Amiga Hardware Database Expansion cards

System 2000 Photo Software
Vortex, Germany
A500, A1000
side expansion port
    ST-506 controller
  • the 3.5" hard disk is installed in an external case together with the power supply and the XT controller card (System Unit)
  • all other components are placed in a small box (Personality Module) connected to the side expansion port
  • the boxes are connected through their DB25 connectors
    • PSM: for A500 and A1000, no memory option
    • PSM-S: for A500, with memory option
  • uses DMA transfers
  • autoboot ROM - autoboots even under Kickstart 1.2
  • passthrough connector
  • four 30 pin SIMM sockets accept 2 or 4 MB RAM
  • accepts SIMMs in pairs
  • hard disk and memory disable switch

    Vortex System 2000 - Personality Module without RAM, Case eopened  top side
    Personality Module without RAM, Case eopened, top side

    Vortex System 2000 - Personality Module with RAM  rear side
    Personality Module with RAM, rear side

    Vortex System 2000 - System Unit  rear side
    System Unit, rear side

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