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What could be this piece of hardware?
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Oct 5, 2000, 05:25 PM
 
I have no idea of what could be this piece of hardware,probably a card coming from an old Mac II or something like that... Any idea ???
could be seen at
www.isuisse.com/whatsthat

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Oct 5, 2000, 06:31 PM
 
This card looks like it is probably a high end sound card - definatly late 80's. If it's not a sound card, it may be a high end video effects/rendering or such processing card. The CPU would direct all video tasks from a specific app to use the processing power of this special card to increase the speed of the action. Texas Instruments is known for their DPS chips, and a lot of them are/were used in sound equipment.

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Oct 5, 2000, 06:47 PM
 
There are no outputs so it couldn't be a sound card.

I bet that it is a Photoshop DSP accelerator.

They were very popular and required a plug-in for Photoshop to access the DSPs.

They cost thousands and were worth it to a few..

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Oct 6, 2000, 12:44 PM
 
It looks a lot like a TruVision NuVusta+ 4mb video enhancer card. I have the 2mb version, looks almost identical except it doesn't have quite as big of a ram board on top.
     
   
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