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A1208 SCSI + RAM (Fang) Photo Software
AIBB
Company
Great Valley Products, USA
 Date
1993
 Amiga
A1200
 Interface
trapdoor slot
 
    Fast SCSI 2 DMA controller
  • non standard SCSI connector - enables 2.5" drives to be connected inside the A1200
  • optional external SCSI kit - external DB25 connector
  • autoboot ROM (gvpscsi.device)
    memory
  • two 64 pin SIMM sockets accept 8 MB RAM
  • supports only special 1 or 4 MB GVP SIMMs
    notes
  • optional 68882 PLCC FPU up to 50 MHz
    jumper settings
    J1 -PCMCIA: OFF - compatible
    J2 -SIMM size: ON - 1 MB SIMMs, OFF - 4 MB SIMMs
    CN2 -FPU clock: 1-2 - from crystal, 2-3 - 14.3 MHz
    J3
    ON
    J5, J6, J7, CN4
    OFF
    CN1, CN3
    1-2

    - reserved

    Photo
    Great Valley Products A1208 SCSI + RAM (Fang) -  front side
    front side

    Great Valley Products A1208 SCSI + RAM (Fang) -  back side
    back side



A1230 Turbo+ (Jaws) Photo Software
AIBB
Company
Great Valley Products, USA
 Date
1993
 Amiga
A1200
 Interface
trapdoor slot
 Autoconfig ID
2017 / 254
    processor
  • 68EC030 @ 40 MHz PGA
  • optional 68882 @ 40 MHz PGA or PLCC (depending on board revision)
    memory
  • two 64 pin SIMM sockets accept 32 MB RAM
  • supports only special 1, 4, 16 MB GVP SIMMs
    notes
  • 68020 fallback mode via jumper

    Photo
    Great Valley Products A1230 Turbo+ (Jaws) - Board without RAM front side
    Board without RAM, front side

    Great Valley Products A1230 Turbo+ (Jaws) -  front side
    front side

    Great Valley Products A1230 Turbo+ (Jaws) -  back side
    back side

    Great Valley Products A1230 Turbo+ (Jaws) - Board with RAM installed front side
    Board with RAM installed, front side



A1230 Turbo+ II (Jaws II) Photo Software
AIBB
Company
Great Valley Products, USA
 Date
1994
 Amiga
A1200
 Interface
trapdoor slot
 
    processor
  • 68EC030 @ 40 MHz or 68030 @ 50 MHz, PGA
  • optional 68882 PGA, clocked at the same speed as the CPU
    memory
  • two 64 pin SIMM sockets accept 32 MB RAM
  • supports only special 1, 4 or 16 MB 60 ns GVP SIMMs
  • SIMM sizes can be mixed, the bigger one goes to slot 1
    DMA Peripheral Port (DPP)
  • optional A1291 SCSI kit (Stingray)
    • SCSI 2 DMA controller (WD3393 or AM33C93A)
    • DB25 external connector
    • active termination
    • FaaastROM driver (gvpscsi.device)
    • supported by NetBSD
  • never released modules
    • 16 bit audio digitizer & playback unit
    • realtime video digitizer
    notes
  • Kickstart remapping
  • battery backed up clock
  • PCMCIA port still working with RAM sizes > 4 MB
    jumper settings
    J3 -SIMM size: ON - 16 MB SIMM used, OFF - no 16 MB SIMM
    J5 -ROM: ON - enable
    J6 -SCSI: ON - enable
    J1, J2, J4, J7
    OFF
    CN5
    1-2

    - reserved

    Photo
    Great Valley Products A1230 Turbo+ II (Jaws II) -   front side
    front side

    Great Valley Products A1230 Turbo+ II (Jaws II) -   back side
    back side

    Great Valley Products A1230 Turbo+ II (Jaws II) - A1291 front side
    A1291, front side

    Great Valley Products A1230 Turbo+ II (Jaws II) - A1291 back side
    A1291, back side



A1291 (Stingray) Photo Software
Company
Great Valley Products, USA
 Date
1994
 Amiga
A1200
 Interface
GVP A1230 Turbo+ II
 Autoconfig ID
2017 / 11
    SCSI controller
  • A1291 is the optional SCSI controller for the A1230 Turbo+ II
  • SCSI 2 DMA controller (WD3393 or AM33C93A)
  • DB25 external connector
  • active termination
  • FaaastROM driver (gvpscsi.device)
  • supported by NetBSD

    Photo
    Great Valley Products A1291 (Stingray) - A1291 front side
    A1291, front side

    Great Valley Products A1291 (Stingray) - A1291 back side
    A1291, back side



A3001 (Impact A2000-030) Photo Software
AIBB
Company
Great Valley Products, USA
 Date
1989
 Amiga
A2000
 Interface
CPU slot
 Autoconfig ID
2017 / 8,9,13
    processor
  • 68030 @ 16 / 25 / 28 / 33 / 50 MHz, PGA
  • optional 68882 @ 16 - 50 MHz, PGA - can be clocked at different speed than the CPU
    optional memory daughterboards
  • 68030-RAM8:
    • eight 30 pin SIMM sockets accept 4 or 8 MB RAM
    • supports only special 1 MB Nibble Mode SIMMs, they are more expensive than GVP SIMMs
    • accepts SIMMs in groups of four
  • 68030-RAM32: (from 1991)
    • eight 64 pin SIMM sockets accept up to 8 or 20 MB RAM
    • supports only special 1 or 4 MB, 60 ns GVP SIMMs
    • 60 ns SIMMs are required for 50 MHz, 70 ns for 33 MHz, 80 ns for 25 MHz
    • 16 - 33 MHz boards support 1 MB SIMMs only, possible configurations are 2, 4 and 8 MB
    • 50 MHz boards support 4 MB SIMMs, possible configurations are 4, 8, 12, 16 and 20 MB
    • using a 4 MB SIMM requires four 1 MB SIMMs to be installed in sockets 3 to 6, so the 4 MB SIMMs can only be installed into sockets 7 to 10
    optional IDE controller
  • two autoboot ROM sockets
  • to activate the IDE controller only the boot EPROM(s) (gvpat.device) has to be installed on the main board - the first version of the driver software required two EPROMs, later ones required only one
  • does not support drives that has more than 1024 cylinders
  • controller uses byte-swapped storaging, so the HDD will be unreadable on other controllers without that feature
  • 40 pin internal IDE header
  • A-Max II driver (gvpat.amhd) - requires gvpat.device v2.4 and A-Max v2.06
    notes
  • autobooting requires at least Kickstart 1.3 - the autoboot ROM should not be installed with Kickstart 1.2
  • two ROM sockets for UNIX boot ROMs that require an A2090A SCSI controller - these ROMs are compatible with those on the A2630
  • 68000 fallback mode selectable by jumper
  • the memory and IDE controller is also deactivated in fallback mode

    Photo
    Great Valley Products A3001 (Impact A2000-030) - Series I front side
    Series I, front side

