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DC2000B-VL/DC2000C-VL

PROMISE TECHNOLOGY, INC.

DC2000B-VL/DC2000C-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

40-pin primary IDE(AT) connector

J1

34-pin cable connector - floppy drive

J2

4-pin connector - drive active LED

JP1

16-pin game port

JP5

10-pin serial port 2 - internal

JP6

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

JP7

25-pin parallel port - external

JP9

USER CONFIGURABLE SETTINGS

Function

Location

Setting

Parallel port IRQ 7 select

JP3/G

Pins 2 & 3 closed

 

Parallel port IRQ 5 select

JP3/G

Pins 1 & 2 closed

Floppy drive interface enabled

JP3/H

Pins 1 & 2 closed

 

Floppy drive interface disabled

JP3/H

Pins 2 & 3 closed

 

Parallel port is uni-directional

JP4

Closed

 

Parallel port is bi-directional

JP4

Open

Game port enabled

JP8

Closed

 

Game port disabled

JP8

Open

PARALLEL PORT ADDRESS SELECTION

LPT

JP3/E

JP3/F

LPT1 (378h)

Pins 1 & 2 closed

Pins 2 & 3 closed

 

LPT2 (278h)

Pins 2 & 3 closed

Pins 1 & 2 closed

 

LPT3 (3BCh)

Pins 1 & 2 closed

Pins 1 & 2 closed

 

Disabled

Pins 2 & 3 closed

Pins 2 & 3 closed

SERIAL PORT 1 ADDRESS SELECTION

COM

JP3/A

JP3/B

COM1 (3F8h)

Pins 1 & 2 closed

Pins 2 & 3 closed

 

COM3 (3E8h)

Pins 2 & 3 closed

Pins 1 & 2 closed

 

COM4 (2E8h)

Pins 1 & 2 closed

Pins 1 & 2 closed

 

Disabled

Pins 2 & 3 closed

Pins 2 & 3 closed

SERIAL PORT 2 ADDRESS SELECTION

COM

JP3/C

JP3/D

COM2 (2F8h)

Pins 1 & 2 closed

Pins 2 & 3 closed

 

COM3 (3E8h)

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

IDE SPEED SELECTION (MODEL DC-2000B)

IRQ

JP2/A

JP2/B

Speed 0

Pins 1 & 2 closed

Pins 1 & 2 closed

 

Speed 1

Pins 2 & 3 closed

Pins 1 & 2 closed

 

Speed 2

Pins 2 & 3 closed

Pins 2 & 3 closed

IDE SPEED SELECTION (MODEL DC-2000C)

IRQ

JP2/A

JP2/B

Speed 0

Pins 1 & 2 closed

Pins 1 & 2 closed

 

Speed 2

Pins 2 & 3 closed

Pins 1 & 2 closed

 

Speed 4

Pins 1 & 2 closed

Pins 2 & 3 closed

 

Speed 6

Pins 2 & 3 closed

Pins 2 & 3 closed

MISCELLANEOUS TECHNICAL NOTES

Configurable differences between models DC-2000B and DC-2000C are in the drive speed settings. These are displayed in separate tables.