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Ray Couzens

Posts 85
11 Aug 2020 21:40


It's a great machine and love the fact of just owning a brand new top of the range Amiga.  Something I could only dream about in the late 80's early 90's.  It's good now and can only get better.  Have fun!


Tim Noyce

Posts 58
12 Aug 2020 01:29


Thank you. It's very responsive that's for certain. Boots up more quickly than my A1200 with a 68030 card and CF.


Michal Pietal

Posts 136
14 Aug 2020 08:21


Tim Noyce wrote:

Worked beautifully and displayed nicely on my 60" 4K TV.

Could you quote the brand and model?  I also plan plugging V4SA into a 4K OLED TV alas when I was owing my previous Vampire (Nov 2019), I had serious issues with display compatibility.


Gunnar von Boehn
(Apollo Team Member)
Posts 4964
14 Aug 2020 10:50


I can recommend many monitors.
Right I use 3 different model of ViewSonic and all of them have crystal clear picture.
Workbench is sharp and Amiga games look excellent.


Tim Noyce

Posts 58
14 Aug 2020 18:52


My TV is a Sony Bravia. I bought it right around the time HDR was being touted as a big deal on some sets.

I will likely check the V4 with my older 1080p or current 1440p monitors before too long.




Michal Pietal

Posts 136
05 Sep 2020 14:08


Tim Noyce wrote:

My TV is a Sony Bravia. I bought it right around the time HDR was being touted as a big deal on some sets.
 
  I will likely check the V4 with my older 1080p or current 1440p monitors before too long.
 

I tested the old core back then in November (V4SA from Neuss) and it did not work on my Sony Bravia KDL-40EX720, at all.

Now I'll get a new chance to test is on my Sony Bravia KD-65AG8, as

I JUST GOT EMAIL FROM APOLLO TEAM THAT I COULD BUY MY V4SA!!!

Looks like the queue sped up as i was placed around "November orders" yet in July, as Miri kindly told me back then.

So guys reserving V4SA around March: the time is nigh :-)

Thank You Gunnar & Miri, thank You the Team!!


Tim Noyce

Posts 58
05 Sep 2020 20:44


That's great news. Hopefully, the V4 will work for you. My Sony is a XBR-55X810C if that's any help.

Here in the US, we get some problems due to limited PAL support. I think newer displays are less tolerant/flexible on that front than older ones.




David Wright

Posts 356
05 Sep 2020 21:42


Hey Mr. Noyce, I have long been an admirer of your grandfather Robert.
America at it's best.


Tim Noyce

Posts 58
10 Sep 2020 02:22


Thank you. If you're referring to Robert Noyce (of Fairchild Semiconductor and Intel), he was one of my uncles. There were four brothers in that group. Dad was an ordained minister (Protestant), and taught classes at the seminary which was part of Yale University. Ralph worked as an engineer with IBM for many years, and Don was in the medical field I believe.


Igor Ianov

Posts 1
10 Sep 2020 14:08


Had it preordered twice one confirmation email in january, prrevious preorder before january but never got confirmation email. Still waiting.


Michael Piano

Posts 5
13 Sep 2020 23:38


Hi,

Has anyone put their name on the V4SA waiting list in the last few months and received their device yet? I'm trying to get an idea how far down the list I am.

Thanks,

Mike


Michal Pietal

Posts 136
14 Sep 2020 17:18


Michael Piano wrote:

Hi,
 
  Has anyone put their name on the V4SA waiting list in the last few months and received their device yet? I'm trying to get an idea how far down the list I am.
 

Mine was the case.

An interest stated: ca. Mar 20th.
An inbound 'ready-to-go' email: Sep. 5th

The interval: thus almost 6 months.

If you wait shorter, do inspect your inbox sooner now!


Michael Piano

Posts 5
29 Sep 2020 18:57


Hi,

Has anyone else been notified of new availability?

Thanks,

Mike


Bruno BOURDOLLE

Posts 5
29 Sep 2020 20:10


strange, put 3 or 4 times in the waiting list and I don't know if I was in this list or not....


Gustavo Ortiz

Posts 3
30 Sep 2020 14:21


Hello, I ordered the Vampire V4 for 1200 but I would like to know how long the wait is, am I waiting for Febraio is it regular?


Robert Markus

Posts 13
30 Sep 2020 14:33


I have stated the interest at Dec 20th
And received confirmation mail at 22th.
But I haven't received my V4 or any status from my order yet :(


Gunnar von Boehn
(Apollo Team Member)
Posts 4964
30 Sep 2020 14:37


Robert Markus wrote:

  I have stated the interest at Dec 20th
  And received confirmation mail at 22th.
  But I haven't received my V4 or any status from my order yet :(
 

 
Did you reply on the email?
Are you on discord? Maybe it makes sense to discuss this online?

 


Robert Markus

Posts 13
30 Sep 2020 15:41


Yes I replied the mail.
And yes I am on discord


Bruno BOURDOLLE

Posts 5
30 Sep 2020 17:55


2 days to receive a confirmation; you are lucky.

4 times I fill the order frame, 0 confirmation :-(. Maybe 3 months of waiting lost :-(

very strange


Gunnar von Boehn
(Apollo Team Member)
Posts 4964
01 Oct 2020 07:15


Bruno BOURDOLLE wrote:

2 days to receive a confirmation; you are lucky.
 
  4 times I fill the order frame, 0 confirmation :-(. Maybe 3 months of waiting lost :-(
 
  very strange

Nothing strange.
Emails are only send out when its your turn and your V4 is ready.



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