SuperIDE Interface
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IDE And CompactFlash For Your CoCo!

This revolutionary new CoCo product from Cloud-9 brings a plethora of storage options to your Color Computer! Hook up any IDE drive or CompactFlash device to your CoCo for use under Disk BASIC or NitrOS-9! The SuperIDE interface is the first mass produced product for the CoCo to utilize high-density parts which draw very little power.

Another CoCo First: the SuperIDE also features FOUR software/hardware selectable banks of user-programmable FLASH! No more burning EPROMs, no more opening the case. With the provided software, you can easily flash any image into one of the 16K banks. Put your favorite DOS or even a ROM Pak into a bank and instantly load it onto your Color Computer!

Standard Features

  • Supports hard drives and ComvpactFlash devices
  • On-board CompactFlash socket
  • 40 pin IDE connector
  • 64K of user programmable FLASH
  • Supports NitrOS-9 and Disk BASIC (using HDB-DOS)
  • Comes with FLASH programming software and test utilities under Disk BASIC
  • Real-time clock
Product Comparison
Feature DrivePak SuperIDE
Support IDE hard drives No Yes
Support CDROM drives No Yes
Support CF cards No Yes
Support SD cards Yes Yes
Flashable ROMs No Yes
Multiple ROMs No Yes
Virtual Floppies Yes Yes
OS9 Partitions Yes Yes
Card preloaded with software Included Optional
Real Time Clock No Optional
Gold plated card edge connector No Yes
Expansion Bus No Yes
Max connected devices 1 2
Performance DrivePak SuperIDE
Copy Disk to Disk in DECB 109 seconds* 4.6 seconds
megaread in OS9 240 seconds 18 seconds

* Disk BASIC 1.1 Floppy Disk BACKUP 0 TO 1 is 88 seconds

SuperIDE Specifications
Feature Description
Connectors 40 pin IDE and CompactFlash Socket
Memory 64K of internal FLASH
Software IDE and FLASH programming utilities

Pricing
Product
Cost
SuperIDE Interface with Real-Time Clock $110 + s/h  !SOLD OUT!
256MB CompactFlash $16 + s/h    !SOLD OUT!
 

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