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Company
BSC / Alfa Data, Germany
Date
1991 / 1993
Amiga
A2000, A3000, A4000
Interface
Zorro II
Autoconfig ID
2049 / 5,8
2092 / 5,8
    SCSI 2 controller
  • NCR 53C94 @ 25 MHz
  • does not use DMA but interrupt driven programmed I/O
  • 50 pin internal SCSI connector
  • DB25 external SCSI connector for both snap-in and screw-in connectors
  • Slow Cable Mode for external devices with long cables
  • place for a 3.5" hard disk on the card
  • autoboot ROM (oktagon.device) - autobooting requires at least Kickstart 1.3
  • ROM versions less than 6.5 may have problems with removable media devices
  • the ROM uses a MOVEP operation - which is an illegal instruction on the 68060 - making troubles during bootup on 68060 systems
  • RDB compatible
  • hard disk activity LED connector
  • hard disk controller disable jumper
  • A-Max II driver
  • supported by Linux
    Oktagon 2000 (Photo)
  • no memory expansion
  • also called as A.L.F. 3
    Oktagon 2008
  • sixteen ZIP sockets accept 8 MB 16 bit RAM
  • supports either static column or page mode 1M×4 ZIPs
  • accepts ZIPs in groups of four giving 2, 4, 6, 8 MB configurations
  • memory disable jumper
BSC / Alfa Data Oktagon 2000 & 2008 - Rev 6 front side
Rev 6, front side
BSC / Alfa Data Oktagon 2000 & 2008 - Rev 6 back side
Rev 6, back side
BSC / Alfa Data Oktagon 2000 & 2008 - Rev 3 front side
Rev 3, front side
BSC / Alfa Data Oktagon 2000 & 2008 - Rev 3 back side
Rev 3, back side
BSC / Alfa Data Oktagon 2000 & 2008 - Rev 5 back side
Rev 5, back side
BSC / Alfa Data Oktagon 2000 & 2008 - Rev 5 back side
Rev 5, back side
BSC / Alfa Data Oktagon 2000 & 2008 - Rev 7 front side
Rev 7, front side
BSC / Alfa Data Oktagon 2000 & 2008 - Rev 7 back side
Rev 7, back side
  • BSC-HD.pdf
    Controller Hardware and Software Installation Manual (english/german)
    443 kB

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1994-02

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1994-05

Advert (DE)
1991-11

Advert (DE)
1992-10

Company
BSC / Alfa Data, Germany
Date
1991 / 1993
Amiga
A500
Interface
side expansion port
Autoconfig ID
2049 / 4
2092 / 4
    SCSI 2 controller
  • does not use DMA but interrupt driven programmed I/O
  • 50 pin internal SCSI header
  • DB25 external SCSI connector
  • place for a 3.5" hard disk inside the case
  • connects to the side expansion port
  • autoboot ROM (oktagon.device) - autobooting requires at least Kickstart 1.3
  • ROM versions less than 6.5 may have problems with removable media devices
  • RDB compatible
  • delivered with A.L.F. driver software
  • A-Max II driver
  • supported by Linux
    Oktagon 500:
  • passthrough connector
  • no memory expansion
    Oktagon 508:
  • no passthrough connector
  • sixteen ZIP sockets accept 8 MB RAM
  • supports either static column or page mode 1M×4 ZIPs
  • accepts ZIPs in groups of four giving 2, 4, 6, 8 MB configurations
  • RAM and hard disk can be disabled separately by switches at the back of the case
  • connector for the optional external power supply, though it can use power from the A500
BSC / Alfa Data Oktagon 500 & 508 - Board front side
Board, front side
  • BSC-HD.pdf
    Controller Hardware and Software Installation Manual (english/german)
    443 kB

Advert (DE)
1991-06

Advert (DE)
1991-11

Advert (DE)
1992-10