Click Here
home features news forums classifieds faqs links search
6048 members 
Amiga Q&A /  Free for All /  Emulation /  Gaming / (Latest Posts)
Login

Nickname

Password

Lost Password?

Don't have an account yet?
Register now!

Support Amigaworld.net
Your support is needed and is appreciated as Amigaworld.net is primarily dependent upon the support of its users.
Donate

Menu
Main sections
Home
Features
News
Forums
Classifieds
Links
Downloads
Extras
OS4 Zone
IRC Network
AmigaWorld Radio
Newsfeed
Top Members
Amiga Dealers
Information
About Us
FAQs
Advertise
Polls
Terms of Service
Search

IRC Channel
Server: irc.amigaworld.net
Ports: 1024,5555, 6665-6669
SSL port: 6697
Channel: #Amigaworld
Channel Policy and Guidelines

Who's Online
15 crawler(s) on-line.
 12 guest(s) on-line.
 0 member(s) on-line.



You are an anonymous user.
Register Now!
 bhabbott:  7 mins ago
 OlafS25:  32 mins ago
 ArtRom:  36 mins ago
 Ratta:  45 mins ago
 Musashi5150:  48 mins ago
 Rob:  1 hr 14 mins ago
 MEGA_RJ_MICAL:  4 hrs 12 mins ago
 ggw:  5 hrs 55 mins ago
 DiscreetFX:  5 hrs 57 mins ago
 dframeli:  6 hrs 20 mins ago

/  Forum Index
   /  Amiga Inc. offshoot
      /  The New Commodore Amiga 500x and Commodore 64x
Register To Post

Goto page ( Previous Page 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | 19 | 20 | 21 | 22 | 23 | 24 | 25 Next Page )
PosterThread
Manu 
Re: The New Commodore Amiga 500x and Commodore 64x
Posted on 19-Oct-2010 8:11:50
#321 ]
Super Member
Joined: 4-Feb-2004
Posts: 1561
From: Unknown

Welcome Digitex.

The design looks good. But please fix the perspective on the pictures it's not the correct one.

http://www.commodoreusa.net/i//Assem7.jpg http://www.commodoreusa.net/i//Assem8.jpg
http://www.commodoreusa.net/i//Assem9.jpg
http://www.commodoreusa.net/i//Assem10.jpg

_________________
AmigaOS or MorphOS on x86 would sell orders of magnitude more than the current,
hardware-intensive solutions. And they'd go faster.-- D.Haynie

 Status: Offline
Profile     Report this post  
Manu 
Re: The New Commodore Amiga 500x and Commodore 64x
Posted on 19-Oct-2010 8:16:13
#322 ]
Super Member
Joined: 4-Feb-2004
Posts: 1561
From: Unknown

@eliyahu

Quote:

eliyahu wrote:
@T-J

Quote:
Does this look familiar?

wow. that's some 'customization,' there.

in all seriousness the only thing they bring to the table is the brand and the case/keyboard and despite the hyperbole from leo and sudden new forum members, i think most of us were expecting that. i still think people will be interested, though. if it doesn't look horribly cheap at launch, they'll probably sell quite a few.

-- eliyahu


It's quite what I expected. I did not expect them to make their own motherboard (Thank God). The case has to be seen live before one can judge that but overall design is also what I expected and certainly not worse. I hope they can sell a few to break even so that maybe in the future we can have custom Amiga cases too, then it's up to you what you put in them (SAM or whatever). CUSA already said the cases could be bought standalone.

_________________
AmigaOS or MorphOS on x86 would sell orders of magnitude more than the current,
hardware-intensive solutions. And they'd go faster.-- D.Haynie

 Status: Offline
Profile     Report this post  
WolfToTheMoon 
Re: The New Commodore Amiga 500x and Commodore 64x
Posted on 19-Oct-2010 8:23:54
#323 ]
Super Member
Joined: 2-Sep-2010
Posts: 1341
From: CRO

@Manu

It does look really good. I like the fact it has a n-draft 802.11 which means it'll be able to stream HD video by Wi-Fi. One cable less is always a good thing
Now, the only question I'm left wondering is the issue of the localized keyboard for some smaller countries. Certainly it will not effect me since most of the stuff I write is in english.

