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Amiga RGB to SCART cable

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The old 1084S monitor I’m using with my Amiga 500 still works pretty well, but I’d like to find some way to connect the Amiga RGB out to a modern VGA LCD or CRT display. As a first attempt, I bought a RGB-VGA adapter from Amigakit[a]. NotesAmigakit [↩]

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Installing the HxC Floppy Drive Emulator

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The Lotharek’s floppy drive emulator[a][b] has finally arrived. I just bought a 4 gigabyte SD card and I’m ready to test the emulator. SD card initialization and first test The first thing to do is preparing the SD card. After a FAT32 formatting, I created a config file using the floppy emulator utility application. As you […]

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Turning on my old Amiga

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I’m in Sicily, at my parents’ home, for Easter holidays. It’s time to wake up my old Amiga 500, which has been sleeping under a cellophane in the garage for the last fifteen years. It’s everything where I left it: the Amiga 500, the original two button mouse, the Commodore 1084S RGB monitor, a joystick, […]