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PBEGA PLUS

PACKARD BELL

PBEGA PLUS

Card Type

Video card

Video Chip Set

Unidentified

Maximum Video Memory

256K

Video Types Supported

Monochrome, CGA, EGA, VGA

Highest Resolution Supported

720 x 348

Data Bus

8-bit ISA

CONNECTIONS

Function

Label

Function

Label

Feature connector

CN1

RCA connector

CN4

Display connector

CN2

Light pen connector

CN5

RCA connector

CN3

   

USER CONFIGURABLE SETTINGS

Function

Label

Position

Enable CGA Emulation; enable Hercules emulation

SW2/3

Off

 

Disable CGA Emulation; disable Hercules emulation

SW2/3

On

EGA fonts (8x8 or 8x14 text)

SW2/4

On

 

VGA fonts (9x16 text) 400-line and mutifrequency monitors

SW2/4

Off

Enhanced color or multifrequency monitor

J4

Pins 1 & 2 closed

 

Color graphics or monochrome mode

J4

Pins 2 & 3 closed

132 column display (feature connector disabled)

W1

Pins 1 & 2 closed

 

Feature connector enabled

W1

Pins 3 & 4 closed

MONITOR TYPE SELECTION (PBEGA)

Primary monitor

Secondary monitor

SW1/1

SW1/2

SW1/3

SW1/4

Monochrome

None

Off

Off

On

Off

RGB (40x25)

None

On

Off

Off

On

RGB (80x25)

None

Off

Off

Off

On

EGA or MF (8x8)

None

On

On

On

Off

EGA or MF (8x14)

None

Off

On

On

Off

MONITOR TYPE SELECTION (PBEGA PRIMARY, MONO/PRINTER SECONDARY)

RGB (40x25)

Monochrome

On

Off

Off

On

RGB (80x25)

Monochrome

Off

Off

Off

On

EGA or MF (8x8)

Monochrome

Off

On

On

Off

EGA or MF (8x14)

Monochrome

On

On

On

Off

MONITOR TYPE SELECTION (MONO/PRINTER PRIMARY, PBEGA SECONDARY)

Primary monitor

Secondary monitor

SW1/1

SW1/2

SW1/3

SW1/4

Monochrome

RGB (40x25)

On

On

On

On

Monochrome

RGB (80x25)

Off

On

On

On

Monochrome

EGA or MF (8x8)

On

Off

On

On

Monochrome

EGA or MF (8x14)

Off

Off

On

On

MONITOR TYPE SELECTION (PBEGA PRIMARY, CGA SECONDARY)

Primary

Secondary

SW1/1

SW1/2

SW1/3

SW1/4

Monochrome

RGB (40x25)

On

Off

On

Off

Monochrome

RGB (80x25)

Off

Off

On

Off

MONITOR TYPE SELECTION (CGA PRIMARY, PBEGA SECONDARY)

Primary monitor

Secondary monitor

SW1/1

SW1/2

SW1/3

SW1/4

RGB (40x25)

Monochrome

On

On

Off

On

RGB (80x25)

Monochrome

Off

On

Off

On

VIDEO OUTPUT EMULATION MODE

Mode

SW2/1

SW2/2

Color monitors

On

On

 

400-line 25 Khz monitors with inverted (Negative) horizontal and vertical Sync.

Off

Off

 

400-line 25 Khz monitors with normal (Positive) horizontal and vertical Sync.

Off

On

 

Monochrome monitors

On

Off