_________________

 Status: Offline
Profile     Report this post  
djrikki 
Re: The New Commodore Amiga 500x and Commodore 64x
Posted on 19-Oct-2010 8:51:57
#324 ]
Elite Member
Joined: 22-Jun-2010
Posts: 2077
From: Grimsby, UK

Yeah looks great...

I can think of much better ways to keep an annoying door open though...

http://www.roadsidescholar.com/wp-content/uploads/2007/07/tporcupine_door_stopper-43022-330x228.jpg

_________________

 Status: Offline
Profile     Report this post  
Manu 
Re: The New Commodore Amiga 500x and Commodore 64x
Posted on 19-Oct-2010 8:58:14
#325 ]
Super Member
Joined: 4-Feb-2004
Posts: 1561
From: Unknown

@djrikki

Sometimes the "in your face" stunts you're pulling gets boring.
Just sometimes.

_________________
AmigaOS or MorphOS on x86 would sell orders of magnitude more than the current,
hardware-intensive solutions. And they'd go faster.-- D.Haynie

 Status: Offline
Profile     Report this post  
Hammer 
Re: The New Commodore Amiga 500x and Commodore 64x
Posted on 19-Oct-2010 10:52:44
#326 ]
Elite Member
Joined: 9-Mar-2003
Posts: 4635
From: Australia

@Manu

http://www.mini-itx.com/projects/c64/




http://www.mini-itx.com/projects/c64/

CBM SX64 with ITX
http://www.mini-itx.com/projects/sx64/

Last edited by Hammer on 19-Oct-2010 at 11:06 AM.

_________________
Ryzen 9 7900X, DDR5-6000 32 GB RAM, GeForce RTX 4080
Amiga 1200 (rev 1D1, KS 3.2, TF1260, 68060 @ 63 Mhz, 128 MB)
Amiga 500 (rev 6A, KS 3.2, PiStorm/RPi3a/Emu68)

 Status: Offline
Profile     Report this post  
ruben 
Re: The New Commodore Amiga 500x and Commodore 64x
Posted on 19-Oct-2010 13:15:15
#327 ]
Regular Member
Joined: 8-Mar-2003
Posts: 364
From: Portugal

@Hammer

Mini itx is great. I've been wanting to do something like this with Amiga or ZX Spectrum cases, but never really picked it up. Also my skills with soldering irons and plastic cutters are not great... I'll probably wait for C=USA or someone else to do it for me

 Status: Offline
Profile     Report this post  
eliyahu 
Re: The New Commodore Amiga 500x and Commodore 64x
Posted on 19-Oct-2010 13:37:08
#328 ]
Super Member
Joined: 3-Mar-2010
Posts: 1899
From: Waterbury, Connecticut (USA)

@Manu

Quote:
It's quite what I expected. I did not expect them to make their own motherboard (Thank God). The case has to be seen live before one can judge that but overall design is also what I expected and certainly not worse. I hope they can sell a few to break even so that maybe in the future we can have custom Amiga cases too, then it's up to you what you put in them (SAM or whatever). CUSA already said the cases could be bought standalone.

wait -- they did? ok. then it's a different story. if i can make any board into a 'commodore amiga,' then a mini-itx SAM will work just as well.

unless it's a horror show of cheap chinese plastics, i imagine they'll more than break even -- at least on the C64 're-make.'

-- eliyahu

_________________
Multicore support is still a priority

 Status: Offline
Profile     Report this post  
vision 
Re: The New Commodore Amiga 500x and Commodore 64x
Posted on 19-Oct-2010 17:50:37
#329 ]
Regular Member
Joined: 8-Jun-2005
Posts: 480
From: Unknown


Taking appart all the monstruous stupidity of this concept. The design is f*@i*g terrible that they couldn´t even come with a slot-in mechanism for the dvd instead of that CHEAP tray.

ALL IS SO PATHETIC. I think it will put the Amiga name into the biggest of ridiculous and make the tiny part of the computing world that could take a look at this because of the Amiga name bringing back some memories, to forget about any positive impression they could still reatin about the Amiga brand and concept.

