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  • chevron_rightWelcome to Vision
    Now retired - It was the predecessor to Premium
  • chevron_rightHow do I exit a game?
    Press START+BACK while playing a game this will take you back to the games selection page
  • chevron_rightHow do I access Settings?
    Press the RIGHT THUMBSTICK in
  • chevron_rightHow do I access the FTP?
    Standard F Drive FTP access is
    User = XBOX
    Pass = XBOX
    port = 21

    Other Drives are
    User = MASTER
    Pass = USER
    port = 21
  • chevron_rightOn Default and Default Instant Skin my FolderArt doesnt show up?
    These are locked to speed so the folder must be called
    CoinOPS 6
    CoinOPS 6 Gold
    CoinOPS 6 Lite
    CoinOPS 6 Standalone
    Favorites
    Gameboys
    NES
    Nintendo 64
    PC Engine
    Playstation
    Sega Genesis
    Super Nintendo
    XBOX

    These match the CoinOPS 6 Artwork and also the Console Art work in the Vision 5 Help Folder
  • chevron_rightHow do I change the theme?
    Press the RIGHT THUMBSTICK to change the theme
  • chevron_rightHow do I access all animation?
    Press the RIGHT THUMBSTICK in and change the default theme to Default Full
  • chevron_rightCan I change the look and animation of the interface?
    YES Press the RIGHT THUMBSTICK in
  • chevron_rightCan I refresh a Thumbnail that has changed or is broken?
    Yes Press the LEFT THUMBSTICK in this will remove the old one so a new one can be rebuilt
  • chevron_rightCan I refresh the settings and thumbnails to defaults?
    YES While booting hold down both thumb sticks
  • chevron_rightCan I show the Memory Remaining and other debug information?
    YES While booting hold down X and Y buttons
  • chevron_rightCan I change the aspect ratio and sharpness of the games?
    YES Press the RIGHT THUMBSTICK in
  • chevron_rightCan I change from NTSC or PAL? (NTSC recommended as games run better and HD is supported)
    YES Press the RIGHT THUMBSTICK in and select the changer
  • chevron_rightIs Hi Def supported?
    YES 720P is supported. You must be NTSC and the MS dash must be setup to support it
  • chevron_rightWhat Systems does this support?
    Movies and TV shows
    Music Albums
    Picture Slideshows
    Arcade Games (MAME)
    Amiga
    Amstrad
    Atari 2600
    Atari 7800
    Atari 800
    Atari Lynx
    Atari ST
    Atari XL
    CAVE
    ColecoVision
    Commodore 64
    CPS2 and NeoGeo
    DemonFront & DDP2
    Doom 2
    Dos
    Final Burn Alpha
    Gameboy
    Gameboy Advance
    Gameboy Color
    Intellivision
    Killer Instinct 1
    Killer Instinct 2
    Leath Enforcers
    Megadrive
    MSX
    Neo Pocket
    NES
    NES 2
    Nintendo 64
    PC Engine
    PC Engine CD
    Playstation
    Psykio
    PGM2
    Sega CD
    Sega Master System
    Spectrum
    Super NES
    Super NES 2
    Super NES 4P
    Toapan
    WonderSwan
    X68000
    XBOX games apps etc
  • chevron_rightWhy is there SNES2 Core?
    This is a way faster Core that plays more games but lacks some features
  • chevron_rightWhy is there NES2 Core?
    This is a way faster Core that plays more games but lacks some features
  • chevron_rightSome me games dont return to the game list when I press Start + Back?
    Yes XBOX games or anything run from a default.xbe has not been coded to do so
  • chevron_rightWhy doesnt the Dooms run?
    You require being in NTSC or Pal 60 for this to work
  • chevron_rightWhy doesnt SNES sound so bad?
    You require being in NTSC for the sound to work fully
    You can also use the SNES2 core
  • chevron_rightHow do I swap to Disc 2 on the Amiga?
    Press Start to swap to Disc 2
  • chevron_rightWhy cant I use the joystick in Commodore 64 games?
    You need to swap to the joystick mode using X button
  • chevron_rightWhy cant I start or select alot of options with the gamepad?
    Some games use the virtual keyboard and the controller cant be used
    Press White to bring up the virtual keyboard
  • chevron_rightDoes this support CPS2 (later Capcom stuff) at full speed?
    YES FBA core
  • chevron_rightDoes this support Killer Instincts?
    YES setup required
  • chevron_rightDoes Tekken 3 work?
    Yes just keep pressing Start as the game is booting
  • chevron_rightWhy do some games not have highscore saving support?
    If you play a game that supports highscore saving but do not exit back to coinops game select the game will not save
  • chevron_rightWhy do games only save highscores sometimes?
    Some PCB's had a battery that kept the score in the arcade, so when the game exits hiscores are lost as there is no battery
  • chevron_rightCan I backup my highscores?
    VISION\hiscores\hiscore.dat - This is where hiscores are saved
  • chevron_rightWhat are the advantages and disadvantages of the Final Burn Core?
    This Core is faster, but it loses the CoinOPS features like Pixel Perfect etc
  • chevron_rightHow do I enable Autofire?
    Left Thumb Button - Enable Semi-Automatic fire
    Right Thumb Button - Enable Autofire ( Pressing fire can charge your weapons )
    BACK - Quickly Disable Autofire
  • chevron_rightHow do I adjust the screensize? (Consoles)
    Press Right Thumb Button
    NOTE - If Consoles Use Correct Aspect Ratio is enabled this option will be disabled
  • chevron_rightHow do I change my default keymap (Arcades)?
    ENABLE it in settings
    Then when playing a game press BACK + WHITE and select Remap Gamepad

