Amiga Hardware Database Expansion cards



PAK-68/3 Photo
Company
C't, Germany
 Date
1994
 Amiga
A500
 Interface
68000 socket
 
  • third generation of the Prozessor Austausch Karte - Processor Exchange Board
  • developed by the editors of the german computer magazine c't
  • schematics and GAL equations has been fully published in the magazine
  • designed to emulate the MC68000 processor bus interface at best, so it can be used in Ataris and Macs as well
    processor
  • PAK-68/3-020: 68020
  • PAK-68/3-030: 68030
  • 14.3 MHz (synchronous) or 32 / 36 / 40 MHz (asynchronous) - could be run in either modes, but requires different GALs
  • optional 68881 or 68882 - runs at the same speed as the CPU
    memory
  • optional 32 kB level 2 cache
  • four EPROM sockets for 32 bit Kickstart access
  • memory expansion is possible for the 030 version only
    notes
  • the 020 and 030 versions have slightly different layout
  • five GALs - there are different GAL sets for each configuration (computer type, CPU type, CPU mode)
  • plugs into the 68000's socket
  • optional 68000 fallback mode - the 68000 can be installed onto the PAK with an additional GAL

    Photo
    C't PAK-68/3 - FRAK30  front side
    FRAK30, front side

    C't PAK-68/3 - FRAK30  back side
    FRAK30, back side

    C't PAK-68/3 - PAK/3-030  front side
    PAK/3-030, front side

    C't PAK-68/3 - PAK/3-030  back side
    PAK/3-030, back side




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