The TotalAdvantage VL kit is based on the AVA-2825 VL-to-Fast SCSI and VL-to-EIDE (enhanced IDE) host adapter. The kit delivers VL performance for SCSI, standard IDE and EIDE peripherals on a single VL card, optimizing the use of limited VL slots. It supports SCSI and EIDE devices simultaneously.
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Bios Updates and Other Downloadable Files

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Product Documentation
Install Guide for the AVA-2820/2822/2825 (PDF 153 KB)
User Guide for the AVA-2820/2822/2825 (PDF 573 KB)
Use Your Product
sense codes described (html 96 kb)
Number of devices
7 SCSI devices

Bus System Interface Type

32 bit, for VL (VESA Local Bus)
External Connectors
50-pin High Density
Internal Connectors
40-pin standard IDE connector50-pin shrouded standard SCSI header
Data Transfer Rate
Up to 33 MBytes/sec burst on the VL bus
System Requirements
A 486 VL-Bus computer system or higherAn available VL-Bus expansion bus slot
Package Contents
AVA-2825 AdapterAdaptec EZ-SCSI v3.1 (for DOS/Windows)FLEXI-Driver EIDE software, and documentation
5 years

Board Dimensions

9.75" L x 0.44" W x 3.75"H (24.8cm L x 1.1cm W x 9.5cm H)
Standard VL-Bus compatible form factor

Power Consumption

+5.0 +/- 0.25 volts at 2.0 amps maximum

Operating Characteristics

0 to 55° C (32 to 131° F)

Storage Characteristics

-40 to 75° C (-40 to 167° F)