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KW558A

KOUWELL ELECTRONIC CORPORATION

KW558A

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

32-bit VESA Local Bus

Card Size

Three-quarter length, full-height card

CONNECTIONS

Function

Location

Function

Location

40-pin primary IDE(AT) connector

J1

16-pin game port

J5

10-pin serial port 2 - internal

J2

25-pin parallel port - external

J6

10-pin serial port 2 - internal

J3

4-pin connector - drive active LED

LED1

34-pin cable connector - floppy drive

J4

   

USER CONFIGURABLE SETTINGS

Function

Label

Position

Floppy drive interface enabled

JP2/G

Pins 1 & 2 closed

 

Floppy drive interface disabled

JP2/G

Pins 2 & 3 closed

Floppy drive primary address is 3F0-3F7h

JP2/I

Pins 2 & 3 closed

 

Floppy drive secondary address is 370-377h

JP2/I

Pins 1 & 2 closed

Game port enabled

JP2/K

Closed

 

Game port disabled

JP2/K

Open

IDE DRIVE SPEED SELECTION

Speed

JP1/A

JP1/B

0

Pins 1 & 2 closed

Pins 1 & 2 closed

2

Pins 2 & 3 closed

Pins 1 & 2 closed

4

Pins 1 & 2 closed

Pins 2 & 3 closed

6

Pins 2 & 3 closed

Pins 2 & 3 closed

DMA CHANNEL SELECTION

Channel

JP3/J

JP3/K

1

Pins 2 & 3 closed

Pins 1 & 2 closed

3

Pins 1 & 2 closed

Pins 2 & 3 closed

PARALLEL PORT ADDRESS SELECTION

Setting

JP2/A

JP2/B

LPT1 (378h)

Pins 1 & 2 closed

Pins 2 & 3 closed

LPT2 (278h)

Pins 1 & 2 closed

Pins 1 & 2 closed

LPT3 (3BCh)

Pins 2 & 3 closed

Pins 1 & 2 closed

Disabled

Pins 2 7 3 closed

Pins 2 & 3 closed

SERIAL PORT 1 ADDRESS SELECTION

Setting

JP2/E

JP2/F

COM1 (3F8h)

Pins 1 & 2 closed

Pins 1 & 2 closed

COM2 (2F8h)

Pins 1 & 2 closed

Pins 2 & 3 closed

COM3 (3E8h)

Pins 2 & 3 closed

Pins 1 & 2 closed

Disabled

Pins 2 & 3 closed

Pins 2 & 3 closed

SERIAL PORT 2 ADDRESS SELECTION

Setting

JP2/C

JP2/D

COM1 (3F8h)

Pins 1 & 2 closed

Pins 2 & 3 closed

COM2 (2F8h)

Pins 1 & 2 closed

Pins 1 & 2 closed

COM4 (2E8h)

Pins 2 & 3 closed

Pins 1 & 2 closed

Disabled

Pins 2 & 3 closed

Pins 2 & 3 closed

SERIAL PORT 1 INTERRUPT SELECTION

IRQ

JP3/A

JP3/B

JP3/C

JP3/D

JP3/E

JP3/F

JP3/G

JP3/H

IRQ3

Open

Open

Open

Open

Open

Open

Open

1 & 2

IRQ4

Open

Open

Open

Open

Open

Open

1 & 2

Open

IRQ5

Open

Open

Open

Open

Open

1 & 2

Open

Open

IRQ9

Open

Open

Open

Open

1 & 2

Open

Open

Open

IRQ10

Open

Open

Open

1 & 2

Open

Open

Open

Open

IRQ11

Open

Open

1 & 2

Open

Open

Open

Open

Open

IRQ12

Open

1 & 2

Open

Open

Open

Open

Open

Open

IRQ15

1 & 2

Open

Open

Open

Open

Open

Open

Open

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

IRQ3

Open

Open

Open

Open

Open

Open

Open

2 & 3

IRQ4

Open

Open

Open

Open

Open

Open

2 & 3

Open

IRQ5

Open

Open

Open

Open

Open

2 & 3

Open

Open

IRQ9

Open

Open

Open

Open

2 & 3

Open

Open

Open

IRQ10

Open

Open

Open

2 & 3

Open

Open

Open

Open

IRQ11

Open

Open

2 & 3

Open

Open

Open

Open

Open

IRQ12

Open

2 & 3

Open

Open

Open

Open

Open

Open

IRQ15

2 & 3

Open

Open

Open

Open

Open

Open

Open

Note: Pins designated should be in the closed position.

PARALLEL PORT INTERRUPT SELECTION

IRQ

JP3/I

IRQ7

Pins 2 & 3 closed

IRQ5

Pins 1 & 2 closed

PARALLEL PORT MODE SELECTION

Setting

JP2/H

JP2/J

Uni-directional

Pins 2 & 3 closed

Pins 1 & 2 closed

EPP

Pins 2 & 3 closed

Pins 1 & 2 closed

ECP

Pins 1 & 2 closed

Pins 1 & 2 closed

EPP+ECP

Pins 2 & 3 closed

Pins 2 & 3 closed