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Amiga 500 revelation
« on: November 27, 2017, 12:04:47 PM »
After listening to David Pleasance's talk at the pre-Christmas do. He mentioned that a lot of Amiga 500's, actually contain 500+ boards, due to the high demand and lack of regular 500 boards.

So I'm guessing the only way to confirm which board is inside a 500 is by visual inspection only?

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Re: Amiga 500 revelation
« Reply #1 on: November 27, 2017, 12:33:58 PM »
I would definitely say no way externally that I can think of unless the serial numbers give it away?
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Re: Amiga 500 revelation
« Reply #2 on: November 27, 2017, 02:47:03 PM »
Aren't they the 8A motherboard?

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Re: Amiga 500 revelation
« Reply #3 on: December 07, 2017, 03:13:13 AM »
Depends if the board is fully populated, if it is then the board will have 1MB onboard, and a real time clock (and a time bomb battery).

I guess is this is true then the board would have those areas unpopulated, 512KB was too expensive to give away at the time.
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