A new episode of the 10 Minute Amiga Retro Cast is now available. In this episode: An upgrade for the Commodore CDTV with memory, keyboard, mouse and a SCSI Hard disk.
2022-09-23 - 12:14:00 - Week: 38 - Item number: 10585 - Category: Amiga, Hardware
You can now watch a new video from the Arctic retro YouTube channel. In this video the built and use of a keyboard tester that was developed by Sven Petersen.
2022-09-23 - 12:13:00 - Week: 38 - Item number: 10584 - Category: Commodore, Hardware
You can now watch a new video from the Dave Poo 2 YouTube-channel. In this video Dave compares the ARMSID, Nano SwinSID and the MOS 6581 Sound Chips for the Commodore C64 computer.
2022-09-23 - 12:12:00 - Week: 38 - Item number: 10583 - Category: C64, Hardware
Paul Gardner-Stephen is working on a FPGA version of the Commodore C65. His goal is to make an 8-bit computer for the 21st century. Most recent updates: More development on the MEGAphone with a new PCB.
2022-09-16 - 12:16:00 - Week: 37 - Item number: 10566 - Category: 8-Bit NextGen, Hardware
The AmigaONE X5000 is the latest PowerPC based computer developed by A-EON Technology. The features are: QorlQ P5 64-bit PowerPC - 2GHz, SATA, PCI-e, Xorro, PCI, USB, Ethernet, Serial, SD, AmigaOS 4.1, 4GB DDR3, 240 GB SSD, DVD, RadeonHD R7 240, Soundblaster live and Enhancer Software 2.1.
2022-09-16 - 12:07:00 - Week: 37 - Item number: 10557 - Category: Amiga, Hardware
You can now watch a new video from the Universe64 YouTube channel. In this video a demonstration of the prototype of the new u6510+64 C64 CPU with integrated REU 1750 (512 kB). The u6510+64 CPU is tested with the game SONIC - The Hedgehog.

More videos with the u6510+64 CPU.
2022-09-09 - 12:22:00 - Week: 36 - Item number: 10549 - Category: C64, Hardware
Linus Akesson has made a Theremin for the Commodore C64 computer. The Theremin is one of the earliest electronic instruments. It's played by moving one's hands in front of two antennas: One controls pitch and the other controls volume.
2022-09-09 - 12:20:00 - Week: 36 - Item number: 10547 - Category: C64, Hardware
Retrohax has written a blog about building and installing the "Mechboard64", a mechanical keyboard, in a Commodore C64 computer.
2022-09-09 - 12:17:00 - Week: 36 - Item number: 10544 - Category: C64, Hardware
Brian Seeley started a gofundme campaign to build new keyboards for the Commodore C128D computer. Many C128D computers are available without keyboards, and existing computers would benefit from having new keyboards available if needed.
2022-09-09 - 12:14:00 - Week: 36 - Item number: 10541 - Category: C128(D), Hardware
Chris Edwards Restoration has made a new video. In this video he installed the new CDTV RGB2HDMI that gives you 2 DB9 mouse / game ports, a rom switcher and HDMI video out.
2022-09-09 - 12:10:00 - Week: 36 - Item number: 10537 - Category: Amiga, Hardware
Niklas Ekström developed an Amiga parallel port to SPI adapter. With this adapter you can connect many devices to the Amiga computer, for example a SD-card module.
2022-09-09 - 12:04:00 - Week: 36 - Item number: 10531 - Category: Amiga, Hardware
A new video from GadgetUK164. In this video he installs ZIF IC-sockets and a new modulator in a Commodore C64 computer.
2022-09-09 - 12:03:00 - Week: 36 - Item number: 10530 - Category: C64, Hardware
Keir Fraser has released updates for the Greaseweazle hardware. The recent changes are: Support for ibm.800, ibm.2880 and *.MGT formats.
2022-09-09 - 12:02:00 - Week: 36 - Item number: 10529 - Category: Amiga, Hardware
Sidekick64 is a versatile software-defined cartridge for the C64, C128, C16, Plus/4 and VIC20. It uses a Raspberry Pi 3A+/3B+/Zero2 to emulate memory expansions, sound devices, freezers, and many other things. Recent additions are: a MOD/YM/WAVpPlayer (up to 48kHz stereo with dual SID-setups), improved low-latency HDMI-audio output for SID-/FM-/MIDI-emulation, added YM3526/OPL sample playing emulation, more configurability (TFT logos), and a bunch of minor improvements.
2022-09-02 - 12:19:00 - Week: 35 - Item number: 10526 - Category: Commodore, Hardware
SIDKick is a versatile sound device for C64s and C128s: it serves as a drop-in replacement for the SID 6581/8580, and at the same time provides Sound Expander-emulation (Yamaha OPL-based FM sound), a MIDI interface and can control LED stripes. It uses a Teensy 4.1 and makes no compromises with regard to quality: the emulation is based on reSID and fmOPL. It also comes with a few extras such as built-in configuration tool and PRG launcher. Recent updates add YM3526/OPL digi/sample playing emulation and some optimizations/bugfixes.
