Amiga Hardware Database Expansion cards



Protar A500 HD Manual Photo Software
Company
Protar, Germany
 Date
1991
 Amiga
A500
 Interface
side expansion port
 Autoconfig ID
4149 / 51,52
    SCSI controller
  • uses polled I/O instead of DMA transfer
  • autoboot ROM - autobooting requires at least Kickstart 1.3
  • not RDB compatible
  • supports SCSI Direct
  • place for a 3.5" hard disk inside the case
  • hard disk activity LED
  • 50 pin internal header
  • DB25 external connector
    memory
  • one 72 pin SIMM socket accept up to 8 MB RAM
  • supports 1, 2, 4 and 8 MB configurations
  • supports only special Protar SIMMs
    notes
  • connects to the side expansion port, has no passthrough connector
  • stylish design matches the A500
  • disable switch - turns off both RAM and hard disk
  • the connector of the optional external power supply has the same pinout as that of the A500
  • when a power supply is connected to the Protar, the A500 does not need its supply any longer, it gets its power from the Protar

    Photo
    Protar Protar A500 HD - Board front side
    Board, front side

    Protar Protar A500 HD - Case front side
    Case, front side

    Protar Protar A500 HD - Case rear side
    Case, rear side

    Protar Protar A500 HD - Board back side
    Board, back side




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