    Note - If you have a cusom key map for this arcade game it will override the default keymap. The custom keymaps are located in CoinOPS\cfg\ folder and if you wish to change the keys delete the custom maps ive done
  • chevron_rightHow do I change my default keymap? (Consoles & Final Burn)
    ENABLE it in settings
    then press Left Thumb Button
  • chevron_rightGAME SELECTION CONTROLS
    Left Thumb Button - Will remove the stored thumbnail so it can be rebuilt
    Right Thumb Button - Will go into settings
  • chevron_rightADVANCED IN GAME CONTROLS (ARCADES)
    BACK and WHITE - Pause Game and Remap Controller or Cheat
    BACK and BLACK - Show Framerate And Free Memory
    BACK and Left Trigger and Right Trigger - Restart Game
    BACK and Right Thumb Button - Onscreen Display
    BACK and Right Trigger and Right Thumb Button - Load Game ( Buggy )
    BACK and Left Trigger and Right Thumb Button - Save Game ( Buggy )
    BACK and Left Thumb Button - Lightgun Crosshair Display
    BACK and A and B - Take In Game Snapshot
  • chevron_rightADVANCED IN GAME CONTROLS (CONSOLES & Final Burn)
    BACK and WHITE - Save State ( CONSOLES Only )
    BACK and BLACK - Load Saved State ( CONSOLES Only )
    WHITE - Virtual Keyboard ( Some CONSOLES Only )
    BLACK / BACK / B - Close Virual Keyboard ( Some CONSOLES Only )
    Left Thumb Button - Remap the Controller ( CONSOLES & Final Burn )
    Right Thumb Button - Resize the Screen ( CONSOLES & Final Burn )
    START - Swap to Discs ( Amiga Only )
    BACK - Swap back to Disc 1 ( Amiga Only )
  • chevron_rightLOCATION OF THE MEDIA
    To change the location of your media change VISION//UserData//sources.xml
    <sources>
    <video>
    <default>Movies</default>
    <source>
    <name>Movies</name>
    <path>Q:\- VISION Media\</path> // Delete add or change a path Q:/ is VISION Path no matter where it is
    <path>F:\</path> // Delete add or change a path
    <path>G:\</path> // Delete add or change a path
    <path>E:\Emulators\</path> // Delete add or change a path
    </source>
    </video>
    </sources>
  • chevron_rightARTWORK OF THE FILENAME
    FileName.jpg - Artwork of the File Name on Scrolling List when over the file
    Foldername.jpg - Artwork of the File Name on Scrolling List inside a folder
  • chevron_rightWHEN OVER A FILE
    FileName.png - Animated Overlay whenover the file
    FileName.xmv - Movie that plays when over a file
  • chevron_rightWHEN OVER A FOLDER
    FolderOverlay.png - Overlay behind when over a folder (slows scrolling good for multisystem Overlays)
    FolderOverlayFont.png - Overlay behind when over a folder (slows scrolling good for multisystem Overlays)
    FolderArt.png - Animated Overlay behind when over a folder
    FolderArtSmooth - Animated Overlay behind when over a folder after 4 seconds
    FolderArtFront.png - Animated Overlay in Front when over a folder
    FolderArtPulse.png - Animated Pulsing Overlay in Front when over a folder
    FolderArtPulseSmooth - Animated Pulsing Overlay in Front when over a folder after 2 seconds
    FolderArtPulseSmoother - Animated Pulsing Overlay in Front when over a folder after 4 seconds
    FolderArtSmoothSlide - Animated Pulsing Overlay in Front when over a folder after 2 seconds
    FolderArtSmootherSlide - Animated Pulsing Overlay in Front when over a folder after 4 seconds
    LeftBottom.png - Animated Bottom Right BoxArt Overlay in Front when over a folder
    LeftMid.png - Animated Overlay in Front when over a folder
    LeftTOP.png - Animated Overlay in Front when over a folder
    RightBottom.png - Animated Overlay in Front when over a folder
    RightMid.png - Animated Overlay in Front when over a folder
    RightTOP.png - Animated Overlay in Front when over a folder
    FolderArt.xmv - Movie that plays when over a folder
    CD Bottom Large.png - Displays a Rotating CD Cover
    CD Bottom Right Large.png - Displays a Rotating CD Cover
    CD Bottom Right Small.png - Displays a Rotating CD Cover
    CD Bottom Small.png - Displays a Rotating CD Cover
    CD Middle Large.png - Displays a Rotating CD Cover
    CD Middle Small.png - Displays a Rotating CD Cover
    Float Left.png - Displays a Floating Image on the Left
    Float Right.png - Displays a Floating Image on the Right
    Middle Large Left.gif - Displays a GIF on the Left
    Middle Large Right.gif - Displays a GIF on the Right
    Middle Left.gif - Displays a GIF on the Left
    Middle Right.gif - Displays a GIF on the Right
    Particle Bounce.png - Particles Bounce Up and Down
    Particle L R.png - Particles go from Left to Right
    Particle L R.png - Particles go from Left to Right Slowly
    Particle R L.png - Particles go from Right to Left
    Particle R L.png - Particles go from Right to Left Slowly
    Particle Fountain.png- Particles Spew like a fountain from the bottom
    Particle Shower Slow.png - Particles Shower down slowly
    Particle Shower.png - Particles Shower down
    Particle Float.png - Particles Float Around
    Particle Float.gif - Gif Particles Float Around
    Particle Drop.png - Dropping Particals
    Particle X Cross.png - Particles Cross each other
    SCROLL L R Bottom.gif - Displays a Scrolling GIF
    SCROLL L R Fast.png - Displays a Scrolling PNG
    SCROLL L R Middle.gif - Displays a Scrolling GIF
    SCROLL L R Slow.png - Displays a Scrolling PNG
    SCROLL ONCE L R Bottom.gif - Displays a Scrolling GIF only once across the screen
    SCROLL ONCE L R Middle.gif - Displays a Scrolling GIF only once across the screen
    SCROLL ONCE R L Bottom.gif - Displays a Scrolling GIF only once across the screen
    SCROLL ONCE R L Middle.gif - Displays a Scrolling GIF only once across the screen
    SCROLL R L Bottom.gif - Displays a Scrolling GIF
    SCROLL R L Fast.png - Displays a Scrolling PNG
    SCROLL R L Middle.gif - Displays a Scrolling GIF
    SCROLL R L Slow.png - Displays a Scrolling PNG
    Jump Out L.png - Jumping out animation on left side
    Jump Out R.png - Jumping out animation on right side
    Jump Out Smooth L- Jumping out animation on left side smoothly
    Jump Out Smooth R- Jumping out animation on right side smoothly
    SCROLL L R Bottom Fast.png - Scroll on the bottom of the screen
    SCROLL L R Bottom Slow.png - Scroll on the bottom of the screen slowly
    SCROLL R L Bottom Fast.png - Scroll on the bottom of the screen
    SCROLL R L Bottom Slow.png - Scroll on the bottom of the screen slowly
    SIDE to SIDE L.png - Slide Side to Side on the left side
    SIDE to SIDE R.png - Slide Side to Side on the right side
    SIDE to SIDE.png - Slide Side to Side

