Click Here
home features news forums classifieds faqs links search
6040 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
78 crawler(s) on-line.
 12 guest(s) on-line.
 1 member(s) on-line.


 evilFrog

You are an anonymous user.
Register Now!
 evilFrog:  2 mins ago
 eliyahu:  9 mins ago
 PhantomInterrogative:  25 mins ago
 Steady:  25 mins ago
 ggw:  46 mins ago
 mac6:  1 hr 10 mins ago
 freak:  2 hrs 9 mins ago
 simplex:  2 hrs 35 mins ago
 RobertB:  2 hrs 37 mins ago
 tygre:  2 hrs 41 mins ago

/  Forum Index
   /  Classic Amiga Hardware
      /  New fantastic upgrades for CDTV coming: Warp cards!
Register To Post

PosterThread
DiskDoctor 
New fantastic upgrades for CDTV coming: Warp cards!
Posted on 31-Jan-2021 10:52:54
#1 ]
Cult Member
Joined: 3-Feb-2009
Posts: 605
From: Rzeszow, Poland

Hi there,

I decided to share here what I read in most recent Amiga Future.

The company called CS-Lab is developing its Warp line accelerators, this time, dedicated to CDTV systems.

Below one might a picture of this miracle card:



Here are the specs of the card, for A1200 though however this would remain the same:


Quote:

MC68060 CPU
256MB DDR3 RAM
RTG Graphics up to 1920x1080 resolution 32bit color and Digital Video output
16bit Audio Codec
on-board FastIDE interface
400MHz ARM co-processor
USB Host Ports
WiFi module
microSD card slot
on-board fast ROM with slots up to four Kickstart versions and burst access
on-board connector for optional flicker-fixer module (in development)


The price is aimed at ca. 500 EUR (without 060 CPU), however taking into account the breadth of features and also, the de facto lack of extension cards for CDTV, that's the great news for anyone owing a CDTV Amiga system!

I plan getting CDTV myself shortly, so I am really happy I might -- yet this year possibly -- give it such a sound upgrade!

_________________
Vampire V4 Standalone R5 + V4 BootLoader v2.5
running: AmigaOS 1.3 / 3.1 / 3.1.4.1 / 3.9, AmiKit XE, Coffin, ApollOS & AROS

 Status: Offline
Profile     Report this post  
Akiko 
Re: New fantastic upgrades for CDTV coming: Warp cards!
Posted on 31-Jan-2021 21:56:20
#2 ]
Cult Member
Joined: 26-Mar-2004
Posts: 776
From: UK

@DiskDoctor

This is very cool but Im a bit mortified they picked the CDTV over the CD32.

_________________
Amiga 4000T, CSPPC@233,50 , Amiga OS3.9 / OS4.1
Amiga 1200, Blizzard IV
CD32/SX32

 Status: Offline
Profile     Report this post  
g01df1sh 
Re: New fantastic upgrades for CDTV coming: Warp cards!
Posted on 31-Jan-2021 22:28:41
#3 ]
Super Member
Joined: 16-Apr-2009
Posts: 1708
From: UK

Great achivement but will be in very limited numbers due to the complete lack of 060 r6 CPU's.

_________________
A1200 ACA1232 128MB Indivison MkIICr
A1200 Power Tower mediator Voodoo3
RPi3 Emulating C64 ZX Atari PS BBC
Wii with Amiga emulation

 Status: Offline
Profile     Report this post  
spudmiga 
Re: New fantastic upgrades for CDTV coming: Warp cards!
Posted on 31-Jan-2021 22:58:40
#4 ]
Cult Member
Joined: 12-Dec-2002
Posts: 843
From: England, United Kingdom

@DiskDoctor

Interesting though I'd imagine the single speed CD drive of the CDTV may be something of a bottleneck

Spud.

_________________
Founder of NWAG - North West Amiga Group

Night Operations

A1200 020/28MHz + 64Mb / 4Gb CF / OS 3.1.4.1 / 1438S
A500+ / 2Mb
A600

 Status: Offline
Profile     Report this post  
x303 
Re: New fantastic upgrades for CDTV coming: Warp cards!
Posted on 1-Feb-2021 1:24:09
#5 ]
Regular Member
Joined: 19-Jan-2005
Posts: 176
From: Amsterdam

@g01df1sh

Think you only need an 060 r6 if you wanna overclock it. I guess it -should- run fine w/o an r6.

 Status: Offline
Profile     Report this post  
DiscreetFX 
Re: New fantastic upgrades for CDTV coming: Warp cards!
Posted on 1-Feb-2021 10:25:58
#6 ]
Super Member
Joined: 12-Feb-2003
Posts: 1961
From: Chicago, IL

Awesome news, I look forward to getting more information about this. I own two unexpanded CDTV systems and really love them. Ive always liked the CDTV and CD32.

_________________
Sent from my Quantum Computer.

 Status: Offline
Profile     Report this post  
Yssing 
Re: New fantastic upgrades for CDTV coming: Warp cards!
Posted on 1-Feb-2021 12:19:35
#7 ]
Super Member
Joined: 24-Apr-2003
Posts: 1034
From: Unknown

@DiskDoctor

Wow!

