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Old 21 December 2010, 14:32   #1141
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I can see your ticket on the system, just havent had chance to get round to checking them all. You would'nt beleive the amount of tickets we actually get each day.

EDIT:- I have replied to your ticket. Please can you check it and add the info I need.
Yeah I figured that was the case but just wanted to confirm everything to make sure I don't miss out.

I've just replied to the ticket.
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Old 21 December 2010, 14:37   #1142
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Steven = SAS1979 @Amibay?

If so howdy do old friend

All the excitement in these threads is getting my evil mind plotting an evil plan to own and ACA630 and ACA1230/56

Muhahahahahahahaha...

Anyone here running an ACA1230/56 yet that owned a Bliz1230 MkIV?

How do you rate it over the Blizzard?
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Steven = SAS1979 @Amibay?

If so howdy do old friend

All the excitement in these threads is getting my evil mind plotting an evil plan to own and ACA630 and ACA1230/56

Muhahahahahahahaha...

Anyone here running an ACA1230/56 yet that owned a Bliz1230 MkIV?

How do you rate it over the Blizzard?
Never owned a blizzard, but the ACA56 is very nippy.
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Old 21 December 2010, 14:50   #1144
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I personally don't see the need to test each individula unit, unless there is a chance of a high failure rate in the manufacturing which I very much doubt. Does Jens not run each unit through tests?
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I personally don't see the need to test each individula unit, unless there is a chance of a high failure rate in the manufacturing which I very much doubt. Does Jens not run each unit through tests?
I don't think Amigakit should change their processes just for the sake of getting these out a little bit quicker.

I'm glad they test everything prior to despatch.

Its a shame that people wont have these under their tree's in time but I think there is also another need for testing.

Amigakit might well pick up on a fault thats already been missed, so rather than a mass recall of items already shipped to customers, its better this is all tested now.

Steve.
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Old 21 December 2010, 14:55   #1146
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Individual Computers tests the units, but we have strict Quality Control policy as well.

If we send out a card that is not working and it is returned by the customer, the margin is so small on these cards that we make a loss, plus our customer will be unhappy.

I know this is something we don't want to chance.
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Old 21 December 2010, 15:42   #1147
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Steven = SAS1979 @Amibay?

If so howdy do old friend

All the excitement in these threads is getting my evil mind plotting an evil plan to own and ACA630 and ACA1230/56

Muhahahahahahahaha...

Anyone here running an ACA1230/56 yet that owned a Bliz1230 MkIV?

How do you rate it over the Blizzard?
Yep it's me!

I think the ACA630 is a must have for anybody who owns a A600 and I fully expect you to own by the middle of January as once people start to give reviews of the card you won't be able to stop yourself...

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I don't think Amigakit should change their processes just for the sake of getting these out a little bit quicker.

I'm glad they test everything prior to despatch.

Its a shame that people wont have these under their tree's in time but I think there is also another need for testing.

Amigakit might well pick up on a fault thats already been missed, so rather than a mass recall of items already shipped to customers, its better this is all tested now.

Steve.
Totally agree with all of this, I would rather wait and let amigakit do their checks before posting them out as if they did have recall these new boards it would likely mean we would all suffer in the long term so it's better to err on the side of caution.

Let's face it we have been waiting 17 years for these cards so another week won't kill us!

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Old 21 December 2010, 16:02   #1148
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@Retr0fan, there are a lot of Ninja's here
Ninja's? Don't tell me you haven't seen Flash Gordon movie (in the 80's)?
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I played so much it's Queen soundtrack that the casette got umplayable...
5 years ago it was on Tv, and after 25 years of those times my aunt, 80 years old, asked me if that wasn't the music I used to play... even she remembered it.

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Old 21 December 2010, 16:06   #1149
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Ninja's? Don't tell me you haven't seen Flash Gordon movie (in the 90's)?

I played so much it's Queen soundtrack that the casette got umplayable...
5 years ago it was on Tv, and after 15 years of those times my aunt, 80 years old, asked me if that wasn't the music I used to play... even she remembered it.
Classic film even if it is overly camp and it just had to be Queen for the soundtrack.

