Commodore Amiga 1000 for $6,900

The Commodore Amiga 1000 is for sure a very unique Amiga and some people seem to compare it with diamonds! Ebay user ‘shoppartsandlaborgroup‘ is asking 6,900 U.S Dollar for the very first Amiga ever released. That’s a whooping number for a 30+ year old computer system! Introduced in July 1985, the Amiga 1000 was created in part by Jay “father of the Amiga” Miner, who previously designed the Atari 400 and Atari 800. The Amiga was originally designed to be a killer game machine, but it was so great that it evolved into a full computer.  The Commodore Amiga 1000 was a quantum leap above any other system out at the time, as it included a 32-bit pre-emptive multi-tasking GUI (Graphic User Interface), 4 channel stereo sound, 880k 3-1/2 inch floppy disks, and video modes which provided up to 4096 colors at once. The Amiga can even display multiple screens at different resolutions on a single monitor, all at the same time.  The Amiga quickly became a favorite for graphic artists and animators since its multiple co-processors allowed it to do complex images and animations that other systems, with the exception of expensive workstations, just couldn’t handle. For this price tag you can get the Commodore Amiga 1000 with 1MB of ram, mouse, keyboard and monitor. If you are crazy enough to buy this, let us know 🙂

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