_________________

 Status: Offline
Profile     Report this post  
DiskDoctor 
Re: New fantastic upgrades for CDTV coming: Warp cards!
Posted on 1-Feb-2021 19:29:53
#8 ]
Cult Member
Joined: 3-Feb-2009
Posts: 605
From: Rzeszow, Poland

@Akiko

CD32 is more to gaming console, CDTV is more to "classic" classic Amiga, wrapped in an elegant, set-top case.

_________________
Vampire V4 Standalone R5 + V4 BootLoader v2.5
running: AmigaOS 1.3 / 3.1 / 3.1.4.1 / 3.9, AmiKit XE, Coffin, ApollOS & AROS

 Status: Offline
Profile     Report this post  
Rob 
Re: New fantastic upgrades for CDTV coming: Warp cards!
Posted on 2-Feb-2021 17:21:08
#9 ]
Elite Member
Joined: 20-Mar-2003
Posts: 6019
From: S.Wales

@Akiko

Terriblefire TF360.

 Status: Offline
Profile     Report this post  
Rose 
Re: New fantastic upgrades for CDTV coming: Warp cards!
Posted on 2-Feb-2021 17:30:39
#10 ]
Cult Member
Joined: 5-Nov-2009
Posts: 791
From: Unknown

@Rob

Quote:

Rob wrote:
@Akiko

Terriblefire TF360.


Won't happen, Stephen got enough of Amigans.

 Status: Offline
Profile     Report this post  
Rob 
Re: New fantastic upgrades for CDTV coming: Warp cards!
Posted on 2-Feb-2021 19:32:30
#11 ]
Elite Member
Joined: 20-Mar-2003
Posts: 6019
From: S.Wales

@Rose

Did he never release the schematics etc? I know a few boards were produced including the one Ravi demoed in a youtube video.

 Status: Offline
Profile     Report this post  
Rose 
Re: New fantastic upgrades for CDTV coming: Warp cards!
Posted on 2-Feb-2021 19:42:15
#12 ]
Cult Member
Joined: 5-Nov-2009
Posts: 791
From: Unknown

@Rob

Quote:

Rob wrote:
@Rose

Did he never release the schematics etc? I know a few boards were produced including the one Ravi demoed in a youtube video.


Nope and won't. To quote him...

"You see the thing is I would have opened up the Gerbers for the TF536 around now anyways. Everyone knew this. It was actions by a particular group of people originating from a particular country to "show me"/"teach me a lesson". Well i learned the lesson.. dont have anything to do with the Amiga community.

I am having lots of fun continuing to improve my boards for my own happiness but i do not feel any need to share these with anyone except my friends."

So yes, there are some of them in the wild but compared to that my DKB Wildfire is common and popular accelerator.

Bonus, ppl whined about him asking 15 for early run PCB's of TF536 when he tried to recoup at least some of development costs.

Last edited by Rose on 02-Feb-2021 at 07:44 PM.

 Status: Offline
Profile     Report this post  
JKD 
Re: New fantastic upgrades for CDTV coming: Warp cards!
Posted on 2-Feb-2021 21:58:59
#13 ]
Regular Member
Joined: 17-Aug-2003
Posts: 203
From: South of Heaven

@DiskDoctor

Looks great but where's the last product - Warp1260, to buy?

 Status: Offline
Profile     Report this post  
DiskDoctor 
Re: New fantastic upgrades for CDTV coming: Warp cards!
Posted on 3-Feb-2021 17:56:05
#14 ]
Cult Member
Joined: 3-Feb-2009
Posts: 605
From: Rzeszow, Poland

@JKD

You need to ask the vendor.

Or else, check out this EAB recent thread.

_________________
Vampire V4 Standalone R5 + V4 BootLoader v2.5
running: AmigaOS 1.3 / 3.1 / 3.1.4.1 / 3.9, AmiKit XE, Coffin, ApollOS & AROS

 Status: Offline
Profile     Report this post  
Akiko 
Re: New fantastic upgrades for CDTV coming: Warp cards!
Posted on 3-Feb-2021 23:17:09
#15 ]
Cult Member
Joined: 26-Mar-2004
Posts: 776
From: UK


Quote:
@Akiko CD32 is more to gaming console, CDTV is more to "classic" classic Amiga, wrapped in an elegant, set-top case.



The CD32 can be a fully fledged Amiga like any other, the SX-32 Pro and the Elsat pro modules, as well as TF accelerators prove that.

1. The CD32 is widely available and unlike the CDTV is not as rare as hens teeth.

2. The CD32 has a smaller footprint than the A600 making it the most compact classic Amiga, add the new TF riser board which includes support for wireless keyboard and HID mouse and USB wireless controller support.

3. The CD32 has a decent sized expansion bay, which likely offers better airflow for expansions compared to the A1200 and CDTV.

4. The CD32 most importantly has the AGA chipset meaning you can enjoy the full Amiga library, including those AGA games and scene demo's that most benefit from an 060 accelerator!




_________________
Amiga 4000T, CSPPC@233,50 , Amiga OS3.9 / OS4.1
Amiga 1200, Blizzard IV
CD32/SX32

 Status: Offline
Profile     Report this post  

[ 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