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Compatible Case for Amiga 500 & Pluspage  1 2 3 4 5 

Stefano Briccolani

Posts 199
03 Apr 2018 17:58


ameno phis wrote:

    1) For now the only option publicly available is this one:
    EXTERNAL LINK   

 
  This solution seems more affordable..it will work (if a1200 keyboard fits in a500 case)?
 
  EXTERNAL LINK   


Vojin Vidanovic

Posts 340
03 Apr 2018 18:50


Stefano Briccolani wrote:

    This solution seems more affordable..it will work (if a1200 keyboard fits in a500 case)? 

Thanks for Keyrah suggestion Stefano.
Now, A1200.net case is more likely to fit real A500 board+V4 500 Vamp :-) Seems Standalone+PSU+Keyboard+SDD/DVD is a bit complex matter, but is always good to have options.



Matthew Burroughs

Posts 39
03 Apr 2018 20:12


A 1200 Case would be more up my alley.

Still quite cool though.


Stefano Briccolani

Posts 199
04 Apr 2018 12:32


Ok, I couldn't resist..I made my pledge to the case (early bird vampire).


Vojin Vidanovic

Posts 340
04 Apr 2018 14:38


Stefano Briccolani wrote:

Ok, I couldn't resist..I made my pledge to the case (early bird vampire).

Good luck with it,  a500 black design, little Vampire toys and mugs n mousepad do aid :-) Thanks, its now  25% of $155,000, a month to go.


Ameno Phis

Posts 21
05 Apr 2018 06:07


Thank you for your support Stefano ;)

This is the one time change to create new Molds for Amiga 500 cases guys.

- The same happened for the A1200 cases and the Amiga Keycaps.
- Now we have these molds. They're here, because of our awesome backers.

Now we need to do the same for the Amiga 500, who needs love as well :)

Thank you for your support guys, really appreciated!
Even if you don't REALLY need a case, support the campaign if you can.

Cheers


Ameno Phis

Posts 21
07 Apr 2018 09:54


- NEWS UPDATE -
 
 
  >> NO MORE STRETCH GOAL ON EXTRA COLORS! <<
 
 
CAMPAIGN PAGE: EXTERNAL LINK   
 
  Today the Team would like to share with you an awesome news.
  - No more Stretch goals for Extra Colors!
 
 
 
  - Here what happened, and why we had a Stretch Goal first hand:
 
  Producing very small QTY in any given color is costly, due to the color change fee that any manufacturer charge you with.
  Small QTY like the PINK A1200 cases for instance.
 
 
  Reminder:
  The A1200 case colors were chosen by Amigans through two polls the team ran back in the days.
  https://www.poll-maker.com/results449946xA36566bd-18#tab-2
 
 
  Following A1200 case production, our partner informed us he couldn't operate the A500 case production under the same condition we agreed on the A1200 cases.
  This led us to create the Color Stretch goal you saw at campaign launch.
 
 
  For each color change through production, there is a color change fee.
 
  These includes:
 
      Removing molds from Injection
      Cleaning of each molds & cleaning injection system
      Molds re-install, setup & calibration for next production
 
 
  These operations can take up to two days.
 
   
 
  The team has been in discussion with manufacturer since end of A1200 case production (for backers).
 
  Yesterday evening we ultimately found an understanding with our partner, and they agreed to proceed under the same conditions than production of the A1200 case, but this time for the A500 case.
 
      1.ALL COLORS AVAILABLE back within standard Campaign Goal.
      2.TANK MOUSE SHELLS Stretch Goal has been lowered accordingly!
 
 
 
  The team is very glad to share this awesome update with you guys &#128521;
 
 
  Thank you for your support.
 
  Like for the A1200 cases, we need all Amigans on this to create new molds for Amiga 500 cases.
 
 
  Cheers,
  Phil


Ameno Phis

Posts 21
08 Apr 2018 07:13


- A500 Case Campaign reached $45K USD in a week -
EXTERNAL LINK 
 
  >> - The Amiga 500 Needs You to get it's new case - <<
 

 
  1 - To produce new Amiga 500 cases, Plastic Injection mods are required first.
  EXTERNAL LINK
 
 
  2 - New cases can then be produced
  EXTERNAL LINK   
 
  Thank you for your support ;)


Ameno Phis

Posts 21
10 Apr 2018 13:16


Hi Guys,
 
 
  - NEW AMIGA 500 CASES -
  EXTERNAL LINK 
 
  >> By end of the weekend, the campaign had run for a full week already.
 
