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Pascal Babel

Posts 5
09 Apr 2020 10:41


Hello,
I ordered my V1200 at the end of December 2019 and still no news. Others having ordered it in January have already received it.

You are drawing lots in a large bag where you have put all the purchase orders?

If this is it I will create 50 false email addresses and send as many orders to increase my chances !!!

It is true that to keep us informed we have a good address:
"Expressed interest"

it is very explicit.

As said before, for most people, this card is Arlesian.

LOL




Marc C

Posts 20
09 Apr 2020 11:17


24 of december, still waiting, no news here :(


Fabien B

Posts 21
09 Apr 2020 14:00


I've expressed interest for V1200 on December 23rd morning and received the board around March 15th.
  Afaik I was with the last group of persons who got their board shipped because after this date Igor informed that he cannot ship anymore due to Bosnian post office stopping deliveries to foreign countries especially where covid-19 is very active. So I don't think it's true that people who expressed interest in january have received their board. 


Igor Majstorovic
(Apollo Team Member)
Posts 336
09 Apr 2020 17:42


@Pascal Babel
Not even December of 2019. is finished on our list. There is no chance that someone who placed his name after you got card before. Check again.

As for recent events. On my side influence from corona virus started somewhere in January and situation is still bad. Not so much regarding increasing number of infected people but regarding influence to economy. I was working on the project as much I could with very limited resources. First officials blocked postal services for China, then for Italy, USA, France, UK. Then they closed borders completely. After that we had situation that workers in post office I was using got infected so it was very risky to go there anymore. Yesterday I was able to go to store and buy soldering wire. Ye, we had online orders all the time but I was thinking that I shouldn't waste time of delivery service for something like soldering wire because same time someone could ask from them to deliver food. I know that I could write a book how big mess all of this created for me. We will see how it goes but definitely I ll write more about this when all is over... 


Nikos Pagonis

Posts 20
09 Apr 2020 20:59


Hi Igor

Thanks for informing us for what the situation is at the moment. I have ordered mine January 22nd and of course havenít heard anything about my order since.
I think that especially because covid 19 has messed things up so far, it would be a good idea to find a way to get this going even at a slower pace and since everyone is getting frustrated with the delay, it would be good if you could let people where their order stands and give us some sort of time frame even if that is vague and wide.
We do understand you and Apollo and wait so long patiently but you should understand us as wel.


Alan Haynes

Posts 139
10 Apr 2020 04:37


Igor,

Some of these people must live in countries where there is NO Virus. How lucky they are.
Just ignore them and do the best you can and keep safe. You have already given so much to the Amiga 68k community. Some people will never be satisfied no matter what you do.
Thank you for all you have given.
Happy 500V2 owner from Australia.


Eric Gus

Posts 398
10 Apr 2020 06:42


Take care of yourself Igor above all else, stay safe.. we have waited decades for something like the vampire, we can wait a little more ..


Vojin Vidanovic

Posts 1697
10 Apr 2020 06:59


Nikos Pagonis wrote:

          I think that especially because covid 19 has messed things up so far, it would be a good idea to find a way to get this going even at a slower pace and since everyone is getting frustrated with the delay, it would be good if you could let people where their order stands and give us some sort of time frame even if that is vague and wide.
         

         
          Nikos,
 
  0) China has not opened back yet. So your source components in IT industry is dead, and you are left with home-local stock, providing your local shops are still open, since small bussiness close on daily basis.
         
          a) You cant send ANYTHING to more and more countries, airports and borders closed. As example, only Paris and Munich aiports operate I believe, and only with PERMITS FROM GOUVERMENTS no company flights.
          b) even when you can it extremely slowed down by desinfection, extreme checking and again, less people working in postal services etc.
          c) Its likely until curfews and extreme violations of citizens rights are ceased, SITUATION WILL ONLY GET WORSE in bussiness aspects.
         
          Bosnia decided to FULLY CLOSE THE BORDERS to reduce external possibility of infection to zero.
         
          In such situation, only extreme crime gangs that smuggle drugs remain. And they doubled their own fees since start.
         
          So unless you know European drug cartel, I would not count on it until end of crisis, WORLDWIDE.
         
          Best that can be done is to keep IGOR working with STOCKPILED RESOURCES until run dry, develop cores for v1200 (and v4sa by rest of team) and keep it rocking once its done.
         
          Until we can teleport things or fully digitalize and then recreate it to real analog thing at other side, such is worldwide situation.
         
          Strange Corona days! Even got stuck in reggae songs
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eric gus wrote:

        Take care of yourself Igor above all else, stay safe.. we have waited decades for something like the vampire, we can wait a little more ..
       

       
        Agreed. We still have knowledge and digital access, so we can brainstorm and develop in house.
   
    Past such situations in my life like 1995 and 1999 NATO airstrikes in Europe,or 2003 prime minister assasination in Serbia were far worse.
   
   
pascal babel wrote:

    If this is it I will create 50 false email addresses and send as many orders to increase my chances !!
   

   
    Childish. Learn to understand other manss half of story.
   


Haydar Y‹KSEL

Posts 15
11 Apr 2020 09:10


igor majstorovic wrote:

  @Pascal Babel
  Not even December of 2019. is finished on our list. There is no chance that someone who placed his name after you got card before. Check again.
 

 
  I registered for the v1200 on December 23. I don't have a Vampire, since I sold my v500 card.
  Thanks.
 


Bill Panagouleas

Posts 28
16 Apr 2020 12:25


Speaking about Vampire V4 delivery how and when can developers get them? We have tried in vain several times to order one. We are working on new products and want to add special features for Vampire owners but have had a very difficult time getting one. I would think you want them in developer hands first so more software supporting Vampire can come out thus increasing customer demand even more. Congrats on the V4 Vampire, it looks like a great system based on Google searches.
 
  :)


Gunnar von Boehn
(Apollo Team Member)
Posts 4788
16 Apr 2020 13:06


Bill Panagouleas wrote:

We have tried in vain several times to order one.

Hi Bill,

please tell me what you like to develop.
Regarding ordering I think you filled out the order from on the website but not that long ago?



Stefano Briccolani

Posts 486
16 Apr 2020 13:57


Bill Panagouleas, you're discreetFx man, right?

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Bill Panagouleas

Posts 28
17 Apr 2020 01:03


Another Millennium will have extra features for Vampire customers.

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Bill Panagouleas

Posts 28
17 Apr 2020 01:03


@Stefano Briccolan
  >Bill Panagouleas, you're DiscreetFX man, right?
 
 
 
  Yes, thatís me.
 
  :)

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