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Old 20 March 2017, 17:30   #41
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ok fine, just to clarify for others ;-) thanks.
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Old 13 April 2017, 17:53   #42
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Hi Are you still making these?
and can they be closer to CD32 grey colour?
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Old 17 April 2017, 10:42   #43
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and can they be closer to CD32 grey colour?
Hi, yes I am still making these. I have a new colour that is a bit brighter than the CD32 dark grey. I will make one and send you a picture.
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Old 17 April 2017, 13:23   #44
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Hi Are you still making these?
and can they be closer to CD32 grey colour?
Here is a colour comparision (black/grey). Let me know if you are still interested. Thank you.
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Old 08 May 2017, 20:21   #45
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Are these devices shipped with the latest firmware?
I also saw you were active on the Github project , are there any custom changes you added to the firmware on these?
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Old 08 May 2017, 21:44   #46
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Hi - yes these devices are shipped with latest firmware revision 0.6.

Since I meanwhile made a new edition of the Plipbox (not found time to update the initial post), I altered the firmware slightly. I added a "network activity LED" to the hard- and firmware. Nothing really big, the original firmware works fine on my Plipboxes too.

Changes between classic and new edition:

A.) 2x LED indicating power and network activity
B.) added connection for the _RESET signal that automatically resets the Plipbox as soon as the Amiga is reset (also implemented on the classic version)
C.) added PhotoMOS relay to automatically switch the Plipbox on/off when the Amiga is turned on/off (only working with DC 9V power supply, not when powered through Mini-USB port directly)

The new Plipbox edition costs USD 69. The classic edition is still available for USD 59.

Here are some pictures of the new edition:

Plipbox New Edition #1
Plipbox New Edition #2
Plipbox New Edition #3
Plipbox New Edition #4
Plipbox New Edition #5

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Old 09 May 2017, 19:33   #47
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Nice work!

Is the PhotoMOS driving off the additional power led?
I also noticed the network port itself looks like it has leds on it. Do those work?
Does the _RESET signal connection account for when the Amiga crashes? (maybe it's sent when the system boots again?)
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Old 09 May 2017, 20:32   #48
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Nice work!
Thank you

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Is the PhotoMOS driving off the additional power led?
The PhotoMOS is driving of the entire Plipbox as soon as the Amiga is powered off (controlled by the +5V pin on the Parallel port). Consequently, the power LED is also powered off (indicating the correct state though ).

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I also noticed the network port itself looks like it has leds on it. Do those work?
Yes, the two LEDs on the Ethernet RJ45 jack do also work fine.

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Does the _RESET signal connection account for when the Amiga crashes? (maybe it's sent when the system boots again?
The Plipbox resets itself as soon as the Amiga resets, i.e. when doing a soft-reset with the keyboard. On a hard-reset (power on/off the Amiga), the Plipbox resets itself by the _RESET signal AND the PhotoMOS relay of course. When the Amiga crashes with a Guru for example, I am quite sure that the _RESET pin is shortly set to low by the Amiga; also triggering the Plipbox to reset (but not 100% sure, will have to test next time I get a crash).
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Plipbox reset work when Amiga crash and re boot
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test period is over and more then 6 moth 24/7 online
nonstop and i have no issues whit plipbox at all

it have serv my BBS just fine all that time
(include my own hacks)
i own two of them it's not fast as real network card
but it's most easy to use and not destroy CIA chips like Parnet
and one of only network solution for FTP A500

thanks i may need to order one more near future
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thanks i may need to order one more near future
Hi Codetsu

I am very pleased for your elaborate testing ! I will give you a coupon/discount for the next order on my web shop at www.amiga68k.com
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Old 10 November 2017, 00:51   #52
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Thanks

it can take a wile i have to get this C64 Wifimodem mass order
sorted first (20)

maybe we get back early next year
hope i can make mass order happen for A565 also...
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Sure, sounds interesting Just write me a PM when you are ready. Thanks.
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Old 05 January 2018, 20:18   #54
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Old 05 January 2018, 21:21   #55
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Very nice. I have been using your plipbox (old version) for more than a year and I really like it.
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Very nice. I have been using your plipbox (old version) for more than a year and I really like it.
I am glad to hear that you're still happy with the Plipbox. Thank you!
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just little news my Plipbox Test period continue
the Ariadne II not work like i sod so i continue usin my Plipbox on my BBS now on
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just little news my Plipbox Test period continue
the Ariadne II not work like i sod so i continue usin my Plipbox on my BBS now on
Sounds like a stress test par exellence
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Old 13 January 2018, 19:07   #59
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This weekend free shipping for any order on http://amiga68k.com to any destination with the following code:

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