Amiga Processor Peripherals


Hurricane MK2 and 2800

Company: Ronin / IMtronics, USA
Date: 1989, 1990
Amiga: 2000
Interface: CPU slot
Autoconfig ID: 1028/57,87, 4136/57,87

Processor
Hurricane 2800:
68030 @ 28 MHz (synchronous with the A2000), PGA
optional 68882 up to 33 MHz (asynchronous), PGA
Hurricane 2800 Mk2:
68030 @ 28 / 36 / 50 MHz (asynchronous), PGA
optional 68882 @ 28 / 36 / 50 MHz (clocked together with the 68030), PGA

Optional memory board – H2-Memory
32 DIP sockets accept up to 16 MB RAM
possible configurations are 1, 2, 3, 4 MB with 256k×4 DIPs or 4, 8, 12, 16 MB with 1M×4 DIPs
DIPs must have at least 70 ns access time
does not support the burst mode of the 68030
does not support DMA to its memory
does not autoconfig, memory is configured by software at startup

SCSI controller
50 pin internal header
autoboot ROM
does not support the RDB protocol

Notes
68000 fallback mode
the SCSI controller stays active and autoboots even in 68000 fallback mode
a boot menu can be reached by holding the right mouse button during startup

Images

Amiga Hurricane MK2 and 2800 Front

Above: Hurricane MK2 and 2800 front view