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Forum: support.Hardware 27 April 2022, 00:33
Replies: 22
Views: 1,380
Posted By Pollock
i have been lucky enough to own a few cards,...

i have been lucky enough to own a few cards, ACA1221ec, 1220, 1230, 1233n, and a couple of others, the 030 is a "sweet spot", as in, it's pretty plug and play with no real issues around games. As...
Forum: News 22 April 2022, 00:06
Replies: 206
Views: 49,185
Posted By Pollock
Runs very well with a V1200 on AGA :)

Runs very well with a V1200 on AGA :)
Forum: Amiga scene 15 April 2022, 20:47
Replies: 51
Views: 4,780
Posted By Pollock
1991 - Eye of the Beholder :)

1991 - Eye of the Beholder


:)
Forum: News 04 April 2022, 23:07
Replies: 311
Views: 24,127
Posted By Pollock
actually, yes, it is. Go benchmark both back...

actually, yes, it is.

Go benchmark both back to back, and you will see what i mean.
Forum: News 04 April 2022, 22:57
Replies: 311
Views: 24,127
Posted By Pollock
yeah, but the FPU is my 68060 is faster than the...

yeah, but the FPU is my 68060 is faster than the Vampire FPU


:)
Forum: News 02 April 2022, 01:14
Replies: 311
Views: 24,127
Posted By Pollock
I got an email telling me the IceDrake for the...

I got an email telling me the IceDrake for the A1200 was ready, but i am not touching it. It looks like a good bit of kit, but its even closer to the "Amiga in a box" V4, and i think that's what the...
Forum: Hardware mods 18 February 2022, 13:42
Replies: 3
Views: 997
Posted By Pollock
just build it. I have made several ATX adapters...

just build it. I have made several ATX adapters from old defunct power supplies. it's nowhere near as hard as you think. And maybe it's me, but the image seems to be brighter and more steady/clearer...
Forum: News 02 February 2022, 22:39
Replies: 284
Views: 101,338
Posted By Pollock
Are you ever gonna try to do a 68030 card for the...

Are you ever gonna try to do a 68030 card for the A600? that would be really good.

:)
Forum: support.Hardware 02 January 2022, 00:34
Replies: 21
Views: 1,760
Posted By Pollock
Happy New Year! :) For the scandoubler,...

Happy New Year! :)

For the scandoubler, there are many options, and you listed most of them. What i would say is, people don't realise that even if your using a scandoubler, the monitor you are...
Forum: support.Hardware 30 December 2021, 22:11
Replies: 18
Views: 1,365
Posted By Pollock
There you go. Thank for that :) what's your...

There you go. Thank for that :)

what's your view on removing an RF shield altogether? is it worth considering?

ta
Forum: support.Hardware 30 December 2021, 21:13
Replies: 18
Views: 1,365
Posted By Pollock
Not at all, i am at fault, i have should have...

Not at all, i am at fault, i have should have taken more time to read your question. :)

Firstly, let me congratulate you, you win the internet today. I don't know any A1200 users who still have...
Forum: support.Hardware 30 December 2021, 21:04
Replies: 39
Views: 2,955
Posted By Pollock
what if the TV hadn't worked right in the first...

what if the TV hadn't worked right in the first 12 months, and it still hadn't been right after 5 years, would you want a resolution then?

some people have had good experiences, i am happy for...
Forum: support.Hardware 30 December 2021, 20:57
Replies: 39
Views: 2,955
Posted By Pollock
someone having a completely different experience...

someone having a completely different experience from you, is not "calling out crap". It's just a different opinion, formed from that "different" experience.

try to remember that.
Forum: support.Hardware 30 December 2021, 20:39
Replies: 39
Views: 2,955
Posted By Pollock
i don't give a monkeys who made it, it was sold...

i don't give a monkeys who made it, it was sold to me, new, as an "Apollo Vampire V600". it was sold through "Apollo", as an entity. If you bought a new Ford car, and had trouble with it, only to...
Forum: support.Hardware 30 December 2021, 20:20
Replies: 39
Views: 2,955
Posted By Pollock
Cobblers. it is true. i can link to a...

