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Upgrading The Worlds Newest Amiga - The A500++ (3/4)

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24th October 2019 20 min

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Part 1: Unboxing the Checkmate 1500+ Case:

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Part 4: Test driving the worlds newest Amiga?: Description

The Commodore Amiga is a computer close to the hearts of many retro computer fans, but as time goes on the Amigas are dying, not least because of the dreaded Varta battery leak so common in the A500+. Today we upgrade the A500++ with some modern upgrades fitting of the build including the Vampire V2 FPGA board, USB keyboard and SD Card storage.

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