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DC2000A-VL

PROMISE TECHNOLOGY, INC.

DC2000A-VL

Data bus:

32-bit VL-bus

Size:

Three-quarter length, half-height card

Hard drive supported:

Two IDE(AT) drives

Floppy drives supported:

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

CONNECTIONS

Function

Location

25-pin parallel port - external

CN1

34-pin cable connector - floppy drive

J1

40-pin IDE(AT) interface connector

J2

16-pin game port

J6

9-pin serial port 1 - external, 10-pin serial port 1 internal

JP1

10-pin serial port 2 - internal

JP4

4-pin connector - drive active LED

JP7

USER CONFIGURABLE SETTINGS

Function

Location

Setting

Printer port (CN1) is uni-directional

JP2

closed

Printer port (CN1) is bi-directional

JP2

open

Floppy drive interface enabled

JP3/7

pins 1 & 2 closed

Floppy drive interface disabled

JP3/7

pins 2 & 3 closed

Game port enabled

JP8

closed

Game port disabled

JP8

open

HARD DRIVE SPEED

Speed

JP6/1

JP6/2

0

pins 1 & 2 closed

pins 1 & 2 closed

 

1

pins 2 & 3 closed

pins 1 & 2 closed

 

2

pins 2 & 3 closed

pins 2 & 3 closed

SERIAL PORT 1 ADDRESS SELECTION

COM

JP3/1

JP3/2

COM1 (3F8h)

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

COM

JP3/3

JP3/4

COM2 (2F8h)

pins 1 & 2 closed

pins 2 & 3 closed

 

COM4 (2E8h)

pins 2 & 3 closed

pins 1 & 2 closed

 

Disabled

pins 2 & 3 closed

pins 2 & 3 closed

PARALLEL PORT ADDRESS SELECTION

LPT

JP3/5

JP3/6

JP3/8

LPT1 (378h) / IRQ7

pins 1 & 2 closed

pins 2 & 3 closed

pins 2 & 3 closed

 

LPT2 (278h) / IRQ5

pins 2 & 3 closed

pins 1 & 2 closed

pins 1 & 2 closed

 

LPT3 (3BCh) / IRQ7

pins 1 & 2 closed

pins 1 & 2 closed

pins 1 & 2 closed

 

Disabled

pins 2 & 3 closed

pins 2 & 3 closed

open

Note: LPT1 & LPT3 uses IRQ7. LPT2 uses IRQ5.

BIOS ADDRESS

Address

JP5/1

JP5/2

JP5/3

JP5/4

JP5/5

D8000h

open

open

closed

closed

closed

 

DE000h

open

open

open

open

closed

 

DC000h

open

open

open

closed

closed

 

DA000h

open

open

closed

open

closed

 

D6000h

open

closed

open

open

closed

 

D4000h

open

closed

open

closed

closed

 

D2000h

open

closed

closed

open

closed

 

D0000h

open

closed

closed

closed

closed

 

CE000h

closed

open

open

open

closed

 

CC000h

closed

open

open

closed

closed

 

CA000h

closed

open

closed

open

closed

 

C8000h

closed

open

closed

closed

closed

 

Disabled

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

open