Amiga IO Peripherals


Deneb

> Company: E3B, Germany
> Date: 2008
> Amiga: A2000, A3000, A4000
> Interface: Zorro II, Zorro III, Zorro IV
> Autoconfig ID: ID3643 / 18,20

USB Interface
one internal and two external USB ports
compatible to USB 1.1 and 2.0 specifications
supports USB 2.0 highspeed mode (480 Mpbs)
DMA possible in Zorro III mode – card implements Zorro III busmaster
Super Buster 9 or 11 needed for DMA mode
supports PIO (Programmed I/O) operation in Zorro II and III modes
Fast Zorro II mode on Winner / ZIV boards
Deneb must be placed in one of the two topmost Zorro II slots
Fast Zorro II jumper must be set
typical data rates:
Zorro III: 6 MBbps (PIO) resp. 8 Mbps (DMA)
Zorro II: 2 Mbps (only PIO)
Fast Zorro II: 3 Mbps (only PIO)
overload and short circuit protection for all ports
integrated power management
48 MBit FlashROM (4 MB for USB stack, 2 MB for firmware and installation software)
ROM can be switched off by jumper (ROMOFF jumper)
no media for installation needed (installation possible on diskless systems)
USB available from cold boot: USB devices can be used as boot device, HID devices are usable in Early Startup Menu
firmware updates
FPGA bus interface, can be upgraded via software
hardware watchdog (disables FlashROM in case of errors)
rescue mode, selectable by jumper (must be set for firmware upgrades)
4 LEDs, showing:
FPGA booted (should be always on)
Zorro II mode
Expansion port activated
Rescue mode active
22 pin expansion header for clockport expansions (optional, depends on firmware)

Notes
requires at least 68030 @ 25 MHz, compatible with 68030/40/60 and PPC
needs Amiga OS 3.1 or higher
only PIO mode on Amigs OS 4.0
shipped with Poseidon 4.0 OEM USB stack
driver for USB mouse and keyboard (HID devices), parallel interface (printers), flash card readers (SCSI emulation) and sound cards are included

Images

Amiga Deneb

Front: Deneb front view