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Commodore Amiga 600 "A600" (Code name "June Bug")

Type:16/32-bit home computer
CPU:Motorola MC68000 @ 7.09 MHz (PAL), 7.16 MHz (NTSC)
Operating system:AmigaOS 2.05 and Workbench 2.05
Memory:ROM: 512 KB, Kickstart 2.05 (rev 37.299, 37.300 or 37.350)
RAM: 1 MB (Expandable to 2 MB and more)
Sound:Four hardware-mixed channels (two left and two right)
8-bit PCM @ sampling frequency 28-56 KHz.
Graphics:1280*200 pixels, 4 colors
1280*512i pixels, 4 colors
640*480 pixels, 4 colors (VGA)
640*200 pixels, 16 colors
640*512i pixels, 16 colors
320*200 pixels, 32 or 64 colors
320*512i pixels, 32 or 64 colors
Palette: 4096 colors
Storage:Integrated 3.5" DD floppy, 880 KB
Optional internal ATA/IDE hard drive
Input:Integrated keyboard
Connectivity:Analog RGB out
Composite video out (Color)
RF out
Stereo audio out
2*game/mouse ports
Printer Centronics parallel
Floppy drive port
16-bit PCMCIA Type II slot
Memory expansion slot
Voltage:5 VDC, +12 VDC, -12 VDC (External PSU)
Power consumption:N/A
Dimensions (W*H*D):350*75*240 mm
Weight:? Kg (? lbs)
Manufactured:1992-1993 (Discontinued)
Other:Kickstart 2.05 rev. 37.299 did not have support for the internal ATA controller or
the PCMCIA interface. Rev. 37.300 had bugs that limited hard drive size to 40 MB.
Rev. 37.350 supported hard drives up to 4 GB.

Custom chips:
Fat Agnus - ECS display controller (aka Super Agnus)
Gayle - System address decoder and IDE controller
Paula - Audio and I/O controller
Super Denise - ECS display encoder
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