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NVIDIA03 Genoa Stratos 3D




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This item is from the PC 3D Graphics Accelerators FAQ, by Blair MacIntyre with numerous contributions by others. (v1.2).

NVIDIA03 Genoa Stratos 3D

The information in this section was taken from Genoa Systems home page at: http://www.genoasys.com/

The Stratos 3D is Genoa\u2019s PC gaming accelerator. Based on the NVidia/SGS-THOMSON NV1/STG-2000 chipset, the Stratos 3D delivers true three dimensional imaging for the latest video games. There is also a Sega Saturn game port supporting up to two players for such games as \u201cVirtua Fighter\u2122 Remix.\u201d

3D Sound

The Stratos 3D offers a complete \u201c3Dx3D\u201d experience using Surround Sound\u2122 technology from SRS® with Wavetable synthesis. All game sound effects, CD music and digital audio files are spatially referenced to envelope the listener in a three dimensional sound environment!

Multimedia

The Stratos 3D delivers vivid 2D graphics acceleration with enhanced full motion digital video playback, providing complete multimedia support for Microsoft® Windows and Windows 95\u2122. Entertainment, reference and educational CD titles also come alive through the Stratos 3D!

Product Features

Highlights

* Acceleration for Windows 95

* Quadratic texture mapping for 3D rendering and display

* CD-quality 3D sound using SRS® technology

* 1MB EDO DRAM standard; 2MB version available

* VRAM versions available Q3/96

Video Playback Features

* Supports Indeo\u2122 3.2, Indeo Video Interactive, Cinepak\u2122 and MPEG

* Supports Windows 95 Direct Draw drivers

* Full screen full motion MPEG playback

* YUV to RGB color space conversion

* Hardware scaling of the video window

* Hardware vertical and horizontal interpolation

3D Sound

* SRS® surround sound technology

* Supports Windows 95 DirectSound API for the latest entertainment titles

* 16-bit stereo recording/playback with sampling up to 48KHz

* Phase shifting and other special effects for reverb, echo, etc.

* Sound Blaster compatible

* General MIDI compatible

Hardware Configuration

GENITRONtm; Technology

* Hardware level video amplification

* Brightens and sharpens video colors

Physical Properties

* Bus Interface: PCI ver. 2.

* VGA connector: DB-15

* CD Audio In: MPC3 compliant

* External Audio In: RCA phono

* Audio Out: RCA phono

* Microphone: RCA phono

* SEGA Saturntm; Game Port: 20-pin, dual row

* Output to TV: connector for RGB to NTSC/PAL module (optional)

* IBM Digital Game Port: RJ-45*

*Joystick adapter cable included Interfaces and Compatibility

* 100% register/BIOS compatible with IBM VGA, SVGA

* Supports VGA, SuperVGA, multifrequency and analog monitors

* Supports VESA Display Power Management Signaling (DPMS)

SEGA Game Support

* Port for up to 2 SEGA Saturntm; game pads

* Supports any SEGA title ported to the NV1/STG2000 platform

System Requirements

* Intel® Pentiumtm 75 or above with one available PCI bus slot

* Microsoft® Windows 95

* CD-ROM drive (minimum 2x)

Warranty

* Two year limited warranty on parts and labor

Display Mode Tables (UNDER CONSTRUCTION!)

1MB DRAM

 Resolution 16/256 colors 65,000 colors 16.8 Million colors
   640x480  Hz            Hz            Hz
   800x600  Hz            Hz            Hz
  1024x768  Hz            Hz
  1280x1024 Hz
  1600x1200 Hz

2MB DRAM

 Resolution 16/256 colors 65,000 colors 16.8 Million colors
   640x480  Hz            Hz            Hz
   800x600  Hz            Hz            Hz
  1024x768  Hz            Hz            Hz
  1280x1024 Hz            Hz            Hz
  1600x1200 Hz            Hz

NOTE: actual display modes available to user will depend on the monitor capability

For more information please contact: Genoa Marketing (jbrunoli@genoasys.com)

 

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