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3DexPlorer 3000
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3DP-V3000 Graphics Card
USER’S MANUAL
Hardware & Video Drivers
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1.02
October 1997
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CONTENTS
I. Introduction ..................................................................................... 7
Item Checklist .................................................................................. 7
Key Benefits .................................................................................... 7
Features ............................................................................................ 7
II. Hardware Installation ................................................................... 8
ASUS 3DP-V3000 Layout ............................................................... 8
ASUS 3DP-V3000 Connection Examples ....................................... 9
Installation Procedures ............................................................. 10
New Systems ...................................................................... 10
Systems with Existing VGA Card ...................................... 10
III. Windows 95 ................................................................................. 11
Device Connection Notes: ............................................................. 11
Monitor Out and Video Out (optional) ..................................... 11
Video In (optional) ................................................................... 11
1. Installation for an Installed ASUS 3DP-V3000 ......................... 12
1.1 Windows 95 ....................................................................... 12
1.2 Win95 OSR 2.0/2.1 ........................................................... 12
2. Replacing an Existing VGA Card ............................................. 14
3. Video Driver Uninstallation ...................................................... 15
3.1 Using the Autorun Screen ................................................. 15
3.2 Using the Windows 95 Control Panel ............................... 15
4. DirectX5 Installation .................................................................. 16
5. Video Utility (optional) .............................................................. 17
ASUS LIVE3000 ..................................................................... 17
6. PowerPlayer ............................................................................... 18
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CONTENTS
IV. Microsoft Windows NT .............................................................. 19
Windows NT 4.0 ............................................................................ 19
Installation Procedures ....................................................... 19
Windows NT 3.51 .......................................................................... 20
Installation Procedures ....................................................... 20
1.1. Installation Procedures in DOS ................................... 21
V. Windows 3.x .................................................................................. 22
1.2. Installation Procedures in Windows 3.x ...................... 22
1.3. Installation of Video for Windows ............................... 23
VI. Display Information ................................................................... 25
Resolution Table ............................................................................ 25
4MB Video Memory ................................................................ 25
VIP Connectors .............................................................................. 26
VIP Module Mechanical Specification .................................... 26
VII. Hardware Information ............................................................. 26
VIII. Troubleshooting ....................................................................... 28
Description ............................................................................... 28
Recommended Action .............................................................. 28
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FCC & DOC COMPLIANCE
Federal Communications Commission Statement
This device complies with FCC Rules Part 15. Operation is subject to the following
two conditions:
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This device may not cause harmful interference, and
This device must accept any interference received, including interference that
may cause undesired operation.
This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B
digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to
provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation. This equipment generates, uses and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if
not installed and used in accordance with manufacturer’s instructions, may cause
harmful interference to radio communications. However, there is no guarantee that
interference will not occur in a particular installation. If this equipment does cause
harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by
turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following measures:
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Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.
Connect the equipment to an outlet on a circuit different from that to which
the receiver is connected.
Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.
WARNING! The use of shielded cables for connection of the monitor to the
graphics card is required to assure compliance with FCC regulations. Changes
or modifications to this unit not expressly approved by the party responsible for
compliance could void the user’s authority to operate this equipment.
Canadian Department of Communications Statement
This digital apparatus does not exceed the Class B limits for radio noise emissions
from digital apparatus set out in the Radio Interference Regulations of the Canadian Department of Communications.
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I. Introduction
I. Introduction
Features
Thank you for purchasing the ASUS 3DP-V3000 Graphics & Video Accelerator.
With the SGS-THOMSON RIVA 128™ built in, the ASUS 3DP-V3000 provides
you with fast acceleration in both 2D/3D graphics and high quality scalable video
playback, which can fully support 3D Gaming and Multimedia Applications.
Item Checklist
þ ASUS 3DP-V3000
þ This User’s Manual
þ ASUS Driver & Utility CD
Key Benefits
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Supports professional graphics design, gaming, learning, and business applications
Flicker free, high refresh rates reduce eye strain
Powerful 3D rendering
Crisp, realistic images
Striking cinema-quality video
Features
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Built-in SGS-THOMSON RIVA 128™ 128-bit 3D Multimedia Accelerator
User-friendly Installation for Windows 95 and Windows 3.x.
