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Old 20 October 2013, 18:01   #1061
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'cause I know it'd be like putting a jet engine in a model-T but I could see some crazy person wanting to put an BPPC in an A2000
I don;t think this would work specially with a PPC board.
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Old 20 October 2013, 19:03   #1062
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If memory serves me right, he's tested the ACA500 with a few different brand accelerators, and made a few tweaks just to make it more likely to work with 3'rd party hardware. A guess would be that those same tweaks have been reviewed in the creation of these beasts. It's just a dumb guess, but he's got the experience, so i feel like he's bound to use it. How, and what hardware that actually would work is still just down to dumb luck.
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Old 21 October 2013, 00:19   #1063
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yes,but he can only make work what he has to hand.
so to make a card work with the aca he has to have it.

maybe im wrong,i dont know.
but it seems logical.
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Old 08 November 2013, 14:17   #1064
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any idea when the ACA500 will be available for the general populous?
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Old 08 November 2013, 17:23   #1065
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any idea when the ACA500 will be available for the general populous?
That will be *very* soon, surely before the end of the month.

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Old 08 November 2013, 18:01   #1066
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I see someone is keeping true to pushing out products just before x-mass. Reliably, so, and it leaves room for every Amiga owners dream. Getting a new toy for Christmas.

I wonder if i can find a cheap A500, so i can justify a ACA500 for my self... Got to look in to that.
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Old 08 November 2013, 18:33   #1067
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I don;t think this would work specially with a PPC board.
It would probably fry poor old ECS chip
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That will be *very* soon, surely before the end of the month.
Does it count for A2000 version too?
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Old 04 December 2013, 13:46   #1069
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Does it count for A2000 version too?
Nope - even the ACA500 is a bit late. I have shipped the first units, but only tiny orders to smaller resellers who do their own manual translations. The bigger shipments will leave either this saturday or monday of next week.

I have a number of prototype PCBs here that want my attention, but I'd like to ship the ACA500 first.

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Old 06 December 2013, 02:28   #1070
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I don;t think this would work specially with a PPC board.
There's a video on YouTube of a PPC board in a 2000. It's apparently a PPC developers board which sits in the socket of the Blizzard 2060.
 
Old 06 December 2013, 14:59   #1071
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I'd definitely buy a version of the ACA500 for an Amiga 2000 as long as it works with the accelerator I already have in there.
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@Decnet : 2 accelerators cannot be installed at the same time...

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Old 06 December 2013, 17:29   #1073
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He probably meant something like "as long as it works with the A1200 accel that I'd l ike to use in the A2k" (would make most sense in this context).

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@Decnet : 2 accelerators cannot be installed at the same time...
Yes they can.

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Our new accelerator for the Amiga 500 ...... For those who want more CPU power, the ACA500 has a CPU-slot compatible with our accelerators for A1200 computers. This makes even our top model ACA1231 available to the A500 computer.
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Old 31 December 2013, 00:27   #1075
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I'm just wondering if you have considered the viability of making a new ACA500 style accelerator for the CD32?
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I'm just wondering if you have considered the viability of making a new ACA500 style accelerator for the CD32?
Considered yes, but haven't found the right quantity of CIA chips yet. Without CIAs, the CD32 is not a complete Amiga, and lots of programs won't work. There's no point in accelerating the sytem when it can't run the majority of programs.

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Considered yes, but haven't found the right quantity of CIA chips yet. Without CIAs, the CD32 is not a complete Amiga, and lots of programs won't work. There's no point in accelerating the sytem when it can't run the majority of programs.

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For a CD32 expansion, count me in !
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Old 31 December 2013, 18:34   #1078
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Well when the aca2000 is ready I will buy one. Is it possible to add clockport to it
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Old 02 January 2014, 04:27   #1079
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Considered yes, but haven't found the right quantity of CIA chips yet. Without CIAs, the CD32 is not a complete Amiga, and lots of programs won't work. There's no point in accelerating the sytem when it can't run the majority of programs.
You have Clone-A technology, don't you?
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You have Clone-A technology, don't you?
Sure, but FPGAs are still far more expensive than the real things. Also, some people really prefer the "real things", because they don't believe in the accuracy of FPGA implementations. I get that kind of request frequently for Indivision ECS, and only after months of use, people accept that it's really accurate.

Not a good advertising line: More expensive and maybe not as compatible as the real thing. I better look out for more real chips.

It's a new business year, and if people don't bid high prices for small quantities of chips, chip brokers may finally realize that the stuff they gambled on is worthless and let go of them for affordable prices. I've already made some good deals last year, and I'm confident that I can collect enough stuff after the tax-writeoff that has surely happened on december 31st ;-)

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