Amiga Network Peripherals


PPS DoubleTalk Network

> Company: Progressive Peripherals and Software, US
Date: 2002
Amiga: 2000, 3000, 4000
Interface: Zorro 2
Autoconfig ID: 4626/23

Existing AppleTalk networks
unlimited number of Macs may be networked
230,4 kbit/s transfer speed (AppleTalk standard)
cannot access Macs with MacOS 7.x or later
can share files and printers

Amiga only networks
up to 32 Amigas may be networked
460,8 kbit/s transfer speed (between other DoubleTalk or Emplant cards)
allows any Amiga to function simultaneously as a file server, printer server or client
can share large RAM disks
supports network distributive software to take advantage of the processing power of several networked Amigas

Other Specs
512 kB ROM
phone jack network adapter
additional DB25 serial port for the Amiga – due to a misdesign this serial port is not available as long as the AppleTalk connector is connected (it uses the same hardware interrupt)
software utilities: Network Manager, AutoLogoff, AutoPublish, password security, NetMail