Commodore Amiga 500

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.


Cost to me for computer £50.00

Cost to me for repairs and upgrades £50.65


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