Closed WANTED: Info and/or GVP HD8+ RAM

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10 PRINT "8 Bit Hero"
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Feb 19, 2008
Manchester, UK
Hi All,

I am looking for a few simms to put in my GVP-hD8+ sidecar, if you have any spare let me know how much you want for them. Alternatively if somebody could shed some light on the exact spec that I should be looking for that would be equally just as good!

Thanks in advance


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Nov 22, 2007
hello there

The HD8+ takes 30pin simms, I belive i have 8x 1mb sticks of them, i will double check later, should that i do, you cn have them for £5 which will include postage :)

heres some info on the card

Impact A500 HD8+ Series II
Company : Great Valley Products, USA
Date 1990
Amiga A500: Interface: side expansion port
Autoconfig ID: 2017 / 10,11

  • Features:
    * SCSI 2 DMA controller 3.58 MB/s transfer speed
    * FaaasT ROM SCSI driver (gvpscsi.device) - autobooting requires at least Kickstart 1.3
    * RDB compatible
    * place for a 3.5" hard disk inside the case
    * 50 pin internal header
    * DB25 external connector
    * supported by Linux
    * A-Max II driver (gvpscsi.amhd)

    * memory four 30 pin SIMM sockets accept 8 MB RAM
    * accepts 1 or 4 MB 120 ns SIMMs
    * supports 2, 4 or 8 MB configurations
    * fully autoconfiguring

    * notes connects to the side expansion port
    * has no passthrough connector
    * stylish design matches the A500
    * disable switch
    * hard disk activity LED
    * external power supply
    * built in fan
    * mini expansion slot for the optional PC emulator card
    * problems may arise with the combination of A500, 8372A Agnus and an internal memory expansion with CPU or Gary adaptor - a trace has to be cut to solve the problem

    for jumper settings see this linkie

Hope this helps. PM me your details and i can hopefully get these memory sticks posted to you on Friday :)
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