Category Archives: Dandanator

Video: First looks at the DES (Dandanator Entertainment System) for Amstrad CPC

Introduction I’ve been using Dandanators for a few years now and I love them, their simplicity makes loading games very easy. I heard about a competing product called DES which uses the same hardware and software to work with the … 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: first looks at the 464 +

In this video I unpack a 464 + which  I bought recently, and then I attempt to connect it up, I also test it with a Dandanator Elite +. Give it a look and a like 🙂 To connect the … Continue reading

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Video: Loading Amstrad diagnostics on a Dandanator

Introduction If you’ve seen my previous blog post about loading games onto a Dandanator mini, then you are ready to also change the extra rom on the Dandanator and instead, load the new Amstrad Diagnostics from Noel’s retro lab. I … Continue reading

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First looks at the Amstrad Dandanator Elite + from Rancanuo Team

Introduction Anyone that has been reading my posts or who has seen my videos about the Dandanator Mini from HobbyRetro will know straight away how excited I was about the technology, for such a small device it delivers a whole … Continue reading

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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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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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