Amiga Processor Peripherals


Blizzard 2040ERC and 2060

Company: Omega Datentechnik, Germany
Date: 1992
Amiga: 500, 2000
Interface: 68000 socket
Autoconfig ID: na

Processor
68040 @ 40 MHz / 68060 @ 50 MHz
the 68040s are recycled from used Macs

Memory
four 72 pin SIMM sockets accept 128 MB RAM
supports 4, 8, 16, 32 MB SIMMs, 70 ns or faster
fully autoconfiguring
maprom selectable by jumper

Fast SCSI 2 DMA controller
7 MB/s asynchronous, 10 MB/s synchronous transfer speed
50 pin internal header
50 pin external connector
supported by Linux, NetBSD and OpenBSD

Notes
68000 fallback mode selectable with a simple keystroke at startup – works only with rev. B A2000s
Blizzard 2040 ERC boards with SN# A400001 – A400094 were delivered with a defective DiagROM
the 68040 processor is recognized as 68LC040 or 68EC040
boards with these serial numbers had to be sent back to Phase5 to obtain a new DiagROM set including a new SCSI driver

Images

Amiga Blizzard 2040ERC and 2060 Front

Front: Blizzard 2040ERC and 2060 front view