[rescue] Q: Twin Turbo 128MA - video card?

Lionel Peterson lionel4287 at verizon.net
Tue May 22 15:57:10 CDT 2007

Yes, a blue chip.

IBM Chip markings:



>From: Patrick Giagnocavo <xemacs5 at gmail.com>
>Date: 2007/05/22 Tue PM 03:51:23 CDT
>To: The Rescue List <rescue at sunhelp.org>
>Subject: Re: [rescue] Q: Twin Turbo 128MA - video card?

>What are the numbers on the DAC?  Should be something like 526 or 528
>- this is a blue-ish colored chip, right?
>On 5/22/07, Lionel Peterson <lionel4287 at verizon.net> wrote:
>> >From: Phil Stracchino <phil.stracchino at speakeasy.net>
>> >Date: 2007/05/22 Tue PM 03:18:39 CDT
>> >To: The Rescue List <rescue at sunhelp.org>
>> >Subject: Re: [rescue] Q: Twin Turbo 128MA - video card?
>> >Lionel Peterson wrote:
>> >> Hello all,
>> >>
>> >> I just also came across a card I can't identify - it looks like a Mac video card, but I'm not sure. It is marked Twin Turbo 128MA, it is on a standard PCI card, and has a 15 pin, 2 row connector (like a stretched 9 pin serial connector).
>> >
>> >That does indeed sound like an old-style Mac video connector
>> >
>> >> Any thoughts, exp. with this card? I really know nothing about this card...
>> >
>> >Neither do I.  But given the above, video is very plausible.  Can you
>> >identify the chipset?  Trident, Tseng, ATI?
>> Twin Turbo 128+ - that is the marking on the chip
>> It has one row of RAM chips, across the top of the card - the one on the Wikipedia page had more...
>> It has an IBM "chip" in some sort of supporting capacity (Palette DAC).
>> Lionel
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