Amiga Hardware Database Expansion cards



AmigaNet 500 Manual Photo Software
Company
Hydra Systems, UK
 Date
1990
 Amiga
A500
 Interface
side expansion port
 Autoconfig ID
2121 / 1
    Ethernet interface
  • connects to the side expansion port - the case contains a standard Zorro II AmigaNet card
  • National Semiconductor DP8390 Ethernet controller
  • 16 kB SRAM buffer using DMA to and from the DP8390
  • DB15 AUI port (10Base5)
  • two BNC connectors (10Base2) - no need for T connectors, Hydras can be simply daisychained
  • SANA II compatible driver (hydra.device)
  • supported by Linux, NetBSD and OpenBSD

    Photo
    Hydra Systems AmigaNet 500 - Case top side
    Case, top side

    Hydra Systems AmigaNet 500 - Inside top side
    Inside, top side

    Hydra Systems AmigaNet 500 - Connector board front side
    Connector board, front side

    Hydra Systems AmigaNet 500 - Connector board back side
    Connector board, back side




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