Built-in VIP Bus Connectors for TV Tuner, Video Capture, MPEG-1, and MPEG-II
Acceleration for Windows 95 APIs, including Direct3D and DirectDraw (+ VPE)
Acceleration for WinNT APIs, including Direct3D, DirectDraw, OpenGL MCD
Massive array of floating point Geometry Processing Units
128-bit 2D/GUI/DirectDraw Acceleration
Video Acceleration (including acceleration for MPEG-I, MPEG-II, and Indeo)
X and Y up and down video scaling
230MHz Palette-DAC
4MB 128-bit 100MHz SGRAM frame buffer interface with 1.6GB/s bus bandwidth
Excellent performance at high resolutions and color depths
IMPORTANT! External devices and ASUS Video cards both have NTSC and PAL
versions. You must make sure that all your devices and the ASUS Video card are of
the same type or else you will not have video capabilities.
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II. Hardware Installation
ASUS 3DP-V3000 Layout
VIP Connector A
VGA BIOS
4MB SGRAM Memory
CCD / camcorder input
(RCA) (optional)
Tuner/TV Box/SVHS In
(7pin) (optional)
II. Installation
Layout
VGA Monitor Output
(15pin) (standard)
SVHS / TV output
(4pin) (optional)
composite / TV output
(RCA) (optional)
VIP Connector B
SGS-Thomson
Riva 128™ 3D Chipset
NOTE: The input and output connectors are optional. If either the input and output
connectors are not available, the respective Video Utility will also not be available.
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II. Hardware Installation
ASUS 3DP-V3000 Connection Examples
• Camcorder
• Video Cassette Player
• Laser Disc Player
• Other Video Devices
Composite
(RCA) Input
RCA Plug
Video
Input
With ASUS Tuner Box:
• TV / FM Tuner
II. Installation
Connections
S-Video or Tuner Box Plug
VGA
Output
• Computer Monitor
• Video Projector
• Other VGA
Compatible devices
15-Pin VGA Plug
S-Video
Output
• Camcorder
• Video Cassette Recorder
• Television
• Other Video Displaying
or Recording Devices
S-Video Plug
Composite
(RCA) Output
RCA Plug
NOTES:
• ASUS Video cards come in either NTSC or PAL standards.
• You may not convert NTSC to PAL or vice versa.
• You must use the same standard for all devices.
CATV
ASUS TV/FM
Tuner Box
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II. Hardware Installation
II. Installation
Procedures
WARNING! Computer boards and components contain very delicate Integrated
Circuit (IC) chips. To protect the computer board and other components against
damage from static electricity, you must follow some precautions.
1. Make sure that you unplug your power supply when adding or removing
expansion cards or other system components. Failure to do so may cause
severe damage to both your motherboard and expansion cards.
2. Keep all components such as the host adapter in its antistatic bag until you
are ready to install it.
3. Use a grounded wrist strap before handling computer components. If you do
not have one, touch both of your hands to a safely grounded object or to a
metal object, such as the power supply case. Hold components by the edges
and try not to touch the IC chips, leads, or circuitry.
4. Place components on a grounded antistatic pad or on the bag that came with the
component whenever the components are separated from the system.
Installation Procedures
New Systems
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
Unplug all electrical cords on your computer.
Remove the system unit cover.
Locate the PCI expansion slot. Make sure this slot is unobstructed.
Remove the corresponding expansion slot cover from the computer chassis.
Ground yourself to an antistatic mat or other grounded source (see WARNING!).
Pick up the board (still in its sleeve) by grasping the edge bracket with one hand
and then remove the plastic sleeve.
7. Position the card directly over the PCI slot and insert one end of the board in the
slot first. Firmly but gently press the bus connector on the bottom of the card
down into the slot. Be sure the metal contacts on the bottom of the host adapter
are securely seated in the slot.
8. Anchor the board’s mounting bracket to the computer chassis using the screw
from the slot cover that you set aside previously.
9. Replace the cover on the system unit.
10. Connect your analog monitor’s 15-pin VGA connector to the card and fasten the
retaining screws (if any).
11. Connect other cables and devices if available -You are now ready to install the
software drivers and utilities.
Systems with Existing VGA Card
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4.
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Install the ASUS 3DP-V3000 display drivers with your current VGA card.
Shut down your computer and unplug all electrical cords.
Replace the existing VGA card with the ASUS 3DP-V3000 graphics card.
Restart your computer — the ASUS 3DP-V3000 graphics card should be automatically detected and the display drivers automatically updated.
