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FASTCARD IV

PERIPHERAL MARKETING, INC.

FASTCARD IV

Category

Multi-I/O - Memory Expansion

Data Bus Type

16-bit ISA

Memory Type

DRAM

Maximum Onboard Memory

2048KB

CONNECTIONS

Setting

Location

Purpose

Location

DB-25 female connector-parallel port

CN1

34-pin daughter board connector

CN4/A

DB-9 male connector serial port

CN2

34-pin socket main board connector

CN4/B

16-pin game port

CN3

   

Note: CN4/B is located on the reverse side of the board, here it is shown on the same side as the memory.

SERIAL PORT CTS SETTINGS

Setting

JP1

JP2

Driver controlled CTS

Closed

Open

Force CTS true

Open

Closed

SERIAL PORT DCD SETTINGS

Setting

JP3

JP4

Driver controlled DCD

Closed

Open

Force DCD true

Open

Closed

SERIAL PORT DSR SETTINGS

Setting

JP5

JP6

Driver controlled DSR

Closed

Open

Force DSR true

Open

Closed

PARITY SELECT

Setting

JP7

Parity checking enabled

Closed

Parity checking disabled

Open

MEMORY SIZE CONFIGURATION

Setting

JP8

256KB

Pins 1 & 2 closed

512KB

Pins 2 & 3 closed

>512KB

All open

DRAM CONFIGURATION

Size

Bank 0

Bank 1

Bank 2

Bank 3

256KB

(9) 64K x 4

NONE

NONE

NONE

512KB

(9) 64K x 4

(9) 64K x 4

NONE

NONE

786KB

(9) 64K x 4

(9) 64K x 4

(9) 64K x 4

NONE

1024KB

(9) 64K x 4

(9) 64K x 4

(9) 64K x 4

(9) 64K x 4

DAUGHTER BOARD DRAM CONFIGURATION

Size

Bank 4

Bank 5

Bank 6

Bank 7

1280KB

(9) 64K x 4

NONE

NONE

NONE

1536KB

(9) 64K x 4

(9) 64K x 4

NONE

NONE

1792KB

(9) 64K x 4

(9) 64K x 4

(9) 64K x 4

NONE

2048KB

(9) 64K x 4

(9) 64K x 4

(9) 64K x 4

(9) 64K x 4

USER CONFIGURABLE SETTINGS

Setting

Jumper

Setting

Parallel port set to IRQ5

JP9

Pins 1 & 2 closed

Parallel port set to IRQ7

JP9

Pins 2 & 3 closed

Serial port set to IRQ3

JP10

Pins 1 & 2 closed

Serial port set to IRQ4

JP10

Pins 2 & 3 closed

Game port enabled

JP11

Closed

Game port disabled

JP11

Open

PARALLEL PORT SELECT

Setting

JP12

JP13

LPT1

Open

Closed

LPT2

Closed

Open

SERIAL PORT SELECT

Setting

JP14

JP15

COM1

Open

Closed

COM2

Closed

Open

MULTIPLE CARD CONFIGURATION

Setting

JP16

JP17

Card number 1

Open

Open

Card number 2

Open

Closed

Card number 3

Closed

Open

Card number 4

Closed

Closed

Note: The Fastcard IV allows up to 4 other Fastcard IV cards in a single system. The above settings allow for the designation of each board.

PASSWORD SELECT

Setting

SW1/1

Software menu password enabled

On

Software menu password disabled

Off

Note:This board comes with a utility disk providing a menu system for configuring the board. If this switch is set the menu system will not function with out a password given. To bypass the password and reset the system disable the option.

ROM ADDRESS SELECT

Address

SW1/2

SW1/3

SW1/4

Disabled

Off

Off

Off

A000h

Off

Off

On

C800h

Off

On

On

D000h

On

Off

Off

D800h

0n

Off

On

E000h

On

On

Off

E800h

On

On

On

RAM ADDRESS SELECT

System Ram

Starting Address

SW1/5

SW1/6

SW1/7

SW1/8

64K

1000h

Off

Off

Off

On

128K

2000h

Off

Off

On

Off

192K

3000h

Off

Off

On

On

256K

4000h

Off

On

Off

Off

320K

5000h

Off

On

Off

On

384K

6000h

Off

On

On

Off

448K

7000h

Off

On

On

On

512K

8000h

On

Off

Off

Off

576K

9000h

On

Off

Off

On

640K

-

Off

Off

Off

Off