    Great Valley Products A3001 (Impact A2000-030) - Series I front side
    Series I, front side

    Great Valley Products A3001 (Impact A2000-030) - Series I with RAM8 board back side
    Series I with RAM8 board, back side

    Great Valley Products A3001 (Impact A2000-030) - Series I with RAM8 board back side
    Series I with RAM8 board, back side



A3001 Series II (Impact A2000-030) Photo Software
Company
Great Valley Products, USA
 Date
1991
 Amiga
A2000
 Interface
CPU slot
 Autoconfig ID
2017 / 8,9,13
    processor
  • 68030 @ 33 / 50 MHz, PGA
  • 68882 @ 33 / 50 MHz, PGA - clocked separately from the CPU
    memory daughterboard (68030-RAM32)
  • eight 64 pin SIMM sockets accept up to 8 or 20 MB RAM
  • supports only special 1 or 4 MB, 60 ns GVP SIMMs
  • 60 ns SIMMs are required for 50 MHz, 70 ns for 33 MHz, 80 ns for 25 MHz
  • 16 - 33 MHz boards support 1 MB SIMMs only, possible configurations are 2, 4 and 8 MB
  • 50 MHz boards support 4 MB SIMMs, possible configurations are 4, 8, 12, 16 and 20 MB
  • using a 4 MB SIMM requires four 1 MB SIMMs to be installed in sockets 3 to 6, so the 4 MB SIMMs can only be installed into sockets 7 to 10
    IDE controller
  • autoboot ROM (gvpat.device)
  • does not support drives that has more than 1024 cylinders
  • autobooting requires at least Kickstart 1.3 - the autoboot ROM should be removed with Kickstart 1.2
  • controller uses byte-swapped storaging, so the HDD will be unreadable on other controllers without that feature
  • 40 pin internal IDE header
  • A-Max II driver (gvpat.amhd) - requires gvpat.device v2.4 and A-Max v2.06
    jumper settings
  • main board (rev 7):
    J4
    ON
    OFF
    J5
    OFF
    ON
    - FPU clock
    - from oscillator U2
    - from oscillator U1
    J10
    ON
    OFF
    J12
    ON
    OFF
    J13
    ON
    OFF
    J14
    OFF
    ON
    - clocking mode
    - A2000-A german motherboard, 68000 must be removed
    - A2000-B motherboard
    J6 -MMU: ON - disable
    J7 -CPU clock: OFF - 50 MHz, ON - lower
    J9 -68030 Boot code EPROMS (U23 and U25): OFF - enable
    J11 -68000 fallback mode: ON - enable
    J15 -IDE autoboot EPROM (U34): ON - enable
    J17 -IDE autoboot EPROM type: ON - 27256, OFF - 27128
    J18 -IDE drive: OFF - connected (with autoboot EPROM v3 or later)
    J1, J16
    ON
    J2
    OFF

    - reserved
  • memory board (rev 3):
    J3
    OFF
    ON
    CN11
    OFF
    2-3
    CN13
    ON
    OFF

    - 50 MHz
    - lower clock
    J5
    ON
    OFF
    - memory address of CN7-CN10 SIMMs
    - Zorro II address space (with 1 MB SIMMs only)
    - 0x01000000 (with 4 MB SIMMs only)
    J1, J4, J6, J8
    ON
    J2, J11
    OFF
    CN12
    1-2

    - reserved
    notes
  • two ROM sockets for UNIX boot ROMs that require an A2090A SCSI controller - these ROMs are compatible with those on the A2630
  • the memory and IDE controller is also deactivated in 68000 fallback mode

    Photo
    Great Valley Products A3001 Series II (Impact A2000-030) - Series II  front side
    Series II, front side

    Great Valley Products A3001 Series II (Impact A2000-030) - Series II  back side
    Series II, back side

    Great Valley Products A3001 Series II (Impact A2000-030) - RAM32 board front side
    RAM32 board, front side

    Great Valley Products A3001 Series II (Impact A2000-030) - RAM32 board back side
    RAM32 board, back side



A530 Photo Software
AIBB
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

    Photo
    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



ANet
Company
Great Valley Products / Hydra Systems, USA
 Date
1990
 Amiga
A500
A2000, A3000, A4000
 
-
-
Interface
side expansion port
Zorro II
 Autoconfig ID
2121 / 1
    Ethernet interface
  • ANet is basically a Hydra AmigaNet distributed by GVP


DSS8 Photo Software
Company
Great Valley Products, USA
 Date
1991
 Amiga
any Amiga
 Interface
parallel port
 
  • DSS - Digital Sound Studio
  • 8 bit stereo soundsampler
  • up to 51.136 kHz sampling rate in mono and 42.613 in stereo
  • 1991: left and right input level adjustment knobs and overload LEDs
  • 1992:
    • input level adjustment from software through 256 steps with automatic adjustment (auto gain) option
    • low pass filter
    • selectable line and microphone impedance
  • work on up to 31 samples in memory
  • load and save in RAW, IFF and Sonix with 1, 3 or 5 octaves
  • stereo input (2× RCA)
  • connects to the parallel port



DSS8+
Company
Great Valley Products, USA
 Date
1993
 Amiga
any Amiga
 Interface
parallel port
 
  • DSS - Digital Sound Studio
  • 8 bit stereo soundsampler
  • up to 51.136 kHz sampling rate in mono and 42.613 in stereo
  • adjustable input levels through 256 steps for both the right and left channels independently
  • auto gain - automatic adjustment of input levels
  • integrated low pass filter, programmable through 128 steps, also with automatic adjustment option
  • work on up to 31 samples in memory
  • load and save in RAW, IFF and Sonix with 1, 3 or 5 octaves
  • controllable from ARexx
  • audio connections:
    • 1× stereo input (2× RCA)
    • 1× microphone input (3.5 mm jack)
  • connects to the parallel port


EGS 110/24 Photo
Company
Great Valley Products, USA
 Date
1992
 Amiga
A2000
 Interface
G-Force 20x0
 
    RTG graphics card
  • Inmos G364 CLT-RAMDAC
    • 110 MHz pixel clock in 24 bit modes
    • up to 80 kHz horizontal frequency
    • up to 140 Hz vertical frequency
  • 4 or 8 MB VRAM - 25 ns serial access, 80 ns random access
  • the VRAM can be directly accessed by the 68030 or 68040 on the host Combo card
  • eight SIMM sockets accept only special 1 MB GVP VRAM-SIMMs in groups of four
  • 64 bit interleaved VRAM access
  • up to 440 MB/s graphics data bus bandwidth with interleave
  • max 576 MB/s blockwrite data bandwidth
  • 50 MB/s CPU bus bandwidth - higher in burst mode
  • double buffered true colour animations at 720×480 with 318 frames per second
  • 64×64 pixels built-in hardware cursor
    screen modes
  • 1600×1280×24
  • 3200×2560×8
    notes
  • connects to GVP G-Force Combo accelerators' 32 bit local bus
  • HD15 VGA connector
  • output control connector (mini DIN) for external monitor switch boxes
  • external composite video (blackburst) input (SMB connector) allowing the board's output to be synchronised with an external video signal
  • five BNC connectors
  • EGS driver

