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ASI ROCKET-VL

SEANIX TECHNOLOGY, INC.

ASI ROCKET-VL

Data Bus

32-bit VESA Local Bus

Card Size

Full length, Full-height card

Hard Drives supported

Two IDE (AT) drives

Floppy drives supported

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

CONNECTIONS

Function

Location

Function

Location

34-pin cable connector - floppy drive

J1

9-pin serial port 1 - external

J6

VESA feature connector

J2

25-pin parallel port - external

J7

40-pin IDE(AT) connector

J3

4-pin connector - drive active LED

J9

16-pin game port

J4

15-pin video connector

J10

9-pin serial port 2 - external

J5

 

 

Note: A 25-pin serial port cable connects to connector J5.

USER CONFIGURABLE SETTINGS

Function

Label

Position

Factory configured - do not alter (RAMDAC selection)

JP4

Open

Local video bus scan rate in text modes is 60 Hz

JP5/pins 1 & 2

Closed

 

Local video bus scan rate in text modes is 72 Hz

JP5/pins 1 & 2

Open

Local video bus zero wait state select

JP5/pins 3 & 4

Closed

 

Local video bus one wait state select

JP5/pins 3 & 4

Open

Local video bus clock < =

JP5/pins 5 & 6

Open

 

Local video bus clock > 33 Mhz

JP5/pins 5 & 6

Closed

Game port enabled

JP6

Pins 1 & 2 closed

 

Game port disabled

JP6

Pins 2 & 3 closed

Floppy drive interface I/O address is 3F0h

JP7/1

Pins 1 & 2 closed

 

Floppy drive interface I/O address is 370h

JP7/1

Pins 2 & 3 closed

Floppy drive interface enabled

JP7/2

Pins 2 & 3 closed

 

Floppy drive interface disabled

JP7/2

Pins 1 & 2 closed

Parallel port is bi-directional

JP10

Open

 

Parallel port is uni-directional

JP10

Closed

Local bus IDE zero wait state select

JP11

Pins 1 & 2 closed

 

Local bus IDE one wait state select

JP11

Pins 2 & 3 closed

Factory configured - do not alter

JP12

Pins 2 & 3 closed

USER CONFIGURABLE SETTINGS (CONTINUED)

Function

Label

Position

Factory configured - do not alter

JP13/1

Open

Factory configured - do not alter

JP13/2

Open

Factory configured - do not alter

JP13/3

Open

IDE drive primary address select (1F0h)

JP13/6

Open

 

IDE drive secondary address select (170h)

JP13/6

Closed

Local IDE bus speed = 33 Mhz

JP13/7

Closed

 

Local IDE bus speed > 33 Mhz

JP13/7

Open

Factory configured - do not alter

JP14

Pins 1 & 2 closed

System is 486

JP15

Pins 2 & 3 closed

 

System is 386

JP15

Pins 1 & 2 closed

Monitor retrace timing is standard IBM fonts

SW1/5

Open

 

Monitor retrace timing is TUV fonts (German standard)

SW1/5

Closed

PARALLEL PORT ADDRESS SELECTION

Setting

JP8/5

JP8/6

378h

Pins 1 & 2 closed

Pins 2 & 3 closed

 

278h

Pins 2 & 3 closed

Pins 1 & 2 closed

 

3BCh

Pins 2 & 3 closed

Pins 2 & 3 closed

 

Disabled

Pins 1 & 2 closed

Pins 1 & 2 closed

SERIAL PORT 1 ADDRESS SELECTION

Setting

JP8/1

JP8/2

 

2E8h

Pins 2 & 3 closed

Pins 2 & 3 closed

 

3E8h

Pins 1 & 2 closed

Pins 2 & 3 closed

3F8h

Pins 2 & 3 closed

Pins 1 & 2 closed

 

Disabled

Pins 1 & 2 closed

Pins 1 & 2 closed

SERIAL PORT 2 ADDRESS SELECTION

Setting

JP8/3

JP8/4

 

2E8h

Pins 1 & 2 closed

Pins 2 & 3 closed

2F8h

Pins 2 & 3 closed

Pins 1 & 2 closed

 

3E8h

Pins 2 & 3 closed

Pins 2 & 3 closed

 

Disabled

Pins 1 & 2 closed

Pins 1 & 2 closed

IDE MODE SELECTION

Mode

JP13/4

JP13/5

0

Closed

Closed

 

1

Closed

Open

 

2

Open

Closed

 

3

Open

Open

SERIAL PORT 1 INTERRUPT SELECTION

IRQ

J11/1

J11/2

J11/3

 

IRQ3

Open

Closed

Open

IRQ4

Closed

Open

Open

 

IRQ5

Open

Open

Closed

SERIAL PORT 2 INTERRUPT SELECTION

IRQ

J11/4

J11/5

J11/6

IRQ3

Closed

Open

Open

 

IRQ4

Open

Closed

Open

 

IRQ5

Open

Open

Closed

PARALLEL PORT INTERRUPT SELECTION (BI-DIRECTIONAL ONLY)

IRQ

J11/7

J11/8

 

IRQ5

Open

Closed

IRQ7

Closed

Open

VGA CLOCK FREQUENCY SELECTION

Speed

JP1

JP2

JP3

40MHz

Open

Closed

Closed

45MHz

Open

Open

Open

50MHz

Closed

Open

Closed

60MHz

Closed

Closed

Open

SUPER VGA SCAN RATE SELECTION

Screen Resolution

Rate

SW1/1

SW1/2

SW1/3

SW1/4

800x600

56Hz

Off

Off

N/A

N/A

800x600

60Hz

Off

On

N/A

N/A

800x600

72Hz

On

Off

N/A

N/A

1024x768

60Hz

N/A

N/A

Off

On

1024x768

70Hz

N/A

N/A

On

Off

1024x768

72Hz

N/A

N/A

On

On

1024x768

86Hz

N/A

N/A

Off

Off

DRAM CONFIGURATION

Size

Bank 0

Bank 1

1MB

(8) 48128

None

2MB

(8) 48128

(8) 48128

MISCELLANEOUS TECHNICAL NOTES

Within both table and diagram, jumper positions "1 & 2" are HIGH positions. Jumper positions "2 & 3 are LOW positions.