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Backorders now being shipped!

Posted by Benjamin Grimmett on

For those that ordered Joey Squinsons prior to the 24th of April, your orders will be shipped today/Monday. A solid 11 hrs of printing, soldering, programming and testing has fulfilled almost all current back-orders. Another few hours today should see the remaining orders assembled, tested and shipped out Monday afternoon. Thanks for your patience!!!  Please keep in touch regarding the latest firmware updates - There have been a few changes in the last week.

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BennVenn Gen2 & Mac Yosemite

Posted by Benjamin Grimmett on

One of my customers running the latest OSX release (10.10 - Yosemite) emailed me regarding my devices not connecting to his Mac. After much investigation the problem was due to Apple re-writing their USB drivers, in particular closer attention to detail within packet sizes on a transmission. Previously, Windows and Linux truncated excess data in a packet and parsed only the information it requested. Yosemite takes this a step further and should a packet size be inconsistent, It will abort enumeration completely. Yosemite also keeps a close watch on Fat12 file systems and doesn't seem to like non standard parameters....

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Back Ordering

Posted by Benjamin Grimmett on

The last of the 20 unit first production run will be shipped on Tuesday, Currently sold out until the 24th April where the next batch will be ready to ship. I'll enable acceptance of new orders until then, you will be placed in a queue and listings will be updated accordingly. I didn't think they would be this popular! Thank you everyone for your support!

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Firmware version 1.01b ready!

Posted by Benjamin Grimmett on

Firmware v1.01b Features: 41% speed increase writing to an EMS cart. Internal Flash wear-levelling implemented during firmware updates. All Joey Squinsons will now be shipped with this firmware.

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Joey-Squinson now supports GB Camera image dumping

Posted by Benjamin Grimmett on

I've finished testing GBCam support in firmware release 1.01 and I'm happy to announce my Gen2 Reader/Writer supports SRAM dumping with absolute reliability.  Intentional corruption was tried time and time again during SRAM dumping with no ill-effects to the contents of the cart. Rest assured your valued images can be extracted quickly, safely and reliably with Drag and Drop convenience!

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