Darksoft's CPS2 Multikit Tech Support Thread (No Killing B-Boards!)

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Re: Darksoft's CPS2 Multikit Tech Support Thread (No F'ing Drama)

Post by Londoncalling » June 3rd, 2015, 11:32 pm

emphatic wrote:If someone has made name-files for their rom folders, feel free to share to save time for the ones here who hasn't made them yet. :awe:
Here is the link from DARKSOFT. ;)

"Here is a small link with long filenames. Just unpack this in the directory "games" in your SD and you'll get longer names. You can do it yourself if you want, just place a file called NAME in any game directoty with a longer name and that's what you'll see in the LCD display."

http://www.mediafire.com/download/krgi3 ... _names.rar

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Re: Darksoft's CPS2 Multikit Tech Support Thread (No F'ing Drama)

Post by ReplicaX » June 4th, 2015, 1:19 am

Londoncalling wrote:Try reseating the boards again. And make sure all connections are firmly pressed together.
Thanks, but it wasn't a connection issue since the flash process itself failed immediately.

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Re: Darksoft's CPS2 Multikit Tech Support Thread (No F'ing Drama)

Post by Paladin » June 4th, 2015, 6:39 am

I bought 2 kits, the first one I installed in a revision 7 B board and it's working perfectly.
I just got done installing the second kit in a revision 4 board, wire added to bottom of board from pin 9 of the pal to pin c13 on the connector and installed a G pal. Unfortunately I had messed up sound, seems like the wrong sounds and/or missing sounds. I found that I forgot to check the jumpers, so I fixed them thinking that was the issue per prior posts but the problem remains.

Things I've done:
Triple checked the jumpers on top and bottom of B board, they are correct.
Removed and reseated all multi boards.
Tried my revision 7 B board on the same A board to rule it out.
Tried a G pal that I burned as well as the one from the kit.
Tried the SD card from the working board.
Double checked the wire on the back of the board.

I read one post where someone removed the G pal and rewired his board for an F pal and it fixed his sound problems. I'll give that a shot if nobody has any other ideas.

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Re: Darksoft's CPS2 Multikit Tech Support Thread (No F'ing Drama)

Post by MitsurugiW » June 4th, 2015, 8:48 am

Paladin wrote:I bought 2 kits, the first one I installed in a revision 7 B board and it's working perfectly.
I just got done installing the second kit in a revision 4 board, wire added to bottom of board from pin 9 of the pal to pin c13 on the connector and installed a G pal. Unfortunately I had messed up sound, seems like the wrong sounds and/or missing sounds. I found that I forgot to check the jumpers, so I fixed them thinking that was the issue per prior posts but the problem remains.

Things I've done:
Triple checked the jumpers on top and bottom of B board, they are correct.
Removed and reseated all multi boards.
Tried my revision 7 B board on the same A board to rule it out.
Tried a G pal that I burned as well as the one from the kit.
Tried the SD card from the working board.
Double checked the wire on the back of the board.

I read one post where someone removed the G pal and rewired his board for an F pal and it fixed his sound problems. I'll give that a shot if nobody has any other ideas.
Try bending pin 9 of the G pal out of the socket and connect a wire from the pin to J17 on the main multi pcb. If your sound is still messed up you might have a jumper problem still. You can also swap multi kits between B-boards just to verify the kits themselves are working ok.

