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12 A'Clock Photo
Company
Microbotics, USA
 Date
1993
 Amiga
A1200
 Interface
clock port
 
    clock
  • a simple battery backed up clock
  • connects to the internal clock port of the A1200



BASEboard 1200 Clock
Company
Expansion Systems, USA
 Date
1993
 Amiga
A1200
 Interface
clock port
 
    clock
  • a simple battery backed up clock
  • connects to the internal clock port of the A1200


Catweasel Photo Software
Company
Individual Computers, Germany
 Date
1996
 Amiga
A1200
A4000
 
-
-
Interface
clock port
IDE header
 
    floppy controller
  • supported disk formats (sector by sector)
    • Amiga 3.5" 880 / 1760 kB
    • Apple Macintosh 3.5" 400 / 800 / 720 / 1440 kB
    • MS DOS 3.5" 720 / 1440 kB
    • MS DOS 5.25" 360 / 720 / 800 / 1200 kB
    • Atari ST 3.5" 720 / 800 / 1440 kB
    • Apple II 5.25" 140 kB
    • Commodore 1541 5.25" 170 kB
    • Commodore 1571 5.25" 170 / 341 kB
    • Commodore 1581 3.5" 800 kB
    • Catweasel Extra 3.5" 1160 / 2380 kB
  • supported file systems
    • Amiga OFS / FFS
    • PC FAT12 / FAT16 / VFAT12 / VFAT16
    • CBM 1541 / 1571
  • uses standard 3.5" / 5.25" PC floppy drives for all formats
  • spins HD disks at 300 rpm instead of 150 rpm
    • speeds up Amiga HD disk access by 1.3 times
    • speeds up PC HD disk access by 2.15 times
  • 34 pin floppy header
  • the floppy drives attached to the Catweasel are not bootable
  • does not use DMA
  • enhanced error correction
  • supported by Linux
    Catweasel 1200
  • connects to the 44 pin IDE header, the 44 pin IDE port is passed through
  • an optional adapter board allows connecting to the clock port
  • by using the IDE connection the board is not compatible with IDE splitters
  • the clock port connection leaves the the A1200 IDE port free, so it's compatible with IDE splitters
  • clock port pin 40 is marked
    Catweasel 4000
  • connects to the 40 pin IDE header, the 40 pin IDE port is passed through
  • not compatible with IDE splitters

    Photo
    Individual Computers Catweasel - A1200 version front side
    A1200 version, front side

    Individual Computers Catweasel - A1200 version back side
    A1200 version, back side

    Individual Computers Catweasel - A4000 version front side
    A4000 version, front side



Catweasel Mk2 Photo Software
Company
Individual Computers, Germany
 Date
1997
 Amiga
A1200
A4000
 
-
-
Interface
clock port
IDE header
 
    floppy controller
  • supports all disk formats, file systems, floppy drives and features as the Catweasel Mk1
  • smaller than the original Catweasel thus fits easier inside a desktop A1200
  • 26 pin local expansion slot for the optional HyperCom 3 Plus I/O module with two serial and one parallel ports
  • can be connected to a 40 pin IDE header - the IDE port is passed through, but IDE splitters and the 26 pin local expansion slot are ruled out
  • by connecting to a clock port, IDE splitters can be used and the local expansion port is enabled
    • clock port pin 40 is marked
  • a floppy style power connector is provided for powering the board when installed into an A4000

    Photo
    Individual Computers Catweasel Mk2 -  front side
    front side

    Individual Computers Catweasel Mk2 -  front side
    front side

    Individual Computers Catweasel Mk2 -  front side
    front side

    Individual Computers Catweasel Mk2 -  back side
    back side

    Individual Computers Catweasel Mk2 - 10 Year Anniversary Limited Edition  front side
    10 Year Anniversary Limited Edition, front side

    Individual Computers Catweasel Mk2 - 10 Year Anniversary Limited Edition  back side
    10 Year Anniversary Limited Edition, back side



