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Welcome to the Amstrad CPC Wiki!

This site hopes to evolve into an encyclopaedia on all things Amstrad CPC related. There are now 4,709 articles around the CPC available. Feel free to contribute or post your suggestions in the Forum!

Wiki and Forum restored

Unfortunately the server on which this site is hosted had a harddisc crash this morning (14.03.2010). Fortunately we do keep daily backups and were able to restore everything to a fresh machine. Please report any missing pieces or unusal behaviour to the wiki admins. Thank you for your patience.


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CPCWiki updates

  • 22/09/2009: The CPCWIKI moves to new domain CPCWIKI.EU
  • 14/08/2009: The CPCWIKI moves (temporarily) to new domain CPC-WIKI.COM
  • 22/07/09: Wiki & Forum moved to a new server
  • 14/07/09: Forum updated to 2.0RC1-1, Wiki updated to 1.15.1!
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Did you know?

  • When the 664 was being developed, Sugar was already looking (and hinting publicly!) at the 6128
  • The CPC 472 was a model released in Spain with an extra unaccessible 8 KB of RAM to circumvent the law that stipulated a spanish keyboard for all machines with up to 64 KB memory
  • With a possible total amount of 832 x 288 pixel (576 interlaced) the CPC was the 8 bit homecomputer with the highest screen resolution ever.
  • OpenOffice for Windows/Linux is a direct descendant of StarWriter for the CPC.
  • The transfer speed of the CPC Booster + serial interface is faster than a standard DSL connection.
  • SymbOS can handle more than 50 times bigger hard discs than MS Windows 95A.
  • FutureOS can load 178 KB in 9 seconds from floppy disc and supports up to 4 MB of RAM

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2009: Prodatron (€1000)
Nurgle (€30)
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