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Re: Darksoft's CPS2 Multikit Tech Support Thread (No F'ing Drama)

Post by mrjamma » June 4th, 2015, 12:19 pm

Jumpers 10 and 12 tricked me. To the naked eye they Look like they arent connected but have a little factory bridge connection line rather than solder blob. I had to use a cutting knife to break the connection on these two

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Re: Darksoft's CPS2 Multikit Tech Support Thread (No F'ing Drama)

Post by LorisBiaggi » June 4th, 2015, 12:28 pm

mrjamma wrote:Jumpers 10 and 12 tricked me. To the naked eye they Look like they arent connected but have a little factory bridge connection line rather than solder blob. I had to use a cutting knife to break the connection on these two
I think it's always better double check with a multimeter
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Re: Darksoft's CPS2 Multikit Tech Support Thread (No F'ing Drama)

Post by Zapf » June 4th, 2015, 6:04 pm

Londoncalling wrote:
emphatic wrote:If someone has made name-files for their rom folders, feel free to share to save time for the ones here who hasn't made them yet. :awe:
Here is the link from DARKSOFT. ;)

"Here is a small link with long filenames. Just unpack this in the directory "games" in your SD and you'll get longer names. You can do it yourself if you want, just place a file called NAME in any game directoty with a longer name and that's what you'll see in the LCD display."

http://www.mediafire.com/download/krgi3 ... _names.rar
am i going crazy or do none of the folders in that rar match up with folders in the avalaunch rom pack

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Re: Darksoft's CPS2 Multikit Tech Support Thread (No F'ing Drama)

Post by gojira54 » June 4th, 2015, 8:32 pm

MitsurugiW wrote:
Paladin wrote:I bought 2 kits, the first one I installed in a revision 7 B board and it's working perfectly.
I just got done installing the second kit in a revision 4 board, wire added to bottom of board from pin 9 of the pal to pin c13 on the connector and installed a G pal. Unfortunately I had messed up sound, seems like the wrong sounds and/or missing sounds. I found that I forgot to check the jumpers, so I fixed them thinking that was the issue per prior posts but the problem remains.

Things I've done:
Triple checked the jumpers on top and bottom of B board, they are correct.
Removed and reseated all multi boards.
Tried my revision 7 B board on the same A board to rule it out.
Tried a G pal that I burned as well as the one from the kit.
Tried the SD card from the working board.
Double checked the wire on the back of the board.

I read one post where someone removed the G pal and rewired his board for an F pal and it fixed his sound problems. I'll give that a shot if nobody has any other ideas.
Try bending pin 9 of the G pal out of the socket and connect a wire from the pin to J17 on the main multi pcb. If your sound is still messed up you might have a jumper problem still. You can also swap multi kits between B-boards just to verify the kits themselves are working ok.
I *had* a similar problem to this...
I have tried two kits on a 6 & 7 revision board with new G PAL, both work fine.
Put one of the kits on a rev 4 board with G PAL normally inserted, jumpers all correct and wired on the bottom of the board as shown - sound is wonky.
Removed the jump wire from the bottom of the board then tried a F PAL with leg 7 lifted & wired to J17 - sound is wonky.
Using the G PAL with pin 9 lifted and wired to J17 has solved this problem on the rev 4 board - thanks =]

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Re: Darksoft's CPS2 Multikit Tech Support Thread (No F'ing Drama)

Post by Paladin » June 5th, 2015, 1:05 am

gojira54 wrote:
MitsurugiW wrote:
Paladin wrote:I bought 2 kits, the first one I installed in a revision 7 B board and it's working perfectly.
I just got done installing the second kit in a revision 4 board, wire added to bottom of board from pin 9 of the pal to pin c13 on the connector and installed a G pal. Unfortunately I had messed up sound, seems like the wrong sounds and/or missing sounds. I found that I forgot to check the jumpers, so I fixed them thinking that was the issue per prior posts but the problem remains.

Things I've done:
Triple checked the jumpers on top and bottom of B board, they are correct.
Removed and reseated all multi boards.
Tried my revision 7 B board on the same A board to rule it out.
Tried a G pal that I burned as well as the one from the kit.
Tried the SD card from the working board.
Double checked the wire on the back of the board.