Catweasel Mk3 Photo Software
Company
Individual Computers, Germany
 Date
2002
 Amiga
A1200
A2000, A3000, A4000

 
-
-
-
Interface
clock port
Zorro II
PCI
 Autoconfig ID
4626 / 66
    floppy controller
  • can be installed either into any platform's PCI slot, into an Amiga Zorro II slot or to the A1200 clock port
    • clock port pin 40 is marked
  • the main purpose is to allow access to non-standard disks using normal 3.5" / 5.25" PC floppy drives without the need for a completely different computer
  • supports the same disk formats and file systems as the previous Catweasel versions
  • does not use DMA
  • the floppy drives attached to the Catweasel are not bootable
  • 34 pin floppy header
    emulation support
  • two DB9 connectors for Amiga/Atari/C64 digital joysticks and analogue paddles
  • mini-DIN connector for an A4000 keyboard
  • optional C64 SID playback support - socket for a 6581 or 8580
  • RCA audio output connector and internal CD audio header

    Photo
    Individual Computers Catweasel Mk3 -  front side
    front side

    Individual Computers Catweasel Mk3 - slot cover front side
    slot cover, front side



Delfina 1200 Photo Software
Company
Petsoff, Finland
 Date
1998
 Amiga
A1200
 Interface
clock port
 
    DSP
  • Motorola DSP56002 @ 37 (underclocked 40 MHz) or 73.7 MHz (overclocked from 66 MHz)
  • 24 bit data bus
  • fully programmable using the supplied software
    memory
  • 96 kB, 24 bit SRAM
  • one half of the memory can be addressed in program and X data space, the other half only in Y data space
  • zero-waitstate, 12 ns
    audio
  • Crystal CS4231A audio codec
  • one stereo RCA input
  • one stereo 3.5 mm input with optional 20 dB mic amplifier
  • one internal CD-ROM input
  • one stereo RCA output
  • all inputs can be mixed with Delfina's output
  • full duplex recording and playback
  • AHI support
    notes
  • connects to the clock port
  • the audio cables are connected directly onto the board, not to the back of the Amiga

    Photo
    Petsoff Delfina 1200 -  front side
    front side

    Petsoff Delfina 1200 -  back side
    back side



Delfina Flipper Photo
Company
Individual Computers, Germany
 Date
2003
 Amiga
A1200
A2000, A3000, A4000

 
-
-
-
Interface
clock port
Zorro II
PCI
 Autoconfig ID
4626 / 8,9
    DSP
  • Motorola DSP56002 @ 67.73 MHz (overclocked from 66 MHz)
  • 24 bit data bus
    memory
  • 96 kB, 24 bit SRAM, not expandable
  • zero-waitstate, 12 ns
    audio
  • sample frequencies up to 48 kHz at 16 bit
  • unlike previous Delfinas, other frequencies are played back without resampling, freeing up DSP resources
  • three stereo inputs with regular intensity
  • one stereo input with increased sensitivity for a microphone
  • one stereo output (RCA)
  • full duplex recording and playback
  • AHI driver
    Delfina module
  • carries the DSP, memory and the analog inputs and outputs
  • can be connected to the clock port of the A1200, or to the 26 pin expansion port that is available on all Individual Computer's cards
    • clock port pin 40 is marked
    optional Flipper module
  • simply attaches to the Delfina module
  • expands the Delfina with digital SP-DIF connectors
  • MIDI In and MIDI Out connectors - can be programmed independently of each other
  • Zorro II and PCI connectors

    Photo
    Individual Computers Delfina Flipper -  front side
    front side

    Individual Computers Delfina Flipper -  front side
    front side

    Individual Computers Delfina Flipper -  front side
    front side

    Individual Computers Delfina Flipper -  back side
    back side



Hypercom (PortJnr, PortPlus) Photo
Company
VMC Harald Frank, Germany
 Date
1996 / 1997
 Amiga
A1200
A2000, A3000, A4000
 
