FastATA 1200 MK-III released
Date 8-Nov-2004 18:54:19
Topic: Hardware News
|ELBOX COMPUTER, the most creative and productive manufacturer of hardware for Amiga computers, announces a new addition to its leading ATA drive controller line for Classic Amiga computers with the FAST ATA 1200 MK-III controller. |
Like its predecessors, FAST ATA 1200 MK-III provides high performance support for up to four ATA/IDE storage devices. This new controller offers enhanced performance with lower processor load when compared against earlier FastATA 1200 versions. The 48-bit LBA (Logical Block Addressing) capability assures support for EIDE drives beyond the 137GB (up to 2TB). The new controller fits any towerised Amiga 1200 as well as the standard A1200 desktop version.
FAST ATA 1200 MK-III ships with the fastest Amiga CD filesystem--AllegroCDFS. The FAST ATA 1200 MK-III package includes one 80-wire ATA-33 cable for connecting up to two drives (master and slave).
* Fast transfer rate of up to 16.6MB/s
* Compatibility with hard drives up to 2TB (2,000GB)
* Support for ATAPI devices (CD-ROM, CD-R, CD-RW, DVD, ZIP, LS-120)
* Two buffered and terminated EIDE ports
* Accelerated 32-bit access
* Fits in a standard A1200 desktop case
Pricing and availability:
The FAST ATA 1200 MK-III controller will be on sale as of 15th November 2004 at the suggested retail price of EUR 69.95 (VAT excl.)
To locate an authorized distributor in your area visit the Elbox Computer website at <http://www.elbox.com/buy.html>. To purchase the product online visit the Elbox On-line Store for European Union customers or for customers from other countries.
For more info, see the FastATA 1200 website and AllegroCDFS website.