Hardware Interfaces (Aptiva 2170/71/72 - SL-A)

Hardware Interfaces

The following peripheral interfaces for adapters, options, and drives are supported in the system unit.

Item- Interface
Expansion slot for I/O
adapter cards
Three PCI (Peripheral Component Interconnect) v2.1
compatible expansion slots that operates at 33 MHz bus speed.
One IBM AT-ISA Plug and Play compatible expansion slot that
operates at 8 MHz bus speed.
Note: There is 1 PCI/ISA shared slot
Hard disk drives Two PCI local bus Enhanced IDE v1.0 compatible
hard disk drive interfaces that support:
- PIO mode up to 5 mode
- DMA 32-bit access
Machine Type 2170
- Ultra 33/66 Synchronous DMA (33M/66M bytes/sec.).
Machine Type 2171 and 2172
- Ultra 33 Synchronous DMA (33M bytes/sec).
CD/DVD-ROM/CD-R/W drive 5.25-in. high-performance, 40X CD-ROM or 6X/32X DVD-ROM
or 4X2X24 CD-R/W IDE/AT drive.
Support Bootable CD-ROM Format specification version 1.0.
Compliant to Audio-CD, Video-CD, CD-ROM/XA, Karaoke-CD,
and Photo-CD (both single and multi-session) format.
Diskette drive AT diskette interface
Video Physical interface is compatible with the IBM Personal
System/2 (PS/2) VGA interface.
Support Accelerated Graphics Port (AGP)
Modem One 56.6 Kbps PCI modem adapter card with
data/fax/voice or non-voice features.
Audio Compatible to Sound Blaster, Sound Blaster Pro and
Windows Sound System
Pointing device IBM PS/2-compatible mouse
Keyboard device IBM PS/2-compatible keyboard
Serial port Machine Type 2170
Supports one high speed NS 16C550 compatible UARTs with
send/receive 16 bytes FIFOs
Machine Type 2171 and 2172
Support two high speed NS 16C550 compatible UARTs with
send/receive 16 bytes FIFOs
RS232D electrical interface compliant
Parallel port Supports SPP (IBM PC/XT, PC/AT, PS/2) compatible, EPP
(IEEE 1284 compliance), ECP (IEEE 1284 compliance)
IEEE 1284 compliant
Game port Game port interface for joystick.
It also supports MIDI.
USB Supports Universal HCI Specification for USB 1.0

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