-
-
Interface
clock port
Zorro II
 Autoconfig ID
5001 / 2,3
    serial and parallel interfaces
  • Hypercom 1 / PortJnr
    • tiny 2x4 cm board
    • connects to A1200's clock port
    • Exar 16C650 UART chip
    • one DB25 RS232 serial port
    • 50 to 460800 bps transfer speed
    • 64 byte FIFO buffer (32 byte receive, 32 byte send)
    • may have problems with 1D4 motherboard revision
    • requires some modifications in order to work together with the Melody 1200 audio board
    • not compatible with Mikronik towers
  • Hypercom 3 & 3Z / PortPlus
    • Hypercom 3: connects to A1200's clock port
    • Hypercom 3Z: Zorro II version
    • Exar 16C552 or 16C553 UART chip
    • one DB25 bidirectional parallel port with 500 kB/s transfer speed
    • one DB9 and one DB25 RS232 serial port with up to 460800 bps transfer speed
    • 32 byte FIFO buffer (16 byte receive, 16 byte send)
    • A1200 version may have problems with 1D4 motherboard revision
    • requires some modifications in order to work together with the Melody 1200 audio board
    • not compatible with Mikronik towers
    • Hypercom 3Z serial ports are supported by NetBSD
  • Hypercom 3i
    • expansion module for the Hypercom 3Z / 4 and the ISDN Blaster
    • Exar 16C552 UART chip
    • two additional DB25 460800 bps buffered serial ports
    • one additional DB25 500 kB/s buffered bidirectional parallel port
    • 32 byte FIFO buffer (16 byte receive, 16 byte send)
  • Hypercom 4
    • Zorro II
    • two Exar 16C554 or 16C654 UART chips
    • four DB25 RS232 serial ports with up to 460800 bps transfer speed
    • 32 byte FIFO buffer (16 byte receive, 16 byte send)
    • up to five Hypercom 4 can be installed into one Amiga
    • supported by NetBSD

    Photo
    VMC Harald Frank Hypercom (PortJnr, PortPlus) - Hypercom 1 / PortJnr  front side
    Hypercom 1 / PortJnr, front side

    VMC Harald Frank Hypercom (PortJnr, PortPlus) - Hypercom 1 / PortJnr  back side
    Hypercom 1 / PortJnr, back side

    VMC Harald Frank Hypercom (PortJnr, PortPlus) - Hypercom 4 front side
    Hypercom 4, front side



Hypercom Plus Photo Software
Company
VMC Harald Frank, Germany
 Date
1998
 Amiga
A1200
A2000, A3000, A4000
 
-
-
Interface
clock port
Zorro II
 Autoconfig ID
5001 / 6,7
    serial and parallel interfaces
  • Hypercom 3 Plus
    • available in both Zorro II and clock port versions
    • the latter connects directly to the 26 pin expansion port of Buddha/Catweasel or connects with a cable to A1200's clock port
    • the Zorro II version is based on the HyperCom 4 Plus, it uses the same PCB
    • Exar 16C552 UART chip
    • one DB25 bidirectional parallel port with 500 kB/s transfer speed
    • one DB9 and one DB25 RS232 serial port with up to 460800 bps transfer speed
    • 32 byte FIFO buffer (16 byte receive, 16 byte send)
    • not compatible with Mikronik towers
    • supported by NetBSD
  • Hypercom 3 Tel
    • expansion module for the ISDN Blaster
    • Exar 16C552 UART chip
    • two DB25 460800 bps buffered serial ports
    • one DB25 500 kB/s buffered bidirectional parallel port
    • one handset connector
    • 32 byte FIFO buffer (16 byte receive, 16 byte send)
  • Hypercom 4 Plus
    • Zorro II
    • two Exar 16C552 UART chips
    • four DB25 or DB9 RS232 serial ports with up to 460800 bps transfer speed
    • two DB25 500 kB/s buffered bidirectional parallel ports
    • 32 byte FIFO buffer (16 byte receive, 16 byte send)
    • up to five Hypercom 4 can be installed into one Amiga
    • supported by NetBSD

