Amiga Emulator Peripherals


Golden Gate 386SX and 486LC Emulation

> Company: Vortex, Germany
Date: 1992, 1993, 1994
Amiga: 2000, 3000, 4000
Interface: Zorro 2, ISA
Autoconfig ID: 8215/7,8,9

IBM AT emulation
80386SX @ 25 MHz or 80486SLC @ 25 MHz or 80486SLC2 @ 50 MHz (32 bit internal 16 bit external data bus, 1 kB cache inside, 2.4 times faster than 386SX)
optional FPU
optional HD/ED (1.2/1.44/2.88 MB) floppy disk controller kit (82077AA chip) for up to 3 drives (2 internal, 1 external)
internal floppy connector and a DB25 port for external floppies (HD kit required)
can use Amiga floppy drives as 360 or 720 kB
DB9 connector for the optional Monitor Master switch
built in IDE hard disk interface
hard disks can be emulated either as Amiga partitions formatted to MSDOS or via hardfiles
27 different emulated video modes (from 4 color CGA to 2 color VGA or 8 color text only VGA)
emulated video modes can be displayed in 15 kHz
inserting an ISA display card automatically disables the video emulation
512 kB on board + four SIMM slots max 16 MB, 2 or 4 MB can be used by the Amiga
50% of Amiga RAM (this can be split between chip, fast, or public) can be used as RAM for the emulator
built in realtime clock, speaker, CMOS RAM
in server mode the Amiga can directly access the RAM and disk drives of the Golden Gate board
the Amiga mouse is emulated as a serial Microsoft mouse
the Amiga serial port can be used by the Golden Gate as either COM1 or COM2
the Amiga parallel port can be used as LPT1 or LPT2 by the Golden Gate
in A2000 an adapter is required under the 68000 (a simple capacitor is connected between two pins)
in A3000 at least Buster rev. 07 is required

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Golden Gate 386SX and 486LC Emulation

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