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Beebug VIDC Mode Expander

The Archimedes and A3000 computers were limited in the video modes supported by the speed of the VIDC. The VIDC Mode Expander consists of an oscilator (36 MHz) which increases the clock rate for the VIDC, making more modes available. These are saved as mode modules which can be loaded at startup. This allowed SVGA Monitors (e.g Taxan 770, 775 and 795 and Eizo 9060 and 9070 to be used with an Archimedes.

The instructions for installation and use are in the Readme file.
The software support disc is available HERE .

Date : 13th March 1993

Manufacturer : Beebug

Format : Expansion Board

Physical Description : Mode Expander. A4 Instruction Guide. 3.5" Program Disc. 3.5" VID Switch Module Disc.

This exhibit has a reference ID of CH49722. Please quote this reference ID in any communication with the Centre for Computing History.

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