The Amiga 300 is officially a model that doesn’t exist. You won’t find it on any old adverts, in a museum, or on the shelf of your collection. Or will you? There is a chance you have one, but you just don’t realise. As one has just come into the Pure Amiga workshop for a bit of refurbishment, we thought it an ideal time to find out a bit more about it.
We decided to answer the question nobody was asking: What would the “perfect” Amiga 2000 look like? Oh, but then we threw a load of rules in too. Join us as we take a trip through the late 80s.
Accelerator prices are climbing faster than ever, but at the same time powerful multicore chips are in every room of the house. Let’s take a look at a project that aims to marry these two facts together
Pure Amiga recently gained a new machine to the collective collection, in the shape of an Amiga 4000. It formed part of a bulk collection made by Phil, and although I’m lucky enough to own one it was still a gap in his retro portfolio so space was made, it all worked first time and that’s the end of this post.
Somewhere deep in every landfill site, an A500+ sits with rotting food waste smeared into the keyboard, many miles away from where it last enjoyed a game of Monkey Island or played a few music modules. Step in, the A500++
The year is 1994, and Pure Amiga is born out of a collision between something old, and something new. In a world where Amiga magazines were all paper, here’s how Pure Amiga broke the mould.