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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 a spanish tax that was charged on imported 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 manages up to 4 MB of RAM


These people were kind enough to donate. All contributions went directly to our previous host, not our own pockets!

If you would like to donate us, please contact the admin-team in our forum. This will ensure the continuation of the project. Thank you!

2011: Bryce (€75)

2009: Prodatron (€1000)
Nurgle (€30)
Serge Querné (€30)
Roald Strauss (€50)

Donators from earlier years

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