    Photo
    Great Valley Products EGS 110/24 -  front side
    front side

    Great Valley Products EGS 110/24 - EGS 110/24 on G-Force 040  front side
    EGS 110/24 on G-Force 040, front side

    Great Valley Products EGS 110/24 - EGS 110/24 on G-Force 040  front side
    EGS 110/24 on G-Force 040, front side



EGS 28/24 Spectrum Photo Software
Company
Great Valley Products, USA
 Date
1993
 Amiga
A2000
A3000, A4000
 
-
-
Interface
Zorro II
Zorro III
 Autoconfig ID
2193 / 1,2
    RTG graphics card
  • Cirrus Logic GD5426 or GD 5428 (VL bus)
    • 85 MHz in 8 bit modes
    • 45 MHz in 16 bit
    • 28 MHz in 24 bit
    • 15-75 kHz horizontal frequency
    • up to 200 Hz vertical frequency
  • 1 or 2 MB 70 ns DRAM
  • four 512 kB chips in SOJ package
    screen modes
  • 1600×1280×8 interlace
  • 1152×864×16 interlace
  • 800×600×24 non-interlace
    notes
  • video signal passthrough, automatic monitor switching
  • HD15 output and RB9 input connectors
  • Zorro II / III autosensing
  • does not work reliably with Buster rev. 9 - the Zorro II force option can be enabled in this case
  • Picasso96, CyberGraphX 2, 3 & 4 and EGS drivers
  • supported by Linux, NetBSD and OpenBSD

    Photo
    Great Valley Products EGS 28/24 Spectrum -  front side
    front side

    Great Valley Products EGS 28/24 Spectrum -  back side
    back side



G-Force 030 (Impact A2000-030 Combo Series II) Photo Software
SysSpeedAIBB
Company
Great Valley Products, USA
 Date
1992
 Amiga
A2000
 Interface
CPU slot
 Autoconfig ID
2017 / 11
    processor
  • 68EC030 @ 25 / 40 MHz or 68030 @ 50 MHz, PGA
  • 68882 @ 25 / 40 / 50 MHz, PGA - clocked at the same speed as the 68030
    memory
  • 25 MHz: 1 MB on board + three SIMM sockets gives 13 MB max
  • 40 / 50 MHz: 4 MB on board + three SIMM sockets gives 16 MB max
  • supports only special 64 pin 1 or 4 MB 60 ns GVP SIMMs
  • maximum 8 MB is autoconfigured in the 16 MB address space, the exact amount is set by jumper
  • the remaining memory is configured as extended memory by the FaaastROM driver
    Impact Series II SCSI controller
  • 1.2 MB/s transfer speed
  • direct DMA transfer to onboard Fast RAM
  • FaaastROM SCSI driver (gvpscsi.device) - auto booting requires at least Kickstart 1.3
  • DB25 external connector
  • 50 pin internal header
  • supported by Linux and NetBSD
  • optional hard disk mounting kit allows installing any 1" drive on the back of the card
    notes
  • 32 bit expansion bus for the EGS 110/24 graphics board
  • if the EGS 110/24 is installed no place remains for the hard disk mounting kit
  • 68000 fallback mode switchable either by software or jumper
  • in 68000 fallback mode RAM and SCSI is also switched off
  • Kickstart remapping
    jumper settings
  • rev 3
    J5
    ON
    OFF
    ON
    J6
    OFF
    ON
    ON
    J11
    OFF
    ON
    OFF
    CN8
    2-3
    OFF
    1-2
    - board type
    - 25 MHz
    - 40 MHz
    - 50 MHz
    J2 -68000 fallback mode: OFF - enable
    J3 -MMU: ON - disable
    J9 -autoboot ROM: OFF - disable
    J12 -bank 1-2 memory address: ON - Zorro II address space, OFF - 0x01000000
    J14 -SCSI drive: OFF - connected
    CN6 -HDD LED
    CN16 -FPU clock: 2-3 - uses CPU clock
    J4
    ON
    J7, J8, J10, J13, J15
    OFF
    CN7, CN15
    1-2
    CN14
    2-3

    - reserved
  • rev 4 (additional jumpers to rev 3)
    J16 -DTACK pull-up for old A2000s: ON - enable
    CN15 -autoboot ROM version: 1-2 - v4.5; 2-3 - before v4.5
    CN17
    2-3
    1-2-3
     
    - 25 MHz, 50 MHz
    - 40 MHz

    Photo
    Great Valley Products G-Force 030 (Impact A2000-030 Combo Series II) - Rev 3 front side
    Rev 3, front side

    Great Valley Products G-Force 030 (Impact A2000-030 Combo Series II) - Rev 3 front side
    Rev 3, front side

    Great Valley Products G-Force 030 (Impact A2000-030 Combo Series II) - Rev 3 back side
    Rev 3, back side

    Great Valley Products G-Force 030 (Impact A2000-030 Combo Series II) - Rev 4 front side
    Rev 4, front side

    Great Valley Products G-Force 030 (Impact A2000-030 Combo Series II) - Rev 4 front side
    Rev 4, front side

    Great Valley Products G-Force 030 (Impact A2000-030 Combo Series II) - Rev 4 back side
    Rev 4, back side



G-Force 040 Photo Software
SysSpeedAIBB
Company
Great Valley Products, USA
 Date
1992
 Amiga
A2000
 Interface
CPU slot
 Autoconfig ID
2017 / 11,255
    processor
  • 68040 @ 33 MHz
    memory
  • four 64 pin SIMM sockets accept 64 MB RAM
  • supports only special 4 or 16 MB GVP SIMMs
  • SIMM sizes cannot be mixed
  • 040 burst mode requires all four sockets to be filled up
  • Kickstart remapping
    SCSI 2 DMA controller
  • not Fast SCSI 2 - the same electronic as the GVP Series II controllers
  • no termination power is fed to the external SCSI connector - active termination must be used
  • 50 pin internal SCSI header
  • DB25 external connector
  • RDB compatible
  • supported by Linux and NetBSD
    I/O
  • RS232 compatible 9 pin buffered serial port
    • 614140 bps max transfer speed
  • Centronics parallel port
    • selectable IBM / Amiga compatible mode
    notes
  • 32 bit expansion bus for the EGS 110/24 graphics board
    jumper settings
    J4 -SCSI drive: OFF - connected
    J5 -autoboot ROM: OFF - disable
    J7 -MMU: ON - disable
    J20 -SIMM size: ON - 4 MB, OFF - 16 MB
    J22 -burst mode: OFF - enable
    J26 -DTACK pull-up for old A2000s: ON - enable
    CN9 -parallel port mode: 1-2 - Amiga, 2-3 - IBM
    J10, J16, J21, J24, J27
    ON
    J2, J3, J8, J15, J17, J18, J19, CN19
    OFF
    CN12, CN20
    1-2
    CN11
    2-3

