Vampire 500 V2+

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Accelerator board with record-breaking speed and unrivalled features.


Signature

  • Target: Amiga 500 rev3, 5, 6a, 8 and Amiga 2000 (connects to the CPU socket)
    • Connecting to a CPU slot adapter on the Amiga 2000 is not officially supported. more info...
  • Designer: Majsta
  • Manufacturer: Majsta and Kipper2K
  • Release Date: 2016

Specifications

  • FPGA: Altera Cyclone III
    • Equivalent to 800MHz 68030 / 400MHz 68040 / 200MHz 68060 2)
  • Memory: 128 MB FastRAM
  • Chipset: SAGA Core
  • Video:
    • Modes up to 800×600@60Hz, 1600×900@24Hz 3)
    • Color depths of 8, 15/16, 24, 32 bits per pixel
    • Hardware-accelerated video playback
  • Internal Ports:
    • 44-pin Fast IDE Interface
      • Up to 13 MB/s data transfer speed 4)
    • JTAG Socket
    • Ethernet Module Connector
      • On Revisions before 2.2, a different I/O Expansion Socket was included instead of this connector.
  • External Ports:
    • Digital Video Out
    • MicroSD Card

Board revisions

Rev: 2.2 I/O Expansion Socket replaced with Ethernet Module Connector.
Added bottom GND layer, introduced via stitching and teardrops, added fiducials and PCB panelization.
Added top GND layer.
Implemented Power fix.
Implemented Digital Video Out fix.
Rev: 2.1 Added strip bars on 2 sides with fiducials for professional PCBA.
Implemented Power quick-fix.
Implemented Digital Video Out quick-fix.
Rev: 2 Added I/O Expansion Socket, new logo.

More details

Prototype #1


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1) See “Precision” under 68080 FPU Core for some caveats.
2) Exact performance is application-dependent.
3) Up to 1280×720@60Hz, 1920×1080@24Hz might be possible in some overclocked boards.
4) Speed boost depends on the highest PIO mode supported by the storage device.
Last modified: le 2020/05/17 22:07