2022-09-02 - 12:17:00 - Week: 35 - Item number: 10524 - Category: C64, Hardware
A new YouTube video from Jan Beta. In this video: Jan is building an Amiga A500 motherboard in a Checkmate 1500 Plus desktop computer-case.
2022-09-02 - 12:01:00 - Week: 35 - Item number: 10508 - Category: Amiga, Hardware
Holger Weßling wrote a book about the THEA500 Mini. In this book: technical information about the console, fascinating facts, interviews with key personnel. And a huge amount of information about the built-in games.
2022-08-26 - 12:19:00 - Week: 34 - Item number: 10506 - Category: Amiga, Hardware
Tynemouth Software has written a blog about the new dual joystick interface from "The Future Was 8 bit" for the Commodore PET computer.
2022-08-12 - 12:05:00 - Week: 32 - Item number: 10451 - Category: KIM-1, PET, CBM, Hardware
You can now watch a new video from the Alleged_Geek YouTube channel. In this video the build of a joystick adapter for the Commodore C16, C116 and Plus/4.
2022-08-12 - 12:03:00 - Week: 32 - Item number: 10449 - Category: C16, C116, Plus/4, Hardware
A new video from GadgetUK164. In this video an Amiga AT Bus Clone (IDE Zorro II Card) - Build & Test.
2022-08-05 - 12:14:00 - Week: 31 - Item number: 10437 - Category: Amiga, Hardware
The A-Pet 500 is a metal case for an Amiga 500 computer in the shape of a Commodore PET computer. You can see an update of the project in this YouTube video.
2022-08-05 - 12:10:00 - Week: 31 - Item number: 10433 - Category: Amiga, Hardware
A new YouTube video from Randy Rossi is now available. In this video Randi shows the recent updates of his hardware replacement for the VIC-II chip in the Commodore C64.
2022-08-05 - 12:09:00 - Week: 31 - Item number: 10432 - Category: C64, Hardware
Retrohax has written a blog about building a brand new Amiga 2000 computer. You can now look at part 4 of the project in his blog.
2022-08-05 - 12:06:00 - Week: 31 - Item number: 10429 - Category: Amiga, Hardware
Tynemouth Software has written a blog about replacing the original 4-pin power supply connector with a 7-pin connector (VIC20 / C64).
2022-08-05 - 12:04:00 - Week: 31 - Item number: 10427 - Category: C16, C116, Plus/4, Hardware
Niklas Ekström developed a new interface to connect a Raspberry Pi to the Amiga clock-port. The A314 software has been adapted to this interface so that it is possible to run services such as a314fs and the SANA-II network driver.
2022-08-05 - 12:02:00 - Week: 31 - Item number: 10425 - Category: Amiga, Hardware
Keir Fraser has released updates for the Greaseweazle hardware. The recent changes are: Improvements for gw read, gw convert and fallback. Support for Kryoflux info block.
2022-08-05 - 12:00:00 - Week: 31 - Item number: 10423 - Category: Commodore, Hardware
SID-Device is a cross-platform Network SID Device, developed by Wilfred Bos, that emulates the Commodore C64 sound chip, a.k.a. SID chip (6581/8580). It runs in a local network or on your own machine.

A new version of ACID 64 Player Pro.
2022-07-29 - 12:19:00 - Week: 30 - Item number: 10422 - Category: C64, Hardware
Dave Luna had an old not working Commodore PET 64 computer. He decided to make it into a docking station for a modern computer. He added a TFT screen, USB hub, DisplayLink adapter to the PET 64, and an Arduino for the connection with the PET 64 keyboard.
2022-07-29 - 12:13:00 - Week: 30 - Item number: 10416 - Category: KIM-1, PET, CBM, Hardware
Nick Bild developed another hardware project for the Commodore C64 computer. This time he connects a C64-themed smartwatch that wirelessly syncs data to your Commodore C64 computer.
2022-07-29 - 12:11:00 - Week: 30 - Item number: 10414 - Category: C64, Hardware
Tynemouth Software has developed a new ROM cartridge for the Commodore VIC20 computer. This cartridge can be used as a 8, 16 or 32 kB ROM cartridge. The ROM can be configured in the Blocks 1,2,3 or 5.
2022-07-29 - 12:02:00 - Week: 30 - Item number: 10405 - Category: VIC-20, Hardware
The Manticore is a V4+ accelerator for the Amiga A600 computer. The features are: Apollo 68080 AMMX, Maggie3D, 512 MB DDR3, AGA (12 MB Chipmem), SuperAGA, RTG, 1280x720, Audio: 8/16-bit, 56 kHz, 24-bit, 8 voices, FastIDE controller (CompactFlash), 2x USB, Ethernet RJ45 and microSD.
2022-07-22 - 12:19:00 - Week: 29 - Item number: 10401 - Category: Amiga, Hardware
Maciej Witkowiak developed a 256 kB RAM expansion MMU daughterboard for the Commodore C128 computer. This RAM expansion can be plugged into the U7 socket of a C128(D) or C128DCR computer. This expansion is based on a project by Marko Mäkelä and Pekka Pessi.