    - reserved

    Photo
    Great Valley Products G-Force 040 -  front side
    front side

    Great Valley Products G-Force 040 -  front side
    front side

    Great Valley Products G-Force 040 -  back side
    back side



G-Force 040 Photo Software
Company
Great Valley Products, USA
 Date
1992
 Amiga
A3000
 Interface
CPU slot
 
    processor
  • 68040 @ 28 / 33 MHz
  • MMU and cache disable jumpers
    memory
  • eight 68 pin SIMM sockets for up to 8 MB RAM
  • supports only special 1 MB non-multiplexed 40 ns GVP SIMMs
  • accepts SIMMs in 1 MB increments
  • burst RAM access can be enabled only when 4 or 8 MB RAM is installed
  • fully autoconfiguring
  • supports DMA to any A3000 peripheral
    notes
  • software switchable 68030 fallback mode
    jumper settings
    JP10
    OFF
    ON
    JP26
    OFF
    OFF
    JP27
    OFF
    ON
    JP28
    ON
    OFF
    JP29
    OFF
    OFF
    JP30
    OFF
    ON
    JP31
    ON
    OFF
    JP32
    OFF
    OFF
    JP33
    OFF
    ON
    - burst mode
    - enabled
    - disabled
    JP1 -MMU: OFF - enabled
    JP2 -cache: ON - enabled
    JP22 -CPU clock: ON - asynchronous, OFF - synchronous
    JP23 -CPU: ON - 68030, OFF - 68040
    JP24, JP25 -RAM: ON - disabled
    JP4, JP6, JP13-16, JP18, JP20
    ON
    JP3, JP5, JP7, JP9, JP12, JP19, JP21, CN5
    OFF
    CN3, CN4
    2-3

    - reserved

    Photo
    Great Valley Products G-Force 040 -  front side
    front side

    Great Valley Products G-Force 040 -  front side
    front side

    Great Valley Products G-Force 040 -  front side
    front side

    Great Valley Products G-Force 040 -  back side
    back side



G-Lock Software
Company
Great Valley Products, USA
 Date
1992
 Amiga
any Amiga
 Interface
RGB port
 
    genlock and sound mixer
  • switchable dual composite input - software switching between two separate composite input sources for fast cuts between video - or a single high quality Y/C input
  • Composite to Y/C transcoder provides simultaneous composite, Y/C, and RGB outputs
  • the RGB output can be switched to provide YUV output for professional recording equipment
  • realtime ProcAmp controls allow adjustment of hue, saturation, brightness, contrast, sharpness, filtering, gain, and more
  • SECAM to PAL conversion in VCR quality
  • keyer modes include Amiga only, external video only, overlay, inverse overlay, and control of Amiga ECS and AGA special effects
  • audio processor allows software switching and mixing control of two separate monaural audio sources, with full control over volume, treble, and bass
  • can operate as an adjustable electronic RGB color splitter for direct use with the NewTek Digi-View or other slow-scan video digitizers
  • works with the Display Enhancer and FlickerFreeVideo boards for simultaneous genlocked video and deinterlaced Amiga graphics output
  • complete software control with full ARexx and CLI interfaces
  • AmigaDOS 1.3, 2.x, 3.x compatible
  • does not require separate power supply
  • inputs:
    • 2× Composite, RCA jacks
    • 1× Y/C, mini-DIN
    • 1× Component (RGB), DB25 (from Amiga DB23)
    • 2× monoaural audio, RCA jacks
    • 1× control (from Amiga DB9 joystick port)
  • outputs:
    • 1× Composite, RCA jacks
    • 1× Y/C, mini-DIN
    • 1× Component (RGB or YUV), DB23
    • 1× monoaural audio, RCA jacks
  • video input standards (user selectable):
    • NTSC-M
    • PAL-B/G/I
    • SECAM-L/B/G/K
  • video output standards (Amiga dependent):
    • NTSC-M
    • PAL-B/G/I



Impact A2000-030 Combo Photo Software
AIBB
Company
Great Valley Products, USA
 Date
1991
 Amiga
A2000
 Interface
CPU slot
 Autoconfig ID
2017 / 11
    processor
  • 68030 @ 22 / 33 MHz, QFP
  • 68882 @ 22 / 33 MHz, PLCC surface mounted
  • the CPU and FPU are clocked at the same speed by the same oscillator
    memory
  • 22 MHz: 1 MB preinstalled, expandable to 13 MB RAM
  • 33 MHz: 4 MB preinstalled, expandable to 16 MB RAM
  • three 64 pin SIMM sockets accept 1 or 4 MB GVP SIMMs
    Impact Series II SCSI controller
  • WD33C93 controller IC
  • direct DMA transfer to onboard Fast RAM
  • FaaastROM SCSI driver (gvpscsi.device) - auto booting requires at least Kickstart 1.3
  • DB25 external connector
  • 50 pin internal header
  • optional hard disk mounting kit allows installing any 1" drive on the back of the card
    jumper settings
    J10
    ON
    OFF
    J13
    OFF
    ON
    - memory address
    - outside Zorro II address space
    - Zorro II address space (with 1 MB SIMMs only)
    J3 -MMU: ON - disable
    J4 -SCSI drive: OFF - connected
    J6 -68000 fallback mode: OFF - enable
    J9 -autoboot ROM: ON - disable
    J7, J12, J15, J17, J18, J19, J22
    ON
    J8, J11, J14, J16, J20
    OFF
    J21, CN7, CN8
    1-2

    - reserved

    Photo
    Great Valley Products Impact A2000-030 Combo - Rev 3  front side
    Rev 3, front side

    Great Valley Products Impact A2000-030 Combo - Rev 3  back side
    Rev 3, back side

    Great Valley Products Impact A2000-030 Combo - Rev 4  front side
    Rev 4, front side

    Great Valley Products Impact A2000-030 Combo - Rev 4  back side
    Rev 4, back side



Impact A2000-1/X Photo Software
Company
Great Valley Products, USA
 Date
1988
 Amiga
A2000, A3000, A4000
 Interface
Zorro II
 Autoconfig ID
2017 / 1,2,3
    SCSI 2 DMA controller
  • WD 33C93 controller IC
  • autoboot ROM (optional on early versions) - autobooting requires at least Kickstart 1.3
  • has no autoboot disable jumper - the autoboot ROMs have to be removed under Kickstart 1.2
  • 50 pin internal SCSI header
  • DB25 external connector
  • hard disk activity LED connector
  • no place for mounting a hard disk on the card
    memory
  • 32 DIP sockets accept up to 1 MB RAM
  • accepts 256k×1 DIPs
  • early revisions support 512 or 1 MB configurations
  • late revisions support 0 or 1 MB configurations
  • DMA between drive and 4 kB onboard SRAM