Cobblers.

it is true. i can link to a thread, infact many, many threads asking for help, for the last few years, way before any "flux".

their support is shambolic. appauling.

:bash
Forum: support.Hardware 30 December 2021, 20:18
Replies: 18
Views: 1,365
Posted By Pollock
i haven't seen accelarators with a thicker edge,...

i haven't seen accelarators with a thicker edge, but there differences to putting cards onto the slot, based on its edge/thickness.

I have two A1200s, one is a 1D4, and one is a 1B, the 1B has a...
Forum: support.Hardware 30 December 2021, 20:13
Replies: 39
Views: 2,955
Posted By Pollock
Sadly, yes. That has been my experience, and...

Sadly, yes. That has been my experience, and quite frankly alot of others have shared a similar fate.

Mine is a Kipper 2K one, and in general the quality of it is good, Kipper gets a bad name from...
Forum: News 29 December 2021, 00:23
Replies: 89
Views: 13,155
Posted By Pollock
ok, that makes sense, they have been using an...

ok, that makes sense, they have been using an AROS rom on the V4 since forever, but the vast majority of Vampire accelerators out in the wild have a KS rom, and anyway, all the other stuff i said...
Forum: support.Hardware 27 December 2021, 12:27
Replies: 27
Views: 2,738
Posted By Pollock
I would be very grateful, if you didn't quote me,...

I would be very grateful, if you didn't quote me, then change, or "fix" what i have typed. It's considered extremely rude. If you don't agree with my point of view, then quote me in it's entirety,...
Forum: support.Hardware 27 December 2021, 12:21
Replies: 39
Views: 2,955
Posted By Pollock
Your best place for support is other Vampire...

Your best place for support is other Vampire users, and the usual Amiga channels, that is, forums like this etc.

The Apollo support, is, well, non existent. At no point are you ever made aware of...
Forum: News 27 December 2021, 12:05
Replies: 89
Views: 13,155
Posted By Pollock
the only things lost, are the FPU ... no great...

the only things lost, are the FPU ... no great loss there, and the floppy drive.

it's not 100% compatible, and runs about 80% of AGA software. But it is, "fairly" stable. i just had a look online...
Forum: News 25 December 2021, 23:00
Replies: 89
Views: 13,155
Posted By Pollock
There is a Beta core, that gives you full AGA...

There is a Beta core, that gives you full AGA acrosee HDMI, on an A600 with Vampire.
Forum: News 24 December 2021, 20:35
Replies: 89
Views: 13,155
Posted By Pollock
Very true, there are many games and demos that...

Very true, there are many games and demos that just don't run, or they are really corrupted when they do run. It's more of a lottery than anything. WHDLoad expert mode needs to be enabled and there...
Forum: News 24 December 2021, 16:23
Replies: 89
Views: 13,155
Posted By Pollock
it's a fast accelerator, i don't know if i would...

it's a fast accelerator, i don't know if i would use the word "great".
If you use it "as" an accelerator, that is RGB only, then it's almost the same card.

Ironic that you can have AGA across...
Forum: support.Hardware 24 December 2021, 10:52
Replies: 27
Views: 2,738
Posted By Pollock
yes, you're correct :) usually the logic clue and...

yes, you're correct :) usually the logic clue and SCSI controller are the first things to fall over.

as long as it boots ok, and runs ok, there should be no issue, it's only an 8mhz overclock, he...
Forum: support.Hardware 23 December 2021, 15:56
Replies: 27
Views: 2,738
Posted By Pollock
It's not in your head. it's quicker. well done :)...

It's not in your head. it's quicker. well done :)

The 040 gets a REALLY bad press, mostly from people hearing urban myths and rumours. Yes, it runs hotter than an 060, it would do at 5V. But this...
Forum: News 23 December 2021, 13:34
Replies: 89
Views: 13,155
Posted By Pollock
New Hardware? I just asked Gunnar, he told...

