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Vorpal Utility Kit

Vorpal Utility Kit
Vorpal Utility Kit

SystemCommodore 64
Floppy (5.25")1

Epyx

Commodore 64

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Release Date: 1/1/1986
Manufacturer: Epyx
Original Retail Price:
Adjusted Inflation Price:
$39.95
$87.04*
 
"Vorpal Utility Kit includes powerful utilities for the Commodore 64/128:

- 1541 head alignment
- File recovery utility
- Super-fast disk format
- Super-fast file backup
- Super-fast disk backup
- Disk drive speed check
- Vorpal Save/Load

5.25 floppy, instruction manual all in original box


User Comments
Nighthawke on Monday, May 16, 2011
A fantastic utility! I used it to maintain my venerable 1541's alignment, but not how the software was intended. Instead of allowing the program to bash the heads in the opposite of the normal head crash, I did the alignment myself. I used the utility when it drive started to get bad, but I opened up the case, flipped the mechanism upside down and tweaked the stepper motor governing the head's movement. Bit by bit while watching the numbers improve until it was optimal, then tightened the screws back down.
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