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III. Windows 95
Device Connection Notes:
Monitor Out and Video Out (optional)
NOTE: There is a limitation in the signal output. Only one device can be used as an
output device at one time. Choose one output device and disconnect the other. To
use another output device, power off your system, disconnect the current output
device and connect the other output device, then power on your system.
Video In (optional)
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III. Windows 95
Requirements
Connect your input device(s) and then run the program “ASUS LIVE3000” under
Windows 95 in order to see the external input device(s). See Section III for instructions on installation.
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III. Windows 95
1. Installation for an Installed ASUS 3DP-V3000
“New hardware found” refers to the prompt for drivers when installing Windows 95
with the ASUS 3DP-V3000 VGA card already installed. This Manual assumes that
your CD-ROM disc drive is drive D: and that Windows 95 is in C:\windows. Replace either with the actual location, if necessary.
1.1 Windows 95
When installing Windows 95, a New
Hardware Found window will appear:
Select Do not install a driver and follow
the steps on the next page.
III. Windows 95
Display Driver
1.2 Win95 OSR 2.0/2.1
When installing Windows 95 OSR 2.0/2.1,
the Update Device Driver Wizard window
will appear:
This wizard will complete the installation
of the Standard PCI Graphics Adapter
(VGA). Click Cancel.
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III. Windows 95
Insert the ASUS 3DP-V3000 installation CD with
your current VGA card. The ASUS Windows 95
Install Shell will appear. If it does not appear,
run D:\setup.exe. You will be presented with a
list of install options.
Click Install 3DP-V3000 Display Driver and
follow the installation steps.
The Setup program window appears.
III. Windows 95
Display Driver
Click Next > to install 3DP-V3000 display drivers on your computer.
The Features window will be displayed.
Click Next > to continue with the Setup program.
The Check Setup Information window will appear.
Click Next > to begin the file transfer.
The Installing Microsoft DirectX 5 dialog box
will automatically appear because the 3DPV3000 display driver requires DirectX 5 to have
access to the advanced 3D features.
This box indicates that the Setup program is
searching for the updated DirectX Runtime Components and updating as necessary.
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III. Windows 95
2. Replacing an Existing VGA Card
If wish to replace an existing VGA card with the
ASUS 3DP-V3000 graphics card, the current
display drivers must be replaced first. To replace,
insert the ASUS 3DP-V3000 installation CD. The
ASUS Windows 95 Install Shell will appear. If
it does not appear, run D:\setup.exe. You will be
presented with a list of install options.
Click Install 3DP-V3000 Display Driver and
the Setup program window will appear. Click
Next > to install the 3DP-V3000 display drivers
on your computer.
III. Windows 95
Existing Card
The Features window will be displayed. Click
Next > to continue with the Setup program.
The Installing Microsoft DirectX 5 dialog box
will automatically appear because the 3DPV3000 display driver requries DirectX 5 to have
access to the advanced 3D features. Click Next
> to begin the file transfer.
This box indicates that the Setup program is
searching for the updated DirectX Runtime Components and updating as necessary.
After all drivers are installed, power off your system and replace your VGA card with the ASUS
3DP-V3000. Restart your computer and the drivers should be installed automatically.
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III. Windows 95
3. Video Driver Uninstallation
If you want to install other graphics cards or if you no longer need the 3DP-V3000 display
drivers, you can use one of the following procedures to completely uninstall the drivers
from Windows 95 to save disk space.
3.1 Using the Autorun Screen
Insert the ASUS 3DP-V3000 installation CD.
III. Windows 95
Uninstall Drivers
Select Remove 3DP-V3000 Display Driver
in the ASUS Windows 95 Install Shell and
follow the uninstallation steps.
3.2 Using the Windows 95 Control Panel
Click Start, and then point to Settings.
Click Control Panel.
Double-click the Add/Remove Programs icon.
Click the Install/Uninstall tab.
Select ASUS 3DP-V3000 V1.02 (driver version) from the list.
Click Add/Remove.
During uninstallation, a “Remove Shared
File?” dialog box will display asking you to
remove some shared files. Click the Yes or
Yes To All button to remove the shared files
that are no longer used.
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III. Windows 95
4. DirectX5 Installation
Microsoft DirectX5 allows 3D hardware acceleration support in Windows 95. For
Software MPEG support in Windows 95, you must first install the Microsoft DirectX
5 libraries, then you may install the MPEG Video Player.
