KOUWELL ELECTRONIC CORPORATION

KW558A

Card Type

Hard drive controller card

Hard Drives supported

Two IDE (AT) drives

Floppy drives supported

Two 360KB, 720KB, 1.2MB, or 1.44MB drives

Data Bus

32-bit VESA Local Bus

Card Size

Three-quarter length, full-height card

CONNECTIONS

Function

Location

Function

Location

40-pin primary IDE(AT) connector

J1

16-pin game port

J5

10-pin serial port 2 - internal

J2

25-pin parallel port - external

J6

10-pin serial port 2 - internal

J3

4-pin connector - drive active LED

LED1

34-pin cable connector - floppy drive

J4

   

USER CONFIGURABLE SETTINGS

Function

Label

Position

Floppy drive interface enabled

JP2/G

Pins 1 & 2 closed

 

Floppy drive interface disabled

JP2/G

Pins 2 & 3 closed

Floppy drive primary address is 3F0-3F7h

JP2/I

Pins 2 & 3 closed

 

Floppy drive secondary address is 370-377h

JP2/I

Pins 1 & 2 closed

Game port enabled

JP2/K

Closed

 

Game port disabled

JP2/K

Open

IDE DRIVE SPEED SELECTION

Speed

JP1/A

JP1/B

0

Pins 1 & 2 closed

Pins 1 & 2 closed

2

Pins 2 & 3 closed

Pins 1 & 2 closed

4

Pins 1 & 2 closed

Pins 2 & 3 closed

6

Pins 2 & 3 closed

Pins 2 & 3 closed

DMA CHANNEL SELECTION

Channel

JP3/J

JP3/K

1

Pins 2 & 3 closed

Pins 1 & 2 closed

3

Pins 1 & 2 closed

Pins 2 & 3 closed

PARALLEL PORT ADDRESS SELECTION

Setting

JP2/A

JP2/B

LPT1 (378h)

Pins 1 & 2 closed

Pins 2 & 3 closed

LPT2 (278h)

Pins 1 & 2 closed

Pins 1 & 2 closed

LPT3 (3BCh)

Pins 2 & 3 closed

Pins 1 & 2 closed

Disabled

Pins 2 7 3 closed

Pins 2 & 3 closed

SERIAL PORT 1 ADDRESS SELECTION

Setting

JP2/E

JP2/F

COM1 (3F8h)

Pins 1 & 2 closed

Pins 1 & 2 closed

COM2 (2F8h)

Pins 1 & 2 closed

Pins 2 & 3 closed

COM3 (3E8h)

Pins 2 & 3 closed

Pins 1 & 2 closed

Disabled

Pins 2 & 3 closed

Pins 2 & 3 closed

SERIAL PORT 2 ADDRESS SELECTION

Setting

JP2/C

JP2/D

COM1 (3F8h)

Pins 1 & 2 closed

Pins 2 & 3 closed

COM2 (2F8h)

Pins 1 & 2 closed

Pins 1 & 2 closed

COM4 (2E8h)

Pins 2 & 3 closed

Pins 1 & 2 closed

Disabled

Pins 2 & 3 closed

Pins 2 & 3 closed

SERIAL PORT 1 INTERRUPT SELECTION

IRQ

JP3/A

JP3/B

JP3/C

JP3/D

JP3/E

JP3/F

JP3/G

JP3/H

IRQ3

Open

Open

Open

Open

Open

Open

Open

1 & 2

IRQ4

Open

Open

Open

Open

Open

Open

1 & 2

Open

IRQ5

Open

Open

Open

Open

Open

1 & 2

Open

Open

IRQ9

Open

Open

Open

Open

1 & 2

Open

Open

Open

IRQ10

Open

Open

Open

1 & 2

Open

Open

Open

Open

IRQ11

Open

Open

1 & 2

Open

Open

Open

Open

Open

IRQ12

Open

1 & 2

Open

Open

Open

Open

Open

Open

IRQ15

1 & 2

Open

Open

Open

Open

Open

Open

Open

Note: Pins designated should be in the closed position.

SERIAL PORT 2 INTERRUPT SELECTION

IRQ

JP3/A

JP3/B

JP3/C

JP3/D

JP3/E

JP3/F

JP3/G

JP3/H

IRQ3

Open

Open

Open

Open

Open

Open

Open

2 & 3

IRQ4

Open

Open

Open

Open

Open

Open

2 & 3

Open

IRQ5

Open

Open

Open

Open

Open

2 & 3

Open

Open

IRQ9

Open

Open

Open

Open

2 & 3

Open

Open

Open

IRQ10

Open

Open

Open

2 & 3

Open

Open

Open

Open

IRQ11

Open

Open

2 & 3

Open

Open

Open

Open

Open

IRQ12

Open

2 & 3

Open

Open

Open

Open

Open

Open

IRQ15

2 & 3

Open

Open

Open

Open

Open

Open

Open

Note: Pins designated should be in the closed position.

PARALLEL PORT INTERRUPT SELECTION

IRQ

JP3/I

IRQ7

Pins 2 & 3 closed

IRQ5

Pins 1 & 2 closed

PARALLEL PORT MODE SELECTION

Setting

JP2/H

JP2/J

Uni-directional

Pins 2 & 3 closed

Pins 1 & 2 closed

EPP

Pins 2 & 3 closed

Pins 1 & 2 closed

ECP

Pins 1 & 2 closed

Pins 1 & 2 closed

EPP+ECP

Pins 2 & 3 closed

Pins 2 & 3 closed