A Commodore Amiga 500 in a SX-64 case: the SX-500 prototype #VintageComputing #Commodore #Amiga

an Amiga 500 in a SX-64 case

Now here is a strange beast! Twitter user @awsm posts the picture above and the following:

Yes, that’s an Amiga 500 in a SX-64 case, called SX-500, apparently created by Hedley Davis back when working at Commodore. It truly was the Wild West of the computer age.

Amiga 500 in a SX-64 case, called SX-500

In the thread, Huxley Dunsany (@Huxley_D) posts a great picture (below) of the unit at the Amiga Anniversary event at the  Museum a couple years ago!

Amiga 500 in a SX-64 case, called SX-500

See this Twitter thread for more.

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