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REALmagic Maxima

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The REALmagic Maxima is the first production ready MPEG Accelerator card designed to completely eliminate compatibility issues with high-end graphics cards while maintaining full graphics functionality. High quality MPEG video, fully scalable video windows, colorkey support and drivers for multiple operating systems makes this implementation the most compatible solution for both hardware and software.

The Maxima accelerates video to a guaranteed 30 frames per second playback rate with high quality CD sound at resolutions of 1280 x 1024. All this without dropping a single frame, which is required to meet the MPC3 specification for MPEG video playback. It also allows you to keep those high refresh rates that you are accustomed to.

REALmagic MAXIMA Specifications
MPEG Video Standard Full compliance with MPEG standard (ISO 11172)
MPEG Playback Colors 128,000 effective colors for true to life video
MPEG Resolution Up to 1280 x 1024, resizeable from icon size 16x 16 to full screen
Frames per second (fps) 30 fps (NTSC), 25 fps (PAS), 24 fps (FILM) sustained frame rate
Overlay Format - 24-bit VGA colorkey; Replace any VGA color with full-motion

- Full Video chromakey: Replace any color from full-motion video with VGA/SVGA graphics

MPEG Audio Standard Layers I and II (16-bit CD-quality sound)
MPEG Audio Playback 16-bit Stereo, 32kHz/44.1kHz/48kHz sampling rates
CD-ROM Formats Supported - ISO 9660, CD Audio (red Book), CD-i (Green Book)*, Video CD (White

Book)*, Karaoke CD (Bridge Format)*
*CD-ROM drive must support XA, Mode 2, Form 2

MPEG Supported Graphics Resolutions - 640 x 480 - 16.8 million colors at 120Hz

- 800 x 600 - 16.8 million colors at 120Hz
- 1024 x 768 - 16.8 million colors at 120Hz
- 1280 x 1024 - 16.8 million colors at 120Hz

Software Driver Support - DOS with Open MPEG Consortium (OM1) AP1

- REALmagic compatible
- Windows 95 and Windows 3.x, Windows NT 3.5
- Supports Windows OLETM 2.0
- OS/2 Warp

System Interface - Standard 16-bit ISA bus connection

- 15-pin VGA/SVGA connector (D-sub)
- Stereo mini-headphone/line-out jack (3.5mm)
- VGA input port (9-pin din)

Agency Approval FCC Class B
Part Numbers P/N 40850

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