Reinsert your CD or double click on your
CD drive icon in My Computer to bring up
the autorun screen or run Setup.exe in the
root directory of the CD.
Click Install Microsoft DirectX5
III. Windows 95
DirectX5
DirectX5 Setup Screen Appears
Check Direct 3D Hardware Acceleration
Enabled and then click the Reinstall
DirectX button.
If your system already has DirectX5 installed, the screen will show “Certified”
next to each component. You may click either the “Ok” or “Cancel” button to cancel the installation.
After reinstalling DirectX5, you will be
prompted to restart your machine. Click
the “Ok” button.
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III. Windows 95
5. Video Utility (optional)
ASUS LIVE3000
ASUS LIVE3000 must be installed in order to use the video-in function on the 3DPV3000.
III. Windows 95
Video Utility
After installation, you may run the program
through the “Start” button-ProgramsASUS LIVE3000-LIVE3000 or remove
the program using the unInstallSHIELD.
When first using ASUS LIVE3000, you
must choose Options-Video Source from
the pull-down menu.
Video Source allows you to select:
• Video Connector type:
• Select your local Video Standard
• Adjust Color if necessary.
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III. Windows 95
6. PowerPlayer
PowerPlayer is a video player that allows you to view VCD (*.DAT) or MPEG
(*.MPG) CD titles.
Reinsert your CD or double click on your
CD drive icon in My Computer to bring
up the autorun screen or run Setup.exe in
the root directory of the CD.
III. Windows 95
PowerPlayer
Follow the self-explanatory instructions to
complete the installation.
Moving your cursor over the buttons will
give the command name. If you need help,
click the “?” button.
LIMITATIONS:
• Do not run PowerPlayer with full screen under 1280x1024 16bit high color or
1600x1200 16bit high color resolution modes, it will not function properly.
• Do not overlap other windows over PowerPlayer, it will not function properly.
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IV. Microsoft Windows NT
Windows NT 4.0
Installation Procedures
1. Start Windows NT, switch display properties to VGA mode (16 colors, 640 x 480
pixels), then restart your computer to make the change.
2. After your computer restarts, right-click the desktop and click Properties.
3. Click the Settings tab.
4. Select Change Display Type.
5. Select Adapter Type and click Change.
6. Click Have Disk.
7. Insert the ASUS 3DP-V3000 Installation CD.
8. Type D:\NT40 (assuming your CD-ROM disc drive is in drive D) or click Browse
to select the path of the display driver for Windows NT. Click OK.
9. You will see a list of ASUS 3DP-V3000 drivers. Select ASUS 3DP-V3000 and
then click OK.
IV. Windows NT
Display Driver
10. Windows NT will once again prompt for confirmation. All appropriate files are
then copied to the hard disk. When all files are copied, go back to the Display
Properties box by clicking Close. Click Apply.
11. The System Settings Change dialog box is displayed. Click Yes to restart Windows.
12. Windows NT will restart with the default settings. The Display applet will appear to allow for mode selection.
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IV. Microsoft Windows NT
Windows NT 3.51
After installing your graphics card, WinNT3.51 will default to the standard VGA
mode (640x480, 16 colors). The procedure below describes how you install ASUS
3DP-V3000 series display driver for WinNT3.51.
Installation Procedures
1. Start Windows NT, switch display properties to VGA mode (16 colors, 640 x 480
pixels), then restart your computer to make the change.
2. After your computer restarts, right-click the desktop and click Properties.
3. Click the Settings tab.
4. Select Change Display Type.
5. Select Adapter Type and click Change.
6. Click Have Disk.
7. Insert the ASUS 3DP-V3000 Installation CD.
8. Type D:\NT351 (assuming your CD-ROM disc drive is in drive D) or click
Browse to select the path of the display driver for Windows NT. Click OK.
IV. Windows NT
Display Driver
9. You will see a list of ASUS 3DP-V3000 drivers. Select ASUS 3DP-V3000 and
then click OK.
10. Windows NT will once again prompt for confirmation. All appropriate files are
then copied to the hard disk. When all files are copied, go back to the Display
Properties box by clicking Close. Click Apply.
