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Old 27 March 2006, 01:49   #41
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$200.000.00 !!!!!
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Old 05 April 2006, 16:27   #42
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No idea how much overall, but a quick example from the early days of my a1200....

Amiga 300
the latest state of the art canon bubblejet 240
300meg hard disk, err I mean Sweet FA (the twats at software demon legged off with the cash) 300
another 300meg hard disk 300
blizzard 1230 IV 160
a whopping 16mb of memory 100
a whole 2x speed cdrom 200

= 1600

bloody hell that's loads. argh. I've spent a load since then as well
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Old 05 April 2006, 23:59   #43
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Amiga 500 - £400
512kb ram expansion - £120
External Drive - £80
Action Replay 3 - £60
Amiga 1200 - £300
External Drive - £60
56kb Modem - £100
Apollo 1220 + 4mb - £220
540Mb Hard Drive - £220
Apollo 1240/16mb - £60
4.3gb Hard Drive - £160
Epson 630 Printer - £120
Squirrel SCSI+CDRom - £120
Sony CDU928e CDR - £200
Powerflyer IDE I/Face - £40

Total - £2260

Bloody Hell - And I'm sure there is stuff I've forgotten about!
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Bippym must be refering to pricing when the systems just came out. I remember paying $1100 for a 2x HP 4020i cdr burner when it fist came out in the 1990's, cutting edge equipment was so expensive back then even for the PC.
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Old 06 April 2006, 17:42   #45
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Most of my stuff was bought new when it was first available (Except the 040 of course )
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Old 06 April 2006, 19:24   #46
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Thousands of Marks and later Euros ... but it was good invested money!
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Old 06 April 2006, 20:17   #47
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Uh thats >10 years in the past..

a1200 with 360mb hd - around 600
2 external floppy's - around 150
blizzard 1230 iv - really no idea, storeprice shortly after it came out
elsa tristar 56k - around 200
that pcmcia cdrom (overdrive?) - around 250
countless competition pro and disks - around 350

worth every cent
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Old 21 April 2006, 02:12   #48
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stoopid amounts, seeing as i have owned one for the last 17 years
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OK, then me: (DM = German marks)

A500 w/monitor (in 1988 = 1600 DM (820 €) ==> now R.I.P.)
Amiga Intern - literature, 99 DM (50 €)
Amiga 500 Book - (20 €)
Original boxed games - 80 €
Amiga 1000 w/1081 monitor (in 2003; 50 €) (what a bargain!!)
Amiga 1000 memory expansion ($20 AUS, about 12 €)
about 15 quality disk packs (FUJI, 10pcs, one was about 15 DM I think?) - 115 €

plus:
215 DM (110 €) for a C=1084 monitor repair in 1991 (vertical deflexion unit)
(back in 1991, 1084 monitors were still VERY expensive)

Replacement floppy disk drive (internal; 198 DM = 100 €)
=> 1357 €

Maybe some more for countless microswitches for the Competition Pro

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I'm probably well over $10,000USD for life. Buying new Amigas back in the day was never cheap.
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Old 21 April 2006, 18:55   #51
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Thousands of DM/Euro
some purchases:
bought a 5.25" Floppy in 1988 448,00 DM
a PHCM8833 14" Monitor 548,00 DM (still alive & kickin!)
the mon cable 29,00 DM
1989 i bought an epson LQ550 899,00 DM ! + 12,95 DM for CP/SUBD 1,8m cable.
1989 10 pcs no name 3,5" were 15,98 DM
1991 a CDTV 1600 DM (ouch)
A500, A600,ram-expansion, freezer,tons of disks, books, Paper,magazines and so on...
and 5 or 6 competition-pro Sticks.
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Old 22 April 2006, 00:29   #52
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1986 - A500 (1150 DM / ca. 588 Euro) was a special offer (personal rebate)
normal price was 1350 DM / 690 Euro
1986 - 1990 Whole Lotta joysticks (several Quickshot IIs, Competition Pros)
1996 - A600HD (0 Euro) a gift (To trash or to me)
2000 - Monitor 1084S (0 Euro) a gift (as above)
2001 - A2000 (90 Euro, incl. HD, VGA-Flicker-Fixer-Card, 2 floppies)
2003 - Interface to connect the Amiga-Joysticks to the PC (25 Euro)
1995 - today Whole Lotta disks, joysticks, amigas, wrecked amigas........

