Category Archives: CPC 464

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: Fixing a loose power connector and LED on an Amstrad CPC 464

In this video I show you how I fixed a loose power connector and dead LED on a CPC 464, I also explain a brief story about why this one is coloured the way it is.

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My retro corner

This is  a short post to show what my retro corner currently looks like. I’ve setup two small desks in a corner of my office and connected two CPC computers to CTM 644 monitors. On the left is a CPC … Continue reading

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My second CPC 464

Introduction I got this grey keyed 464 in February 11th or so 2020, but never got around to posting about it here. But, better late than never 🙂 Unfortunately It wouldn’t power on at all. Dead ! The motherboard is … Continue reading

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My first CPC 464

I got my first CPC 464 on January 29th, 2020, yup, many decades after it was first released. I remember visiting my friend years ago and he had a 464, we used to spend so much time on it playing … Continue reading

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