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EASYCACHE IDE, EASYCACHE PRO IDE

PERCEPTIVE SOLUTIONS, INC.

EASYCACHE IDE, EASYCACHE PRO IDE

Data bus: 16-bit, ISA

Size: Full-length, full-height card

Hard Drives Suppported: Four AT Interface (IDE) drives

Floppy Drives Supported: Two 360KB, 720KB, 1.2MB, or 1.44MB drives

CONNECTIONS

Function

Location

4-pin connector-drive active LED

J1

9-pin serial port

J2

40-pin control cable connector-hard drive 1

J3

40-pin control cable connector-hard drive 2

J4

34-pin control cable connector-floppy drive

J5

USER CONFIGURABLE SETTINGS

Function

Location

Setting

Hard drive port address 1F0-1F7h, 3F0-3F1h, 3F7h

SW1/switch 3

off

 

Hard drive port address 170-177h, 370-371h, 377h

SW1/switch 3

on

Floppy drive enabled

SW1/switch 4

off

 

Floppy drive disabled

SW1/switch 4

on

Single-speed floppy supported

SW1/switch 5

off

 

Dual-speed floppy supported

SW1/switch 5

on

Factory configured - do not alter

SW1/switch 10

off

hSOS load enabled

SW1/switch 11

off

 

hSOS load disabled

SW1/switch 11

on

Factory configured - do not alter

SW1/switch 12

off

BIOS ADDRESS

Address

SW1/switch 1

SW1/switch 2

D800h

on

off

 

D000h

off

on

 

C800h

off

off

 

Disabled

on

on

INTERRUPT REQUEST

IRQ

SW1/switch 6

SW1/switch 7

SW1/switch 8

SW1/switch 9

 

Disabled

off

off

off

off

 

IRQ5

on

off

off

off

 

IRQ12

off

on

off

off

IRQ14

off

off

on

off

 

IRQ15

off

off

off

on

CACHE MEMORY CONFIGURATION

Size

Bank 0

Bank 1

512KB

(2) 256K x 9

NONE

1MB

(2) 256K x 9

(2) 256K x 9

2MB

(2) 1M x 9

NONE

2.5MB

(2) 1M x 9

(2) 256K x 9

4MB

(2) 1M x 9

(2) 1M x 9

8MB*

(2) 4M x 9

NONE

8.5MB*

(2) 4M x 9

(2) 256K x 9

10MB*

(2) 4M x 9

(2) 1M x 9

16MB*

(2) 4M x 9

(2) 4M x 9

Note:* 4MBx9 SIMM's are only supported by the easyCACHE Pro IDE controller

LED INFORMATION

Hard drive read, write, or seek in progress.

Lights solid to indicate dirty cache

D1

Data transfer between cache and host in progress.

D2