Company
Great Valley Products, USA
Date
1992
Amiga
A500
Interface
side expansion port
Autoconfig ID
2017 / 11
    processor
  • 68EC030 @ 40 MHz PGA
  • optional 68882 @ 40 MHz PGA
    memory
  • two 64 pin SIMM sockets accept 1, 2, 4 or 8 MB RAM
  • supports special 1 or 4 MB GVP SIMMs
  • SIMM sizes cannot be mixed
  • hardware maprom
    SCSI 2 DMA controller
  • FaaaST ROM SCSI driver
  • 3.58 MB/s maximum transfer speed
  • 50 pin internal SCSI connector
  • DB25F external SCSI connector
  • hard disk activity LED
  • place for a 3.5" hard disk inside the case
  • supported by Linux and NetBSD
    notes
  • mini expansion slot for the optional GVP PC286 AT emulator
  • connects to the side expansion port
  • no passthrough connector
  • disable switch on top of the case
  • in 68000 fallback mode both the RAM and hard disk are deactivated
  • external power supply
  • built in fan
    jumper settings
    J1 -MMU: ON - disable
    J2 -68000 fallback mode: OFF - enable
    J3 -CPU cache: ON - disable
    J9 -autoboot: OFF - disable
    J11 -RAM: ON - not installed, OFF - installed
    J13 -SIMM size: ON - 4 MB, OFF - 1 MB
    J4, J6
    ON
    J5, J7, J8, J10, J12
    OFF
    CN7, CN18
    1-2
    CN8, CN11
    2-3

    - reserved
Great Valley Products A530 - Case opened top side
Case opened, top side
Great Valley Products A530 - Exterior front side
Exterior, front side
Great Valley Products A530 - PCB front side
PCB, front side
Great Valley Products A530 - PCB back side
PCB, back side
Great Valley Products A530 - Exterior front side
Exterior, front side
Great Valley Products A530 - Case opened (with PC286 installed) front side
Case opened (with PC286 installed), front side
Great Valley Products A530 - Exterior back side
Exterior, back side
Great Valley Products A530 - Case opened (with PC286 installed) back side
Case opened (with PC286 installed), back side

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1992-09

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1992-10

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1992-11

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1993-03

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1993-05

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1993-06