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Commodore Amiga 500

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The Amiga is the fist low-end 16/32bit home computer from Commodore, it was a direct competitor to the Atari ST. The Amiga proved very successful in Europe and proved to be the best selling Amiga model. It is claimed that over 6 million Amiga 500’s were sold worldwide.

Processor Type: Motorola 68000

Processor Speed: 7.09 MHz (PAL)

RAM: 512kb (Up to 9MB using expansion)

ROM: None

Display: None – Connection to TV or Monitor using adaptors

Sound: 4 x 8bit channels

Storage: Internal 3.5″ Floppy drive and External Floppy & Hard Drive

Network: None as standard

Original Release Date: 1987

Discontinued: 1991

Cost (New in 1987): £499

Cost (In 2018 Price): £1378.83

Modifications I have performed:

General clean inside, replaced power supply with modern switch mode power supply, replaced RTC battery on 512k RAM expansion, still have some other work to carry out.

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