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New edition of the Amiga 500: THEA500 Mini
In October 2020 Retro Games Ltd. had hinted at the replica of an Amiga 500 with a picture. Today, concrete details were announced: In early 2022, the replica of the Amiga 500, named THEA500 Mini and distributed by Koch Media, will be available for a recommended retail price of EURĄ129.99 (product video).

Not only the OSC and ECS chipset, but also the Advanced Graphics Architecture (AGA) are to be emulated. 25 games are to be included, of which the following have been listed so far: Alien Breed 3D, Another World, ATR: All Terrain Racing, Battle Chess, Cadaver, Kick Off 2, Pinball Dreams, Simon The Sorcerer, Speedball 2: Brutal Deluxe, The Chaos Engine, Worms: The Director's Cut, Zool: Ninja Of The "Nth" Dimension. All other titles will be announced at a later date. However, it is also possible to load your own games using a USB stick and WHDLoad support. The games can be saved and continued at any time.

The following products are to be included in the scope of delivery:
  • THEA500 Mini Computer
  • 25 Games
  • 2-Button-USB-Mouse in original design
  • 8-Button-USB-Gamepad
  • HDMI Cable
  • USB-C power cable
  • Quick Start Guide
THEA500 Mini will have the following specifications:
  • Emulates A500, A600 & A1200 (ECS/OCS/AGA)
  • Games can be saved and resumed at any time
  • Own games can be added
  • 720p HD resolution at 50 Hz (Europe) or 60 Hz (USA)
  • Various scaling options and CRT filters
  • Virtual keyboard and USB keyboard support
  • upgradeable firmware
So far, there is no information about which hardware or software this replica is based on. (dr)

[News message: 10. Aug. 2021, 18:42] [Comments: 0]
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