|[Forum] MicroAmiga available in October.||ANN.lu|
|Posted on 28-Aug-2004 19:07 GMT by drHirudo||126 comments|
After some delay, the first Next generation Amiga at affordable |
price will be available at the dealers in start of October. More info is Here
The suggested end user price for these boards is as follows:
µ-A1-C - gbp349/euro499/USD599 (ex VAT/sales tax)
µ-A1-I - gbp399/euro599/USD699 (ex VAT/sales tax)
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|MicroAmiga available in October. : Comment 22 of 126||ANN.lu|
|Posted by Darrin on 29-Aug-2004 04:50 GMT|
|In reply to Comment 21 (JoannaK):|
>I could seriously consider one for 50£ (or even 100), but because that's not
>what you want to hear so let's just pretend you didn't hear that :)
LOL. If they were only £50 then I'd probably buy you one as a gift to make up for some of the nasty things I've said to you ;-)
>And... To me, Commodore C64 was *THE* machne I really wanted, and I purchased
>it years before Amiga was even made.
I'm not going to argue with you there. The first computer I used was an old PET, then I bought (well, my parents did) a VIC-20, then a C-64, a C-128 and then onto the Amigas (2000, 1500, 1200 (x2), CD32, 3000)...
>But there seems to be extremely elementary mistake in your line of thought.
>Those good old times and nostagic feelings have *NOTHING* to do with this
>new 'Amiga' they are trying to sell.
As some people point out, it has The Name and it has OS4 which is a direct upgrade from the classic OS.
>This 'New Amiga' ain't even near reachng same level of greatness old machines
>were, it simply has no innovation, no envelope pushin
What does these days? We see things like Firewire come along which can go on any machine, USB 1.1 to USB 2.0, Graphics cards improving (again, for any machine). What sort of "innovation" are you lookin for? Short of throwing away the whole desktop computer design and replacing it with a chip-in-the-brain machine, we're not going to see any real breathtaking innovations anytime soon for any platform.
>(ok. it can epmty one's wallet in record breaking time), no real adwantage
> over competition.
LOL. That's true for any computer platform. I hate to think how much I spend in any given 12 months on computer hardware and software.
The fact is, that even though my classic Amigas and WinUAE are good enough to satisfy my "nostalgic cravings", I want to see a modern Amiga OS running on some decent hardware and I'm prepared to support a company that's trying to do this. We should all have a charity to support. Mine is Amiga Inc ;-)
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