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BlizzardVision PPC Manual Photo
Company
Phase 5 Digital Products, Germany
 Date
1998
 Amiga
A1200
 Interface
Blizzard PPC
 
    RTG graphics card
  • 3D Labs & Texas Instruments: Permedia 2
    • 230 MHz RAMDAC
    • 24 bit resolutions can be packed to achieve higher refresh rates and less memory usage but slows down graphics operations
    • 145 MHz dot clock in 24 bit packed pixel modes
    • 100 MHz in 32 bit modes
    • 80 million textured 3D pixels per second
    • hardware accelerated rendering functions: z-buffering, gouraud shading, fogging, blending, antialiasing
    • support for color space conversion, chroma keying, XY scaling
  • 25 MHz local PCI bus
  • 8 MB 64 bit wide SGRAM
    screen modes
  • programmable resolutions
  • no support for interlace screen modes
  • 1280×1024×24 non-interlace
  • 1600×1200×16 non-interlace
    notes
  • the CPU board requires a flash ROM update
  • no support for draggable screens
  • CyberGraphX 3 & 4.1 drivers
  • 15 pin DSUB connector
  • 4 pin 3D shutter glass connector
  • a large hole gives access to the floppy power and LED cable headers on the motherboard but not the clock port
  • no monitor switch
  • supported by Linux

    Photo
    Phase 5 Digital Products BlizzardVision PPC - Phase 5 BlizzardVision PPC  front side
    Phase 5 BlizzardVision PPC, front side

    Phase 5 Digital Products BlizzardVision PPC - DCE BlizzardVision PPC  front side
    DCE BlizzardVision PPC, front side

    Phase 5 Digital Products BlizzardVision PPC - DCE BlizzardVision PPC  back side
    DCE BlizzardVision PPC, back side

    Phase 5 Digital Products BlizzardVision PPC - Phase 5 BlizzardVision PPC  back side
    Phase 5 BlizzardVision PPC, back side




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