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PB EGA CARD

PACKARD BELL

PB EGA CARD

Card Type

Video card

Video Chip Set

Unidentified

Maximum Video Memory

Unidentified

Video Types Supported

Monochrome, CGA, EGA

Highest Resolution Supported

640 x 350

Data Bus

8-bit ISA

   

CONNECTIONS

Function

Label

Function

Label

9-pin video port

CN1

Feature connector

CN4

RCA connector

CN2

Light pen connector

CN5

RCA connector

CN3

   

USER CONFIGURABLE SETTINGS

Function

Label

Position

Factory configured - do not alter

JP1

Pins 1 & 2 closed

 

Monochrome or standard RGB mode enabled

JP2

Pins 2 & 3 closed

 

Enhanced RGB mode enabled

JP2

Pins 1 & 2 closed

 

EGA mode enabled

SW1/5

Off

 

Compatible mode enabled

SW1/5

On

Note:In compatible mode, the mode is determined by the monitor: CGA mode for a RGB monitor, MDA/Hercules mode for a monochrome monitor.

MONITOR MODE CONFIGURATION (1)

Monitor

SW1/1

SW1/2

SW1/3

SW1/4

Monochrome

Off

Off

On

Off

Standard RGB (40 column mode)

On

Off

Off

On

Standard RGB (80 column mode)

Off

Off

Off

On

Enhanced RGB (200 lines or emulation of standard RGB)

On

On

On

Off

Enhanced RGB (350 lines, true enhanced mode)

Off

On

On

Off

Note:The above settings apply when PB EGA is the only video adapter in the system.

MONITOR MODE CONFIGURATION (2)

Primary monitor

SW1/1

SW1/2

SW1/3

SW1/4

Standard RGB (40 column mode)

On

Off

Off

On

Standard RGB (80 column mode)

Off

Off

Off

On

Standard RGB (200 lines mode)

On

On

On

Off

Standard RGB (350 lines mode)

Off

On

On

Off

Note:The above settings apply in a two monitor system when PB EGA is the primary video adapter and IBM monochrome is the secondary adapter in the system.

MONITOR MODE CONFIGURATION (3)

Primary monitor

SW1/1

SW1/2

SW1/3

SW1/4

Standard RGB (40 column mode)

On

On

On

On

Standard RGB (80 column mode)

Off

On

On

On

Standard RGB (200 lines mode)

On

Off

On

On

Standard RGB (350 lines mode)

Off

Off

On

On

Note:The above settings apply in a two monitor system when IBM monochrome adapter is the primary video adapter and PB EGA is the secondary adapter in the system.

MONITOR MODE CONFIGURATION (4)

Primary monitor

SW1/1

SW1/2

SW1/3

SW1/4

RGB/composite (40 column mode)

On

Off

On

Off

RGB/composite (80 column mode)

Off

Off

On

Off

Note:The above settings apply in a two monitor system when PB EGA is the primary video adapter and IBM CGA is the secondary adapter in the system.

MONITOR MODE CONFIGURATION (5)

Primary monitor

SW1/1

SW1/2

SW1/3

SW1/4

RGB/composite (40 column mode)

On

On

Off

On

RGB/composite (80 column mode)

Off

On

Off

On

Note:The above settings apply in a two monitor system when IBM CGA is the primary video adapter and PB EGA is the secondary adapter in the system.

MISCELLANEOUS TECHNICAL NOTES

In any two-monitor settings (see Monitor Mode Configuration Tables 2-5) EGA mode should be enabled (SW1/5 should be "off").