Zorro Extenders & Busboards

ID #4545

Elbox: Mediator PCI ZIII

Connection: Zorro III


Zorro II: None
Zorro III: None
ISA: None
PCI: 4 (Active, 2.1 compliant, 33Mhz)
Video Slots: None
Other: None

The Mediator PCI ZIII is designed to be plugged into a Zorro III based Amiga, including the A3000 series, A4000 series machines as well as A1200's fitted with a Zorro III busboard. This card is probably suited to "custom" solutions as the PCI cards will be at right angles to the Zorro cards and therefore probably won't fit in most cases, or at best won't align with the backplates.

PCI Features

  • 33MHz PCI clock (66MHz with the as yet unreleased SharkPPC)
  • PCI transfers up to 132MB/sec (33Mhz), 264MB/sec (66Mhz)
  • 4GB PCI memory space, accessed through a 512MB window in Zorro III address space
  • Busmastering/DMA in all PCI slots
  • Can use the SDRAM/SGRAM of a PCI graphics card as a DMA buffer
  • Address and data parity control support
  • Interrupt controller (4 lines to each PCI card)

At the time of writing, the following cards/chipsets are supported:

Graphics Cards Voodoo3 2000
Voodoo3 2000
Voodoo 3 3000
Voodoo 4 4500
Voodoo 5 5500
ViRGE 86C325 chipset
ViRGE/DX 86C375 chipset
Network Cards Compex RL2000
Holtek HT80232
Holtek HT80229
NetVin NV5000SC
Realtek RTL 8029 chipset
SureCom NE34
VIA 86C926 chipset
Winbond 89C940F chipset
Realtek RTL8139B chipset
Realtek RTL 8139C chipset
Realtek RTL 8139D chipset
TV / Capture Cards Brooktree BT 848A chipset
Brooktree BT 849A chipset
Brooktree BT 878A chipset
Fusion 878A chipset
Fusion 879A chipset
Sound Cards CT 5880 chipset
ES 1370 chipset
ES 1371 chipset
ES 1373 chipset
EV 1938 chipset
Mixers EMU10K1 chipset
EMU10K2 chipset
ForteMedia 801 chipset
USB Cards Spider
Spider II
MPEG-2 / DVD Decoders EM 8300 chipset
EM 8400 chipset

For a more specific list, please see Elbox

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