    Photo
    VMC Harald Frank Hypercom Plus - Zorro II version back side
    Zorro II version, back side

    VMC Harald Frank Hypercom Plus - Clock port version front side
    Clock port version, front side

    VMC Harald Frank Hypercom Plus - Clock port version back side
    Clock port version, back side

    VMC Harald Frank Hypercom Plus - Zorro II version back side
    Zorro II version, back side



IOBlix 1200p Manual Software
Company
RBM Digitaltechnik, Germany
 Date
1999
 Amiga
A1200
 Interface
clock port
 Autoconfig ID
4711 / 3
    parallel interface
  • connects to the clock port
  • ST78C36 EPP/ECP driver chip
  • 2 Mbps transfer speed
  • driver for parallel ZIP drive
  • planned driver for parallel scanners



IOBlix 1200s Manual Photo Software
Company
RBM Digitaltechnik, Germany
 Date
1999
 Amiga
A1200
 Interface
clock port
 Autoconfig ID
4711 / 2
    serial interface
  • connects to the clock port
  • ST16C650 UART chip
  • 1.5 Mbps theoretical transfer speed
  • ready for IrDA adaptor (infrared serial standard)
  • works flawlessly with 1D4 motherboard revision



M1201A Photo
Company
Prima, UK
 Date
1993
 Amiga
A1200
 Interface
clock port
 
    clock
  • a battery backed up realtime clock
  • OKI M6242 clock chip
  • full-length clock port header (40pin) - connects to the internal clock port of the A1200
  • holder for CR2032 cell

    Photo
    Prima M1201A -  front side
    front side

    Prima M1201A -  back side
    back side



Melody 1200, 1200 Plus & Pro Manual Photo Software
Company
Kato Development, Germany
 Date
1998
 Amiga
A1200
 Interface
clock port
 
  • recording and playback at 44.1 and 48 kHz, full duplex
  • analog and host part is connected via ribbon cable which transports digital data only
  • AHI driver
    analog part (same for all models)
  • 20 bit Crystal AD/DA converter
    • 108 dB signal to noise ratio
  • 9 pin DSUB connector for plugging the adaptor with 6 RCA connectors
  • two stereo line in connectors (RCA) - analog mixed and value controlled
  • one internal input for CD-ROM audio
  • one stereo output connector (RCA)
  • passthrough and monitoring
    host part
  • connects to clock port
  • clock port passthrough for the optional RS232 module, Twister 1200
  • 2 or 4 kB FIFO buffer to prevent interruption of playback and recording
  • Melody 1200 Base
    • 20 bit resolution
    • 4 kB FIFO buffer
  • Melody 1200 Plus
    • 16 or 20 bit resolution
    • 2 kB FIFO buffer
    • 128 kB RAM for playback
    • MPEG 1 audio layer I / II decoder DSP (Texas Instruments TMS320AV110PBM)
  • Melody 1200 Pro
    • 20 bit resolution
    • 4 kB FIFO buffer
    • MPEG 2.5 audio layer II / III decoder DSP
    optional Digital I/O module
    • connects to the ribbon cable between the analog and host parts
    • Crystal A-Lan controller for audio networking
    • 24 bit input and output
    • golden RCA and fibre connectors
    • jobs like Analog-In to Digital-Out or Digital-In to Analog-Out are done without the computer incorporated



PARalizer Photo Software
Company
S-Bit, Poland
 Date
2001
 Amiga
A1200
 Interface
clock port
 
    parallel interface
  • connects to the clock port
  • 82C55 I/O controller
  • supports SPP (paralizer.device) and EPP (paralizer_epp.device)
  • adjustable clokport address for using multiple clock port devices (up to 4 PARalizers in one Amiga)
  • DB25 parallel connector
  • ImageFX driver for the Primax Colorado Direct 9600 scanner



