Amiga Hardware Database Expansion cards



MultiStart II
Company
DKB, USA
 Date
1991
 Amiga
A500, A2000
 Interface
Kickstart socket
 
    Kickstart switcher
  • two sockets for Kickstart 1.2 - 3.1 ROMs - uses standard Amiga Kickstart ROM chips
  • can be used with one or two ROMs installed
  • switches between ROMs using the keyboard
  • the ROM to be used on power up can be selected with a jumper
  • a jumper wire has to be attached to pin 41 of Gary
  • three variants:
    1. two 40 pin Kickstart sockets and a 40 pin header - a ribbon cable connects the header with the motherboard Kickstart socket
    2. three Kickstart sockets - a ribbon cable connects the third socket with the motherboard Kickstart socket
    3. three Kickstart sockets - the third has long legs on the bottom of the MultiStart which fit directly into the motherboard Kickstart socket



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