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G-8 SIX PAK PLUS

AST RESEARCH, INC.

G-8 SIX PAK PLUS

Card Type

Memory Expansion/Multi-I/O

Chipset Controller

Unidentified

I/O Options

Parallel port, Serial port (2)

Maximum Dram

384KB

CONNECTIONS

Purpose

Location

Purpose

Location

25-pin serial port external

CN1

25-pin parallel port

CN3

9-pin serial port Internal

CN2

   

PARALLEL PORT INTERRUPT SELECT

Setting

JP4

LPT1 IRQ7 enabled

Closed

LPT1 IRQ7 disabled

Open

COM1 SELECT

COM

JP5/A

JP5/B

COM1

Closed

Open

COM2

Open

Closed

Note: COM settings refer only to CN1.

PARALLEL PORT SELECT

Setting

JP5/C

JP5/D

LPT1

Closed

Open

LPT2

Open

Closed

GAME PORT SELECT

Setting

JP5/E

Enabled

Closed

Disabled

Open

CLOCK SELECT

Setting

JP5/F

Enabled

Closed

Disabled

Open

FACTORY CONFIGURED SETTING

Switch

Setting

SW1/7

N/A

PARITY SELECT

Setting

SW1/8

Enabled

On

Disabled

Off

DRAM CONFIGURATION

Starting Address

Board RAM

SW1/1

SW1/2

SW1/3

64KB

384KB

Off

Off

Off

128KB

384KB

Off

Off

On

192KB

384KB

Off

On

Off

256KB

384KB

Off

On

On

320KB

320KB

On

Off

Off

384KB

256KB

On

Off

On

448KB

192KB

On

On

Off

512KB

128KB

On

On

On

BANK CONFIGURATION

Banks Installed

Board RAM

SW1/4

SW1/5

SW1/6

None

0KB

Off

Off

Off

1

64KB

Off

Off

On

1 & 2

128KB

Off

On

Off

1 & 2 & 3

192KB

Off

On

On

1 & 2 & 3 & 4

256KB

On

Off

Off

1 & 2 & 3 & 4 & 5

320KB

On

Off

On

All Banks

384KB

On

On

Off

DRAM CONFIGURATION

Size

Bank 1

Bank 2

Bank 3

Bank 4

Bank 5

Bank 6

64KB

(9) 64K x 1

NONE

NONE

NONE

NONE

NONE

128KB

(9) 64K x 1

(9) 64K x 1

NONE

NONE

NONE

NONE

192KB

(9) 64K x 1

(9) 64K x 1

(9) 64K x 1

NONE

NONE

NONE

256KB

(9) 64K x 1

(9) 64K x 1

(9) 64K x 1

(9) 64K x 1

NONE

NONE

320KB

(9) 64K x 1

(9) 64K x 1

(9) 64K x 1

(9) 64K x 1

(9) 64K x 1

NONE

384KB

(9) 64K x 1

(9) 64K x 1

(9) 64K x 1

(9) 64K x 1

(9) 64K x 1

(9) 64K x 1

INTERRUPT CONFIGURATION

IRQ

JP6/C

JP6/D

JP6/E

JP6/F

IRQ4

Closed

Open

Open

Open

IRQ5

Open

Closed

Open

Open

IRQ7

Open

Open

Closed

Open

IRQ2

Open

Open

Open

Closed

SERIAL PORT 1 CONFIGURATION

Function

JP1

Force CTS true

Pins 2 & 3 closed

CTS normal

Pins 1 & 2 closed

SERIAL PORT 1 CONFIGURATION

Function

JP2

Force DSR true

Pins 2 & 3 closed

DSR normal

Pins 1 & 2 closed

SERIAL PORT 1 CONFIGURATION

Function

JP3

Force DCD true

Pins 2 & 3 closed

DCD normal

Pins 1 & 2 closed

SERIAL PORT 1 IRQ4 SELECT

IRQ4

JP6/A

Enabled

Closed

Disabled

Open

SERIAL PORT 2 IRQ3 SELECT

IRQ3

JP6/B

Enabled

Closed

Disabled

Open