Prelude 1200 Photo Software
Company
Albrecht Computer Technik, Germany
 Date
1998
 Amiga
A1200
 Interface
clock port
 
  • Crystal Semiconductor Sound Codec 4231A
    • 5510-64000 Hz frequency range
    • ALaw, uLaw, ADPCM compression / decompression
    • MPC Level 2 compatible mixer
    • dual DMA registers support full duplex operation
    • two onchip FIFO buffers for higher performance
    • selectable Serial Audio Data Port
    • two channel simultaneous playback (simple stereo signal)
    • unlike a DSP, this chip is designed solely for handling audio, it cannot for example, off-load your CPU when playing back an 8+ channel ScreamTracker file
  • full duplex 16 bit audio sampling and playback
  • 14 sampling and playback rates up to 64 kHz
  • four stereo mini-jack sockets: one line level output, two line inputs, one microphone input
  • one of the inputs can be used to mix the Paula audio with the Prelude output
  • two piece board - the digital part connects to the clock port, the analog part fits to the spare blanking plate at the back of the A1200
  • the two parts are connected with a ribbon cable
  • software: Samplitude Opus Lite, AudioLab16
  • AHI driver

    Photo
    Albrecht Computer Technik Prelude 1200 -  front side
    front side

    Albrecht Computer Technik Prelude 1200 -  back side
    back side

    Albrecht Computer Technik Prelude 1200 -  front side
    front side



Quaddddroport Photo
Company
RBM Digitaltechnik, Germany
 Date
2000
 Amiga
A1200
 Interface
clock port
 
    clock port splitter
  • provides four clockport connectors
  • connects to the A1200's internal clock port with a ribbon cable



RTC Module
Company
Individual Computers, Germany
 Date
2011
 Amiga
A1200
 Interface
clock port
 
    clock
  • a simple battery backed up clock
  • connects to the internal clock port of the A1200
  • can also be used with the clock port present on A604 / A604n memory expansions and the processor cards ACA 1220 / ACA 1232


Silver Surfer Photo Software
Company
Individual Computers, Germany
 Date
1999
 Amiga
A600, A1200
 Interface
clock port
 
    serial interface
  • California Microdevices 16C550 UART chip
  • 460800 bps transfer speed
  • connects to the clock port or to the Buddha Flash
    • clock port pin 40 is marked
  • compatible with the Melody 1200 audio board
  • optional adapter for A600 and old Buddha / Catweasel Zorro boards
  • FIFO buffer
  • MIDI compatible
  • 25 pin external connector
  • flat design, even fits under the BlizzardVisionPPC
  • compatible with the four clock ports of Power Computing's Z4 board
  • mechanical conflict with Mikronik and RBM Zorro-expansions

    Photo
    Individual Computers Silver Surfer -  front side
    front side

    Individual Computers Silver Surfer -  front side
    front side

    Individual Computers Silver Surfer -  back side
    back side



SpeedCOM 1200
Company
S-Bit, Poland
 Date
2000
 Amiga
A1200
 Interface
clock port
 
    serial interface
  • connects to the clock port
  • up to 460800 bps transfer speed
  • 16 byte FIFO buffer
  • adjustable clokport address for using multiple clock port devices (up to 2 SpeedCOMs in one Amiga)
  • DB9 serial connector


Subway Manual Photo
Company
E3B, Germany
 Date
2002
 Amiga
A1200
 Interface
clock port
 
    USB interface
  • four USB connectors
  • compatible with USB 1.1 and 2.0 specifications (but supports only USB 1.1 transfer speeds)
  • all ports are protected against overvoltage and short circuit
  • integrated power management on port by port base



The Clock Photo
Company
DKB, USA
 Date
1993
 Amiga
A1200
 Interface
clock port
 
    clock
  • a simple battery backed up clock
  • connects to the internal clock port of the A1200