Impact A2000-HC Photo Software
Company
Great Valley Products, USA
 Date
1988
 Amiga
A2000, A3000, A4000
 Interface
Zorro II
 Autoconfig ID
2017 / 2,3
    SCSI 2 DMA controller
  • WD 33C93
  • optional autoboot ROM - autobooting requires at least Kickstart 1.3
  • has no autoboot disable jumper - the autoboot ROMs have to be removed under Kickstart 1.2
  • DMA between drive and 8 kB onboard SRAM
  • place for a 3.5" hard disk on the card
  • 50 pin internal SCSI header
  • DB25 external connector
  • hard disk activity LED connector
  • no memory expansion

    Photo
    Great Valley Products Impact A2000-HC - Rev 4 front side
    Rev 4, front side

    Great Valley Products Impact A2000-HC - Rev 4 back side
    Rev 4, back side

    Great Valley Products Impact A2000-HC - Rev 5 front side
    Rev 5, front side

    Great Valley Products Impact A2000-HC - Rev 5 back side
    Rev 5, back side



Impact A2000-HC Series II Manual Photo Software
Company
Great Valley Products, USA
 Date
1990
 Amiga
A2000, A3000, A4000
 Interface
Zorro II
 Autoconfig ID
2017 / 10,11
    SCSI 2 DMA controller
  • WD 33C93 @ 7 MHz
  • 3.58 MB/s transfer speed
  • FaaastROM SCSI driver (gvpscsi.device) - autobooting requires at least Kickstart 1.3
  • autoboot disable jumper
  • RDB compatible
  • place for a 3.5" hard disk on the card
  • 50 pin internal SCSI header
  • DB25 external connector
  • hard disk activity LED connector
  • no termination power
  • no memory expansion
  • A-Max II driver (gvpscsi.amhd)
  • supported by Linux and NetBSD

    Photo
    Great Valley Products Impact A2000-HC Series II -  front side
    front side

    Great Valley Products Impact A2000-HC Series II -  back side
    back side



Impact A2000-HC+2 Photo Software
Company
Great Valley Products, USA
 Date
1989
 Amiga
A2000, A3000, A4000
 Interface
Zorro II
 Autoconfig ID
2017 / 2,3
    SCSI 2 DMA controller
  • WD 33C93
  • autoboot ROM is standard but optionally can be replaced with advanced autoboot ROM supporting removable media devices
  • has no autoboot disable jumper - the autoboot ROMs have to be removed under Kickstart 1.2
  • place for a 3.5" hard disk on the card
  • 50 pin internal SCSI header
  • DB25 external connector
  • hard disk activity LED connector
    memory
  • two 30 pin SIMM sockets accept 2 MB RAM
  • accepts 1 MB SIMMs
  • DMA between drive and 16 kB onboard SRAM

    Photo
    Great Valley Products Impact A2000-HC+2 -  front side
    front side

    Great Valley Products Impact A2000-HC+2 -  back side
    back side



Impact A2000-HC+8 Series II Manual Photo Software
Company
Great Valley Products, USA
 Date
1990
 Amiga
A2000, A3000, A4000
 Interface
Zorro II
 Autoconfig ID
2017 / 10,11
    SCSI 2 DMA controller
  • WD 33C93A @ 14 MHz
  • 3.58 MB/s transfer speed
  • FaaastROM SCSI driver (gvpscsi.device) - autobooting requires at least Kickstart 1.3
  • autoboot disable jumper
  • RDB compatible
  • place for a 3.5" hard disk on the card
  • 50 pin internal SCSI header
  • DB25 external connector
  • hard disk activity LED connector
  • no termination power
  • A-Max II driver (gvpscsi.amhd)
  • supported by Linux and NetBSD
    memory
  • eight 30 pin SIMM sockets accept 8 MB RAM
  • accepts SIMMs in groups of two, giving 2, 4, 6 or 8 MB configurations
  • this memory is technically not Zorro II memory - data is DMA-d from the HD as normal, but not via the Zorro bus for added speed
    jumper settings
    J5
    OFF
    OFF
    ON
    OFF
    OFF
    J6
    OFF
    ON
    OFF
    OFF
    ON
    J7
    ON
    OFF
    OFF
    ON
    OFF
    J8
    OFF
    OFF
    OFF
    ON
    ON
    J9
    ON
    ON
    ON
    OFF
    OFF
    - memory
    - 0 MB
    - 2 MB, CN10-CN11
    - 4 MB, CN10-CN13
    - 6 MB, CN10-CN15
    - 8 MB, CN10-CN17
    J3 -autoboot ROM
    J4 -SCSI drive
    J10-J12 -SCSI ID

    Photo
    Great Valley Products Impact A2000-HC+8 Series II - Rev II with RAM and Guru-ROM installed front side
    Rev II with RAM and Guru-ROM installed, front side

    Great Valley Products Impact A2000-HC+8 Series II - Rev II with RAM front side
    Rev II with RAM, front side

    Great Valley Products Impact A2000-HC+8 Series II - Rev 4 front side
    Rev 4, front side

    Great Valley Products Impact A2000-HC+8 Series II - Rev 4 back side
    Rev 4, back side

    Great Valley Products Impact A2000-HC+8 Series II - Rev II with RAM and Guru-ROM installed back side
    Rev II with RAM and Guru-ROM installed, back side



Impact A2000-RAM8 Photo
Company
Great Valley Products, USA
 Date
1991
 Amiga
A2000, A3000, A4000
 Interface
Zorro II
 Autoconfig ID
2077 / 9
  • 16 DIP sockets for 2 MB RAM
  • six 30 pin SIMM sockets for up to 8 MB RAM
  • accepts 1 or 4 MB SIMMs
  • suppports 2, 4, 6, 8 MB configurations
  • fully auto-configuring
    jumper settings
    J5
    OFF
    ON
    OFF
    OFF
    ON
    J6
    ON
    OFF
    OFF
    ON
    OFF
    J7
    OFF
    OFF
    ON
    OFF
    OFF
    J8
    OFF
    OFF
    ON
    ON
    OFF
    J9
    ON
    ON
    OFF
    OFF
    OFF
    J10
    OFF
    OFF
    OFF
    OFF
    ON

    - 2 MB (DIPs only)
    - 4 MB (DIPs + 1 MB SIMMs in CN12-CN13)
    - 6 MB (DIPs + 1 MB SIMMs in CN12-CN15)
    - 8 MB (DIPs + 1 MB SIMMs in CN12-CN17)
    - 8 MB ( no DIPs, 4 MB SIMMs in CN12-CN13)

