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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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First looks at the DDI5 for Amstrad CPC 464

Introduction Anyone who is active in the Amstrad scene today should be aware of the myriad of 3rd party retro hardware available today for their Amstrad CPC’s, and the DDI interfaces from Piotr Bugaj (Zaxon) are no exception. He has … Continue reading

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Video: First looks at the CPCuiTape for Amstrad CPC

Introduction I blogged about the CPCuiTape here and you can now watch a video where I connect it up and try it out, please check it out and give me a like (and subscribe :p)  

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A quick look at the CPCuiTape

Introduction It’s amazing the number of active hardware projects available for the CPC computers today, we are literally spoiled for choice and there are some very clever people out there designing new hardware toys for us to play with. One … Continue reading

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