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Old 18 September 2003, 22:57   #1
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Look what I have found

Bwahahahah!!!!

*koff* * koff* *choke*
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Old 18 September 2003, 23:28   #2
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I'm still trying to understand what is it...
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Old 18 September 2003, 23:45   #3
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I'm still trying to understand what is it...
Neither do I but it looks sexy as hell
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Old 18 September 2003, 23:59   #4
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ok what the hell ?

akire give us the source of that pic please
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Old 19 September 2003, 00:04   #5
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this is worse than the AMiga 1300 thread. What is the source Akira? Yourself?
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Old 19 September 2003, 00:14   #6
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Smile If memorey serves right its .....

.... A hoax that was no more than an external box design in one of the last issues of amiga format about the time of Jim " talksalot but does nothing " Collas { I expect to get flamed for that guys ! but quite honestly IDGARA ! }
A proposed external " TV" set top box but I won,t bother plaguerising the original article as its existance is as far as I know a myth ..... Sorry
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Old 19 September 2003, 00:15   #7
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hmmm, two usbs at the front, must of been done in the last 5 years!

and if you considered that they've only just starting to put usb sockets at the front of desktops, that brings it to the last 18 months
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Old 19 September 2003, 00:17   #8
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That is one of the last vapourware designs for a new Amiga. It was post-Walker, probably designed by Gateway. Was it the MMC? Or was it one of those set-top box designs? I can't be bothered to dig out the relevant issue of AF to find out. Anyway, it was never made.

This design was chosen from a shortlist of three to go to prototype, but only the case was ever made. AF had sketches of all three designs.
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Old 19 September 2003, 01:34   #9
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Hohooo...it's easy...
Try to save the image... you get a name... then make a search of that word with Google...
Et voila'!
http://members.lycos.co.uk/new_amiga/amigamcc
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Old 19 September 2003, 01:52   #10
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Try to save the image... you get a name... then make a search of that word with Google...
cunning!

interesting link
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Old 19 September 2003, 02:43   #11
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Yep, I saw that on Merlancia's webpage the other day. Nice case, shame about the guts. Their webpage says it should be available this month.

http://www.merlancia.com/mcc/
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Old 19 September 2003, 03:39   #12
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That's one ugly ass machine.
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Old 19 September 2003, 13:52   #13
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The was officially presented in WOA99. I was in the show and I have photos from the computer+ a few slides from the presentation that took place. I may scan them and post them here.

woodshed57, if you attended that show, you should have know that Jim Collas had a vision and was moving towards that vision. I talked to the guy at that show (I was actually chatting with him all the time before the show) and he was down to earth.

This was not a set top box, but a real computer that was going to be based on the Transmeta family of CPUs. It was originally going to be shipped with QNX, but after moving to Transmeta, they got a deal with Torvalds (who helped in the design of Transmeta) for a heavily customized version of Linux as the next version of Amiga OS. Bear in mind that many former Amiga engineers were involved in the project and it was looking very promising.

Unfortunately, Gateway only wanted to use the name and not develop new hardware. Typical eh? Bunch of wankers just like the Tulip idiots! The project was sucked, Jim Collas was sucked, Bill McEwan and Fleecy Moss were sucked. Many moons later, the Fleecy and Bill decided to take control of Amiga. The saga continues (?)!
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Old 19 September 2003, 14:09   #14
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Another big dream falling apart.....

Thou the http://www.merlancia.com/mcc/ it looks not complete dead, but as in real life when a person die you can still find some nervereflextion, wich can make a dead man move....
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Old 19 September 2003, 16:06   #15
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Smile Point Taken Manicx.......

...as a mere end user who never met the man my view is of a spectator not insider.... my knoledge of events is coloured by magazine article perspective and the Frustration of most miggy users at the time who were still waiting for " The New Amiga " we had heard promises from Escom that went nowhere and despite the vain hope history shows , that despite individual sincerity the " comercial new amiga " remains a dream . That is not to say like so many I don,t look for alternatives to PC standards I like choice too .
... This is not not an arguement as I respect your speaking from personal experience and I can only present a distorted second hand viewpoint that is tinged with disapointment ....again thanks for the insight
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Old 19 September 2003, 20:25   #16
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The MCC was the last Amiga. Once that project died, so did the platform
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Old 20 September 2003, 02:20   #17
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Amiga MCC PowerPC System Specifications:

Standard Features:
All systems come with the following as standard:
PowerPC 74XX Series or PowerPC 970 Processor at 1Ghz or higher
256MB of RAM
DVD-ROM Slot Loading Drive
1 AGP Port (2x/4x/8x)
USB 2.0 Ports on Front and Back of Unit
3 PCI Sockets
Firewire (1EEE-1394a) Ports on front and back of unit
Ethernet (10/100baseT) port for networking
IrDA eye on front of unit for Infrared devices
S/PDIF Sound Jack for High Fidelity sound systems
Standard Microphone, Sound In, and Sound Out jacks
MIDI/Game Port
Serial and Parallel ports
120Gb ATA Hard Disk with 8MB Memory Buffer
Illuminated Slimline Keyboard
Wireless Optical Mouse

Options for this system include:
Amiga Compatible Floppy Disk Drive
Normal PC Floppy Disk Drive
SmartCard Reader
Flash2 Reader
DataPlay Drive*
Matching Monitor
Matching LCD Display

Suggested Pricing:
PowerPC System: Starting at $999.95 (USA Dollars)
Availability starting in September 2003
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Old 20 September 2003, 11:31   #18
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To me it looks like a very overpriced PC - can't see it setting the world on fire. I'll stick with my Miggy 1200 for now.
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Old 20 September 2003, 21:13   #19
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Jim Collas had a vision and was moving towards that vision.
I HAVE A DREAM!!!!


HAhahahaahha plz
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It was the now defunct Amiga from Gateway

This box is the design developed by Gateway when they had the amiga licence. I saw it at the Amigaworld Show in London 4 Years ago. they had lots of ideas for the amiga, but went bust or some such calamity not long after the show.. or within 6 months anyway.. a friend even bought a can of Amiga Cola.. which he still has..if anyone wants to see a pic of this can I will get a pic of it... ?? Needless to say this machine was never produced except for prototypes...
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