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Formac ProMedia

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The two new 64 Bit PCI graphic accelerators Pro Media 20 and Pro Media 40 from Formac offer extreme acceleration of screen redraw, QuickTime and QuickDraw 3D in two configurations for entry-level users and power users. Furthermore, the ProMedia can be expanded with a tv-tuner module.

  • high-end PCI graphic accelerator with 64 Bit databus
  • resolutions up to 1280 x 1024
  • acceleration of often used functions allows stress-free working
  • fullscreen playback of QuickTime and MPEG movies in realtime
  • QuickDraw 3D acceleration
  • VGA DDC2B connector
  • high performance at a low cost
  • control panel to access the card's main features
  • hardware pan/zoom


  BUS Databus Processor Horizonal Scan Maximum
Dot Clock
D-RAM V-RAM max. resolution
at 8 Bit
max. resolution
at 16 Bit
max. resolution
at 24 / 32 Bit

ProMedia 20

PCI 64 Bit S3 Virge 60 MHz 135 MHz 2 MB - 1280x1024 / 75Hz 1152x870 / 75Hz 832x624 / 75Hz

ProMedia 40

PCI 64 Bit S3 Virge 60 MHz 135 MHz 4 MB - 1280x1024 / 75 Hz 1152x870 / 75 Hz 1016x768 / 62 Hz

  Multi
Resolution
Hardware
Cursor
Apple Timing
75 Hz
Formac Timing
80 Hz
Font-Cache Pict-Cache Quickdraw Quickdraw 3D QuickTime MPEG Hardware
Pan/Zoom

ProMedia 20

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ProMedia 40

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Designed for the user who wants to go beyond the speed offered by onboard- video, Formac offers the ProMedia card. With its S3 Virge processor, it allows extreme acceleration of screen redraw and the playback of QuickTime and MPEG movies in full screen mode. With the ProMedia, it is now possible to watch television on the Macintosh and to save Teletext information as required; it can then be imported into Word or Excel. Never miss a movie again as the software starts automatically at the beginning of the movie. Do you like playing 3D games? The card handles these with ease as it supports hardware acceleration for Quickdraw 3D.

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