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KW-557A

KOUWELL ELECTRONIC CORPORATION

KW-557A

Card Type

Hard drive controller card

Hard Drives supported

Two IDE (AT) drives

Floppy drives supported

Two 360KB, 720KB, 1.2MB, or 1.44MB drives

Data Bus

16-bit ISA

Card Size

Half-length, full-height card

CONNECTIONS

Function

Location

Function

Location

34-pin cable connector - floppy drive

J1

10-pin serial port 2 - internal

J5

40-pin primary IDE(AT) connector

J2

25-pin parallel port - external

J6

16-pin game port

J3

2-pin connector - drive active LED

LED1

10-pin serial port 1 - internal

J4

   

USER CONFIGURABLE SETTINGS

Function

Label

Position

IDE(AT) interface enabled

JP1/A

Pins 1 & 2 closed

 

IDE(AT) interface disabled

JP1/A

Pins 2 & 3 closed

Factory configured - do not alter

JP1/B

Reserved

Floppy drive interface enabled

JP1/C

Pins 1 & 2 closed

 

Floppy drive interface disabled

JP1/C

Pins 2 & 3 closed

Floppy drive order is normal (A:, B:)

JP1/D

Pins 1 & 2 closed

 

Floppy drive order is reversed (B:, A:)

JP1/D

Pins 2 & 3 closed

Floppy drive primary

JP1/E

Pins 1 & 2 closed

 

Floppy drive secondary

JP1/E

Pins 2 & 3 closed

Game port enabled

JP4

Closed

 

Game port disabled

JP4

Open

DACK SELECTION

DACK

W1/F

W1/G

W1/H

1 (printer)

Pins 1 & 2 closed

Open

Open

3 (printer)

Open

Pins 1 & 2 closed

Open

3 (FDC)

Open

Pins 2 & 3 closed

Open

2 (FDC)

Open

Open

Pins 2 & 3 closed

DMA CHANNEL SELECTION

Channel

JP2/G

JP2/H

JP2/I

1 (printer)

Pins 1 & 2 closed

Open

Open

3 (printer)

Open

Pins 1 & 2 closed

Open

3 (FDC)

Open

Pins 2 & 3 closed

Open

2 (FDC)

Open

Open

Pins 2 & 3 closed

PARALLEL PORT ADDRESS SELECTION

Setting

JP2/E

JP2/F

LPT1 (378h)

Pins 2 & 3 closed

Pins 1 & 2 closed

LPT2 (278h)

Pins 2 & 3 closed

Pins 2 & 3 closed

LPT3 (3BCh)

Pins 1 & 2 closed

Pins 1 & 2 closed

Disabled

Pins 1 & 2 closed

Pins 2 & 3 closed

SERIAL PORT 1 ADDRESS SELECTION

Setting

JP2/A

JP2/B

COM1 (3F8h)

Pins 1 & 2 closed

Pins 1 & 2 closed

COM3 (3E8h)

Pins 2 & 3 closed

Pins 2 & 3 closed

COM4 (2E8h)

Pins 1 & 2 closed

Pins 2 & 3 closed

Disabled

Pins 2 & 3 closed

Pins 1 & 2 closed

SERIAL PORT 2 ADDRESS SELECTION

Setting

JP2/C

JP2/D

COM2 (2F8h)

Pins 1 & 2 closed

Pins 1 & 2 closed

COM3 (3E8h)

Pins 1 & 2 closed

Pins 2 & 3 closed

COM4 (2E8h)

Pins 2 & 3 closed

Pins 2 & 3 closed

Disabled

Pins 2 & 3 closed

Pins 1 & 2 closed

SERIAL PORT 1 INTERRUPT SELECTION

IRQ

JP3/A

JP3/B

JP3/C

JP3/D

JP3/E

JP3/F

JP3/G

JP3/H

JP3/I

IRQ3

1 & 2

Open

Open

Open

Open

Open

Open

Open

Open

IRQ4

Open

1 & 2

Open

Open

Open

Open

Open

Open

Open

IRQ5

Open

Open

1 & 2

Open

Open

Open

Open

Open

Open

IRQ7

Open

Open

Open

1 & 2

Open

Open

Open

Open

Open

IRQ9

Open

Open

Open

Open

1 & 2

Open

Open

Open

Open

IRQ10

Open

Open

Open

Open

Open

1 & 2

Open

Open

Open

IRQ11

Open

Open

Open

Open

Open

Open

1 & 2

Open

Open

IRQ12

Open

Open

Open

Open

Open

Open

Open

1 & 2

Open

IRQ15

Open

Open

Open

Open

Open

Open

Open

Open

1 & 2

Note: Pins designated should be in the closed position.

SERIAL PORT 2 INTERRUPT SELECTION

IRQ

JP3/A

JP3/B

JP3/C

JP3/D

JP3/E

JP3/F

JP3/G

JP3/H

JP3/I

IRQ3

2 & 3

Open

Open

Open

Open

Open

Open

Open

Open

IRQ4

Open

2 & 3

Open

Open

Open

Open

Open

Open

Open

IRQ5

Open

Open

2 & 3

Open

Open

Open

Open

Open

Open

IRQ7

Open

Open

Open

2 & 3

Open

Open

Open

Open

Open

IRQ9

Open

Open

Open

Open

2 & 3

Open

Open

Open

Open

IRQ10

Open

Open

Open

Open

Open

2 & 3

Open

Open

Open

IRQ11

Open

Open

Open

Open

Open

Open

2 & 3

Open

Open

IRQ12

Open

Open

Open

Open

Open

Open

Open

2 & 3

Open

IRQ15

Open

Open

Open

Open

Open

Open

Open

Open

2 & 3

Note: Pins designated should be in the closed position.

PARALLEL PORT INTERRUPT SELECTION

IRQ

JP3/J

JP3/K

IRQ5

Pins 2 & 3 closed

Open

IRQ7

Pins 1 & 2 closed

Open

IRQ12

Open

Pins 1 & 2 closed

IRQ15

Open

Pins 2 & 3 closed

PARALLEL PORT MODE SELECTION

Setting

JP3/L

JP3/M

Standard

Pins 1 & 2 closed

Pins 1 & 2 closed

ECP

Pins 1 & 2 closed

Pins 2 & 3 closed

EPP

Pins 2 & 3 closed

Pins 1 & 2 closed