SDBox v2 - for Amiga computers
SDBox is a 'box' that connects to the parallel port of the Amiga and with which you can use standard MicroSD cards.
Super handy of course to exchange files between your Amiga and your modern PC or Mac!
This is the successor of the first version SDBox.
In addition, the SDBox V2 is more compact than its predecessor.
You connect the SDBox V2 to your micro USB power supply (not included)
You connect the DB25 connector directly to the parallel port of your Amiga. On the other side of the SDBox is an input for a microSD card. In addition to the microSD card input, you will also find a micro USB connector to which you can connect the optionally supplied power cable.
SD cards are displayed like any other device or partition in Amiga, so you can easily read and save files from your Workbench desktop. SDBox uses the FAT32 file system, so this is a great choice to transfer files between your Amiga and other devices, such as PC or Mac computers.
Since SDBox can be connected through the parallel port, it is compatible with all Amiga models. Drivers are compatible with Kickstart 1.3 and later (including 3.X, 3.9, and 3.1.4).
The SDBox is powered by a micro USB port.
(The parallel port of the Amiga does not provide enough steam)
- Connect the SDBox v2 with the parallel port of your Amiga when it is disabled.
- Connect the external power supply (miniUSB) to the SDBox (Green LED lights up)
- Switch on the Amiga.
For the installation you will need:
Copy the following files from the included floppy disk or digital ADF floppy disk:
Place file fat95 in L:
Place SD0 and SD0.info files in Devs:
Place spisd.device in Devs:
Place Mount_SDCARD and Mount_SDCARD.info somewhere on w hardddisk/workbench.
Double click the Mount_SDCARD icon.
- After double clicking, the orange LED should first light up briefly, and then for a longer period of time (read).
- The SDBox drive should now be visible as an icon on the workbench.
Downloads / drivers
You will receive the drivers per digital (ADF) file, or physical floppy disk
Of course you can also download it yourself:
FAT95 - http://aminet.net/search?query=fat95
SPISD device driver en SD0 file - https://github.com/jbilander/SDBox-v2
Note: Not every brand and type of MicroSD card works well.
You can optionally order a tested MicroSD card.
When creating your MicroSD card, make sure that you only provide it with a FAT partition! (no NTFS).