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#76 evg2000 OFFLINE  

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Posted Mon Dec 4, 2017 3:18 PM

Great to see some interest here :D

 

I've already supplied the finished case and PCB files to get quotations for a mass production run :)

Is this the same evildragon that was associated with the Pandora debacle where I ended up loosing several hundred dollars?  Never received what I paid for?



#77 HDTV1080P OFFLINE  

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Posted Mon Dec 4, 2017 6:43 PM

Hopefully electronic payment like credit cards and PAYPAL will be accepted. Also hopefully this item will have at least a 90 day warranty. This looks like a excellent product that will be bundled with a plug adapter for any place in the world. Just slide 1 out of 4 different plugs on the USB transformer depending on where a person lives.  



#78 EvilDragon17 OFFLINE  

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Posted Mon Dec 4, 2017 10:27 PM

Is this the same evildragon that was associated with the Pandora debacle where I ended up loosing several hundred dollars?  Never received what I paid for?

Yes and no. If you ordered from me, you have received your Pandora. If you ordered from Craig in UK, then you probably didn't... and no one (not even me) knows what he did exactly with the money.
I've lost 150K EUR thanks to him... great time :/



#79 EvilDragon17 OFFLINE  

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Posted Mon Dec 4, 2017 10:28 PM

Hopefully electronic payment like credit cards and PAYPAL will be accepted. Also hopefully this item will have at least a 90 day warranty. This looks like a excellent product that will be bundled with a plug adapter for any place in the world. Just slide 1 out of 4 different plugs on the USB transformer depending on where a person lives.  

 

Well, my shop (www.dragonbox.de) accepts PayPal, Amazon Pay, CreditCards, Bank Transfer, Bitcoins, etc.

And as we're sitting in Europe, a 2 years warranty is required anyways for any product :)



#80 SiLic0ne t0aD ONLINE  

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Posted Tue Dec 5, 2017 2:09 PM

I'm in for a couple! :thumbsup:

#81 nick3092 OFFLINE  

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Posted Tue Dec 5, 2017 5:52 PM

I would probably be in for a couple as well.

#82 playazclub OFFLINE  

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Posted Tue Dec 12, 2017 4:14 AM

Been off for a while but I have literally 20 systems half of which need power supplies...  Bulk order incoming when released :)



#83 TPR OFFLINE  

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Posted Fri Dec 15, 2017 3:09 PM

I would probably buy ten of them just for all the systems I have here!



#84 stringfellow OFFLINE  

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Posted Sat Dec 16, 2017 11:59 AM

count me in for one



#85 EvilDragon17 OFFLINE  

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Posted Sat Dec 16, 2017 3:25 PM

If you do not hear from someone from Europe, then you might want to just purchase Expansion module #1 and the OPCODE Supergame module and run tests on the system yourself. I am located in the United States, and I would be willing to test it out. Just send me a private message if you are interested in shipping to the United States to be BETA tested.

 

So far, I have not had an offer from Europe and I could not get hold of the Supergame module.

So yes, if you would like to test it for me, I'd send it to you :)

Unless someone else here from Europe contacts me before next week :)

 

Some more update:

I received quotations for the production costs for PCBs and the cases.

 

With 500pcs. planned, we can't sell them for a price below 20 EUR, but we should be able to manage 25 - 30 EUR, so not too bad.

 

Just as a quick information :)



#86 info_paradox OFFLINE  

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Posted Tue Jan 9, 2018 8:25 AM

I'd be in for one of these.

Also...
I know it's unrelated, but have you taken over Wannado's work on an NES adapter for the Retrode?
The thread over at the Retrode forums seemed to point in that direction.
Just curious.



#87 EvilDragon17 OFFLINE  

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Posted Tue Jan 9, 2018 8:39 AM

I'd be in for one of these.

Also...
I know it's unrelated, but have you taken over Wannado's work on an NES adapter for the Retrode?
The thread over at the Retrode forums seemed to point in that direction.
Just curious.

 

Well, not taken over - but I'll try to find out how easy it would be to switch from his prototypes to a mass production run...



#88 EvilDragon17 OFFLINE  

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Posted Tue Jan 9, 2018 8:50 AM

And just a quick update:

The adapter has successfully arrived at a tester here from the board, who has multiple Colecovisions (modded and unmodded), with accessories and from multiple regions :)

 

He wants to test it next week. Hopefully, it works fine - then we can start with the mass production :D



#89 lawdawg710 OFFLINE  

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Posted Tue Jan 9, 2018 12:21 PM

I'm down for two!

#90 killersquirel OFFLINE  

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Posted Tue Jan 9, 2018 12:54 PM

I'm in for two of these! Thanks.



#91 HDTV1080P OFFLINE  

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Posted Tue Jan 9, 2018 2:05 PM

I am glad a third party power supply is being developed for the ColecoVision. Maybe once this project is completed, someone might be interested in making a third party power supply for the Coleco ADAM computer. ADAM computer owners need some type of third party power supply also.



#92 EvilDragon17 OFFLINE  

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Posted Tue Jan 9, 2018 8:57 PM

I am glad a third party power supply is being developed for the ColecoVision. Maybe once this project is completed, someone might be interested in making a third party power supply for the Coleco ADAM computer. ADAM computer owners need some type of third party power supply also.

 

Well, depending on how well it sells and how complicated that would be, I'm up for it :)

 

Though I'm also thinking about an NES-Style controller for the Colecovision with DPad and buttons and instead of SELECT + START a small numpad... but I first want to finish this power supply.

I have a lot of ideas but way too little time... that's always an issue.



#93 Lil Alien OFFLINE  

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Posted Thu Jan 11, 2018 10:37 AM

I can't wait to purchase one of these! Excellent work!






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