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A closer look at the Amstrad CPC 472 timeline

Introduction Of all the Amstrad CPC’s, the CPC 472 definitely fascinates me. Amstrad sold the CPC 464 model in Spain as elsewhere in Europe but due to local laws and added tariffs, Amstrad was forced to change how the original … Continue reading

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Video: First looks at the Dandanator Mini Dual

Introduction I blogged about the newly released Dandanator Mini Dual here, take a look at that to find out how to buy one for yourself. And now I’ve released a video showing you my device in all it’s glory, check … Continue reading

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First looks at the CPC Dandanator Mini Dual

Introduction I’ve previously looked at other DanDanator devices here and this is yet another new version from the cool guys at Rancanuo team. As you can see it’s very colourful and oozing with charm. The cases are lovingly 3d printed, … Continue reading

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Video: The saddest Amstrad CPC 464 – part 1

Introduction This poor Amstrad CPC 464 has clearly not enjoyed the best life, it’s obviously neglected, missing keys, has burn marks, paint stains, cracks, spills and more. Yet against all the odds, it has survived. This is part 1 of … Continue reading

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Video: Getting custom cartridges on your Amstrad 464 or 6128 Plus

Introduction In the video below I show you the unboxing of 8 games I got made in Cartridge format and explain where I got them, to read about it check my blog post here.

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Getting custom 3rd party cartridges for your Amstrad plus computer

Introduction I’ve spent quite a bit of time doing up my Amstrad 464 Plus lately, and I must admit, I am really taking a liking to this hardware. It looks good, feels good and it’s fast to load “Burnin Rubber” … Continue reading

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Video: Connecting a 464 Plus to an external LCD

Introduction In this video I show you what cable you need to connect up your 464 Plus (or 6128 Plus) to an external LCD, the advantage of this is to take up much less space on your desk and also … Continue reading

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Video: Cleaning up a dirty Amstrad 464 plus

Introduction I got this 464 plus (my first ever plus model) back in May 2021 and while it looked OK in reality it needed a good clean, that became very apparent as soon as I took it apart, loads of … Continue reading

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Introducing the ‘Just CPC 2’ for Amstrad CPC 464

Introduction I ordered the Just CPC 2 from SellMyRetro some time ago and it turned up relatively quickly considering it was built by hand. It was nicely packaged, and more importantly it was very nicely wrapped with loads of protective … Continue reading

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Video: First looks at the DDI5 for Amstrad CPC 464

Introduction I blogged about the DDI5 here and I wanted to also do a video showing the capabilities and challenges I had with the device, please check it out and subscribe if you haven’t already. The comments on the video … Continue reading

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