Amiga Hardware Database Expansion cards



Grand Slam 500 Photo
Company
Interactive Video Systems, USA
 Date
1991
 Amiga
A500
 Interface
side expansion port
 Autoconfig ID
2112 / 2,4
    SCSI controller
  • connects to the side expansion port
  • the GrandSlam 500 basically translates the side expansion port into a Zorro II slot which holds the original Zorro II GrandSlam
  • the Zorro adapter board is the same as the one in the TrumpCard 500 (Photo), usually without the second Zorro slot
  • AMD 53C80
  • uses polled I/O, not DMA transfer
  • autoboot ROM - autobooting requires at least Kickstart 1.3
  • RDB compatible
  • two 50 pin SCSI headers - one is for the external Centronics connector
  • place for a 3.5" hard disk inside
  • SCSI network sharing
  • hard disk activity and power LED
  • A-Max I and II drivers
  • supported by NetBSD and OpenBSD
    memory
  • eight 30 pin SIMM sockets accept 8 MB RAM
  • accepts SIMMs in groups of two giving 2, 4, 6, 8 MB RAM
    notes
  • DB25 parallel port
  • connector for the optional external power supply (IVS Sourcer)

    Photo
    Interactive Video Systems Grand Slam 500 - Exterior front side
    Exterior, front side

    Interactive Video Systems Grand Slam 500 - Exterior front side
    Exterior, front side

    Interactive Video Systems Grand Slam 500 - Exterior rear side
    Exterior, rear side




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