    NOTE - Any Smooth or Smoother Art does not interupt the video while loading
  • chevron_rightWHEN IN A FOLDER
    CustomFolderArt.png - Overlay behind when in that folder (fast and always there)
    CustomFolderArtFront.png - Overlay in front when in that folder (fast and always there)
    CustomFolderArtPulse.png - Animated Pulsing Overlay in front when in that folder (fast and always there)
  • chevron_rightXMV MOVIES
    FileName.xmv - Movie that plays when over a file
    FolderArt.xmv - Movie that plays when over a folder
    Main Background.xmv - Movie that plays in the background if no other videos are playing
  • chevron_rightSPECIAL LAUNCHERS
    Autoplay.txt - Will cue and play an album (can be video)
    Slideshow.txt - Slidshows the folder when selected
    Setting.txt - Opens the settings window
    fastopen.txt - this fast opens a folder and ignors checks for default.xbe, SNES xbe etc and makes it open alot faster
    Shutdown.txt - Shutsdown when selected
    Reboot.txt - Reboots when selected
    Small.txt - Will Display the Video in a smallerbox lower in the screen
    VISION/Small.txt (root directory) - Will forever display the Video in a smallerbox lower in the screen
    SmallMid.txt - Will Display the Video in a smallerbox in the middle of the screen
    VISION/SmallMid.txt (root directory) - Will forever display the Video in a smallerbox in the middle of the screen
    VideoNudgeLeft.txt - Will Display the Video over to the left
    VideoNudgeRight.txt -Will Display the Video over to the Right
    ARCADESD.txt - This will make the Old Arcrade core run in SD for this game
    Vert.txt - Make the Video Display Aspect for a Vertical Game
    FullScreen.txt - Will Display the Video FullScreen for use when using forced small or smallmid
    NoRotate.txt - Will Stop the Rotation of a game when Game Rotation is enabled. You may only want it for shooters
  • chevron_rightCUSTOMISABLE FOLDER
    Vision/Customisation/BackgroundMusic.mp3 - Background Music track that can be enabled
    Vision/Customisation/Main Overlay.png - The Overlay over the Screen
    Vision/Customisation/Main Background.png - The Background for the Media Screen
    Vision/Customisation/Settings Background.png - Background of the Setting Screen
    Vision/Customisation/Settings Background.xmv - Background Video of the Setting Screen or Video Screensaver

