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First post, by omega552003

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I aquired an old AST Premier 486/33 that was used for FAA Air Traffic Controller training and it had 2 Matrox cards in it:

  • Matrox HiPER-VGA/WIN (an S3 1MB card)
  • Matrox MM/LC/A (Marvel)

From what I can tell, the Marvel card is used for overlays. It has a custom Matrox chip called Feist which I think is an early in-house VGA chip. I was able to back up the Marvel drivers as they are DOS drivers.

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Last edited by omega552003 on 2021-02-02, 13:03. Edited 1 time in total.

Reply 1 of 3, by vlask

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Some drivers for mavel, finding info would be hard....as marvel was used too much in next years....
ftp://ftp.matrox.com/pub/video/marvel/

Not only mine graphics cards collection at http://www.vgamuseum.info

Reply 2 of 3, by Cyberdyne

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Wow, never knew that Matrox made S3 based cards, you really learn something new everyday....

I am aroused about any X86 motherboard that has full functional ISA slot. I think i have problem. Not really into that original (Turbo) XT,286,386 and CGA/EGA stuff. So just a DOS nut.

Reply 3 of 3, by omega552003

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vlask wrote on 2021-02-01, 14:54:

Some drivers for mavel, finding info would be hard....as marvel was used too much in next years....
ftp://ftp.matrox.com/pub/video/marvel/

Wow! Thank you for this link!