Amiga Display Peripherals

Phase 5 CyberVision PPC Display

> Company: Phase 5, Germany
Date: 1998
Amiga: 3000, 4000
Interface: Zorro 3
Autoconfig ID: 8512/68

RTG Graphics card
3D Labs and Texas Instruments: Permedia 2
24 bit resolutions can be packed to achieve higher refresh rates and less memory usage but slows down graphics operations
145 MHz dot clock in 24 bit packed pixel modes
100 MHz in 32 bit modes
80 million textured 3D pixels per second
hardware accelerated rendering functions: z-buffering, gouraud shading, fogging, blending, antialiasing
support for color space conversion, chroma keying, XY scaling
25 MHz local PCI bus
8 MB 64 bit wide SGRAM

Screen Modes
programmable resolutions
no support for interlace screen modes
1280×1024×32 non-interlace
1600×1200×24 non-interlace

rev 1.0 boards has only one edge connector for vertical mounting on the CPU board – it cannot be used with CyberStorm PPCs fitted in an A3000 because of the > limited space
rev 1.1 boards has two edge connectors for horizontal and vertical mounting
the CPU board requires a flash ROM update
a 10 pin shielded ribbon cable leads to the two external connectors
15 pin DSUB
3 pin mini DIN for use with an optional shutter glasses system (mounted only on rev 1.1 boards)
no integrated passthrough option – an external monitor switch is required in order to use an existing scan doubler for the native screen modes
no support for draggable screens
CyberGraphX 3, 4 drivers
supported by Linux

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