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Posted on 02-Dec-2002 22:01 GMT by Jens Schönfeld22 comments
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The recently founded company Creative Development will presumably show a new USB card for classic Amiga computers at the AMIGA + RETRO COMPUTING show at the booth of Vesalia. "Ultrabus" has got four USB ports, and can be used in Zorro Amigas as well as on the clockport of an Amiga 1200. In Zorro mode, a flash memory with 512k capacity can hold the complete USB stack, so USB devices are available right after a cold boot. This enables booting from USB storage devices.
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ARC 2002: Creative Development at Vesalia booth : Comment 11 of 22ANN.lu
Posted by Darrin on 02-Dec-2002 22:49 GMT
In reply to Comment 10 (Janne):
Try clicking on their link, then select the language, then look under their products and then click on the listed item ;-)
A quick introduction to the most important technical data:
4 individual USB ports
all ports independently protected (thermal/short-circuit)
USB 1.1 and 2.0 compatible (no highspeed mode)
512KB FlashROM in Zorro mode
AutoBoot from USB storage devices possible
usual input devices usable right after boot
simple software updates
TripleBus system
can be connected either to Zorro bus, clock- or expansion port
offers one clock- and expansion port in Zorro mode
compatible with most individual Computers expansion ports
compact, Amiga conform USB Stack
highly efficient and compact
developer documentation included, very clean/nice API
advanced documentation also available (e.g. for porting)
transparently integrating input devices into the system
additional features (buttons/keys etc.) usable for existing software after boot with simple commodity
additional drivers already under development and easily installable
support for other cards under development/possible
prepared to support USB 2.0 highspeed mode if offered by other cards
highly efficient bus logic, updateable without hardware modification
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