New Hardware?

I just asked Gunnar, he told me the V1200 and the Icedrake use the same 68080, so the "performance" for real world users will be almost identical. True, the FPU is better, but very...
Forum: News 23 December 2021, 01:40
Replies: 89
Views: 13,155
Posted By Pollock
Very true. Although i don't know if you have used...

Very true. Although i don't know if you have used a Vampire or not, there are still issues with demos etc, and it's not really a card that is just "plug and play" like an 030 solution. An 060 is nice...
Forum: News 11 December 2021, 11:50
Replies: 89
Views: 13,155
Posted By Pollock
they have improved certain things, and added...

they have improved certain things, and added "this and that" over the V2, but there isn't alot of talk about how much quicker it is than a V2. The V1200 gets approximately 156,000 the new V4 core is...
Forum: News 11 December 2021, 01:30
Replies: 89
Views: 13,155
Posted By Pollock
Does that mean it is an accelerator? I'm confused.

Does that mean it is an accelerator? I'm confused.
Forum: support.Hardware 22 November 2021, 14:30
Replies: 9
Views: 917
Posted By Pollock
haha .... TBH, i was 100% sure that was the...

haha .... TBH, i was 100% sure that was the issue, that's why i said, "if it's installed correctly", and then added the steps, just for good measure. ;)

am just glad you got it working :)
Forum: support.Hardware 22 November 2021, 12:53
Replies: 9
Views: 917
Posted By Pollock
i run my TF1260 with Classic WB, and it runs just...

i run my TF1260 with Classic WB, and it runs just fine. No errors at all, i got the same kinda thing you have, but after I installed MMULibs, and copied the 060 library from the install folder to my...
Forum: Amiga scene 19 November 2021, 01:14
Replies: 22
Views: 3,832
Posted By Pollock
with an 030 @50mhz, you aren't gonna be able to...

with an 030 @50mhz, you aren't gonna be able to emulate much. That is, you will be able to emulate anything really, just not at the speed you want.

ZXAM runs nearly full grunt, depends on the...
Forum: News 21 September 2021, 00:00
Replies: 94
Views: 14,017
Posted By Pollock
i have no idea. "A mans reach much exceed...

i have no idea.

"A mans reach much exceed his grasp, or what are the heavens for ?"


:)
Forum: News 20 September 2021, 23:26
Replies: 94
Views: 14,017
Posted By Pollock
my sincere apologies, Chrome wouldn't download...

my sincere apologies, Chrome wouldn't download the file, i thought i was looking at the new one, i wasn't :)

What future plans do you have for other games? Terminator future shock? you gotta do...
Forum: News 20 September 2021, 00:43
Replies: 94
Views: 14,017
Posted By Pollock
is there much change to the 060 version? it looks...

is there much change to the 060 version? it looks like the 040 versions had the most change? certainly going by the date of the executables.

thanks :)
Forum: Amiga scene 18 July 2021, 18:53
Replies: 97
Views: 19,311
Posted By Pollock
no problemo. thanks for taking the time to...

no problemo.

thanks for taking the time to help :)
Forum: Amiga scene 18 July 2021, 18:30
Replies: 97
Views: 19,311
Posted By Pollock
that appears to resolve it :) thank you ...

that appears to resolve it :)

thank you


:)
Forum: Amiga scene 18 July 2021, 17:57
Replies: 97
Views: 19,311
Posted By Pollock
thank you. i just tried another version of the...

thank you. i just tried another version of the game files V1.21, no joy'

these are the files in the folder.
Forum: Amiga scene 18 July 2021, 17:29
Replies: 97
Views: 19,311
Posted By Pollock
i thought i better try harder, since i don't want...

i thought i better try harder, since i don't want to waste your time, and i am extremely grateful for your help.

I am using the Blood files i got, when i bought the game from GOG, a few years ago,...
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