Applied Engineering Transwarp II


Applied Engineering Transwarp II

> Company: Applied Engineering, US
Date: na
Apple: IIe
Interface: 50-pin slot card

Processor
on-board ram design instead of a processor replacement or upgrade

Features
The TransWarp II used a licensed cache implementation
implemented the design based on Bits and Pieces
Transwarp II used Direct Memory Access (DMA)
Apple II hard drive controllers could transfer data to and from system memory, bypassing the CPU
3.58 MHz or 7.16 MHz

Notes
Design was licensed from Bits and Pieces
Applied Engineering was forced to stop selling the TransWarp II because Zip won the patent infringement > lawsuit against Bits and Pieces for Zip’s implementation related to caching technology.

Images

Apple Transwarp ii

Front: Apple Transwarp ii