Amiga Hardware Database Expansion cards



Picasso II Photo Software
Company
Village Tronic, Germany
 Date
1993
 Amiga
A2000, A3000, A4000
 Interface
Zorro II
 Autoconfig ID
2167 / 11,12,13
    RTG graphics card
  • Cirrus Logic GD5426 or GD5428
    • 85 MHz in 8 bit modes
    • 45 MHz in 16 bit
    • 28 MHz in 24 bit
  • 1 or 2 MB 45 or 60 ns DRAM
    • 1 MB (eight DIPs) soldered to board
    • eight DIP sockets for additional 1 MB
    • accepts 256k×4 DIPs, 45-80 ns
    screen modes
  • 1600×1280×8 interlace
  • 1152×864×16 interlace
  • 800×600×24 non-interlace
    optional video encoder module - Pablo (Photo)
  • FBAS and S-VHS outputs
  • only PAL compatible
  • 15 kHz overload protection
  • requires a time base corrector if used with a genlock
    notes
  • maps its memory directly into the Zorro II address space - speeds up manipulation of graphics memory but limits the amount of fast RAM to 6 MB
  • with 8 MB Zorro II fast RAM the board has to be run in segmented mode - lower performance
  • two 15 pin VGA connectors
  • automatic passthrough
  • Picasso96, CyberGraphX 2, 3 & 4, EGS and PicassoRTG drivers
  • supported by Linux, NetBSD and OpenBSD

    Photo
    Village Tronic Picasso II - Rev 1.6 front side
    Rev 1.6, front side

    Village Tronic Picasso II - Rev 1.6 front side
    Rev 1.6, front side

    Village Tronic Picasso II - Rev 1.2 front side
    Rev 1.2, front side

    Village Tronic Picasso II - Rev 1.0 front side
    Rev 1.0, front side

    Village Tronic Picasso II - Rev 1.0 back side
    Rev 1.0, back side

    Village Tronic Picasso II - Rev 1.6 back side
    Rev 1.6, back side

    Village Tronic Picasso II - Rev 1.4 front side
    Rev 1.4, front side

    Village Tronic Picasso II - Rev 1.4 back side
    Rev 1.4, back side




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