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Holy Shit, Whats This Phase 5 Is Back??page  1 2 3 4 

Mallagan Bellator

Posts 259
21 Dec 2017 23:40


John William wrote:

Mallagan Bellator wrote:

  @Andy Hearn
  Well you see, Phase5 are NOT back, thatís it.
  It was just some a-hole who tried to scam people, and he did fool quite some ppl.
  In my opinion, he should be thrown in jail for the scam he tried to pull
 

 
  Don't hold your breath....
 
  .....
  seriously don't hold it. It is not good for you.
 
  I mean you can hold your breath but eventually your body's self protective mechanism will make you breath again.
 

I really donít see what youíre getting at... you just saying stuff bro?
Are you bored?


Mallagan Bellator

Posts 259
21 Dec 2017 23:48


Michael Niotis wrote:

  3. Recently at Amiga32 Salvador showed up as the CEO of Phase5 and he sold a few PPC Blanks for about 140 Euro a Pop which......were completely missing the Ground Plane. Yes these brand new board were totally missing a ground layer.
 
  You should read the following article
 
  EXTERNAL LINK 


Exactly! Itís all just an elaborate scam!
Heís comiting a crime called fraud!

He doesnít know shit about electronics! If he did he would have at least made sure the boards connected the way they are intended to, but without a ground layer itís a no go!


Mallagan Bellator

Posts 259
22 Dec 2017 00:02


@Vojin, do you believe Phase5 is going to come back for sure? And actually create and sell new Blizzard accelerators?


Vojin Vidanovic

Posts 770
22 Dec 2017 11:46


Mallagan Bellator wrote:

@Vojin, do you believe Phase5 is going to come back for sure? And actually create and sell new Blizzard accelerators?

Whole product range? With no production and repair? Seems he will TRY to have something to sell.


Mallagan Bellator

Posts 259
22 Dec 2017 18:06


Vojin Vidanovic wrote:

Mallagan Bellator wrote:

  @Vojin, do you believe Phase5 is going to come back for sure? And actually create and sell new Blizzard accelerators?
 

 
  Whole product range? With no production and repair? Seems he will TRY to have something to sell.

If he got the original prints for the boards, he would have all the layers, even the ground layer. Correct?
With the benefit of a doubt, the print for the ground layer could have been lost, or the pcb manufactorer could have messed up and missed a layer.
This is however quite implausible. To a new customer, a company creating pcbs would want to show that they can be counted on.

Ok, so I realize that you donít know me or what I know or do not know, so I will tell you.
I am 37 years old. My first real electronics project was converting a joypad to work with my Amiga 500. I was 14 years old. At 16 I had an internship at an electronics company in my home town. At that time I had changed the 1.2 rom to a 1.3 rom in the same A500 without anybody telling me how to. I just understood how that worked. I learned more stuff at this company where I was. I actually built machines there, and later in college, I majored in electronics.

Thatís very brief, but just this brief insight into my past should tell anyone who knows anything at all about electronics, that I should know that the ground layer must exist on the boards, OR that at least connections from one ground point to another, to the next, and the next after that, and so on, MUST exist!!
There is NO question about this, what so ever, for those who knows something about electronics. With no ground, you WILL have an incomplete circuit.

So, his bad ways of comunicating with other people aside, he can be rude or mean, or just bad at PR in general, but if you donít test the connections on boards that you order, so you will know that it will work, you donít know jack shit about electronics. Thatís him, this ĒVDĒ of ĒPhase5Ē.

So ok, letís say that he is actually serious about selling working Blizzard accelerators, he will need to hire an electronics engineer, or at least someone knowledgable enough to solve the problem. I could have solved it, but him alone? Not a chance. If you sell those cards and claims that the one who bought the Ēbroke themĒ (seriously?), he either doesnít care about his reputation, or doesnít understand that he is ruining it.

Vojin, I respect you, but I just want to tell you, and everyone else who believes this fraud, just let it go. It is very unlikely (unfortunately) that Phase5 will really resurface



Vojin Vidanovic

Posts 770
23 Dec 2017 11:10


Mallagan Bellator wrote:

  Vojin, I respect you, but I just want to tell you, and everyone else who believes this fraud, just let it go. It is very unlikely (unfortunately) that Phase5 will really resurface
 

There is much of sarcasm, in my posts. If he had *products* they would be on sale by now.


Peter Heginbotham

Posts 108
23 Dec 2017 14:54


EXTERNAL LINK


Mallagan Bellator

Posts 259
23 Dec 2017 19:18


Peter Heginbotham wrote:

EXTERNAL LINK 

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Peter Heginbotham

Posts 108
23 Dec 2017 20:01


EXTERNAL LINK


ExiE CZEX

Posts 17
24 Dec 2017 11:23


Mallagan Bellator wrote:

  If he got the original prints for the boards, he would have all the layers, even the ground layer. Correct?
  With the benefit of a doubt, the print for the ground layer could have been lost, or the pcb manufactorer could have messed up and missed a layer.
  This is however quite implausible. To a new customer, a company creating pcbs would want to show that they can be counted on.

Friend of mine explained to us on other forum that exporting GERBER data is quite complicated process for someone without proper knowledge. Phase5 probably used Protel 95-98 to design the PCB and the ground layer could get lost during the data export...


Gunnar von Boehn
(Apollo Team Member)
Posts 3163
24 Dec 2017 12:04


ExiE CZEX wrote:

  Phase5 probably used Protel 95-98 to design the PCB and the ground layer could get lost during the data export...
 

 
To make this clear.
This new Phake5 is NOT a real company.
There is NO office, there are NO employees.
There is nothing designed.
 
Its just 1 guy mis-using an old trusted name to scam people.


Mallagan Bellator

Posts 259
24 Dec 2017 13:20


Gunnar von Boehn wrote:

ExiE CZEX wrote:

Phase5 probably used Protel 95-98 to design the PCB and the ground layer could get lost during the data export...

 
To make this clear.
This new Phake5 is NOT a real company.
There is NO office, there are NO employees.
There is nothing designed.

Its just 1 guy mis-using an old trusted name to scam people.


  Thank you Gunnar!
 
  And merry Christmas to all of you! :)
  May Santa bring you what you wished for!


ExiE CZEX

Posts 17
24 Dec 2017 13:31


Gunnar von Boehn wrote:

 
ExiE CZEX wrote:

    Phase5 probably used Protel 95-98 to design the PCB and the ground layer could get lost during the data export...
   

   
  To make this clear.
  This new Phake5 is NOT a real company.
  There is NO office, there are NO employees.
  There is nothing designed.
   
  Its just 1 guy mis-using an old trusted name to scam people.
 

  I am not defending that guy. I just tried to explain what could have gone wrong with the new boards.
 
  "Original Phase5 probably used Protel 95-98 to design the PCB and the new guy could make a mistake during the data export" That's all.
 

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