11. The System Settings Change dialog box is displayed. Click Yes to restart Windows.
12. Windows NT will restart with the default settings. The Display applet will appear to allow for mode selection.
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V. Windows 3.x
This Manual assumes that you have already installed the ASUS 3DP-V3000 graphics & video card and your CD-ROM disc drive is drive D: and that the Windows 3.x
directory is in C:\windows. Replace these with the actual location, if necessary. The
ASUS 3DP-V3000 Video drivers for Windows 3.x can be installed under DOS mode
or Windows 3.x.
1.1. Installation Procedures in DOS
1. Start your computer and enter DOS mode.
2. Type D: and change to the \WIN31 directory.
3. Type install and the install screen will appear.
V. Windows 3.x
Installation in DOS
4. Type c:\windows or the path to your Windows 3.x directory.
5. The installation program will install the appropriate language support into Windows.
6. When completed, keep your ASUS driver CD in your CD-ROM disc drive and
launch Windows 3.x.
7. The ASUS Video installation screen will appear. You may select other items to
install.
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V. Windows 3.x
1.2. Installation Procedures in Windows 3.x
1. Start your computer in DOS mode.
2. Change to your Windows 3.x directory.
3. Type SETUP. The System Information screen will appear.
4. Go to the Display section and then select VGA. Switch to the standard VGA
mode (16 colors, 640 x 480 pixels), then start Windows by typing WIN.
5. Insert the ASUS 3DP-V3000 installation CD and run D:\setup.exe. A list of
install options will appear.
V. Windows 3.x
Installation in Win3.x
6. Click Install Windows 3.x Display Driver and follow the installation steps.
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V. Windows 3.x
1.3. Installation of Video for Windows
For Software MPEG support in Windows 3.x, you must first install Microsoft Video
for Windows, then you may install your own MPEG Video Player.
NOTE: ASUS does not provide an MPEG Video Player.
1. Start Windows 3.x.
2. Insert the ASUS 3DP-V3000 Installation CD.
3. Run D:\setup.exe. A list of install options will appear.
4. Click Install Win32s Runtime Library.
V. Windows 3.x
Video for Windows
NOTE: Part of the driver’s code is written with 32bit API, which will need the
Win32s Runtime Library to be executable. It is recommended that you install
Win32s Runtime Library once you have installed the Windows 3.x driver.
5. Click Install Video for Windows if you have not installed Video for Windows.
NOTE: You must install Win32S Runtime Library first. Otherwise, the DCI driver
of Video for Windows will not be enabled.
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VI. Display Information
VI. Display Info
Resolution Table
Resolution Table
4MB Video Memory
Resolution
Vertical
Frequency
Horizontal
Frequency
Color Depth
8bpp =
256 colors
Standard
16bpp =
65K colors
High Color
32bpp =
True Color
640 x 480
60Hz
72Hz
75Hz
85Hz
100Hz
120Hz
31.4KHz
36.1KHz
37.6KHz
43.0KHz
50.9KHz
61.8KHz
ü
ü
ü
ü
ü
ü
ü
ü
ü
ü
ü
ü
ü
ü
ü
ü
ü
ü
800 x 600
60Hz
72Hz
75Hz
85Hz
100Hz
120Hz
37.9KHz
45.1KHz
47.1KHz
53.5KHz
63.6KHz
77.3KHz
ü
ü
ü
ü
ü
ü
ü
ü
ü
ü
ü
ü
ü
ü
ü
ü
ü
ü
1024 x 768
60Hz
72Hz
75Hz
85Hz
100Hz
120Hz
48.4KHz
57.6KHz
60.2KHz
68.7KHz
81.9KHz
98.8KHz
ü
ü
ü
ü
ü
ü
ü
ü
ü
ü
ü
ü
ü
ü
ü
ü
ü
ü
1152 x 864
60Hz
72Hz
75Hz
85Hz
100Hz
120Hz
53.6KHz
64.9KHz
67.7KHz
77.2KHz
91.4KHz
110.8KHz
ü
ü
ü
ü
ü
ü
ü
ü
ü
ü
ü
ü
ü
ü
ü
ü
ü
ü
1280 x 1024
60Hz
72Hz
75Hz
85Hz
100Hz
64.0KHz
77.0KHz
80.4KHz
91.2KHz
108.5KHz
ü
ü
ü
ü
ü
ü
ü
ü
ü
ü
1600 x 1200
60Hz
72Hz
75Hz
85Hz
74.9KHz
89.9KHz
93.8KHz
107.1KHz
ü
ü
ü
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ü
ü
ü
ü
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VII. Hardware Information
VIP Connectors
VII. Hardware Info
VIP Connectors
VIP uses two dual row 0.1” center connectors — Connector A and Connector B.
