Simtec Electronics USB Interface.

Simtec Electronics USB Interface.

The Simtec USB interface is a 16 bit podule with 2 host ports and a device port. The USB interface works with most Acorn RISC OS computers from the A300/400 via the A5000 to the RiscPC. and is compatable with RISC OS 3.1 and higher The main features of the USB interface are:

  • Dual function podule with 16bit EASI space compatability
  • Philips ISP1161A USB 1.1 compliant host controller with 2 port root hub
  • 128KB of user re-programmable flash ROM. Reprogramming utility (!Snafu) supplied.
  • Two root hub host ports, with power switching ensuring compatability with the podule specification
  • Full over-currrent and ESD discharge protection for reliable operation during plugging and unplugging of devices
  • High/low speed multi-function device port with concurrent host and device operation (not supported in software)
  • Mature and proven hardware design.

The Universal Expansion card Fitting instructions are available HERE .
 
The documentation and software for the USB Interface are still available from the Simtec web site under legacy products 

 

Simtec Electronics USB Interface.






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