 
  >> The Campaign Reached 1/3 of its Goal.
 
 
  Still the campaign has more than a month to run,
  - We Need All Amigans Support -
 
 
  - Visit the Campaign Page and chose your reward ;)
  EXTERNAL LINK 
 
  Thank you again for your awesome support!
 
  Cheers,
  Phil
 


Ameno Phis

Posts 21
17 Apr 2018 13:17


- NEW AMIGA 500 CASES -
 
- You own an Amiga 500?
Renew your case and help to make this great opportunity become a reality.
 
-Support the campaign and help!
Help Amigans to get new cases
Help and support the Amiga 500 so that he gets his new case the same way the A1200 did!
 
 
EXTERNAL LINK 
EXTERNAL LINK


Ameno Phis

Posts 21
23 Apr 2018 06:18


Hi Guys,
     
      A new  "LATE BIRD" pledge has been added for
     
>> APOLLO SPECIAL EDITION - LATE BIRD - <<
     
      For those of you who didn't had the time to secure their Apollo Case ;)
     
     
    EXTERNAL LINK


Vojin Vidanovic

Posts 340
23 Apr 2018 06:23


... or in other words new 9% discount Vampire edition for 199$ is on! (220$ after 100 pre-purchases).

With 106 Vamp editions reserved, threatening to reach over unique solo case claimed 119 times ($94 entry point).

Or better to say, nice way done, 41% done, 23 days left, please reserve yours or recommend it.

I will, soon as get that 200$ :-)


Tim Trepanier

Posts 24
23 Apr 2018 15:53


The only difference i see between these two editions is the price?

Apollo Vampire - LATE BIRD
Apollo Vampire Special Edition

What am i not noticing?


Vojin Vidanovic

Posts 340
23 Apr 2018 16:35


Tim Trepanier wrote:

  The only difference i see between these two editions is the price?
 
  Apollo Vampire - LATE BIRD
  Apollo Vampire Special Edition
 
  What am i not noticing?
 

 
  All are equal VAMPIRE EDITIONS with all same listed items.
 
  There was an early bird VAMPIRE SE, which had a 100 units volume and higher price cutdown (~170$). All 100 pieces are gone.
 
  Then we went full price (that is mentioned and active VAMPIRE SE at 220$) - 3 or so more units were reserved.
 
  Now, again LATE BIRD discounted pack is avaliable at about 200$. Once its 100 pieces is gone, one will have to buy it full price. So its an option to get it a bit lower on price, if we take another 100 pieces (we=Vampire users or Vampire standalone interestees)
 


Stefano Briccolani

Posts 199
23 Apr 2018 17:23


C'mon! we all know we'll need a case for v4 with Amiga look and feel. Maybe someone is wondering how an amiga keyboard will work on it.. there will be an adaptor by Arana. Probably there's even a chance for internal cd-rom fit. We need to reach the goal!!


Bill Laundrie

Posts 6
24 Apr 2018 05:50


I'm not certain I want to buy an entire new case.  I'd be happy if someone just made a modified expansion port cover to mount DIGITAL-VIDEO and stuff to it!

I am very interested to find out if the Vampire mugs and mousepads are for sale by themselves?  I'd love to see an Apollo/Vampire baseball cap, also!


Vojin Vidanovic

Posts 340
24 Apr 2018 07:32


Bill Laundrie wrote:

  I'm not certain I want to buy an entire new case.  I'd be happy if someone just made a modified expansion port cover to mount DIGITAL-VIDEO and stuff to it!
 

 
  Understandable. However, they molded the expansion ports placers quite nicely and did the mugs and pads first. For time being, its part of pack, like any other one (including games or other acessories). $200 is a bit high for mug, pad and expansion port, but think of it as "done right","supporting its existence" and "having a spare case/a500 real replica case".
 
  Maybe latter such stuff will appear elsewhere (Amiga shops?)
 
  Less likely if campaign fails.
 
 
Stefano Briccolani wrote:

  C'mon! we all know we'll need a case for v4 with Amiga look and feel. Maybe someone is wondering how an amiga keyboard will work on it.. there will be an adaptor by Arana. Probably there's even a chance for internal cd-rom fit. We need to reach the goal!!
 

 
  Thanks, these are small, but yet great news. As this kind of case + Standalone V4 + adapter, keyboard etc. could make possible a newly produced A500-style "NG Classic" first time in ages, or nowadays said aeons.


