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Old 29 October 2011, 18:41   #1
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How many Amigas are still there in 2011?

Hi,

what do you estimate how many devices exist yet?

I'm not sure but it looks like Commodre sold "only" 2 million A-500 ...

I own 5 x A500 and i'm sure i "wasted" 10 machines in the past...

So the machine should go rare the next years (esp. devices in good conditions).
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Old 29 October 2011, 19:24   #2
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I have
2 500 working
2 2000 working
1 3000 working
1 4000t workng
2 4000d working
1 4000 not working
1 2000 not sure
1 1000 not sure
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Old 29 October 2011, 19:35   #3
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Well, most certainly there are a lot less around. Some of them have been stuffed in dusty lofts, or forgotten somewhere. But most of the have certainly been trashed, and that's a real shame

As for general availability on the market, IMHO, people need to stop hogging consoles. I mean, who really needs 8 A1200, a few CD32 and 6 A600 or such, when he/she's probably going to use only one?

I love Amigas too, but one of every model is enough for me, even if just for display

And that makes the market prices skyrocket.

...And it's also the reason why I don't still have an A400D
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Old 29 October 2011, 19:44   #4
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As for general availability on the market, IMHO, people need to stop hogging consoles. I mean, who really needs 8 A1200, a few CD32 and 6 A600 or such, when he/she's probably going to use only one?
Well spares always come in handy.

I have a fully working a500 and a1200 plus an a600 and a1200 that both have dodgy disk drives. And finally a a2000 that a very much a work in progress but will get there when i find the time.
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Old 29 October 2011, 20:09   #5
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id imagine there are still alot around.long live AMIGA
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Old 29 October 2011, 20:27   #6
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eBay Germany:

75 x A500
11 x A600
11 x A1200
7 x A2000
2 x A1000

But most of them are def/dirty/...
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Old 29 October 2011, 20:29   #7
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my total Amiga collection is

2XA500
2XA600
2XA1200

one good machine, one spare/repair of the above (i combined units to get a best version)

also a CD32
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Old 29 October 2011, 22:22   #8
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I never bothered with spares, still have these: A500, A1200, A2000, A3000, A4000.
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Old 29 October 2011, 22:31   #9
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How many Amigas are still there in 2011?

Well, I guess my wife would say "Too many! ".

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Old 29 October 2011, 22:36   #10
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2x A500
1x A500 plus
1x A600
1x CD32
3x A1200

so in total 8 Amigas. But as jbenam said, I only use 2 or 3 of them.
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Old 29 October 2011, 22:38   #11
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I guess from the 2 million sold a-500s only 100.000 exist today... perhaps sometime somebody will re-release this machine i mean the parts (chips, case, ...) are really cheap to produce today.
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Old 29 October 2011, 23:46   #12
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eBay Germany:
Oh, come on.. This is eBay we're talking about, so its:

75 x RARE A500s
11 x VERY RARE A600s
11 x ULTRA RARE MINT A1200s
7 x A2000s (No disks, couldn't test... Sold as is)
2 x Jay Miner's ORIGINAL A1000 WITH signatures in the case!!!!!!

or wording somewhat similar...

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I guess from the 2 million sold a-500s only 100.000 exist today... perhaps sometime somebody will re-release this machine i mean the parts (chips, case, ...) are really cheap to produce today.
Given that the A500 is unlikely to be re-released in anything like it's former guise (with floppy drive, etc.), the closest you'll get to a modern day equivalent is the Minimig.
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Given that the A500 is unlikely to be re-released in anything like it's former guise (with floppy drive, etc.), the closest you'll get to a modern day equivalent is the Minimig.
Very much true. I doubt we will ever see anything released except in name only. Not mentioning any comapnies lol.

I have a 600 and 1200 sat at home. The 600 is about to be modded to bring some more life into it. The 12 has just the CF HDD installed. I don't like hording machines, I don't have the space anyway, so if I buy anything it will be to replace broken hardware only.
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Old 31 October 2011, 00:24   #15
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Oh, there are > 100000 unsold / unbinned Amigas yet. What % of those will actually go on sale is anyone's guess... but the trend so far is that most try a sale before binning, and most ones on sale get sold. So I don't actually see A500/A600/A1200 going rare very soon. Still plenty of CD32s available for basically everyone that wants them.

The other models are much more rare already, although I can't really say it requires more than a month or so of patience to find one. But that's with Amibay.com etc, with ex-collectors selling off spare ones. THAT kind of thing might trickle down in a few years.

What is also getting rare is expansions - but Jens Schönfeld is fixing that right up! We should hire bodyguards, what if something should happen to him
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Old 02 November 2011, 02:28   #16
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I've got 2 A500's, 1 A1200, 1 CD32, and plan to get the X1000!
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Old 02 November 2011, 10:22   #17
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2 x 1200 *working*
1 x CD32 *working*
2 x A500 *not working*
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Old 02 November 2011, 14:00   #18
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2 x A500 *working*
1 x A500+ *working*
2 x A600 *working*
1 x A1200 *working*

At the moment I only use one A500 and the A1200.
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Old 02 November 2011, 16:32   #19
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3 X 500 working
1 X 500+ working
2 X 500+ not working
1 X 600 working
2 X 1200 working
1 X 4000 working
1 X CDTV working

I think I have more than I need actually
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Old 02 November 2011, 17:13   #20
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3 x A1200 (first one with lots of goodies - towered, second a spare mobo, third my little brothers desktop miggy)
1 x CD32
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