    Photo
    Great Valley Products Impact A2000-RAM8 -  front side
    front side

    Great Valley Products Impact A2000-RAM8 -  back side
    back side



Impact A2000-SCSI+2 Photo Software
Company
Great Valley Products, USA
 Date
1988
 Amiga
A2000, A3000, A4000
 Interface
Zorro II
 Autoconfig ID
2017 / 1,2,3
    SCSI 2 DMA controller
  • WD 33C93 controller IC
  • autoboot ROM (optional on early versions) - autobooting requires at least Kickstart 1.3
  • has no autoboot disable jumper - the autoboot ROMs have to be removed under Kickstart 1.2
  • 50 pin internal SCSI header
  • DB25 external connector
  • hard disk activity LED connector
  • no place for mounting a hard disk on the card
    memory
  • sixteen DIP sockets accept up to 2 MB RAM
  • accepts 256k×4 DIPs in groups of four
  • DMA between drive and 16 kB onboard SRAM

    Photo
    Great Valley Products Impact A2000-SCSI+2 -  front side
    front side

    Great Valley Products Impact A2000-SCSI+2 -  back side
    back side



Impact A2000-SCSI+8 Photo Software
Company
Great Valley Products, USA
 Date
1989
 Amiga
A2000, A3000, A4000
 Interface
Zorro II
 Autoconfig ID
2017 / 1,2,3
    SCSI 2 DMA controller
  • WD 33C93 controller IC
  • autoboot ROM (optional on early versions) - autobooting requires at least Kickstart 1.3
  • has no autoboot disable jumper - the autoboot ROMs have to be removed under Kickstart 1.2
  • 50 pin internal SCSI header
  • DB25 external connector
  • hard disk activity LED connector
  • no place for mounting a hard disk on the card
    memory
  • eight 30 pin SIMM sockets accept up to 8 MB RAM
  • accepts 1 MB SIMMs in groups of two
  • DMA between drive and 16 kB onboard SRAM



Impact A4000-HC+8 (A4008) Manual Software
Company
Great Valley Products, USA
 Date
1993
 Amiga
A2000, A3000, A4000
 Interface
Zorro II
 Autoconfig ID
2017 / 10,11



Impact A500 HD8+ Series II Photo Software
Company
Great Valley Products, USA
 Date
1990
 Amiga
A500
 Interface
side expansion port
 Autoconfig ID
2017 / 10,11
    SCSI 2 DMA controller
  • 3.58 MB/s transfer speed
  • FaaasT ROM SCSI driver (gvpscsi.device) - autobooting requires at least Kickstart 1.3
  • RDB compatible
  • place for a 3.5" hard disk inside the case
  • 50 pin internal header
  • DB25 external connector
  • supported by Linux
  • A-Max II driver (gvpscsi.amhd)
    memory
  • four 30 pin SIMM sockets accept 8 MB RAM
  • accepts 1 or 4 MB 120 ns SIMMs
  • supports 2, 4 or 8 MB configurations
  • fully autoconfiguring
    notes
  • connects to the side expansion port
  • has no passthrough connector
  • stylish design matches the A500
  • disable switch
  • hard disk activity LED
  • external power supply
  • built in fan
  • mini expansion slot for the optional PC emulator card
  • problems may arise with the combination of A500, 8372A Agnus and an internal memory expansion with CPU or Gary adaptor - a trace has to be cut to solve the problem
    jumper settings
    J5
    OFF
    OFF
    ON
    ON
    J6
    OFF
    ON
    OFF
    OFF
    J7
    ON
    OFF
    OFF
    OFF
    J8
    ON
    ON
    ON
    OFF
    J9
    OFF
    OFF
    OFF
    ON
    J12
    1-2
    1-2
    1-2
    2-3
    - memory
    - 0 MB
    - 2 MB, CN9-CN10
    - 4 MB, CN9-CN12
    - 8 MB, CN9-CN10

    Photo
    Great Valley Products Impact A500 HD8+ Series II - Case opened top side
    Case opened, top side

    Great Valley Products Impact A500 HD8+ Series II - Exterior top side
    Exterior, top side

    Great Valley Products Impact A500 HD8+ Series II - Exterior rear side
    Exterior, rear side

    Great Valley Products Impact A500 HD8+ Series II - Exterior right side
    Exterior, right side

    Great Valley Products Impact A500 HD8+ Series II - PCB Rev 3 front side
    PCB Rev 3, front side

    Great Valley Products Impact A500 HD8+ Series II - PCB Rev 6 front side
    PCB Rev 6, front side

    Great Valley Products Impact A500 HD8+ Series II - PCB Rev 3 back side
    PCB Rev 3, back side



Impact A500-SCSI Photo Software
Company
Great Valley Products, USA
 Date
1988
 Amiga
A500
 Interface
side expansion port
 Autoconfig ID
2017 / 1,2
    SCSI 2 DMA controller
  • DMA to onboard 16 kB buffer
  • RDB compatible
  • place for a 3.5" hard disk inside the case
  • 50 pin internal header
  • DB25 external connector
    optional autoboot / RAM board
  • 2 MB zero wait-state RAM
  • sixteen 1M×1 DIPs
  • autoboot ROM - autobooting requires at least Kickstart 1.3
    notes
  • connects to the side expansion port
  • has no passthrough connector
  • hard disk activity LED
  • built in fan
  • external power supply

    Photo
    Great Valley Products Impact A500-SCSI - Autoboot / RAM module  front side
    Autoboot / RAM module, front side

    Great Valley Products Impact A500-SCSI - Case opened right side
    Case opened, right side

    Great Valley Products Impact A500-SCSI - Exterior front side
    Exterior, front side

    Great Valley Products Impact A500-SCSI - Exterior back side
    Exterior, back side

    Great Valley Products Impact A500-SCSI - Exterior right side
    Exterior, right side

    Great Valley Products Impact A500-SCSI - Exterior left side
    Exterior, left side



Impact A500-SCSI+4 Photo Software
Company
Great Valley Products, USA
 Date
1989
 Amiga
A500
 Interface
side expansion port
 Autoconfig ID
2017 / 1,2
    SCSI 2 DMA controller
  • DMA to onboard 16 kB buffer
  • onboard autoboot ROM - autobooting requires at least Kickstart 1.3
  • autoboot disable switch
  • RDB compatible
  • place for a 3.5" hard disk inside the case
  • 50 pin internal header
  • DB25 external connector
    memory
  • four 30 pin SIMM sockets accept up to 4 MB RAM
  • accepts 1 MB SIMMs
  • supports 2 or 4 MB configurations
  • fully autoconfiguring
    notes
  • connects to the side expansion port
  • has no passthrough connector
  • hard disk activity LED
  • built in fan
  • external power supply

