Monthly Archives: February 2021

Loading games onto an Amstrad CPC Dandanator

Introduction I got my Dandanator mini a few weeks ago and already it’s helped me diagnose faulty RAM on one of my CPC 664’s. It came pre-loaded with some games but I’d like to understand how to re-program it with … Continue reading

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Video: Reviving a dead Amstrad CPC 664 – The Egyptian mummy

Introduction I bought this CPC 664 from ebay, it looked nice but it was advertised as “for parts or not working”. It came from Cairo in Egypt as was evident from the dust all over the motherboard and inside… As … Continue reading

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Ram tests and more with the Dandanator from Hobby Retro

Introduction I’ve heard a lot about the Dandanator from various websites so decided to get myself one. This device is designed by a very clever guy called Daniel Leon and is available as an open source project for anyone to … Continue reading

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