Amiga Hardware Database Expansion cards



DataFlyer Express
Company
Expansion Systems / BSC, USA
 Date
1992
 Amiga
A500
 Interface
side expansion port
 Autoconfig ID
8290 / 1,2
    SCSI and IDE controller
  • unlike the DataFlyer 500 (not Express), this unit does not use the DataFlyer 2000 and DataFlyer RAM Zorro II cards, but a single custom designed circuit board
  • 40 pin internal IDE header
  • 50 pin internal SCSI header
  • DB25 external SCSI connector
  • place for a 3.5" hard disk inside the case
  • hard disk activity LED on top of the case
  • autoboot ROM, autobooting requires at least Kickstart 1.3, otherwise it has be disabled with a jumper
  • autobooting can be also disabled by holding down the left mouse button during the boot sequence
  • RDB compatible
  • A-Max II driver
    memory
  • eight 30 pin SIMM sockets accept up to 8 MB RAM
  • supports 256 kB and 1 MB SIMMs
  • possible configurations are 0.5, 1, 2, 4 and 8 MB
  • SIMM sizes cannot be mixed
    notes
  • connects to the side expansion connector, no passthrough connector
  • can use power from the A500 or from the optional external power supply



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