Amiga Network Peripherals


Commodore A2065 Network

> Company: Commodore International, US
Date: 1990
Amiga: 2000, 3000, 4000
Interface: Zorro 2
Autoconfig ID: 514/90,112

Ethernet interface
based on the Ameristar Ethernet Controller
AMD Am7990 Ethernet controller
10 Mbit/s transfer speed
32 kB buffer shared between the Am7990 and the Amiga
uses DMA transfers for the onboard buffer
BNC and DB15 (AUI) connectors
Thick Ethernet 10Base5
segment length: 500 meters without repeaters
network length: 2500 meters without repeaters
100 nodes per segment
min. node spacing: 2.5 meters
requires transceiver cable
Thin Ethernet 10Base2
segment length: 185 meters without repeaters
network length: 925 meters without repeaters
30 nodes per segment
min. node spacing: 0.5 meters
no direct support for 10BaseT
SANA II and MNI drivers
supported by Linux, NetBSD and OpenBSD

Images

Commodore A2065 Network Front

Front: Commodore A2065 front view