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Amiga Ethernet / Internet Network Adapter. Plipbox for A500 A600 A1200 A1000 A2000 A3000 A4000 Add internet capability / Ethernet networking to your classic Commodore Amiga computer. (Not suitable for A1000 unless you are happy to make up an adapter to correct the pinout and gender).

The Simulant Plipbox is a pre-made and assembled kit housed in a custom 3D printed case which allows you to get your Amiga online. It allows an Amiga to connect to an Ethernet network via the parallel port.

Each unit is firmware flashed and tested to be working before delivery. (Tested here on both Amiga 600 and Amiga 4000).

Easy to setup, and the Amiga driver is provided via email after ordering.

Works with standard classic Amigas and also supported by the Vampire accelerator cards with Coffin OS (Coffin OS even includes the Plipbox driver in its Internet Setup Wizard so it is completely plug and play!)

Powered by a "Mini USB cable" using 5v. (USB cable is NOT INCLUDED but please message if you require a USB cable and one may be able to be added to your order if in stock). A standard phone charger USB plug can be used or USB port from the Amiga or other nearby computer etc.

Case colour may vary (black/white/grey).

Usage Notes:

1. Install plipbox.device driver in your Amiga "devs:network/" folder (if using Coffin OS with Amiga then ignore this step and run the internet setup wizard instead). 2. After driver installation, always power on the Plipbox before powering on your Amiga (or at the same time). If the Plipbox is powered on after the Amiga then no internet connectivity will be found. 3. Lastly you'll need a tcp/ip stack on your Amiga such as AmiTCP, Genesis, MiamiDx or Roadshow etc


The Simulant made Plipbox is based on Lallafa's "Plipbox" along with the Kuro68k PCB board.