What a real bad luck we have with these "companies" of ####.

Last edited by vision on 19-Oct-2010 at 07:21 PM.

 Status: Offline
Profile     Report this post  
WolfToTheMoon 
Re: The New Commodore Amiga 500x and Commodore 64x
Posted on 19-Oct-2010 17:53:04
#330 ]
Super Member
Joined: 2-Sep-2010
Posts: 1341
From: CRO

@vision

Quote:
The design is f*@i*g terrible that they couldn´t even come with a slot-in mechanism for the dvd instead of that CHEAP tray.


some info for you

Quote:
...slot or tray load DVD drive, slot or tray load Blu-ray drive...


This was posted by digitex, who is a employee of C=USA, in post #315...

so you have options.

Last edited by WolfToTheMoon on 19-Oct-2010 at 05:56 PM.

_________________

 Status: Offline
Profile     Report this post  
Wizzard_o 
Re: The New Commodore Amiga 500x and Commodore 64x
Posted on 19-Oct-2010 18:00:38
#331 ]
Cult Member
Joined: 13-Sep-2004
Posts: 701
From: UK, Northern Hemisphere, Earth, Solar System, Alpha Quadrant, The Milky-Way, Universe. 1.1.1.3.44.HP

@vision
Stage 1 - Buy a much loved brand name.
Stage 2 - Snub the existing users of said brand name and make lots of stickers
Stage 3 - Buy up a load of PC's, use stickers on them and market them to a community that doesn't want them as it cannot run the OS they are using & developing on.
Stage 4 - Profit!

Of course this only applies to OS4 & MOS operating system users.

(Okay AROS monkeys, start flinging your excrement.)

_________________
Rev 1D3 Amiga 1200, Apollo 1240 (40Mhz '040, 64MB RAM), Indivision MKII, Fast ATA MK V, Rapid Road USB, PCMCIA WIFI & OS 3.14

 Status: Offline
Profile     Report this post  
ruben 
Re: The New Commodore Amiga 500x and Commodore 64x
Posted on 19-Oct-2010 18:06:57
#332 ]
Regular Member
Joined: 8-Mar-2003
Posts: 364
From: Portugal

@vision

I also find slot loading more sexy and pratical. However many (most?) laptops and Xbox360 for example come with tray loaders and that doesn't seem to hurt their sales.

 Status: Offline
Profile     Report this post  
Manu 
Re: The New Commodore Amiga 500x and Commodore 64x
Posted on 19-Oct-2010 18:11:26
#333 ]
Super Member
Joined: 4-Feb-2004
Posts: 1561
From: Unknown

@Wizzard_o

When are you going to stop your name calling ?

_________________
AmigaOS or MorphOS on x86 would sell orders of magnitude more than the current,
hardware-intensive solutions. And they'd go faster.-- D.Haynie

 Status: Offline
Profile     Report this post  
WolfToTheMoon 
Re: The New Commodore Amiga 500x and Commodore 64x
Posted on 19-Oct-2010 18:15:12
#334 ]
Super Member
Joined: 2-Sep-2010
Posts: 1341
From: CRO

@Wizzard_o

In all fairness, it is not marketed and will not be marketed to this community, by a large part. The fact that Leo is posting here and trying to get a part of the community involved in the whole deal is only because he just happens to be a true commodore and amiga fan and a member of this site since 2003.

You don't want to buy it... fine. We get it. You still have PPC amigaONE and AmigaOS to invest in and play with, so I do not get this attitude towards C=USA. Be happy you have a choice and that amiga could possibly get vibrant and alive like it hasn't been since early 90s.

edit:typos

Last edited by WolfToTheMoon on 19-Oct-2010 at 06:25 PM.

_________________

 Status: Offline
Profile     Report this post  
WolfToTheMoon 
Re: The New Commodore Amiga 500x and Commodore 64x
Posted on 19-Oct-2010 18:50:14
#335 ]
Super Member
Joined: 2-Sep-2010
Posts: 1341
From: CRO

@ruben

And besides, who uses that anyway these days. I can't remember when I used my DVD drive the last time. I completely switched to USB memory/portable HDDs and web/wi-fi/bluetooth.

