Amiga Hardware Database Expansion cards



Apollo 500 Photo Software
Company
3-State, Germany
 Date
1992
 Amiga
A500
 Interface
side expansion port
 
    SCSI 2 and IDE controller
  • uses polled I/O instead of DMA transfer
  • autoboot ROM (SCSI-Apollo.device) - autobooting requires at least Kickstart 1.3
  • support for Rigid Disk Block and Direct SCSI
  • place for a 3.5" hard disk inside the case
  • internal 50 pin SCSI header and 40 pin IDE header
  • external DB25 SCSI connector
  • hard disk activity LED
    memory
  • sixteen ZIP sockets accept 8 MB RAM
  • supports 1M×4 FastPage or Static Column ZIPs
  • accepts ZIPs in groups of four giving 2, 4, 6 or 8 MB RAM
  • two 30 pin SIP sockets accept 2 MB RAM
  • the SIP sockets are hardwired to the first bank of ZIP sockets, they cannot be used at the same time
    notes
  • 86 pin internal expansion header for the Apollo 520 accelerator board
  • connects to the side expansion port, no passthrough connector
  • disable switch on the back of the case




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