Roman S.

Posts 149
24 Apr 2018 07:53


Stefano Briccolani wrote:

C'mon! we all know we'll need a case for v4 with Amiga look and feel. Maybe someone is wondering how an amiga keyboard will work on it.. there will be an adaptor by Arana. Probably there's even a chance for internal cd-rom fit. We need to reach the goal!!

We already got the case (http://amigastore.eu/en/468-brand-new-amiga-1200-cases-from-new-molds.html) - we just need it to be actually produced, so that anyone can buy it again. And there is already one more case project, based on different concept (http://www.amigasystems.com/). And we already have a legacy keyboard adapter, it's called Keyrah.

We probably don't really need one more case, similar to the already existing one (there already was one Indiegogo A1200 case campaign, which failed due to being too late in the market). What we badly miss is a new keyboard. And - last but not least - we miss a Vampire Standalone.


Vojin Vidanovic

Posts 340
24 Apr 2018 09:12


Roman S. wrote:

  We already got the case (http://amigastore.eu/en/468-brand-new-amiga-1200-cases-from-new-molds.html) - we just need it to be actually produced, so that anyone can buy it again ...

  We probably don't really need one more case, similar to the already existing one ...

From Vamp users end perspective, if this campaign succeeds:

MORE CHOICES FOR STANDALONE FUTURE: Standalone buyers will have a choice between A1200 and A500 look in future,whereby A500 case will be more "standalone/vampire ready"

A500 VAMP USERS: All A500 Vamp users now and in the future will have case replacement that supports Vampire. It might even become handy to build a Vamp out of A500 board working and V4 500 and an SD Card.

PRICE: Barebone case has similar pricing, for a difference people get more then a mug and a pad - couple items they are likely to have to purchase separately

ITS GOOD FOR THOSE WHO KEEP A500: A500 users that dont want to mess with Vampire for some weird reason will have a replica case.


Ameno Phis

Posts 21
24 Apr 2018 10:17


Roman S. wrote:

  We already got the case (http://amigastore.eu/en/468-brand-new-amiga-1200-cases-from-new-molds.html) - we just need it to be actually produced, so that anyone can buy it again. And there is already one more case project, based on different concept (http://www.amigasystems.com/). And we already have a legacy keyboard adapter, it's called Keyrah.
 
  We probably don't really need one more case, similar to the already existing one (there already was one Indiegogo A1200 case campaign, which failed due to being too late in the market). What we badly miss is a new keyboard. And - last but not least - we miss a Vampire Standalone.
 

 
 
  Hi Roman,
 
  Thank you for your comment ;)
 
 
  Hope you don't mind me correcting some misunderstanding.
 
 
 
  1>> We already got the case - we just need it to be actually produced.
 
  New A1200 Cases have been produced for Amigastore already.
  They're on their way now.
 
 
 
 
  2>> And there is already one more case project, based on different concept (http://www.amigasystems.com/)
 
  This isn't a "case".
  It's emulation based on Raspberry Pi or any other device.
  The project is currently on its very early alpha phase.
  YOU WON'T FIT any Apollo products in there.
  The keyboard isn't Amiga compatible. Nor the caps.
  Also, there will be heavy molding necessary.. (keyboard / PSU / Mouse).
 
 
 
 
  3>> And we already have a legacy keyboard adapter, it's called Keyrah
 
  FALSE
  The Keyrah is -NOT- compatible with Amiga 500 Keyboards!
  This is why Edu Arana is designing a new one USB ADAPTER for the A500 keyboard.
 
 
 
 
  4>> What we badly miss is a new keyboard
 
  The team is already working on a new keyboard.
 
 
 
  5>> We probably don't really need one more case
 
  You miss the point of this campaign.
 
  The team will build -NEW MOLDS- for Amiga 500 cases.
  That is the main objective.
 
  Once molds are done, New Amiga 500 cases can be produced, anytime, for ever.
 
 
  TODAY - The ONLY A500 cases you can find are 30+ years old!
  And I'm sure that your A500 would be great in a new case too.
 
 
 
  >> To ALL
 
  Thank you for your support guys.
 
  I don't know HOW MANY of Vampire V500+ users are there.
 
  I BET if HALF of you guys are contributing on the campaign, we'll hit the Goal under a week!
 
  Doing so you will HELP the 334 other backers who supported already.
  These guys are waiting for you to join them! So that everybody can get a case.
 
 
  Thanks again guy ;)
 
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