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New computers added . . .
« on: July 06, 2008, 10:15:30 PM »
I have hit the magic 20 systems mark - just need to add the pictures to most of them!  >:(

I have got another 5 or so written up - there will be loads more to come! keep a look out for new machines!

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Re: New computers added . . .
« Reply #1 on: July 06, 2008, 10:37:50 PM »
Just added pictures to Commodore +4, Commodore 128 and Commodore Amiga 500!
Im still working on it . . .

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Re: New computers added . . .
« Reply #2 on: July 07, 2008, 07:10:17 PM »
Excellent

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Re: New computers added . . .
« Reply #3 on: July 08, 2008, 10:34:40 PM »
10:35 - Im off to bed - Im knackered - Just written/typed up another 15 or so computers/consoles!!!

Some of them will be online tomorrow! Still need to take a tonne of pictures! I will get there!!!

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Re: New computers added . . .
« Reply #4 on: July 09, 2008, 12:05:11 AM »
Well done indeed :)

I may be able to help with some of the technical info if i may (especially the Amiga :D)

My friend TheCorfiot from EAB sent me the A500 users Manual, it has a lot of technical drawings and data, I am intending to scan this manual anyway I can make it available online for RCM when its done :)

It has some nice exploded diagrams of the A500 almost Living Room Poster worthy.... if i could ever get it past my wife :D

Ooo btw, the A500 can actually have 10.5MB of Ram without Accelerator. this is Divided as 1MB Chip 1.5MB Slow and 8MB FAST, OR depending on the Agnus revision, 2MB chip, 512K slow and 8MB Fast :)

I could most likely bore you with more details ... infact I probably already have done... LOL
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Re: New computers added . . .
« Reply #5 on: July 09, 2008, 08:06:38 AM »
@Zetr0,
Firstly thanks for the praise!
Secondly thanks for joining!
and thirdly - yes your technical knowledge is invaluable (as is everybody elses), if you spot anything wrong or wish to assist me - please do so, start a new thread if you want and we can take it from there!
I will amend the A500 details, thanks for that!

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Re: New computers added . . .
« Reply #6 on: July 10, 2008, 07:41:49 PM »
Righty - again . . .

We now have 35 computers/consoles in the museum database, over half need pictures - which hopefully I will sort this weekend!

Looking good - I hope - still quite a bit to come . . .

Andy
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Re: New computers added . . .
« Reply #7 on: July 10, 2008, 08:47:50 PM »
Yes, this is really great :)

Once the pictures are there it will be greater still, but seriously good work in getting these systems online.

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Re: New computers added . . .
« Reply #8 on: July 10, 2008, 09:51:24 PM »
@DrewPee

Is there a list of "Needed" or "To Get" systems for the museum ? I can always have a look out, my friend Yorkie on OldSkool has a Ton of old retr0-kit, i can always ask :D
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Re: New computers added . . .
« Reply #9 on: July 10, 2008, 09:55:40 PM »
Zetr0,
Yeah there is . . . these are some of the bits we would love if anybody has them lying about . . . donations are very welcome . . .

Any of the Atari 8 bit machines (400, 800 etc.), Amstrad CPC664, 6128 and GX4000!, Commodore CDTV, Commodore 1500, 3000, 4000 and 4000T!, Sega MegaCD, Nintendo Virtua(l) Boy, MGT Sam Coupe, Acorn Atom, Oric Atmos and Oric 1, Dragon 32 and 64, Philips Videopac, any old pong type games, etc etc etc etc . crikey didnt realise I needed so many - Im sure there are hundreds more! lol!

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Re: New computers added . . .
« Reply #10 on: July 11, 2008, 10:11:26 PM »
again . . .

Just added in another 11 computers/consoles - and updated several lots of pictures - I guess around half of them have photos now!
Let me know what you guys think - getting close to that 50 machines mark!!! Should be able to reach it I guess . . .

Andy
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Re: New computers added . . .
« Reply #11 on: July 12, 2008, 12:40:59 AM »
Some great work Andy!

I just had a perusal :D... .... sigh... I sooo want a gp2x.... oh well

I dug up some more info on the A600 for you

A600 Info

Memory -

2MB Chip,
4MB SRAM PCMCIA FAST, (32MB with accelerator)
(*NB PCMCIA SRAM will slow down an accelerator)

(do you include LDV's 8MB Internal Fast Ram Adapter?)


Graphics
A2024 1024x1024
additional 1280x512 in 4 colours (PAL)

Colour depths
Lowres 32/4096, 64(EHB) 4096(HAM)
Hires 16/4096
Super 4/64
A2024 4/16


Power supply
25 Watt PSU, +5 (2.5amps) ,+12 (1amp),-12 (< 1amp)


DataStorage

PCMCIA Harddisks / Compact Flash Disk devices


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that should help a bit :)...

now... back to ogling the ZX80.... ahhh such memories.....


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Re: New computers added . . .
« Reply #12 on: July 12, 2008, 11:44:40 AM »
Zetr0,
Thanks for the information - I have updated where necessary.
It is good to see somebody is actually looking at the information, that is what the website is all about really - that and to let people know what we are trying to do!

Thanks again
Andy
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Re: New computers added . . .
« Reply #13 on: July 12, 2008, 12:56:35 PM »
@DrewPee

Insofar as Amiga models go, I have to swear by the information on http://amiga.resource.cx it really is great, Although there is always http://www.amiga-hardware.com :)

I have some other information sites aswell, for things like sega models and other such like retr0 consoles, when i get some time i shall postie  some luscious linkies for your perusal :D

good work so far! :)
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Re: New computers added . . .
« Reply #14 on: July 12, 2008, 03:31:27 PM »
It's really heartwarming to see all these wonderful systems again! I could spend many happy hours looking through them.

In fact I think I will :)

Maybe I should add a << and >> to the template to make browsing them easier?
Then visitors browsing this site can flip from page to page?