Amiga Hardware Database Expansion cards



AmigaNet Manual Photo Software
Company
Hydra Systems, UK
 Date
1990
 Amiga
A2000, A3000, A4000
 Interface
Zorro II
 Autoconfig ID
2121 / 1
    Ethernet interface
  • National Semiconductor DP8390 Ethernet controller
  • 16 kB SRAM buffer using DMA to and from the DP8390
  • AmigaNet v1.0 & 1.1:
    • DB15 AUI port (10Base5)
    • one or two BNC (10Base2) connectors - in case of two BNCs there is no need for T connectors, Hydras can be simply daisychained
  • AmigaNet v1.2:
    • one BNC (10Base2) connector
    • one RJ45 (10BaseT) connector mounted on the card or one DB15 AUI connector mounted on a separate card plate
    • status LEDs
  • SANA II compatible driver (hydra.device)
  • 30% slower than the Commodore A2065
  • supported by Linux, NetBSD and OpenBSD

    Photo
    Hydra Systems AmigaNet - Rev 1.1A  front side
    Rev 1.1A, front side

    Hydra Systems AmigaNet - Rev 1.2A  front side
    Rev 1.2A, front side

    Hydra Systems AmigaNet - Rev 1.1 front side
    Rev 1.1, front side

    Hydra Systems AmigaNet - Rev 1.1 back side
    Rev 1.1, back side

    Hydra Systems AmigaNet - Rev 1.1 front side
    Rev 1.1, front side

    Hydra Systems AmigaNet - Rev 1.1 front side
    Rev 1.1, front side

    Hydra Systems AmigaNet - Rev 1.2A  front side
    Rev 1.2A, front side

    Hydra Systems AmigaNet - Rev 1.2A  back side
    Rev 1.2A, back side




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