    Photo
    DKB The Clock -  front side
    front side

    DKB The Clock -  back side
    back side



Twister 1200 Manual Photo Software
Company
Kato Development, Germany
 Date
1998
 Amiga
A1200
 Interface
clock port
 
    serial interface
  • connects to the clock port
  • ST16C650 serial interface chip
  • 460800 bps transfer speed
  • connects directly to the clock port or to the clock port passthrough of the Melody 1200 audio board
  • FIFO based automatic flow control - the receiver is able to hold the transfer if the sender is too fast, no "hardware buffer overrun" messages



Twister 1200 Mk2 Manual Photo Software
Company
Kato Development, Germany
 Date
1999
 Amiga
A1200
 Interface
clock port
 
    serial interface
  • connects to the clock port
  • a redesigned, cost reduced version of the original Twister 1200
  • reduced interferences to other boards compared to the original Twister 1200
  • ST16C650 serial interface chip
  • 460800 bps guaranteed, 691200 bps typical transfer speed
  • 32 byte send and 32 byte receive buffers
  • compatible with the four clock ports of Power Computing's Z4 board
  • compatible with the Melody 1200 audio board
  • FIFO based automatic flow control - the receiver is able to hold the transfer if the sender is too fast, no "hardware buffer overrun" messages

    Photo
    Kato Development Twister 1200 Mk2 -  front side
    front side

    Kato Development Twister 1200 Mk2 -  back side
    back side



VarIO Photo Software
Company
Individual Computers, Germany
 Date
2001
 Amiga
A1200
A2000, A3000, A4000
 
-
-
Interface
clock port
Zorro II
 Autoconfig ID
4626 / 7
    serial interface
  • 460800 bps transfer speed
  • 16 byte FIFO buffer
  • MIDI compatible
  • DB9 serial connector
    parallel interface
  • 16 byte FIFO buffer
  • supports ECP mode (extended capabilities port)
  • DB25 parallel connector
    notes
  • can be installed in three ways:
    • into a Zorro II slot
    • to the 26 pin expansion port of a Buddha, Buddha Flash, Catweasel Z2, ISDN Surfer, X-Surf or another VarIO (Hypercom, ISDN-Blaster and Highway are incompatible)
    • to a clock port - only possible with a special version of the VarIO that is only manufactured on order (the difference is the voltage level converter)
      • clock port pin 40 is marked
  • if installed into a Zorro II slot the clock port or the 26 pin expansion port (only one of them at a time) can be used for expanding the VarIO
    • clock port allows using expansions initially designed for the clock port of the A1200
    • when installed in Zorro slot, pin 40 of the card's clock port is towards the front side of the computer, pin 19 resp. pin 1 towards the rear side
    • marked wire of clock port expansions go to pin 19 or pin 40, depending on the manufacturer's definition - e.g. expansions made by Individual Computers are installed with the red stripe on pin 40 (to the left), expansions of E3B mark pin 19 / pin 1 (to the right)

    Photo
    Individual Computers VarIO -  front side
    front side

    Individual Computers VarIO -  back side
    back side



VF Sound System Photo Software
Company
Valenta Ferenc, Hungary
 Date
1999
 Amiga
A1200
 Interface
clock port
 
  • Crystal Semiconductor CS4222 audio codec
  • SGS-Thomson STA013 MPEG 1, 2, 2.5 audio layer III decoder DSP
  • Analog Devices SSM2163 8 channel mixer
  • full duplex 8, 16, 20 bit audio sampling and playback
  • MP3 decoding in realtime without CPU load
  • playback rates can be set with an accuracy of 0.1 Hz, up to 48 kHz
  • four stereo analog input channels
  • one stereo output channel
  • 32 + 4 kB cache RAM
  • expansion bus for further expansions (USB)
  • mpega.library emulation
  • AHI driver is being developed




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