I read one post where someone removed the G pal and rewired his board for an F pal and it fixed his sound problems. I'll give that a shot if nobody has any other ideas.
Try bending pin 9 of the G pal out of the socket and connect a wire from the pin to J17 on the main multi pcb. If your sound is still messed up you might have a jumper problem still. You can also swap multi kits between B-boards just to verify the kits themselves are working ok.
I *had* a similar problem to this...
I have tried two kits on a 6 & 7 revision board with new G PAL, both work fine.
Put one of the kits on a rev 4 board with G PAL normally inserted, jumpers all correct and wired on the bottom of the board as shown - sound is wonky.
Removed the jump wire from the bottom of the board then tried a F PAL with leg 7 lifted & wired to J17 - sound is wonky.
Using the G PAL with pin 9 lifted and wired to J17 has solved this problem on the rev 4 board - thanks =]
We have a winner!
First I tried leaving the jumper wire under the board, bending pin 9 of the PAL out of the socket and jumpering it to J17 on the multi kit but I still had the same messed up sound.
Next I removed the jumper wire from under the board but left the jumper on top from pin 9 to J17, and it fixed the sound issue.

Not sure what the root cause was but its happy now, and so am I!

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Re: Darksoft's CPS2 Multikit Tech Support Thread (No F'ing Drama)

Post by zebow2002 » June 5th, 2015, 6:15 pm

Feedback time :awe:

Got my multi and installed it on a phoenixed Grey Asia Gigawing.

I noticed that jumper 1 on JP5 isn't the same as was told in the installation video. Not a big problem.

I installed the interconnector the wrong way initialy :roll: so had to fix that.

After pushing down really really really hard on the pcb it worked.

But... it had graphics glitches, check everything and everything was fine.

In the meanwhile Darksoft was super helpfull through email, tnx for the support and tips.

In the end I used my Marvel vs Capcom USA board and it worked first time. I also restored my Gigawing to it's original condition and it was also fine.

Perhaps there are issues with different regions, no idea, just wanted to share my findings.

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Post by mastercello » June 7th, 2015, 2:32 pm

After a longer holiday and some busy days when back home, I finally had time to install this piece of awesomeness.

Very nice piece of work and working perfectly. :D
Only downsize is the naming convention, it makes it rather difficult to select the right game sometimes.

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Post by funkycochise » June 7th, 2015, 7:53 pm

mastercello wrote:After a longer holiday and some busy days when back home, I finally had time to install this piece of awesomeness.

Very nice piece of work and working perfectly. :D
Only downsize is the naming convention, it makes it rather difficult to select the right game sometimes.
thank the name file allowing you to solve that.
I did it in all folders, took time to complete, but now it's perfect : customized in accordance to my wish.

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Post by mastercello » June 7th, 2015, 8:11 pm

Yeah I know, but the file from darksoft doesn't match the folder structure of the avalaunch set.
So as you told, it needs some manual work done to adjust the NAME files.

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Post by funkycochise » June 8th, 2015, 3:51 pm

mastercello wrote:Yeah I know, but the file from darksoft doesn't match the folder structure of the avalaunch set.
So as you told, it needs some manual work done to adjust the NAME files.
I can share what I did if you want...

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Post by mastercello » June 8th, 2015, 9:41 pm

That would be awesome! :-)

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Re: Darksoft's CPS2 Multikit Tech Support Thread (No F'ing Drama)

Post by emphatic » June 8th, 2015, 10:24 pm

mastercello wrote:That would be awesome! :-)
+1

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Post by Londoncalling » June 8th, 2015, 10:43 pm

Still waiting patiently for batch # 2 to be sent out. :(

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Re: Darksoft's CPS2 Multikit Tech Support Thread (No Killing B-Boards!)

Post by ReplicaX » June 9th, 2015, 12:20 am

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Post by HarumaN » June 9th, 2015, 8:56 pm

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It's a revision 3 board, with an F-pal... gotta figure out what I need to do to prep it.
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Post by undamned » June 9th, 2015, 9:12 pm

Kit is installed and running, but I don't want to take photos because at this point there's nothing unique about my setup. When I have the case done up, I'll do some showing off :D
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