MNT VA2000 Amiga Graphics Card is a Hit! Batch 2 is Confirmed!

VA2000secondbatchThe first batch of this FPGA graphics card for Amiga 2000, Amiga 3000 and Amiga 4000 computers is such an hit that a Batch 2 is now confirmed to be produced in February! 100 cards will be built and sent to the ones that have ordered the product!

The VA2000 is a FPGA based graphics card for Amiga 2000/3000/4000 computers featuring high resolutions and color depth over DVI-D/HDMI. It has a hacker-friendly expansion header for upgrades and custom mods and features a slot for MicroSD cards that can be mounted in AmigaOS.

The professional quality production version is a collaboration of MNT’s Lukas F. Hartmann and Scarab Hardware, makers of the miniSpartan 6+.

  • Up to 1280x720p HD screen resolution at 8bit 256-colors “Chunky”, 16bit or 32bit color depths.
  • Experimental 1920×1080 Full HD screen resolution if your monitor supports 30Hz.
  • Other supported resolutions: 320×200, 320×240, 640×480, 800×600, 1024×768
  • Tested with applications like IBrowse, Netsurf, MysticView, PPaint, TVPaint, Frogger (Video player) and games like ADoom, Abuse, ScummVM (play Full Throttle on your Amiga!)
  • DVI-D / HDMI graphics output
  • VA2000infoRTG compatible driver (Requires 68020 or better CPU)
  • MicroSD card reader (use MicroSD volumes in AmigaOS)
  • Uses 4MB of Zorro II address space or 32MB of Zorro III for graphics memory, the most on any Amiga graphics card
  • Amiga Autoconfig(TM) compatible
  • Autosensing Zorro II/III compatibility
  • User upgradeable Spartan 6 LX25 FPGA core (flash from Linux/Windows machine via USB port)
  • Completely Open Source: https://github.com/mntmn/amiga2000-gfxcard
  • Recognized by latest boards.library
  • Officially supported by Amiga NetBSD 7
  • Reported to work on Amiga 500 and GBA computer with Zorro adapter and turbo card
  • Get drivers and firmware updates at http://mntmn.com/va2000
If you have any questions, feel free to contact the maker of VA2000 at lukas@mntmn.com.
Its really nice to see new hardware getting made for the high end Amiga machines also. With this card you can use your favourite rtg graphics programs and don’t ruin your pocket.
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