Amiga Hardware Database Expansion cards



Buddha & Buddha Flash Photo Software
Company
Individual Computers, Germany
 Date
1997 / 1998
 Amiga
A2000, A3000, A4000
 Interface
Zorro II
 Autoconfig ID
4626 / 0
    IDE controller
  • uses polled I/O, not DMA transfer
  • two buffered IDE ports support up to four IDE devices
  • each port is compatible with IDE splitters allowing up to a maximum of eight drives
  • autoboot ROM
  • two LED port activity connectors - one for drives 0 to 3, the other for drives 4 to 7
  • software configurable IDE timing - even PIO mode 0 devices are compatible
  • raw transfer speed is limited by the Zorro II bus to 3.58 MB/s
  • supports hard disks larger than 4 GB
  • can mount GVP or AT-Apollo formatted hard disks
  • supported by Linux
  • 26 pin local expansion slot for the optional HyperCom 3 Plus I/O module with two serial and one parallel ports
  • Buddha Flash:
    • 64 kB FlashROM
    • clock port
      • allows using expansions initially designed for the A1200 clock port (the Buddha Flash gold edition has golden clock port pins)
      • when installed in Zorro slot, pin 40 of the card's clock port is towards the front side of the computer, pin 19 resp. pin 1 towards the rear side
      • marked wire of clock port expansions go to pin 19 or pin 40, depending on the manufacturer's definition - e.g. expansions made by Individual Computers are installed with the red stripe on pin 40 (to the left), expansions of E3B mark pin 19 / pin 1 (to the right)

    Photo
    Individual Computers Buddha & Buddha Flash -  front side
    front side

    Individual Computers Buddha & Buddha Flash -  back side
    back side

    Individual Computers Buddha & Buddha Flash -  front side
    front side

    Individual Computers Buddha & Buddha Flash -  back side
    back side

    Individual Computers Buddha & Buddha Flash -  front side
    front side

    Individual Computers Buddha & Buddha Flash -  back side
    back side




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