Amiga Hardware Database Expansion cards



Power PC Board Photo Software
Company
Kolff Computer Supplies, Netherlands
 Date
1990
 Amiga
A500
A2000
 
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Interface
trapdoor slot
Zorro II
 Autoconfig ID
767 / 0
    IBM XT emulation
  • A500: connects to the trapdoor connector
  • Zorro II: the same A500 version is connected to a Zorro II adapter card
  • Power PC Board v1:
    • NEC V30 @ 8 MHz processor
    • does not support hard drives, only floppy drives
  • Power PC Board v2:
    • NEC V30 @ 10 MHz processor
    • supports HD controllers but a special driver is necessary
    • software revision 2.90 supports the following HD controllers: A.L.F. (OMTI), A590 (OMTI, SCSI), Golem HD3000 (OMTI), Profex HD3000 (OMTI), Winner I (OMTI), F.S.E. (OMTI), Rex Datentechnik (OMTI), SupraDrive 500XP (SCSI), GVP A500+ (SCSI)
    • much faster video emulation (CGA)
  • 1 MB RAM:
    • 704 kB free RAM in MGA/CGA mode
    • 640 kB free RAM in EGA/VGA mode
    • 200 kB extra memory for a reset proof MS-DOS RAM disk
    • the RAM can be used by the Amiga as 512 kB Fast RAM and an additional 512 kB RAM disk
    • the board can use the Amiga's Fast RAM (up to 8 MB) as PC memory
  • does not multitask with the Amiga
  • uses the Amiga internal serial port with up to 19200 bit/s
  • uses the Amiga floppy controller and parallel port
  • video:
    • up to 640×480 in 16 colours
    • MGA 720×348
    • CGA 640/320×200
    • software emulated flicker-fixer in any PC interlace mode
  • battery backed up clock
  • emulated PC sound card
  • not compatible with NTSC Amigas

    Photo
    Kolff Computer Supplies Power PC Board - Rev 1 front side
    Rev 1, front side

    Kolff Computer Supplies Power PC Board - Zorro adapter Rev 1.2 with Power PC Board front side
    Zorro adapter Rev 1.2 with Power PC Board, front side

    Kolff Computer Supplies Power PC Board - Zorro adapter Rev 1.2 with Power PC Board  back side
    Zorro adapter Rev 1.2 with Power PC Board, back side




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