I love Football fight and The Hero.
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ooo I wonder if this meens I may have mine for christmas morning so I am not just opening socks from my loved one
If it gets on time remember to leave it in your wife's sock...

EDIT: It seems now Amigakit are updating their Orders Status. I'm very happy they have so much work...
And my order is in good process... (I stole this smilie from the german amiga forum... I hope they won't miss it, although it doesn't stay quiet)

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Old 21 December 2010, 17:19   #1151
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Classic film even if it is overly camp and it just had to be Queen for the soundtrack.

I love Football fight and The Hero.
Indeed,

Hawkmen, Diiiiiiiiiiiiiiivvvvvvvvvveeeeeeee!!!!!!, .
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Looks like some lucky German Amigans are starting to receive their ACA630s! Exciting stuff!

Has your stock been dispatched to you, AmigaKit?
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Old 21 December 2010, 17:47   #1153
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The ACA 1230 accelerators have only just come through our doors! The system will be updated shortly.

We will be processing orders in the order we received them.
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Looks like some lucky German Amigans are starting to receive their ACA630s! Exciting stuff!

Has your stock been dispatched to you, AmigaKit?
No, .

We are currently going through the orders as they were ordered of the A1230's.

EDIT:- This is getting confusing, thought you ment A1230's. We are still awaiting A630's.
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No worries... long day at the office, I bet!
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Old 21 December 2010, 18:00   #1155
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No worries... long day at the office, I bet!
Indeed, its snowing inside, snowing A1230's, .
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Old 21 December 2010, 18:57   #1156
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The ACA630 are reaching end users in Germany. Some nice pictures of the end product.

http://www.a1k.org/forum/attachment....8&d=1292929999

Let's hope Amigakit will get it soon too so they can ship both my ACA1230 and ACA630.
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The ACA630 are reaching end users in Germany. Some nice pictures of the end product.

http://www.a1k.org/forum/attachment....8&d=1292929999

Let's hope Amigakit will get it soon too so they can ship both my ACA1230 and ACA630.
Yes, this is what I meant I was asking if AmigaKit had heard anything of their shipment of ACA630s.

I hope I will be able to receive my ACA630 for the holidays while I'm back with the family. It'd be so, so cool to spend some time with my sister on some of the old games we used to play back when the Amiga was our only computer, courtesy of WHDLoad and the accelerator.
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Old 21 December 2010, 19:14   #1158
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I have 8 mails from Amigakit with orders updates... I don't remember to have bought to much... If you like the smilie and you can catch it you only have to copy and paste it... although this seem unpasted...
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I don't think Amigakit should change their processes just for the sake of getting these out a little bit quicker.

I'm glad they test everything prior to despatch.

Its a shame that people wont have these under their tree's in time but I think there is also another need for testing.

Amigakit might well pick up on a fault thats already been missed, so rather than a mass recall of items already shipped to customers, its better this is all tested now.

Steve.

It wasn't a matter of cutting time to get them to the end users quicker, just currious to know the reason. I have never heard of such checks taking place by a dealer before.



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Individual Computers tests the units, but we have strict Quality Control policy as well.

If we send out a card that is not working and it is returned by the customer, the margin is so small on these cards that we make a loss, plus our customer will be unhappy.

I know this is something we don't want to chance.
The low margin explains it all, and makes perfect sense.
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Old 21 December 2010, 21:34   #1160
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Has your stock been dispatched to you, AmigaKit?
Yes. After two (working-) days in a row where the FedEx courier either did not show up, or called because he was stuck in traffic, he finally made the trip here. This afternoon, a large parcel containing ACA630 (both 25 and 30MHz versions) left for AmigaKit with service type "international priority".

Traffic situation in Germany is still not really good: Trains are late, streets are icy in higher elevations and the lower elevations will have to fight with freezing rain in the coming days. As Matthew told me on the phone, it's similar in England.

Jens

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Does Jens not run each unit through tests?
Every unit is tested and only gets a "QC pass" sticker if memory, CPU and MMU (on the 630 and 56MHz 1200 cards) is OK. In a second step, the serial number is applied and a photograph of the card with serial number and CPU is going to our (digital) archives.

Jens

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