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Offline Julian Solo

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Looking for a GX4000
« on: 22:01, 19 February 20 »
As the title says i'm looking for a working GX4000, boxed with controllers at a reasonable price.
Haven't had many luck on ebay

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Re: Looking for a GX4000
« Reply #1 on: 23:12, 19 February 20 »
What's a reasonable price in 2020?

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Re: Looking for a GX4000
« Reply #2 on: 00:26, 20 February 20 »
£60-80 is reasonable
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Re: Looking for a GX4000
« Reply #3 on: 01:35, 20 February 20 »
Most depends on shipping costs. I think up to 100£ (except shipping) would be a reasonable price for me if the unit is in good shape.

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Re: Looking for a GX4000
« Reply #4 on: 01:47, 20 February 20 »
New old stock for 40£ was the price 2 years ago.
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Re: Looking for a GX4000
« Reply #5 on: 02:05, 20 February 20 »
Yes i found some older posts while searching on amibay but as of today, at least on ebay, they sell at crazy prices. Even found one here in italy labeled as new that sells for a whopping 350€ (more than 290£). I just want a console in accetable shape to use along a c4cpc card.

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Re: Looking for a GX4000
« Reply #6 on: 02:57, 20 February 20 »
I think the people is speculating a lot, the more cheap I view now locally. Are 140e.+shippement.

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Re: Looking for a GX4000
« Reply #7 on: 09:52, 20 February 20 »
All those peoples are asshole...
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Re: Looking for a GX4000
« Reply #8 on: 10:17, 20 February 20 »
WoW! Crazy! Never expected more that 50 Euros.
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Re: Looking for a GX4000
« Reply #9 on: 11:29, 20 February 20 »
I'm working on an eBay feature and have been tracking sold prices over the past few months:
 
ConditionHigh price rangeMedium Price RangeBargain Price
GX4000 console (boxed with Burning Rubber & pads)Excellent condition (e.g. boxed with manuals, no discolouration, as new)£120-140£100-£120<£100
GX4000 console (boxed with Burning Rubber & pads)Good condition£80-100£60-80<£60
GX4000 console (console only, no pads)Good condition£40-60£30-40<£30
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Re: Looking for a GX4000
« Reply #10 on: 11:37, 20 February 20 »
This is at £72.00 but actually includes 4 additional games (no box for the console unfortunately) that would fetch almost that alone...
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/amstrad-gx4000/124087539159?hash=item1ce43195d7:g:CLAAAOSwiLZeSwXK
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Re: Looking for a GX4000
« Reply #11 on: 00:18, 21 February 20 »
¿Have you asked to trade in post  if they have someone?.


I think they don't have update entirely the shop.


https://www.tradeinpost.com/product/gx4000-games-consul/


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Re: Looking for a GX4000
« Reply #12 on: 02:59, 21 February 20 »
Thank you, i left a comment. Hopefully someone will answer.

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Re: Looking for a GX4000
« Reply #13 on: 14:35, 21 February 20 »
Found one from a private seller in Italy complete boxed with scart cable and a eprom(?) card with 24 games loaded for 169€ shipped. Unfortunately he doesn't accept paypay so i don't think i will take the risk as i have been already scammed on ebay :(

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Re: Looking for a GX4000
« Reply #14 on: 15:00, 21 February 20 »
Have you tried asking on Amibay?

People there are sometimes eager to trade. Someone might have a GX4000 they'd be willing to trade for something else.

You got anything people might want in return?  :)

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Re: Looking for a GX4000
« Reply #15 on: 12:32, 22 February 20 »
For a machine that was derided prices do seem to have risen  in the last year although there seems no shortage of machines so I wonder why really.  The games are rarer with some of the rare titles reaching several hundred quid now, I would like to have a compete collection but no chance in willing to spend the kind of money since I'd the games go for now, mystical is a crap game and last one I saw sold for about 250 quid.

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Re: Looking for a GX4000
« Reply #16 on: 13:48, 23 February 20 »
If I view some cheap here I advise you.
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Re: Looking for a GX4000
« Reply #17 on: 20:31, 23 February 20 »
Thank you all for your advices

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Re: Looking for a GX4000
« Reply #18 on: 03:23, 07 March 20 »
Bought another unit (again from a british seller) while i'm still waiting for the refund for the first one. Again it doesn't work!
I tryed first with c4cpc card and a suitable psu (suggested by gerard himself) and the power led console blinks for few seconds then stays on but no video/audio comes out (tryed on two different tvs). With the original psu it doesn't even power on. Maybe i just have to give up on gx4000. Any advice will be appreciated :(

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Re: Looking for a GX4000
« Reply #19 on: 23:16, 07 March 20 »
Only did you make sure you plugged the power in the right socket and you shouldn't even try the original PSU, that should go in the trash.

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Re: Looking for a GX4000
« Reply #20 on: 01:56, 08 March 20 »
Test another cartridge that c4cpc don't come with burning rubber?.


And try connect headphones with a game cartridge.
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Re: Looking for a GX4000
« Reply #21 on: 11:51, 08 March 20 »
Bought another unit (again from a british seller) while i'm still waiting for the refund for the first one. Again it doesn't work!
I tryed first with c4cpc card and a suitable psu (suggested by gerard himself) and the power led console blinks for few seconds then stays on but no video/audio comes out (tryed on two different tvs). With the original psu it doesn't even power on. Maybe i just have to give up on gx4000. Any advice will be appreciated :(
If the GX4000 LED blinks, that mean the power supply is triggerering  its overcurrent protection. 
There is no doubt that something is failing in there.
As proposed for the 1st one, you can ship it to me and I will check what's wrong and see if we can fix it.



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Re: Looking for a GX4000
« Reply #22 on: 01:34, 09 March 20 »
Unfortunately it didn't came with any game cartridge so i tested it with c4cpc cart. Think i plugged in the right socket as the original psu only fit only in one socket but i powered it using the other psu. As a game collector never happened to me to buy a faulty console let alone two in a row :(

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Re: Looking for a GX4000
« Reply #23 on: 22:43, 26 March 21 »
That's so unlucky. I bought a dirty, untested one and it worked perfectly. I did get a new PSU though.


I know this is an old thread but if you didnt get yourself a GX4000, I wold keep an eye out post UK lockdown, as I think prices might ease a little.
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