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Amiga 4000.. the Holy Grail of Amiga Computing

Submitted by binaryvalue on Mon, 07/11/2022 - 09:26

 

Released in October 1992 by Commodore, Amiga 4000 is the last and most powerful Amiga computer ever built. Featuting a 32-bit architecture and AGA graphics (24-bit), A4000 offers access to the full library of Amiga software. The computer is highly upgradeable and that includes accelerators, memory, CD-Rom drives, graphics, network, and audio cards, and even a 486 card for running old IBM PC software..

Amiga 2000.. a TV Star among us

Submitted by binaryvalue on Wed, 06/01/2022 - 13:08

 Released in March 1987, the Commodore Amiga 2000 is a multi-featured business machine based on the MC68000 CPU. The A2000 features OCS hardware graphics, PCM stereo sound, multitasking, and a GUI. The model was discontinued in 1991, shortly after Commodore released the Amiga 3000. The A2000 is a very expandable computer and the first Amiga with a Zorro II bus. It was designed with an open architecture, something that led several government organizations, such as NASA, to use it for various tasks.

Amiga 3000.. the 'Dream Machine'

Submitted by binaryvalue on Fri, 05/27/2022 - 07:46

Released in mid-1990, the Commodore Amiga 3000 is a 32-bit high-end business machine featuring the MC68030, ECS graphics, a revision of the AmigaOS, and a standard VGA output. A3000 is fully compatible with old Amigas and can be seen as the ‘dream machine’ of every Amiga user, the only con is that it can’t run AGA software.

Amiga 1200.. the Home Micro of the Future!

Submitted by binaryvalue on Thu, 05/26/2022 - 08:22

 

Released in October 1992, Amiga 1200 was sold for £399 in the UK and $599 in the United States. A1200 was one of the best home micros of all time featuring 24-bit graphics, a 32-bit architecture, and the new 3.0/3.1 operating system. The computer was in production even after Commodore’s demise, until 1996.

Amiga CD32

Submitted by binaryvalue on Wed, 05/25/2022 - 14:51

The Commodore Amiga CD32 is a 32-bit game console released in September of 1993 in Europe. It was also released in Canada, Australia, and Brazil. Initially, the system sold well in Europe, and managed to gain a 50% share of the UK’s CD-ROM-based market. Later, 30,000 CD32 units, that were produced to be sold in the US, were seized in the Philippines due to a lawsuit. This was devastating news for Commodore’s fragile cash flows. The console was discontinued in April, 1994.

Atari Falcon 030.. the Talented Home Micro!

Submitted by binaryvalue on Mon, 05/23/2022 - 14:20

Released in 1992, Falcon 030 was Atari's last computer. Falcon was well ahead of its time by featuring the 32-bit 68030, the powerful 56001 DSP from Motorola, 24-bit graphics, and 8 stereo PCM channels (50 kHz ). Falcon was more expensive than its main competitor Amiga 1200 and sold not too many units.