Amiga Hardware Database Expansion cards



RocHard 500 Manual Photo Software
Company
Roctec, Hong Kong
 Date
1992
 Amiga
A500
 Interface
side expansion port
 Autoconfig ID
2144 / 1,2
    IDE controller
  • place for a 3.5" hard disk inside the case
  • 40 pin internal IDE header
  • does not support removable media drives
  • autoboot ROM (rtidedisk.device)
  • although RDB compatible, it cannot recognize hard disks formatted by other controllers
  • hard disk activity LED
    optional SCSI controller
  • DB25 external SCSI connector
  • does not support RDB
  • does not support SCSI-Direct
    memory
  • eight 30 pin SIMM sockets accept up to 8 MB RAM
  • accepts 1 MB, 120 ns or faster SIMMs only
  • supports 2, 4 or 8 MB configurations
  • memory is always mounted at $200000 (no autoconfig) - may have problems with other expansions
    notes
  • connects to the side expansion port, no passthrough
  • external power supply
    jumper and switch switch settings
  • DIP switch
    1 -hard disk: ON - enable
    2 -memory: ON - enable
    3 -autobooting: OFF - enable (for Kickstart 1.3 and above)
    4-5 -reserved
    6-8 -SCSI ID
  • game switch
    0 -hard disk and memory disabled
    I -hard disk disabled
    II -hard disk and memory enabled
  • jumper
    JPA1
    1
    2
    3
    - memory
    - 0 or 2 MB
    - 4 MB
    - 8 MB

    Photo
    Roctec RocHard 500 - PCB front side
    PCB, front side

    Roctec RocHard 500 - Exterior left side
    Exterior, left side

    Roctec RocHard 500 - PCB back side
    PCB, back side




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