Amiga IO Peripherals


Vector Connection

> Company: HK-Computer, Germany
> Date: 1994
> Amiga: A2000, A3000, A4000
> Interface: Zorro II
> Autoconfig ID: ID2113 / 227

Serial And Parallel Interface
Up To Two Bidirectional Parallel Ports
Up To Four Serial Ports – One 25 Pin And Three 9 Pin Ports

Revision Below 2.7
Max 57600 Bps Transfer Speed
Each Two Ports Must Be Used At The Same Transfer Speed When Using Rates Above 19200 Bps (Below Mixing Is Possible)
Guaranteed Transfer Rates: 38400 Bps On 68000, 57600 On 68020
Hardware Bug: Lines For DSR And CD Are Switched On Port SER3 – This Is Corrected By Software

Revision 2.7 Or Above
Max 115200 Bps Transfer Speed (Replacing An Oscillator Is Necessary)
Each Two Ports Must Be Used At The Same Transfer Speed When Using Rates Above 57600 Bps (Below Mixing Is Possible)
Needs At Least Driver Software V1.3

Notes
Serial Drivers / Buffers Are Socketed
If A Serial Driver Is Destroyed By Overcharge Replacing The Appropriate 1488 And 1489 Chip Solves The Problem
Driver Software V2.0 Or Above Requires Kickstart 2.04
MIDI Compatible

Images

Amiga Vector Connection

Front: Vector Connection front view