2022-07-22 - 12:17:00 - Week: 29 - Item number: 10399 - Category: C128(D), Hardware
Keir Fraser has released updates for the Greaseweazle hardware. The recent changes are: Support for new IMG formats: ibm.1680, ibm.dmf, akai.800, akai.1600, ensoniq.800 and ensoniq.1600. Improvements for FM/MFM.
2022-07-22 - 12:03:00 - Week: 29 - Item number: 10385 - Category: Commodore, Hardware
A new episode of the 10 Minute Amiga Retro Cast is now available. In this episode: A review of the new accelerator, the Tsunami A1230, for the Amiga 1200 computer.
2022-07-15 - 12:17:00 - Week: 28 - Item number: 10379 - Category: Amiga, Hardware
A new YouTube video from Wolfgang Kierdorf is now available. In this episode Wolfgang is building the 1541ToPET interface that allows you to connect a Commodore 1541 to a Commodore PET computer.
2022-07-15 - 12:12:00 - Week: 28 - Item number: 10374 - Category: KIM-1, PET, CBM, Hardware
The GottaGoFastRAMZ3 is a 256MB Autoconfig Fast RAM for the Amiga 3000/4000 computer. This RAM expansion is developed by Matt Harlum.
2022-07-15 - 12:03:00 - Week: 28 - Item number: 10365 - Category: Amiga, Hardware
Retrohax has written a blog about replacing old ROM chips with a more modern ROM chip with the help of an adapter. The original design is from Nicolas Welte and is now available as a DIY kit.
2022-07-15 - 12:00:00 - Week: 28 - Item number: 10362 - Category: Commodore, Hardware
ZuluSCSI is a SCSI to SD-card interface. The ZuluSCSI can emulate a SCSI (1 &2) hard disk or CD-ROM drive and stores the data on a SD-card.
2022-07-08 - 12:05:00 - Week: 27 - Item number: 10347 - Category: Commodore, Hardware
You can now watch a new YouTube video from Steve Guidi. In this video Steve talks about building a replica of an Commodore 1581 disk drive.
2022-07-01 - 12:06:00 - Week: 26 - Item number: 10328 - Category: Commodore, Hardware
UNI-joy started a Kickstarter campaign to make the UNITHOR. A brand new joystick for retro computers.
2022-07-01 - 12:05:00 - Week: 26 - Item number: 10327 - Category: Commodore, Hardware
The company My Retro Computer Ltd started a Kickstarter campaign for the Commodore 64x. The features are: 8 different colours, USB 3.0, HDMI, Wi-Fi, 8GB RAM, 512GB HDD, Ethernet and Bluetooth.
2022-06-24 - 12:19:00 - Week: 25 - Item number: 10321 - Category: C64, Hardware
A new episode of the 10 Minute Amiga Retro Cast is now available. In this episode: The Newtek Digiview for the Amiga computer.
2022-06-24 - 12:14:00 - Week: 25 - Item number: 10316 - Category: Amiga, Hardware
Chuck Hutchins made a new video about retro computers. This time he is adding HDMI to a Commodore PET computer.
2022-06-24 - 12:11:00 - Week: 25 - Item number: 10313 - Category: KIM-1, PET, CBM, Hardware
A new YouTube video from Wolfgang Kierdorf is now available. In this episode Wolfgang is building the PET DISK MAX v2.0 by Michael Hill. It enables you to load files via SD card or internet onto the Commodore PET.
2022-06-24 - 12:06:00 - Week: 25 - Item number: 10308 - Category: KIM-1, PET, CBM, Hardware
A new YouTube video from Ravi Abbott is now available. In this video Ravi talks about the Amiga related hardware that is available in the year 2022.
2022-06-17 - 12:17:00 - Week: 24 - Item number: 10299 - Category: Amiga, Hardware
Tynemouth Software has written a blog about creating Commodore tapes for the Datassette.
2022-06-17 - 12:14:00 - Week: 24 - Item number: 10296 - Category: Commodore, Hardware
A new episode of the 10 Minute Amiga Retro Cast is now available. In this episode: The RAMesses 2MB CHIP RAM board from Andrew Hutchings.
2022-06-17 - 12:02:00 - Week: 24 - Item number: 10284 - Category: Amiga, Hardware
The PiStorm600 is a Amiga 600 compatible rework of the original PiStorm Rev. B board. When installed it disables the onboard CPU and allows the CPU emulator that is running on the Pi (Mushashi or Emu68) to take over.
2022-06-10 - 12:09:00 - Week: 23 - Item number: 10269 - Category: Amiga, Hardware
A new video from GadgetUK164. In this video a replacement for the 8701 chip in the Commodore C64 computer.
2022-06-10 - 12:05:00 - Week: 23 - Item number: 10265 - Category: C64, Hardware
A new episode from the Amiga Retro YouTube channel is now available. In this episode the ACA 1234 68030 accelerator card for the Amiga 1200 computer.
2022-06-10 - 12:04:00 - Week: 23 - Item number: 10264 - Category: Amiga, Hardware

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