 times the computing power of a C64
    • 16 kB RAM
    • the RAM is addressable by the MC680x0
  • seven 8 pin mini-DIN serial ports
    • not completely RS232C compatible, the RI signal (Ringing) is missing
    • has jumpers for each port to exchange the RxD (Recieve Data) and TxD (Transmit Data) lines - nullmodem mode without using special cable
    • seven adaptor cables with DB25 RS232C compatible serial ports supplied (80 cm long)
    • 50-19200 bps transfer speed for each port
  • the card is capable of 115200 bps mode but only with the supplied software
  • up to five A2232 can be installed into one machine giving a total of 36 serial ports
  • supported by NetBSD (normal and turbo modes) and OpenBSD

    Photo
    Commodore A2232 - Rev 5  front side
    Rev 5, front side

    Commodore A2232 - Rev 5  back side
    Rev 5, back side

    Commodore A2232 - Rev 6 front side
    Rev 6, front side

    Commodore A2232 - Rev 6 back side
    Rev 6, back side

    Commodore A2232 - Rev 6 with RTS/CTS handshake mod  front side
    Rev 6 with RTS/CTS handshake mod, front side

    Commodore A2232 - Rev 6 front side
    Rev 6, front side




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