Hardware Compatibility

On this page, you find a list of hardware that is directly supported by MorphOS 3.x.

Computers

  • Apple eMac*
  • Apple iBook G4
  • Apple Mac Mini G4
  • Apple PowerBook G4**
  • Apple PowerMac Cube***
  • Apple PowerMac G4****
  • Apple PowerMac G5*****
  • Genesi Efika Open Client
  • Genesi Open Desktop Workstation

Important: Please make sure that your pre-assembled computer was configured to include one of the supported graphics card as listed below. Mac Mini owners must only ensure that their computer includes a G4 processor.

* - Only 1.25 Ghz and 1.42 Ghz eMac models are supported.

* * - Only models with a Radeon graphics chip are supported.

* * * - Lacks support for the bundled USB audio hardware.

* * * * - NVIDIA GeForce2 MX and NVIDIA GeForce4 MX/Titanium cards found in some PowerMac3,x models are not supported. Also, audio is currently only supported for PowerMac3,4 to 3,6 models.

* * * * * - Only PowerMac 7,2 and PowerMac7,3 (A1047) are supported. Also, MorphOS will use a maximum of 1GB of memory even if more is installed in the machine.


Mainboards

  • bplan Pegasos I (with IBM G3 processor)
  • bplan Pegasos II (with IBM G3 and Freescale G4 processors)
  • bplan Efika (with Freescale MPC5200B)

Graphics Cards

With 3d hardware acceleration:
  • ATI Radeon 8500 LE (R200)
  • ATI Radeon 8500 (R200)
  • ATI Radeon 9000 (RV250)
  • ATI Radeon 9000 Pro (RV250)
  • ATI Radeon 9100 (R200)
  • ATI Radeon 9100 LE (R200)
  • ATI Radeon 9200 SE (RV280)
  • ATI Radeon 9200 (RV280)
  • ATI Radeon 9200 Pro (RV280)
  • ATI Radeon 9250 (RV280)
  • ATI Radeon 9550 Mobility (no W3D)
  • ATI Radeon 9600 Pro (no W3D)
  • ATI Radeon 9650 (no W3D)
  • ATI Radeon 9600 XT (no W3D)
  • ATI Radeon 9700 Pro (no W3D)
  • ATI Radeon 9800 (no W3D)
  • ATI Radeon 9800 XT (no W3D)
With limited 3d hardware acceleration (W3D legacy software only):
  • 3DFX Voodoo3 2000 (Avenger)
  • 3DFX Voodoo3 3000 (Avenger)
  • 3DFX Voodoo3 3500 (Avenger)
  • 3DFX Voodoo4 4500 (Napalm)
  • 3DFX Voodoo5 5500 (Napalm)
    (recognized as a Voodoo4, only one GPU is being used)
  • ATI Radeon 7000VE (RV100)
  • ATI Radeon 7200 (R100)
  • ATI Radeon 7500 (RV200)
Without 3d hardware acceleration:
  • 3D Labs / Texas Instruments Permedia2
  • 3D Labs / Texas Instruments Permedia2v
  • ATI Rage128 Pro
  • XGI Volari V3XT
  • XGI Volari V5
  • XGI Volari V5XT
  • XGI Volari V8 (Ultra)
  • SiS 300 / 305
  • SiS 315
  • SiS 6326


Sound

  • On-board audio on Power Mac G4 (Digital Audio, QuickSilver & MDD - no recording)
  • On-board audio on Power Mac G5 (no recording)
  • On-board audio on eMac (no recording)
  • On-board audio on Mac mini (Apple I2S)
  • On-board audio on Pegasos 1/2 (VIA 8231)
  • On-board audio on EFIKA 5200B (no recording)
  • SoundBlaster Live! (emu10kx)


SATA Adapter

  • SiI3x1x two-port cards



Ethernet

  • On-board 10/100/1000MBit Ethernet on Power Mac G4 (excluding early PowerMac3,1)
  • On-board 10/100/1000MBit Ethernet on Power Mac G5
  • On-board 10/100MBit Ethernet on eMac
  • On-board 10/100MBit Ethernet on Mac mini (Sun GEM)
  • On-board 1GBit Ethernet on Pegasos 2 (Marvell Discovery II)
  • On-board 10/100MBit Ethernet on Pegasos 1/2 (VIA Rhine)
  • On-board 10/100MBit Ethernet on EFIKA (5200B)
  • Realtek RTL8139C 10/100MBit