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Old 22 April 2006, 12:31   #53
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I have no idea really. I can't count the first amiga I got, because that was a gift. But then I had to get a monitor with my own money. That was about £300 I seem to remember. Then 512kb ram expansion, was about £60 here in norway. I also bought a lot of disks (although I didn't copy EVERYTHING, like some people I knew did. I was more picky), controllers (bought two 6-button Megadrive controllers for about £25 each just for Sensi, so I think I could label that under the amiga). Since then I bought hardware and software and accessories for a lot of money.

All in all I think I've spent well over £2000 in total, if you count EVERYTHING up and until today.
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Old 07 May 2006, 23:12   #54
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Calculated all the stuff from hardware to magazins about $12.000.00 at least - UNFORTUNATELY!!!

Floppy disk drive replacement included


That's life


Edit: I remember 2x CD-ROM-Drive too (Toshiba - adapter included) .... about $100.00 ... Good thing I waited a couple of month, it was about $800.00 before

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I was thinking about this earlier. I must be nearly at a grand now. Ive been on and off with Amiga since it finished back in 97(for me) an it seems things are getting more expensive since 2003 when i sersiously got back into it. There is an SX32pro on ebay for 860euros. In 98 i reckon 50euros
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Total - 281!
And I said that like it was a lot

Though I was unemployed back then so I guess that relatively speaking it was a lot. Not spent very much on Amiga-related goodies for the last two years though.
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Old 06 April 2009, 18:03   #57
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Inflation adjusted prices in ()

1990 A500 + 0.5Mbyte RAM = 399, Evesham Micros (683.98)
1990 Omega Sound Enhancer 2 = 44, Omega
1991 A1500 + GVP HC8+ 52MB + 4MB = 699, 1st Computing (1091.98)
1991 Kickstart Switcher = 35
1991 Action Replay 3 Zorro = (Whatever the stock price was), Silica
1990-1995 2000 * Floppy Disks = ~10p*2000 = 200
1997 A3000 + PicassoIV = 80, Argonaut
1997 A3000 PSU = 30, Mark from Amibench
1998 CD32 = 35, Dixons
1998 A570 = 10, Dixons
1998 A4000 + A3640 = Free : 2 x 128MB PC100 SDRAM (88.13 each), Amibench
2002 A600 = 10, eBay
2003 DKB3128 = 88, eBay
2003 16*32MB FPM RAM = 40, eBay
2003 Cyberstorm MKIII = 65, eBay
2003 MC68060RC50 = 30, eBay
2004 A1208 = 10
2004 DKB MegaChip 2000 = 25, eBay
2005 A4000-CR = 150, Amiga.org
2005 Picasso IV = 150, EAB
2005 ACard 7720U = 40, eBay
2005 ACard 7720UW = 40, eBay
2007 SX32 MK1 = 55, EAB
2007 A4040 = 65, EAB
2007 MiniMig = Free, ACube
2007 6 * MC68060RC50 (E41J) = 35, eBay
2008 NedoPC 8MB A600 RAM = 45, Amiga.org
2008 5 * (IDE->CF + 1GB) = 15 Deal Extreme.com
2009 Deneb = Free : Some Oxsemi USB chips, E3B

Total = 2377.26 (Most of which was spent early on)

Look at how much things cost when converted via RPI to todays prices. I decided not to calculate the adjusted total as it would just upset me.

You'll notice what is absent is hard drives which are all "hand me down", mainly stock 10GB Seagate drives from X-box 1's.

My best "buy" was my A3000 which cost only 80 from Argonaut, and that was for the PicassoIV!

Although my A4000 for free was good too. Swapped for 2*128MB DIMMS which were being thrown away because they had no SPD chips was also good.

My MiniMig and Deneb were also good "buys" too

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Old 06 April 2009, 18:07   #58
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2007 SX32 MK1 = 55, EAB

Was this a private deal Alex? BARGAIN!
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Someone turned up on EAB with an untested SX32 MK1 and asked for offers and I offered 55 + postage and apparently there were no other offers.

Remember this is the non PRO version. i.e. no CPU
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I don't really want to think about this, but here goes...

1987: A500 399
1988: 512kb expansion, external floppy drive 200 ish
1989: 20MB Spirit HDA-506 400
1990: Not too much, suprisingly
1991: Amiga 1500, GVP HC8-2000 with 4mb and 100MB quantum disk 900ish
1992: Picasso II graphics card 250
1993: A3000, ex demo 600
Piccolo SD64 graphics card 290
1995: A4000, 2nd hand 400

So around Three and a half grand. I still made money out of the Amigas though
And that's excluding the collection, but that's peanuts comparatively.
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