With the FastATA ZIV controller you can now take advantage
of the latest low-cost, high-capacity ATA/EIDE devices like
hard drives, CD-ROM drives, CD-RW drives, ZIP drives, LS-120
minimum hardware configuration is: Amiga 1200 with Zorro IV
busboard and 1230 turbo card with 16MB RAM.
The recommended configuration is: Amiga 1200 with Zorro IV busboard
in E/BOX tower case, any 68060 (or PPC with 68060) turbo card
with 32MB RAM.
FastATA ZIV controller features represent the ultimate technology
in its category:
Fast transfer rate of up to 16.6MB/s
The FastATA controller with its maximum transfer rate of 16.6MB/s
in the PIO 4 mode offers a huge capacity reserve for fast
mass storage devices, especially for fast hard drives. Therefore,
applications may run much faster if they can count on fast
access to large data files.
Support for ATAPI standard devices
The FastATA ZIV controller implements the ATAPI standard as
well, for use with devices like CD-ROM, CD-R, CD-RW, ZIP,
LS-120, DVD drives. This enables connection of ATAPI-standard
devices to the Amiga with no need of installing additional
Two buffered and terminated EIDE ports
The controller operates with two EIDE ports, which enable
installation of up to 4 IDE/EIDE/ATAPI devices. Both controller
ports are fully buffered and terminated in accordance with
the recommendations set forth in the ATA-3 specification.
Compatible with PIO-0, PIO-3, PIO-4, ATA/33, ATA/66, ATA/100
Fully compatible with HDDs >4GB HDDs
Limitations on support for >4GB HDDs have been
eliminated in the FastATA ZIV controller. The FastATA ZIV
controller may be used with >4GB HDDs with any FastFileSystem
Automatically configured devices
The controller automatically recognises any device attached
to it, negotiates the highest possible data transfer rates,
switches the device into its appropriate mode and transfers
data at the maximum transfer rate.
Automatic processor type recognition
The FastATA ZIV controller automatically detects type of processor
and optimises and modifies some software routines in order
to achieve the highest possible data transfer rate between
the controller and the computer memory.
The computer recognises the controller as a 32-bit device
configured in the Zorro II address space. Full 32-bit operation
of the controller combined with very efficient software guarantee
significant increase in the speed of your computer.
The FastATA ZIV controller is compatible with all the major
A1200 turbo card models and memory expansion cards.
The FastATA ZIV controller is designed for operating with
the following turbo cards: Blizzard PPC/060, Blizzard PPC/040,
Blizzard 1260, Apollo 1260, Blizzard 1240, Apollo 1240, Blizzard
1230 (III, IV), Apollo 1230 MKIII and Elbox 1230 MKII.
The FastATA ZIV controller fits in the ZIV slot in the Zorro
The FastATA ZIV controller is available with a standard software
pack including FastATA4000 software.
FastATA4000 software bundled with FastATA ZIV controllers
provides support for:
• HDD drives,
• CD-ROM drives,
• CD-R drives,
• CD-RW drives,
• ZIP drives,
• LS-120 drives.
The FastATA ZIV can also be delivered with an extended software
pack including Allegro CDFS.
on the current software versions is available in the DOWNLOADS
FastATA ZIV controller Suggested Retail Price (VAT and local
taxes excluded): see Product
FastATA ZIV is also available under the following trademarks:
A1200 PowerFlyer in United Kingdom,
A1200 Winner High-Speed Controller in Germany.