Wireless Network

  • Atheros 5000 chipset based PCMCIA and PCI cards (USB versions are not supported)


SCSI Adapter

  • Symbios 710
  • Symbios 770
  • Symbios 810
  • Symbios 815
  • Symbios 825
  • Symbios 875
  • Symbios 89x


CD Drives & Burners

MorphOS was designed to support all CD drives and burners which comply to the ATAPI standard. Below is a short list of models which have been successfully tested to work with MorphOS:

  • LiteOn CDRW 40/12/48 Smartburn (B)
  • Samsung 52x (B)
  • Teac 52/24/52 (B)
  • Plextor PX-W4824A (B)
  • Asus 48/16/48


DVD Drives & Burners

MorphOS was designed to support all DVD drives and burners which comply to the ATAPI standard. Below is a short list of models which have been successfully tested to work with MorphOS:

  • Plextor PX-504A (B)
  • Plextor PX-108T (B)
  • MITSUMI DW-7872TE (B)
  • NEC 3500ND-DVD-RW16x (B)
  • NEC DVD2500 (B)
  • LG 4040 DVD (B)
  • Sony DRU4201 DVD RAM/ROM/CDRW (B)
  • Sony DDU-1612 (D)
  • Plextor DVDR+-RW 708A 2Mb Cache (B)
  • LiteOn 16x (D)
  • Pioneer DVR-109 (B)

USB Devices

Class Example Software
Hubs External hubs, both buspowered and selfpowered hub.class (included)
Mice Three button mice, pointing devices, tablets supporting boot protocol bootmouse.class (included)
Keyboards All sorts of keyboards bootkeyboard.class (included)
Tablets and other input devices All sorts of keyboards (including special keys), mice (including scrollwheels), tablets (including pressure), special support for wacom tablets, joypads (analog and digital, with lowlevel.library support), touchscreens, 3D Space Navigator(TM), etc. hid.class (included)
EGalax touchscreens Special touchscreen driver egalaxtouch.class (included)
MIDI via USB MIDI keyboards and interfaces. CAMD driver and keyboard mapper simplemidi.class (included), camdusbmidi.class (included)
USB Audio Streaming USB soundcards, headphones, etc. usbaudio.class (included)
Mass storage devices Compact flash readers (and similar), ZIP drives, CD roms, harddisks, floppies, digicams & MP3 players with MSD support massstorage.class (included)
Printers All printers can be interfaced through an usbparallel.device, specific printer drivers available from third parties printer.class (included)
Modems CDC ACM (Abstract Control Model) modems. No Winmodems! cdcacm.class (included)
Serial -> USB adapters PL2303 chipset and derivates, CP210x chipsets and derivates serialpl2303.class (included), serialcp210x.class (included)
Ethernet -> USB adapters Pegasus, Pegasus II and ASIX Chipsets pegasus.class (included), asixeth.class (included)
USB data link adapters Various ethwrap.class (included)
Misc. USB devices Scanners, PDAs, etc. rawwrap.class (included)
Palm Sync'ing All sorts of PalmOS PDAs. palmpda.class (included)
Bluetooth Bluetooth HCI USB interface. bluetooth.class (included), no Bluetooth stack included!
Firmware upgrading Devices with upgradable firmware using the DFU standard. dfu.class (included)

Printers

Brother

  • Brother 24-Pin,
  • Brother 9-Pin

 

 

Canon

  • Canon BJ
  • Canon BJC70
  • Canon BJC210
  • Canon BJC240
  • Canon BJC250
  • Canon BJC600
  • Canon BJC600e
  • Canon BJC610
  • Canon BJC620
  • Canon BJC800
  • Canon BJC1000
  • Canon BJC2000
  • Canon BJC2100 (via Canon BJC2000 driver)
  • Canon BJC3000
  • Canon BJC4000
  • Canon BJC4100
  • Canon BJC4200
  • Canon BJC4300
  • Canon BJC4400
  • Canon BJC6000
  • Canon BJC6100
  • Canon BJC6200
  • Canon BJC6500
  • Canon BJC7000
  • Canon BJC7100
  • Canon BJC8200
  • Canon LBP
  • Canon PJ1080A
  • Canon S400
  • Canon S450
  • Canon S4500
  • Canon S500
  • Canon S600
  • Canon S630
  • Canon S800
  • Canon S6300

