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KW-557TB

KOUWELL ELECTRONIC CORPORATION

KW-557TB

Card Type

Hard drive controller card

Hard Drives supported

Four EIDE 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

CN1

10-pin serial port 2 - internal

CN6

40-pin primary IDE(AT) connector

CN2

9-pin serial port 1 - external

CN7

40-pin secondary IDE(AT) connector

CN3

25-pin parallel port A - external

CN8

Parallel port B internal

CN4

2-pin connector - drive active LED IDE1

J1

16-pin game port

CN5

2-pin connector - drive active LED IDE2

J2

USER CONFIGURABLE SETTINGS

Function

Label

Position

IDE(1) interface enabled

JP4/A

Pins 1 & 2 closed

 

IDE(1) interface disabled

JP4/A

Pins 2 & 3 closed

IDE(2) interface enabled

JP4/B

Pins 1 & 2 closed

 

IDE(2) interface disabled

JP4/B

Pins 2 & 3 closed

Floppy drive interface enabled

JP4/C

Pins 1 & 2 closed

 

Floppy drive interface disabled

JP4/C

Pins 2 & 3 closed

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

JP4/D

Pins 1 & 2 closed

 

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

JP4/D

Pins 2 & 3 closed

Floppy drive primary

JP4/E

Pins 1 & 2 closed

 

Floppy drive secondary

JP4/E

Pins 2 & 3 closed

Game port enabled

JP5

Closed

 

Game port disabled

JP5

Open

PRINTER A DMA CHANNEL SELECTION

Channel

JP2/G

JP2/H

JP2/I

JP2/J

1

Pins 1 & 2 closed

Open

Pins 2 & 3 closed

Open

3

Open

Pins 1 & 2 closed

Open

Pins 2 & 3 closed

PRINTER B DMA CHANNEL SELECTION

Channel

JP2/G

JP2/H

JP2/I

JP2/J

1

Pins 2 & 3 closed

Open

Pins 2 & 3 closed

Open

3

Open

Pins 2 & 3 closed

Open

Pins 2 & 3 closed

PARALLEL PORT A ADDRESS SELECTION

Setting

JP3/A

JP3/B

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

PARALLEL PORT B ADDRESS SELECTION

Setting

JP3/C

JP3/D

LPT1 (378h)

Pins 2 & 3 closed

Pins 1 & 2 closed

LPT2 (278h)

Pins 1 & 2 closed

Pins 2 & 3 closed

LPT3 (3BCh)

Pins 2 & 3 closed

Pins 2 & 3 closed

Disabled

Pins 1 & 2 closed

Pins 2 & 3 closed

SERIAL PORT 1 ADDRESS SELECTION

Setting

JP1/A

JP1/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

JP1/C

JP1/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

JP1/E

JP1/F

JP1/G

JP1/H

JP1/I

JP1/J

JP1/K

IRQ3

1 & 2

Open

Open

Open

Open

Open

Open

IRQ4

Open

1 & 2

Open

Open

Open

Open

Open

IRQ5

Open

Open

1 & 2

Open

Open

Open

Open

IRQ9

Open

Open

Open

1 & 2

Open

Open

Open

IRQ10

Open

Open

Open

Open

1 & 2

Open

Open

IRQ11

Open

Open

Open

Open

Open

1 & 2

Open

IRQ12

Open

Open

Open

Open

Open

Open

1 & 2

Note: Pins designated should be in the closed position.

SERIAL PORT 2 INTERRUPT SELECTION

IRQ

JP1/E

JP1/F

JP1/G

JP1/H

JP1/I

JP1/J

JP1/K

IRQ3

2 & 3

Open

Open

Open

Open

Open

Open

IRQ4

Open

2 & 3

Open

Open

Open

Open

Open

IRQ5

Open

Open

2 & 3

Open

Open

Open

Open

IRQ9

Open

Open

Open

2 & 3

Open

Open

Open

IRQ10

Open

Open

Open

Open

2 & 3

Open

Open

IRQ11

Open

Open

Open

Open

Open

2 & 3

Open

IRQ12

Open

Open

Open

Open

Open

Open

2 & 3

Note: Pins designate should be in the closed position.

PARALLEL PORT A INTERRUPT SELECTION

IRQ

JP2/A

JP2/B

JP2/C

JP2/D

JP2/E

JP2/F

IRQ5

1 & 2

Open

Open

Open

Open

Open

IRQ7

Open

1 & 2

Open

Open

Open

Open

IRQ9

Open

Open

1 & 2

Open

Open

Open

IRQ10

Open

Open

Open

1 & 2

Open

Open

IRQ11

Open

Open

Open

Open

1 & 2

Open

IRQ12

Open

Open

Open

Open

Open

1 & 2

Note: Pins designated should be in the closed position.

PARALLEL PORT B INTERRUPT SELECTION

IRQ

JP2/A

JP2/B

JP2/C

JP2/D

JP2/E

JP2/F

IRQ5

2 & 3

Open

Open

Open

Open

Open

IRQ7

Open

 

Open

Open

Open

Open

IRQ9

Open

Open

2 & 3

Open

Open

Open

IRQ10

Open

Open

Open

2 & 3

Open

Open

IRQ11

Open

Open

Open

Open

2 & 3

Open

IRQ12

Open

Open

Open

Open

Open

2 & 3

Note: Pins designated should be in the closed position.

PARALLEL PORT A MODE SELECTION

Setting

JP3/E

JP3/F

SPP

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

EXT2FDD

Pins 2 & 3 closed

Pins 2 & 3 closed

PARALLEL PORT B MODE SELECTION

Setting

JP3/G

JP3/H

SPP

Pins 1 & 2 closed

Pins 2 & 3 closed

ECP

Pins 1 & 2 closed

Pins 1 & 2 closed

EPP

Pins 2 & 3 closed

Pins 1 & 2 closed

EXT2FDD

Pins 2 & 3 closed

Pins 2 & 3 closed