Last edited by WolfToTheMoon on 19-Oct-2010 at 06:52 PM.

_________________

 Status: Offline
Profile     Report this post  
vision 
Re: The New Commodore Amiga 500x and Commodore 64x
Posted on 19-Oct-2010 19:31:52
#336 ]
Regular Member
Joined: 8-Jun-2005
Posts: 480
From: Unknown

@WolfToTheMoon

Excuse that I didn´t read+300 posts about something that doesn´t yet exist. After many years at this forum, I am tired of endless discussions about HYPOTHETICAL situations.

BUT: You are advertising it with the tray, so it is YOUR choice. I know I can buy a slot in drive (everywhere and cheap) like for any other pc case, but this is irrelevant: The adverts are still a real shame.

Oh: and great argument that of the DVD. Of couse I still use it a lot and it was Commodore who decided to put it. If you really think it is not usefull anymore, why are they including it? sorry, go to other wolf with this bone

Last edited by vision on 19-Oct-2010 at 07:40 PM.

 Status: Offline
Profile     Report this post  
fairlanefastback 
Re: The New Commodore Amiga 500x and Commodore 64x
Posted on 20-Oct-2010 16:44:26
#337 ]
Team Member
Joined: 22-Jun-2005
Posts: 4880
From: New York, USA

@Wizzard_o

Quote:

Wizzard_o wrote:

(Okay AROS monkeys, start flinging your excrement.)


I've approved the AR on this post. This is a warning. Don't call fellow members what you did there, its insulting and unwarranted.

P.S. I see your account has 4 ARs now. You should probably think a bit more about what you write before hitting the post button.

_________________
Pegasos2 G3 running AOS 4.1 and MorphOS 2.0
Amikit user, tinkering with Icaros VM (AROS)
EFIKA owner
Amiga 1200

 Status: Offline
Profile     Report this post  
Mechanic 
Re: The New Commodore Amiga 500x and Commodore 64x
Posted on 20-Oct-2010 18:29:14
#338 ]
Elite Member
Joined: 27-Jul-2003
Posts: 2007
From: Unknown

@WolfToTheMoon

Quote:

WolfToTheMoon wrote:

You don't want to buy it... fine. We get it. You still have PPC amigaONE and AmigaOS to invest in and play with, so I do not get this attitude towards C=USA. Be happy you have a choice and that amiga could possibly get vibrant and alive like it hasn't been since early 90s.


AHhhhh, finally.

'WE get it.' ----- 'YOU still have....'

Great. Now will you please only post in those threads that have C=USA in the title.

Thank You.

 Status: Offline
Profile     Report this post  
kolla 
Re: The New Commodore Amiga 500x and Commodore 64x
Posted on 20-Oct-2010 19:09:31
#339 ]
Elite Member
Joined: 20-Aug-2003
Posts: 2419
From: Trondheim, Norway

Custom produced keyboard?

_________________
B5D6A1D019D5D45BCC56F4782AC220D8B3E2A6CC

 Status: Offline
Profile     Report this post  
WolfToTheMoon 
Re: The New Commodore Amiga 500x and Commodore 64x
Posted on 20-Oct-2010 19:15:48
#340 ]
Super Member
Joined: 2-Sep-2010
Posts: 1341
From: CRO

@kolla

Quote:
Custom produced keyboard?



here's the info on the keyboard, view post #315 by digitex for more info.

Quote:
custom designed keyboard featuring genuine Cherry key switches, steel plate construction with custom mapped key matrix and control circuit board, designed and manufactured in the USA, using 100% American parts & labor. (keyboard made by the same manufacturer as the DAS keyboard)

Last edited by WolfToTheMoon on 20-Oct-2010 at 07:16 PM.

_________________

 Status: Offline
Profile     Report this post  
Goto page ( Previous Page 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | 19 | 20 | 21 | 22 | 23 | 24 | 25 Next Page )

[ home ][ about us ][ privacy ] [ forums ][ classifieds ] [ links ][ news archive ] [ link to us ][ user account ]
Copyright (C) 2000 - 2019 Amigaworld.net.
Amigaworld.net was originally founded by David Doyle