Amiga parallel to USB adapter!

Tajmaster

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Has anyone else seen this?!:eek:

From here: http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=76866

"As you would guess, it's an USB controller attached to the Amiga parallel port, plus an storage media driver that allows you to use any filesystem you want (direct access to sectors on drive).

On those pictures it's running on a plain A500 (512k chip, 512k slow) with fat95 filesystem, and it achieves about 33kbytes/sec. on read, twice on write.

I'm yet working on it (I have some init problems with slow devices) but it's quite stable and usable
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It's based on the VNC1L development board, the VDIP1 (you can buy it at ebay), so it's simple enough to be built at home.

I'll post all the files required to build one yourself in the near future."



 

keropi

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really usefull!!!! should make file transfers to low-end amigas a breeze
 

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It looks really great and useful, but if it would use the VDIP1, it will be quite expensive (just searched for the price).
 

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Not bad. With an address decoder and some drivers this would work on almost any 8-bitter too :) Serious contender for an "8-bit standard".

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Harrison

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Was discussing this with its creator on Facebook this week. Definitely interesting and a great device for larger file access to transfer downloads.
 

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I would take these in lieu of one of those elusive SCSI card reader devices!
 
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