Amiga Processor Peripherals

Apollo 500 SCSI and IDE

> Company: 3-State, Germany
Date: 1989
Amiga: 1000
Interface: na
Autoconfig ID: na

SCSI 2 and IDE controller
uses polled I/O instead of DMA transfer
autoboot ROM (SCSI-Apollo.device) – autobooting requires at least Kickstart 1.3
support for Rigid Disk Block and Direct SCSI
place for a 3.5″ hard disk inside the case
internal 50 pin SCSI header and 40 pin IDE header
external DB25 SCSI connector
hard disk activity LED

sixteen ZIP sockets accept 8 MB RAM
supports 1M×4 FastPage or Static Column ZIPs
accepts ZIPs in groups of four giving 2, 4, 6 or 8 MB RAM
two 30 pin SIP sockets accept 2 MB RAM
the SIP sockets are hardwired to the first bank of ZIP sockets, they cannot be used at the same time

86 pin internal expansion header for the Apollo 520 accelerator board
connects to the side expansion port, no passthrough connector
disable switch on the back of the case


Amiga Apollo 500 SCSI and IDE Front

Front: Apollo 500 SCSI and IDE front view

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