AmigaOne X1000 to Be At AmiWest 2011!

This is the latest from Trevor Dickinson of A-EON, manufacturers of the AmigaOne X1000 dual-core PPC hardware platform for Amiga OS4.1.

Here is the text of the announcement. We hope to have the .pdf complete with imagery posted later.

“First Contact : AmigaOne X1000 Limited Edition

AmiWest 2011, Sacramento, 21st October 2011

AmigaKit and A-EON Technology are pleased to announce that AmigaKit is now taking pre-orders for a First Contact Limited Edition version of the AmigaOne X1000 System.

The First Contact system comprises a fully equipped AmigaOne X1000 complete with the official Boing Ball case and AmigaOS4.1 Update 5 pre-installed. It is also supplied with a license for AmigaOS4.2 which can be downloaded when it is released by Hyperion Entertainment. Matthew Leaman of AmigaKit said “As part of our ongoing commitment to the Amiga community we are delighted to be able to offer the AmigaOne X1000 to our customers. Based on current manufacturing schedules we hope to have the first systems ready for Christmas & New Year delivery. A-EON Technology director Trevor Dickinson added “Its been a long and, at times, difficult journey but we are pleased that the Amiga community will finally have access to this exciting new hardware for the AmigaOS4.

The First Contact system includes the official AmigaOne X1000 Boing Ball case in either black or white and includes the Nemo rev 2.1 motherboard complete with 1GB of DDR2 RAM, a Radeon HD4650 graphics card, 500GB HDD,
DVR R/W optical drive, Audio & Ethernet cards.

Prices start from: £1699, USD $2682.56 (excluding AmigaOS4 license, shipping, handling and sales tax).

Optional extras include the Boing Ball keyboard & mouse, Ram, HDD & Optical drive upgrade options plus Debian Squeeze pre-installed in a dual booting configuration with AmigaOS4. