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xphyle (OP)

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GAMEPAD IS OUT! GET YOURS NOW!!
« on: December 06, 2012, 05:45:06 pm »
http://www.archos.com/store/index.html?load=gamepad&boxtwo

Only for EUROPE.  US doesn't get it until Q1, 2013.  :(

crazyhorse2352

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« Reply #1 on: December 06, 2012, 05:56:32 pm »
Cool, i want one of these bad boys! bit skint at the mo tho.Would appreciate anybody posting a review once received.

BAFelton

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« Reply #2 on: December 06, 2012, 06:17:46 pm »
Tried one and it's quite good from my point of view.

A little vid I made (sorry, in french) :

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7cPGk8HpRLQ&list=UUqLnCAcGk9R-R-xJ6gXwasA&index=1

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« Reply #3 on: December 06, 2012, 07:04:23 pm »
Tried one and it's quite good from my point of view.

A little vid I made (sorry, in french) :

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7cPGk8HpRLQ&list=UUqLnCAcGk9R-R-xJ6gXwasA&index=1

Wonder how much it will be in the us. I would like to review one.

Deen0X

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« Reply #4 on: December 06, 2012, 07:23:52 pm »
got it!

now, wait until April for a review... ^_^

crazyhorse2352

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« Reply #5 on: December 06, 2012, 08:30:04 pm »
   Nice video, is the dpad any good?

Zibri

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« Reply #6 on: December 06, 2012, 08:37:30 pm »
Just confirmed my order :)

Lino

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« Reply #7 on: December 06, 2012, 08:59:48 pm »
Ordered one in time ...sold out until Dez 18.
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xphyle (OP)

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Re: GAMEPAD IS OUT! GET YOURS NOW!!
« Reply #8 on: December 06, 2012, 09:09:13 pm »

Redgeneral

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« Reply #9 on: December 06, 2012, 10:48:02 pm »
Missed it

retrogamer

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« Reply #10 on: December 06, 2012, 11:12:04 pm »
Sounds like the d-pad is not that good......will have to check out some more reviews before I get excited.
« Last Edit: December 06, 2012, 11:53:38 pm by retrogamer »

hailrazer

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« Reply #11 on: December 07, 2012, 02:01:04 am »
Sounds like the d-pad is not that good......will have to check out some more reviews before I get excited.

Probably can be fiked by removing the buttons, cutting out the middle and putting in a Ps1 d-pad or Nes d-pad. 

Not for the faint of heart but easy for us modders  :)

retrogamer

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« Reply #12 on: December 07, 2012, 04:51:03 am »
Sounds like the d-pad is not that good......will have to check out some more reviews before I get excited.

Probably can be fiked by removing the buttons, cutting out the middle and putting in a Ps1 d-pad or Nes d-pad. 

Not for the faint of heart but easy for us modders  :)

Well I have seen some of your work, I am sure its a walk in the park for you...lol I wish i had those skills.

ruffnutts

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« Reply #13 on: December 07, 2012, 08:05:45 am »
Sold out so I can't get one lol before crimbo.. only thinking of getting it because the JXD S5600B is delayed...

its ?129.98 thought it was meant to be ?124.98?

ruffnutts

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« Reply #14 on: December 07, 2012, 08:39:31 am »
Tried one and it's quite good from my point of view.

A little vid I made (sorry, in french) :

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7cPGk8HpRLQ&list=UUqLnCAcGk9R-R-xJ6gXwasA&index=1

Nice video BAF... please test golden eye and perfect dark on the N64iod emu please 8)

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« Reply #15 on: December 07, 2012, 10:53:57 am »
Quite dissapointed about review, specially battery, controls and screen. I was going to buy one, but after seeing review, i will defintely save my money. I expected more, specially considering it is not a chinese tab.
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nampad

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« Reply #16 on: December 07, 2012, 02:47:22 pm »
Wow, the device looks really ugly in the pictures from the review (promoshots were ok). The design isn't sleek at all and the L2/R2 placement is totally ridiculous. Should've been a six button design (great for fighting games) instead if there wasn't any space left for two more shoulder buttons. It's stupid because you can't use L2 without moving your left thumb from the movement controls.

Guess I'll wait for the S5600 but still, I hope there will be more reviews soon.

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« Reply #17 on: December 07, 2012, 02:57:14 pm »
Wow, the device looks really ugly in the pictures from the review (promoshots were ok). The design isn't sleek at all and the L2/R2 placement is totally ridiculous. Should've been a six button design (great for fighting games) instead if there wasn't any space left for two more shoulder buttons. It's stupid because you can't use L2 without moving your left thumb from the movement controls.

Guess I'll wait for the S5600 but still, I hope there will be more reviews soon.

I was thinking the same thing about the l2/r2 placement... such a dumb idea to put them there, the shoulder buttons are meant to be on the shoulders, so you can use your fingers and not your thumbs, as thumbs are for dpad and whatnot... Way to go, archos :) you know what bugs me a lot for some reason? The headphone jack, why is it not flush and sticks out? Horrible design I think, but maybe it's just me...

Jxd has a chance to really outshine archos here, let's hope they don't disappoint!

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« Reply #18 on: December 07, 2012, 04:02:43 pm »
I sent an email to archos, asking for the fedex tracking code.

They answered me that it's out of stock and I'll have to wait for the next shipment on th 18th.

That's UNFAIR, because when I placed the order, the gamepad was STILL in stock!

I hate this behaviour and I'm thinking about cancelling my order.

Deen0X

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« Reply #19 on: December 07, 2012, 04:11:30 pm »
take it easy!

probably is an common answer for any that asking for the gadget.

i get a mail notificacation:

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Dear Customer,
We are pleased to inform you that your order placed on ARCHOS website has been shipped today.
Please find attached the corresponding invoice.
You will receive your order within 2 days.
Best regards
Web sales team

there are some codes, but i don?t know where i can check this (i imagine on DHL, i'll investigate) but i wait for few days to get notification of this.

patience my friend. :D