    Photo
    Great Valley Products Impact A500-SCSI+4 -  front side
    front side

    Great Valley Products Impact A500-SCSI+4 -  back side
    back side



Impact Vision 24 Photo Software
Company
Great Valley Products, USA
 Date
1991
 Amiga
A2000, A3000, A4000
 Interface
Zorro II, video slot
 Autoconfig ID
2017 / 32
    multi-function video card
  • framebuffer:
    • provides 12 or 24 bits of colour information to an Amiga screen
    • 1.5 MB as two banks of 12 bit RAM
    • double buffered 12 bit (4096 colours) animations or a single buffered 24 bit (16.7 million colours) image
    • 768×625 (PAL) or 768×525 (NTSC) maximum resolution
  • framegrabber:
    • realtime digitizing at up to 25 fps
    • freeze, grab and store 12 or 24 bit full screen live RGB video in real time frame grabbing
    • composite and Y/C video requires an RGB splitter or the optional Video Interface Unit
  • flicker fixer:
    • duplicates and enhances the A3000's display enhancer circuitry
    • even de-interlaces external live video
    • the HD15 VGA output is software switchable between 15 and 31 kHz
    • works only in 12 bit mode
  • picture in picture:
    • freeze, resize, move or scale live incoming RGB video in a window
    • reverse-PIP - place a fully functional movable and scalable Workbench window on full screen live video
    • works in 12 bit mode only
  • genlock:
    • separate composite and component (RGB + sync) genlocks
    • three genlock modes - controlled by a switch on the back of the board:
      • Amiga graphics only
      • keyed source - allows external video to show through the background
      • full external - direct feed of the RGB signal so it can be seen what the camera is pointing at or the live video to show through every colour but the background
  • separated RGB, composite and Y/C inputs
  • composite and Y/C outputs
  • optional Video Interface Unit:
    • connects to the 26 pin I/O connector of the IV24
    • built-in RGB splitter converts the composite and Y/C inputs into RGB
    • separate RGB, 2× composite, Y/C, external reference, key and remote control inputs
    • composite, Y/C and key outputs
    • software selectable sync source (external reference, composite 1 or 2, Y/C)
  • optional Video Interface Unit / Component Transcoder:
    • all features of the Video Interface Unit
    • connects to the 26 pin I/O and the HD15 VGA connector of the IV24
    • additional component input and output (Y, B-Y, R-Y), RGB output
  • connects to the inline Zorro and video slots of the A3000
  • can be installed in the A2000 with an optional video slot adaptor card
  • does not require a time base corrector unless broadcast quality is required
  • software: Scala, Caligari 24, MacroPaint, IV24 utilities
  • VHI driver

    Photo
    Great Valley Products Impact Vision 24 - Main board front side
    Main board, front side

    Great Valley Products Impact Vision 24 - Main board front side
    Main board, front side

    Great Valley Products Impact Vision 24 - A2000 video slot adapter front side
    A2000 video slot adapter, front side

    Great Valley Products Impact Vision 24 - Video Interface Unit / Component Transcoder  front side
    Video Interface Unit / Component Transcoder, front side

    Great Valley Products Impact Vision 24 - Open case of Video Interface Unit / Component Transcoder  top side
    Open case of Video Interface Unit / Component Transcoder, top side



Impact Vision 24 A4000
Company
Great Valley Products, USA
 Date
1994
 Amiga
A4000
 Interface
Zorro II, video slot
 Autoconfig ID
2017 / 32
    multi-function video card
  • all features of the original Impact Vision 24
  • twice as fast in the A4000 as the original version, performance remains the same when used in an A3000 or A2000
  • software: ImageFX 1.5, EGS SpectraPaint
  • VHI driver


IOExtender Photo Software
Company
Great Valley Products, USA
 Date
1993
 Amiga
A2000, A3000, A4000
 Interface
Zorro II
 Autoconfig ID
2017 / 11
    serial and parallel interface
  • one DB25 parallel port
  • two buffered DB9 serial ports
  • 1-614400 bps serial transfer speed
  • ST16C552 interface chip with 16 byte buffer
  • MIDI sub-port for optional MIDI expansion box - 1 IN, 3 Out, 1 Thru
  • expansion port for optional RS422 or second RS232 kit
  • parallel port can be set to be Amiga or IBM compatible
    • Amiga: 5V supplied on pin 14
    • IBM: no power supplied
  • works together with G-Force parallel ports
  • supports multiple IOExtenders in one machine
  • not compatible with ParNet
  • supported by Linux

    Photo
    Great Valley Products IOExtender -  front side
    front side

    Great Valley Products IOExtender -  front side
    front side

    Great Valley Products IOExtender -  back side
    back side



PC 286 Manual Photo Software
Company
Great Valley Products, USA
 Date
1992
 Amiga
A500
 Interface
Impact Series II HD8+
 
    IBM AT emulation
  • a special version of ATonce Plus designed for the GVP mini slot
  • 80286 @ 16 MHz
  • optional 80C287 FPU
  • 512 kB PC RAM
  • can use the Amiga's RAM
  • Hercules, CGA, EGA / VGA monochrome, T3100 video modes



PhonePak VFX Photo Software
Company
Great Valley Products, USA
 Date
1992
 Amiga
A2000, A3000, A4000
 Interface
Zorro II
 Autoconfig ID
2017 / 11
    integrated voice mail and fax system
  • Yamaha YTM401 voice-fax chip
  • sending and receiving of faxes at 2400-9600 bps
  • auto fax detection
  • audio record and play back at 9600 Hz, 8 bit
  • two RCA connectors: line in for digitizing, line out for audio monitoring of incoming calls
  • two RJ11 telephone jacks: one to the phone line, the other to a local telephone
  • audio can be recorded and played back through the local telephone too
  • an attached fax machine can be used as scanner
  • voice compression feature
  • record and play back of voice and fax messages remotely
  • schedule sending faxes
  • multiple PhonePaks can be installed for multiple phone lines
  • multiple PhonePaks can share mail boxes
  • in order to use the PhonePak in an A3000 or A4000, a Zorro II RAM expansion has to be added in another slot because these machines have problems with Zorro II DMA to Chip RAM

    Photo
    Great Valley Products PhonePak VFX -  front side
    front side

    Great Valley Products PhonePak VFX -  front side
    front side



T-Rex (G-Force 040) Photo Software
AIBB
Company
Great Valley Products, USA
 Date
1994
 Amiga
A4000
 Interface
CPU slot
 
    processor
  • 68040 @ 33 / 40 MHz
    memory
  • two 64 pin SIMM sockets accept 32 MB RAM
  • supports only special 1, 4 or 16 MB GVP SIMMs
  • optional RAM board
    • six additional SIMM sockets accept 96 MB RAM
    • gives a total of 128 MB RAM
  • one 4 MB SIMM is factory installed
    optional Fast SCSI 2 module
  • max 10 MB/s transfer speed
    note
  • the optional RAM and SCSI modules do not fit into A3000 / A3000T / A4000T

    Photo
    Great Valley Products T-Rex (G-Force 040) -  front side
    front side

    Great Valley Products T-Rex (G-Force 040) - without RAM front side
    without RAM, front side

    Great Valley Products T-Rex (G-Force 040) - with RAM front side
    with RAM, front side

    Great Valley Products T-Rex (G-Force 040) -  front side
    front side

    Great Valley Products T-Rex (G-Force 040) -  back side
    back side

    Great Valley Products T-Rex (G-Force 040) - Memory module  front side
    Memory module, front side

