I slipped and (mostly) built an Amiga 500 #Amiga #VintageComputing @erikarn
Adrian Chadd is half way through building an Amiga 500+ replica. The goal:
New clear case
Actual floppy drive!
TF534 Accelerator, yes I am interested in FPU stuff for reasons and yes I’m sad about the 4MB of RAM but I’ll make do – terriblefire does a great job designing/building/debugging these accelerators and I’m glad they exist!
ECS Denise, also for reasons
2MB chip RAM and some slow RAM too because again why not 3.x ROMs
I need a keyboard for it, but my “donor” machines, like my “donor radios”, all now work. Hilarious.
The Amiga 500+ board wasn’t well documented for assembly, until I looked. Closer.
Well, the 8375 Agnus I acquired is a PAL one, so I guess I’m building a PAL Amiga 500+. (Which is fine as you can switch it in software after boot, but STILL.)
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