DCE: Blizzard 1240
Phase 5: Blizzard 1240 T/ERC
Connection: Trapdoor Slot (A1200)

Blizzard 1240
Blizzard 1240

Blizzard 1240, Front
Blizzard 1240, Front

Blizzard 1240, Back
Blizzard 1240, Back

Hi Res Version, Blizzard 1240 - 152K
Hi Res Version, Blizzard 1240, Front - 340K
Hi Res Version, Blizzard 1240, Back - 441K

Processor: 040@40Mhz
FPU: Internal
MMU: Internal
Max Ram: 128MB (256MB if optional SCSI-II controller is attached)
Ram Type: 1 x 72pin SIMM slots. (2 if optional SCSI-II controller is attached)

This card was originally manufactured by Phase 5, but after they went into liquidation, DCE bought the rights to produce the card. The original Phase 5 boards carried the T/ERC designation which meant that they recommended the use of the card only in towered A1200's due to heat dissipation. The ERC refers to the fact that they used recycled 040's, mainly from old Apple Macs to keep the cost down. DCE produced versions of this card do not appear to carry the T/ERC designation. Possibly because they have been slightly redesigned and made suitable for ordinary desktop A1200's.

Contributions to this page by:
George Mystiloglou


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