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SUPER IDE/VLB CONTROLLER

ORCHID TECHNOLOGY

SUPER IDE/VLB CONTROLLER

Data bus:

32-bit, VL-Bus

Size:

Full-length, half-height card

Hard drive supported:

Two IDE (AT) Interface drives

Floppy drives supported:

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

CONNECTIONS

Function

Location

9-pin serial port (COM1/3) - external

CN1

25-pin parallel port (LPT1/2) - external

CN2

40-pin IDE(AT) Interface connector

JP4

34-pin control cable connector - floppy drive

JP6

10-pin serial port (COM2/4) - internal

JP8

15-pin game port - internal

JP9

4-pin connector - Drive active LED

JP20

PARALLEL PORT CONFIGURATION

LPT

Jumper J6

Jumper J7

 

LPT2 (378-37Fh)

pins 1 & 2 closed

pins 1 & 2 closed

 

Disabled

pins 1 & 2 closed

pins 2 & 3 closed

 

LPT3 (278-27Fh)

pins 2 & 3 closed

pins 1 & 2 closed

LPT1 (3BC-3BFh)

pins 2 & 3 closed

pins 2 & 3 closed

PARALLEL PORT INTERRUPT REQUEST

IRQ

Jumper JP14

Jumepr JP15

Parallel port interrupt is disabled

open

open

 

Parallel port interrupt is IRQ7

open

closed

 

Parallel port interrupt is IRQ5

closed

open

USER CONFIGURABLE SETTINGS

Function

Location

Setting

Floppy drive enabled

J1

Pins 2 & 3 closed

 

Floppy drive disabled

J1

Pins 1 & 2 closed

Hard drive port address is 1F0-1F7h

J2

Pins 2 & 3 closed

 

Hard drive port address is 170-177h

J2

Pins 1 & 2 closed

Floppy drive A:/B: order normal

J3

Pins 2 & 3 closed

 

Floppy drive A:/B: order changed

J3

Pins 1 & 2 closed

Hard drive enabled

J4

Pins 2 & 3 closed

 

Hard drive disabled

J4

Pins 1 & 2 closed

Hard drive I/O port address is 1F0-1F7, 3F0-3F7h

J5

Pins 2 & 3 closed

 

Hard drive I/O port address is 170-177, 370-377h

J5

Pins 1 & 2 closed

Game port enabled

J12

pins 2 & 3 closed

 

Game port disabled

J12

pins 1 & 2 closed

IDE Cycle is VESA

J15

JP17

pins 2 & 3 closed

open

 

IDE Cycle is ISA

J15

JP17

pins 1 & 2 closed

closed

VL bus clock speed is 33MHz or 50MHz

J16

pins 2 & 3 closed

 

VL bus clock speed is 25MHz or 40MHz

J16

pins 1 & 2 closed

One IDE(AT) hard drives supported

JP5

closed

 

Two IDE(AT) hard drives supported

JP5

open

Parallel Port (CN2) is an I/O port

JP7

closed

 

Parallel Port (CN2) is an input port only

JP7

open

Hard drive interrupt is IRQ14

JP10

closed

 

Hard drive interrupt is disabled

JP10

open

Serial Port 2 interrupt is IRQ3

JP11

closed

 

Serial Port 2 interrupt is disabled

JP11

open

Serial Port 1 interrupt is IRQ4

JP12

closed

 

Serial Port 1 interrupt is disabled

JP12

open

Floppy drive interrupt is IRQ6

JP13

closed

 

Floppy drive interrupt is disabled

JP13

open

 

Factory Configured - do not alter

JP16

open

 

Factory Configured - do not alter

JP18

open

SERIAL PORT 1 CONFIGURATION

COM

Jumper J8

Jumper J9

 

COM3

pins 1 & 2 closed

pins 1 & 2 closed

 

Disabled

pins 1 & 2 closed

pins 2 & 3 closed

 

COM4

pins 2 & 3 closed

pins 1 & 2 closed

COM1

pins 2 & 3 closed

pins 2 & 3 closed

SERIAL PORT 2 CONFIGURATION

COM

Jumper J10

Jumper J11

 

COM4

pins 1 & 2 closed

pins 1 & 2 closed

 

Disabled

pins 1 & 2 closed

pins 2 & 3 closed

 

COM4

pins 2 & 3 closed

pins 1 & 2 closed

COM2

pins 2 & 3 closed

pins 2 & 3 closed