    and more
  • chevron_rightMOVIE FILE STACKING
    Movies can be stacked with -CDx
    Movie-CD1.avi
    Movie-CD2.avi
    Movie-CD3.avi
    will become Movie.avi
  • chevron_rightTO LOAD EMULATORS
    requires the Launcher Short cut file and the rom named as per the folder name....the short cut files can be found in
    - Help and ShortCuts\Emulator Launching\

    example

    F:/Games/Commodore 64/Uridium....to run the commodore 64 game in this you will require
    F:/Games/Commodore 64/Uridium/C64.txt (launcher shortcut)
    F:/Games/Commodore 64/Uridium/Uridium.zip (game)

    this is true for all cores except N64 require
    F:/Games/Nintendo 64/Mario 64....would require
    F:/Games/Nintendo 64/Mario 64/N64.txt or N64HD.txt
    Mario 64.zip (game)
    CoinOPS\RomsN64\Gamename.zip0 boots 1964-510 (Core 1964)
    CoinOPS\RomsN64\Gamename.zip1 boots 1964-531 (Core 1964)
    CoinOPS\RomsN64\Gamename.zip2 boots 1964-560 (Core 1964)
    CoinOPS\RomsN64\Gamename.zip3 boots 1964-612 (Core 1964)
    CoinOPS\RomsN64\Gamename.zip4 boots 1964-510SD (Core 1964)
    CoinOPS\RomsN64\Gamename.zip5 boots UltraHLE (Core Project64)
    CoinOPS\RomsN64\Gamename.zip6 boots Pj64-510 (Core Project64)
    CoinOPS\RomsN64\Gamename.zip7 boots Pj64-531 (Core Project64)
    CoinOPS\RomsN64\Gamename.zip8 boots Pj64-560 (Core Project64)
    CoinOPS\RomsN64\Gamename.zip9 boots Pj64-612 (Core Project64)
    CoinOPS\RomsN64\Gamename.zip10 boots UltraHLE (Core UltraHLE)

    Amiga Require
    F:/Games/Amiga/IK....would require
    F:/romsconsoles/IK.zip

    Atari XL Require
    F:/Games/Atari XL/AXL_Gremlins....would require
    F:/romsconsoles/OldConsoles/AXL_Gremlins.zip

    DOS Require
    F:/Games/DOS/Warcraft....would require
    F:/romsDOS/Warcraft/Warcraft.zip

    Doom2 and Killer Insticts require

    Doom2.txt and VISION/DoomWADS/Doom2.wad
    KI1.txt or KI2.txt and VISION/KI1/filled VISION/KI2/filled

    and PSX which must be

    PSX.txt will launch
    F:/Games/Tekken/Tekken.bin

    PSX.bin will launch
    F:/Games/Tekken/Tekken.bin

    PSX.img will launch
    F:/Games/Tekken/Tekken.img

    also Arcades require
    ARCADE.txt with galaga written in it and then galaga.zip in VISION/RomsOldCore/ folder

    also Final Burn CPS2 NEO GEO and Psykio requires a folder with a file called
    FBA.txt with game=sfa3 written in it and then SFA3.zip in VISION/Roms/ folder

    Note alot of Arcade games can run in FBA or oldmamecore....also they might want the default keymap changing

    lots lots more.......
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