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VISION QD6580/8663A

QDI COMPUTER, INC.

VISION QD6580/8663A

Data Bus

32-bit VESA Local Bus

Card Size

Three-quarter length, half-height card

Hard Drives supported

Four IDE (AT) drives

Floppy drives supported

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

CONNECTIONS

Function

Location

Function

Location

40-pin primary IDE(AT) connector

CN1

9-pin serial port 1 - external

CN5

40-pin secondary IDE(AT) connector

CN2

10-pin serial port 2 - internal

CN6

34-pin cable connector - floppy drive

CN3

25-pin parallel port - external

CN7

16-pin game port

CN4

4-pin connector - drive active LED

CN10

USER CONFIGURABLE SETTINGS

Function

Label

Position

Primary IDE interface supports disk drives only

JP1

Open

 

Primary IDE interface supports disk/non-disk peripherals

JP1

Closed

Factory configured - do not alter (sense CLK frequency from VL slot)

JP2

Pins 2 & 3 closed

IDE(AT) interface enabled

JP3

Pins 2 & 3 closed

 

IDE(AT) interface disabled

JP3

Pins 1 & 2 closed

Both IDE(AT) interfaces enabled

(1Fxh/3Fxh is primary I/O address & 17Xh/37Xh is secondary address)

JP4

Closed

 

One IDE(AT) interface enabled

(IFXh/3FXh is I/O address)

JP4

Open

Chip registers port 0BXh select

JP5

Pins 2 & 3 closed

 

Chip registers port 03Xh select

JP5

Pins 1 & 2 closed

Floppy drive interface enabled

JP8

Pins 1 & 2 closed

 

Floppy drive interface disabled

JP8

Pins 2 & 3 closed

Parallel port I/O address is 378h

JP11

Pins 1 & 2 closed

 

Parallel port I/O address is 278h

JP11

Pins 2 & 3 closed

Game port enabled

JP14

Pins 1 & 2 closed

 

Game port disabled

JP14

Pins 2 & 3 closed

Parallel port IRQ 7 select

JP15

Pins 2 & 3 closed

 

Parallel port IRQ 5 select

JP15

Pins 1 & 2 closed

Note: When using a non-disk peripheral, it is advisable to close JP4 and connect it to the secondary port.

DMA CHANNEL SELECTION

Channel

JP16

JP17

 

1

Pins 1 & 2 closed

Pins 1 & 2 closed

3

Pins 2 & 3 closed

Pins 2 & 3 closed

SERIAL PORT 1 ADDRESS SELECTION

Setting

JP6

JP7

COM1

Pins 1 & 2 closed

Pins 1 & 2 closed

COM3

Pins 1 & 2 closed

Pins 2 & 3 closed

Disabled

Pins 2 & 3 closed

Pins 1 & 2 closed

Disabled

Pins 2 & 3 closed

Pins 2 & 3 closed

SERIAL PORT 2 ADDRESS SELECTION

Setting

JP12

JP13

COM2

Pins 1 & 2 closed

Pins 1 & 2 closed

COM4

Pins 1 & 2 closed

Pins 2 & 3 closed

Disabled

Pins 2 & 3 closed

Pins 1 & 2 closed

Disabled

Pins 2 & 3 closed

Pins 2 & 3 closed

PARALLEL PORT MODE SELECTION

Setting

JP9

JP10

ECP

Pins 1 & 2 closed

Pins 2 & 3 closed

EPP

Pins 2 & 3 closed

Pins 2 & 3 closed

Bi-Directional

Pins 1 & 2 closed

Pins 1 & 2 closed

Disabled

Pins 2 & 3 closed

Pins 1 & 2 closed