Amiga Storage Peripherals


Catweasel

> Company: Individual Computers, Germany
> Date: 1996
> Amiga: A1200A4000
> Interface: clock portIDE header
> Autoconfig ID:

Features
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
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
Connects To The 40 Pin IDE Header, The 40 Pin IDE Port Is Passed Through
Not Compatible With IDE Splitters

Images

Amiga Catweasel

Front: Catweasel front view