 

 

Citizen

  • Citizen 120D+
  • Citizen 120D
  • Citizen PRINTiva600C
  • Citizen PRINTiva700C
  • Citizen Swift24,240
  • Citizen Swift9

Epson

  • Epson EX
  • Epson FX
  • Epson LX
  • Epson LQ
  • Epson SQ
  • Epson Stylus
  • Epson Stylus820
  • Epson StylusIIs
  • Epson StylusPro(XL)
  • Epson StylusC60
  • Epson StylusC70
  • Epson StylusC80
  • Epson StylusColour
  • Epson StylusColour200
  • Epson StylusColour300
  • Epson StylusColour400
  • Epson StylusColour440
  • Epson StylusColour460
  • Epson StylusColour500
  • Epson StylusColour600
  • Epson StylusColour640
  • Epson StylusColour660
  • Epson StylusColour670
  • Epson StylusColour680
  • Epson StylusColour740
  • Epson StylusColour760
  • Epson StylusColour800
  • Epson StylusColour850
  • Epson StylusColour860
  • Epson StylusColour880
  • Epson StylusColour900
  • Epson StylusColour980
  • Epson StylusColour1520
  • Epson StylusColour3000
  • Epson StylusColourII
  • Epson StylusColourIIs
  • Epson StylusPhoto
  • Epson StylusPhoto700
  • Epson StylusPhoto750
  • Epson StylusPhoto790
  • Epson StylusPhoto810
  • Epson StylusPhoto870
  • Epson StylusPhotoEX
  • Epson StylusPhoto1200
  • Epson StylusPhoto1270
  • Epson StylusPhoto1290

 

Others

  • Facit B3450
  • Fujitsu DL-1100
  • Lexmark ExecJetIIc
  • Nec Pinwriter
  • Oki ML-38x / 39x
  • Panasonic KX-P1124
  • Panasonic KX-P1540
  • Seikosha 24-Pin / 9-Pin
  • Seikosha SL-80AI / SL-80IP


HP
  • HP ColourLaserJet5
  • HP DeskJet
  • HP Deskjet1100C
  • HP Deskjet1120C
  • HP DeskJet1200
  • HP DeskJet400C
  • HP DeskJet500
  • HP DeskJet500C
  • HP DeskJet520
  • HP DeskJet540C
  • HP DeskJet550C
  • HP DeskJet560C
  • HP DeskJet600C
  • HP DeskJet610, 640 (via HP DeskJet694 driver)
  • HP DeskJet660C
  • HP DeskJet670-674C
  • HP DeskJet690-694C
  • HP DeskJet810C
  • HP DeskJet812C
  • HP DeskJet815C
  • HP DeskJet830C
  • HP DeskJet832C
  • HP DeskJet840C
  • HP DeskJet850C
  • HP DeskJet870C
  • HP DeskJet880C
  • HP DeskJet882C
  • HP DeskJet890C
  • HP DeskJet895C
  • HP Deskjet920C
  • HP Deskjet930C
  • HP Deskjet940C
  • HP Deskjet950C
  • HP DeskJet959C (via HP DeskJet950C driver)
  • HP Deskjet960C
  • HP Deskjet970C
  • HP DeskJet98xC
  • HP DeskJet99xC
  • HP LaserJet2
  • HP LaserJet3
  • HP LaserJet4
  • HP LaserJet4L
  • HP LaserJet5series
  • HP LaserJet6series
  • HP PaintJet
  • HP PaintJetXL
  • HP PaintJet300XL

 

Star

  • Star 9-Pin
  • Star LC
  • Star XB-24
  • Star LC-10
  • Star SJ144

 

 

Additional printers are supported via emulation.