Amiga Hardware Database Expansion cards



A580 & A580 Plus Manual Photo
Company
3-State, Germany
 Date
1990
 Amiga
A500
 Interface
trapdoor slot, Gary socket, CPU slot
 
  • both versions use the same main board, they differ only in the adapter boards
  • sixteen DIP sockets accept 2 MB RAM
  • supports 256k×4 DIPs (514256), 70 - 80 ns
  • accepts DIPs in groups of four giving 0.5, 1, 1.5 or 2 MB configurations
  • battery backed up clock
  • disable switch
  • the main board connects to the trapdoor slot
  • A580:
    • the adaptor board connects to Gary's socket
    • can use only 1.8 MB RAM of the main board
  • A580 Plus:
    • the adaptor board connects to the 68000's socket
    • can use all 2 MB RAM of the main board
    • requires Fat Agnus 8372A
    • Chip RAM size can be switched between 512 kB and 1 MB

    Photo
    3-State A580 & A580 Plus -  front side
    front side

    3-State A580 & A580 Plus -  back side
    back side

    3-State A580 & A580 Plus -  back side
    back side




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