Paradise VGA longshot

Chris M chrism3667 at
Sat Jan 27 20:14:08 CST 2007

have you plugged it into an 8-bit slot yet? I was
under the impression neither settings nor s/w was
required to be used as such. I guess I could be
mistaken tho
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<trixter at> wrote:
> I know this is a longshot, but I'm looking for the
settings of all five 
> DIP switches on a Paradise VGA card from 1990.  It
has two strings on 
> the board, either of which could be the make/model:
> PWBA 4316 0134-000
> or
> PW800 VGA
> I'm assuming it's a paradise card, because the
actual chip on it is from 
> Western Digital Corp. (a WD90C11-LR) and Paradise
used them nearly 
> exclusively.
> The reason I'm asking is because I'm looking for an
8-bit ISA VGA card, 
> and while this card is 16-bit, some of them could be
DIP-switched to run 
> in an 8-bit slot.
> There are five DIP switches on the backplate.  No, I
am not going to 
> plug it into my 5160 and power cycle it 32 times to
go hunting for 
> something that works :)
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