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hardware Classic   hardware Classic : A500Flash - new Kickstart switcher
   posted by Spidi on 23-Feb-2016 16:19:13 (1377 reads)
A500Flash is a Kickstart switcher allowing Flash-memory reprogramming. The device should be installed inside the Amiga A500/A500+/A2000.

The design of Flash memory chips being used in our product enables loading another Kickstart image by running additional software on the same Amiga computer and subsequent switching between available ROM images by holding down CTRL+A+A keys.






A500Flash 5k
- designed for Amiga A500/A500+/A2000 models,
- comes with 512kB of built-in Flash memory,
- support for 512kB ROM images only the primary ones,
- switching between available Kickstart images by holding down CTRL+A+A keys for about 3 seconds,
- original ROM chip required,
- PCB boards installation in place of original ROM and Gary chip,
- Flash chips programming using native Amiga OS software,
- included software requires Amiga OS 1.3+


A500Flash 1M
- designed for Amiga A500/A500+/A2000 models,
- comes with 1MB of built-in Flash memory,
- support for 1MB ROM images - standard and extended ROM images,
- switching between available Kickstart images by holding down CTRL+A+A keys for about 3 seconds,
- original ROM chip required,
- PCB boards installation in place of original ROM and Gary chip,
- Flash chips programming using native Amiga OS software,
- included software requires Amiga OS 1.3+
    

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Templario 
Re: A500Flash - new Kickstart switcher
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And prices?

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Brian 
Re: A500Flash - new Kickstart switcher
Posted on 27-Feb-2016 12:34:18
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From: Sweden

Sad there isn't an A600 version of this... would love to have one in both my A600 and A500 instead of conventional rom switchers who take up alot of space (esp. in the A600).


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