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New USB Upgrade Kit to Add 3rd USB Port to V4page  1 2 3 

Gunnar von Boehn
(Apollo Team Member)
Posts 5758
14 Sep 2021 14:35


First Upgrade modules are there




Chris H

Posts 64
14 Sep 2021 14:46


Hi, is it available on Classic Computing Event?



Gunnar von Boehn
(Apollo Team Member)
Posts 5758
14 Sep 2021 16:10


Chris Holzapfel wrote:

  Hi, is it available on Classic Computing Event?
 
 

Hallo Chris,
 
Yes we will bring some to the Event.

And if you bring your V4 to the Amiga event this week
then we will build in the Kit for you there.


Michal Pietal

Posts 235
14 Sep 2021 18:10


Wouldn’t that cause the box to be cut/padded to some extent while purchasing a DIY option?


Gunnar von Boehn
(Apollo Team Member)
Posts 5758
14 Sep 2021 18:31


Michal Pietal wrote:

  Wouldn’t that cause the box to be cut/padded to some extent while purchasing a DIY option?
 

 
The Upgrade Kit includes a new metal front penal.
To allow you to acces both USB ports just normally.


Chris H

Posts 64
15 Sep 2021 12:39


Gunnar von Boehn wrote:

Chris Holzapfel wrote:

  Hi, is it available on Classic Computing Event?
   
 

  Hallo Chris,
 
  Yes we will bring some to the Event.
 
  And if you bring your V4 to the Amiga event this week
  then we will build in the Kit for you there.

Alright then :) It´s a little far from Hannover, but I will make it on Saturday.
See you there :)


Gunnar von Boehn
(Apollo Team Member)
Posts 5758
15 Sep 2021 13:45


Chris Holzapfel wrote:

Alright then :) It´s a little far from Hannover, but I will make it on Saturday.
  See you there :)

Cool!
We look forward to see and we will reserve one for you!


Michal Pietal

Posts 235
19 Sep 2021 17:05



How to fit one into this:

EXTERNAL LINK 
Is this possible, at all?


Gunnar von Boehn
(Apollo Team Member)
Posts 5758
19 Sep 2021 23:51


Michal Pietal wrote:

 
  How to fit one into this:
  Is this possible, at all?
 

 
 
Yes this Kit fits also with this plastic case without problem.
Of course the plastic case not has the "opening" for the 3rd USB port. So you will need to cut this.
 
The metal front penal that we provide is of course for our own casing.


Bamdad Khan

Posts 6
20 Sep 2021 09:21


bamdad khan wrote:

definitely one for me please..
 
  EDIT: will this use up the I2S port like on the proof of concept picture? could it be done with leaving the port available?

it seems i'm an idiot and can't read, for some reason when i wrote this i thought the USB addon is some general purpose poseidon-compatible port..

anyway, i'll get one just to show support : )


Chris H

Posts 64
21 Sep 2021 16:33


This kit works perfectly, but don't forget to update to latest core wich brings the proper "wirering" for the 3rd USB Port to the V4.


T Koe

Posts 4
24 Sep 2021 22:47


Here is a DIY alternative I did. Use at your own risk:

EXTERNAL LINK


Gunnar von Boehn
(Apollo Team Member)
Posts 5758
25 Sep 2021 14:47


T Koe wrote:

Here is a DIY alternative I did. Use at your own risk:
 
  EXTERNAL LINK 

nice work!

People mind you need by experienced in soldering for his version.


Av Me

Posts 2
08 Oct 2021 20:02


Is an interest post enough to secure one of these? Pricing? Would definitely like one for my Vampire!


Gunnar von Boehn
(Apollo Team Member)
Posts 5758
10 Oct 2021 02:29


AV ME wrote:

  Is an interest post enough to secure one of these? Pricing? Would definitely like one for my Vampire!
 

  You can order from "shop@apollo-computer.com".
  Please just send a quick email.
  There are USB-Upgrade Kits on stock.


Jostein Hjeldnes

Posts 6
21 Oct 2021 21:49


Mine does not work ?
  Do i need an core update ?
  The Xbox 360 controller works on a PC..
  But when i use this adapter it does not light up..
  Looks like it does not get 5v ...


Gunnar von Boehn
(Apollo Team Member)
Posts 5758
21 Oct 2021 21:53


Jostein Hjeldnes wrote:

Mine does not work ?
Do i need an core update ?


Maybe you need a new core.
Which Core version do you run?


Tim Noyce

Posts 143
23 Oct 2021 13:20


Installation is easy if you have a good soldering iron and skills to use it. There is a short set of instructions with illustrations. It fits precisely, so as long as you pay atttention to which expansion port and which direction it should face (it's pretty obvious), other tthan 5 pins which need to go through holes on the board and are soldered from the botttom side to complete the required connections. Very pleased with mine. No longer have to 'loose' USB mouse to use the joypad.


Tim Noyce

Posts 143
23 Oct 2021 13:23


Jostein Hjeldnes wrote:

Mine does not work ?
  Do i need an core update ?
  The Xbox 360 controller works on a PC..

I'm not certain if the XBOX controller is supported at this time. The V4 doesn't have a complete USB stack, so is not able to support every USB device. Same is true for keyboard & mouse.
 


Av Me

Posts 2
23 Oct 2021 20:33


Gunnar von Boehn wrote:

  You can order from "shop@apollo-computer.com".
  Please just send a quick email.
  There are USB-Upgrade Kits on stock.

You can, and I did. Received the kit yesterday (along with a larger CF card, which I'd also ordered, and a new power cable.)

Fitting was straightforward - great instructions with diagrams, should you need them. One quick soldering job (and one quick USB-Blaster firmware update, since it's been nearly a year) and everything is working like a charm!

Just wanted to say so in public, since I'm very pleased with both my Vampire V4SA and Gunnar/Miri/Apollo Team's commitment and excellent work on all fronts!

Thank-you guys.

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