Connector A is a 26-pin connector, which is the same as the standard Feature Connector. Connector B is a 14-pin connector consisting of the power pins, ground,
VRST#, and I2S. On the master side, Connector A is male, and Connector B is
female. This applies to either the graphics adapter card or the motherboard. Slave
modules will have the opposite mating connectors. Connector B on the slave side
must be shrouded to prevent the danger of wrong insertion. Connector A can be
configured as a standard Feature Connector, VIP, or Connector A (video) of VMI
1.4. On power up, the graphics chip (master) is configured in the standard feature
connector mode. All VIP slaves must be disabled and tri-stated on power up.
VIP Module Mechanical Specification
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Connector A-PT - 26 Pin Right Angle
Male (for Ribbon Cable Pass-thru)
2
1
VIP Module
(Component Side)
Shrouded Connector
14
13
26
Connector B
14 Pin Male
2
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VII. Hardware Information
VIP CONNECTOR A
(26 Pin Dual Row Header, 0.100 in. centers)
VIP
Mode
Standard Feature
Connector
VIP
Mode
Pin #
Signal Name
Signal Name
Pin #
Signal Name
Signal Name
1
3
5
7
9
11
13
15
17
19
21
23
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Ground
Ground
Ground
EVIDEO #
ESYNC #
EDCLK #
N/C
Ground
Ground
Ground
Ground
N/C
N/C
Ground
Ground
Ground
HAD [1]
HAD [0]
HCTL
SCL
Ground
Ground
Ground
Ground
VIRQ #
SDA
2
4
6
8
10
12
14
16
18
20
22
24
26
P0
P1
P2
P3
P4
P5
P6
P7
DCLK
BLANK #
HSYNC
VSYNC
Ground
VID [0]
VID [1]
VID [2]
VID [3]
VID [4]
VID [5]
VID [6]
VID [7]
PIXCLK
VIPCLK
N/C
N/C
Ground
VII. Hardware Info
VIP Connectors
Standard Feature
Connector
VIP CONNECTOR B
(14 Pin Dual Row Header, 0.100 in. centers)
Standard Feature
Connector
Pin #
1
3
5
7
9
11
13
VIP
Mode
Signal Name
-
Standard Feature
Connector
Signal Name
Pin #
+3.3V
+3.3V
Ground
+5V
+5V
SCLK
LRCLK
2
4
6
8
10
12
14
Signal Name
-
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VIP
Mode
Signal Name
+3.3V
+3.3V
Ground
+5V
VRST #
Ground
PCMDATA
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VIII. Troubleshooting
Description
Recommended Action
After installing the driver,
Windows 95 doesn't
prompt me to restart and
the driver still doesn't
work after I restart my
computer.
You may have installed similar drivers before. Try the
following steps to install:
VIII. Troubleshooting
Descriptions/Actions
After installation and restarting, Windows 95 informs me that the display
setting is still incorrect.
1. Right-click My Computer on the desktop.
2. Select Properties. The System Properties dialog
box appears.
3. Click the Device Manager tab. Be sure that View
devices by type is selected.
4. Double-click Display adapters. If Display adapters does not appear, jump to step 8 and continue.
5. The name of your card will be listed in the box.
Double-click it.
6. The properties box of your card appears. Click the
Driver tab.
7. Click Change Driver... and follow the installation steps.
8. Click Other devices. Your card should be listed.
9. Click the name of your card to bring up the properties box of your card. Select the Driver tab.
10. Click Change Driver... and follow the installation steps.
There may be a conflict between a previous and the
current display drivers. This is caused by the incomplete removal of the previous display driver. Try the
following steps to remove it:
1. Right-click My Computer on the desktop.
2. Select Properties. The System Properties dialog
box appears.
3. Click the Device Manager tab. Be sure that View
devices by type is selected.
4. Double-click Display adapters.
5. You will find two (or more) conflicting adapters.
6. Disable all previous adapters by selecting them and
clicking Remove.
7. Close Device Manager and restart Windows 95.
8. Your display driver should work correctly this time.
My monitor is not capable
of high resolution or refresh rate.
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It depends on the display characteristics of your monitor. Consult your monitor documentation for the proper
configuration.
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