    Great Valley Products T-Rex (G-Force 040) - Board with Memory module  front side
    Board with Memory module, front side



T-Rex II Photo Software
Company
Great Valley Products, USA
 Date
1995
 Amiga
A4000
 Interface
CPU slot
 Autoconfig ID
2017 / 22
    processor
  • 68060 @ 50 MHz
    memory
  • four 72 pin SIMM sockets accept 128 MB RAM
  • supports 4, 8, 16, 32 MB SIMMs, 60 ns
  • 64 bit interleaved RAM access to pairs of SIMMs
    Fast SCSI 2 controller
  • NCR 53C710
  • 16 byte (128 bit) burst DMA transfers
  • 50 pin internal SCSI connector
  • no external connector
  • the tekscsi2.device is not NSD compliant, it autoboots FFS partitions only - it looks for filesystems in the Kickstart ROM, but it does not care about filesystems loaded into the RDB area

    Photo
    Great Valley Products T-Rex II - T-Rex II  front side
    T-Rex II, front side

    Great Valley Products T-Rex II - T-Rex II  front side
    T-Rex II, front side



TBC Plus Photo Software
Company
Great Valley Products, USA
 Date
1994
 Amiga
A2000, A3000, A4000
 Interface
Zorro II
 
    time base corrector
  • infinite window time base corrector using 8 bit 4:2:2 CCIR-601 professional quality all digital video signal processing
  • realtime 24 bit video framegrabber / framebuffer for use as a digital video stillstore or signal generator
  • full transcoding between Composite and Y/C (SVHS) input and Composite and Y/C (SVHS) output
  • full processing amplifier (ProcAmp) control for correcting or adjusting incoming video on the fly quickly and professionally (hue, brightness, contrast, saturation)
  • realtime programmable video special effects generator featuring solarization, strobing, pseudo colour, monochrome effects, and more
  • NTSC / PAL / SECAM signal standards conversion to NTSC / PAL for integration into worldwide video environments automatically
  • ImageFX: direct editing and manipulation in the framebuffer
  • optional full SMPTE / EBU timecode receiver / generator (encoding / decoding / striping) - VITC (Vertical Interval Time Code) and LTC (Longitudinal Time Code) can be read and written
  • optional digital comb filter (cleans up Composite for Y/C output and fixes cross colour by splitting the Composite signal into separate chroma and luma signals as if it were a true Y/C input) provides true wide band 5.5 MHz Composite video performance
  • inputs and outputs reside on an adaptor cable
    • inputs: Y/C, two Composite Video, external key signal, sync reference signal, Longitudinal Time Code (LTC)
    • outputs: Y/C, Composite Video, Longitudinal Time Code (LTC)
  • the Composite and Y/C inputs can be connected simultaneously and hot switched with software without having to play with cable connections
  • convert the two Composite inputs into a single Y/C input, providing two switchable Y/C inputs
  • up to five TBCPlus cards can be installed in a single Amiga and independently controlled
  • will not overload the power supply when the maximum of five TBCPlus units are installed
  • works in 30 Hz, 29.97 Hz, 25 Hz, 24 Hz drop frame and color frame modes, can put a SMPTE burn-in window anywhere over the video
    memory
  • two 30 pin SIMM sockets for frame buffer memory - 1 MB installed as standard, expandable to 2 MB for improving special effects
  • two 64 pin SIMM sockets for 4 or 8 MB standard Zorro II Fast RAM - accepts only 4 MB GVP SIMMs
  • the Fast RAM expansion has nothing to do with the performance of the TBC Plus, it doesn't increase the frame buffer capacity - it is meant for A3000 and A4000 machines which may have problems with Zorro II DMA to Chip RAM

    Photo
    Great Valley Products TBC Plus -  front side
    front side

    Great Valley Products TBC Plus -  back side
    back side

    Great Valley Products TBC Plus - Comb Filter module  front side
    Comb Filter module, front side

    Great Valley Products TBC Plus - Comb Filter module  back side
    Comb Filter module, back side



TekMagic 2040 & 2060 Manual Photo Software
AIBB
Company
GVP-M, USA
 Date
1996
 Amiga
A2000
 Interface
CPU slot
 Autoconfig ID
2017 / 22
    processor
  • 68060 @ 50 MHz or 68040 @ 33 / 40 MHz
  • can be ordered with no CPU or with a new or a recycled 68060
    memory
  • four 72 pin SIMM sockets accept 128 MB RAM
  • four 64 pin GVP SIMM sockets for backward compatibility
  • the 72 pin sockets support 4, 8, 16 or 32 MB SIMMs, the GVP sockets support 4 or 16 MB SIMMs
  • each 64 pin slot is linked directly to a 72 pin one - only one of them can be used at the same time
  • cannot mix 4 or 16 MB GVP SIMMs
  • cannot mix single or double sided 72 pin SIMMs
  • a double sided 72 pin SIMM rules out two GVP SIMM sockets
  • supports burst RAM access when SIMMs are installed in pairs
  • selectable RAM access speed 60-80 ns
    Fast SCSI 2 controller
  • 10 MB/s max transfer speed
  • 50 pin internal header
  • 50 pin external high density connector
  • optional 3.5" hard disk mounting kit
  • active SCSI termination can be disabled with jumper
  • the tekscsi2.device is not NSD compliant, it autoboots FFS partitions only - it looks for filesystems in the Kickstart ROM, but it does not care about filesystems loaded into the RDB area
    notes
  • 68000 fallback mode with access to the SCSI controller and memory expansion
    jumper settings
    JR1 -burst mode: ON - enabled
    JR2 -RAM speed: OFF - faster access time
    JR3 -burst write: ON - enabled
    JR4 -burst read: ON - enabled
    JR5 -GVP SIMM: ON - 16 MB, OFF - 4 MB
    JR6 -72 pin SIMM: ON - double sided, OFF - single sided
    JR7 -reserved
    JR8 -refresh: ON - 4k, OFF - 2k or 4k
    J1 -CPU power: 1-2 - 5V, 2-3 - 3.3 V
    J2 -CPU clock: 1-2 - 68040, 2-3 - 68060
    J3 -clock: OFF - enabled
    J4 -68000 mode: OFF - enabled
    J5 -DTACK pull-up: OFF - enabled
    J6 -active SCSI termination: OFF - enabled
    J7 -interrupt pending: ON - DMA backoffs, OFF - DMA ignores interrupt
    J9 -EPROM type: 1-2 - 27C256, 2-3 - 27C512

    Photo
    GVP-M TekMagic 2040 & 2060 - TekMagic 040  front side
    TekMagic 040, front side

    GVP-M TekMagic 2040 & 2060 - TekMagic 040  back side
    TekMagic 040, back side

    GVP-M TekMagic 2040 & 2060 - TekMagic 060  front side
    TekMagic 060, front side

    GVP-M TekMagic 2040 & 2060 - TekMagic 060  back side
    TekMagic 060, back side




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