Amiga Hardware Database Expansion cards



FrameBuffer Photo
Company
Mimetics, USA
 Date
1988
 Amiga
A2000, A3000, A4000
 Interface
Zorro II
 
    framebuffer
  • can display images with a 21 bit palette only (2 million colours)
  • 768×484 resolution
  • up to 1 MB RAM (32 DIP chips), 80 ns
  • BNC connectors for composite input and output
  • bad video output quality - weak colours, radio frequency "ghosts" record onto tape
  • reads IFF (including HAM), 24 bit RGB (DigiView compatible) and raw data
  • directly supported by AdPro, Sculpt 4D, 3D Professional, Mega Paint and Caligari Broadcast
    framegrabber
  • optional FrameCapture chipset
  • grabs NTSC video frames in 1/15th of a second into IFF or RGB24 format
  • 1 MB framebuffer is required for framegrabbing

    Photo
    Mimetics FrameBuffer -  front side
    front side

    Mimetics FrameBuffer -  back side
    back side




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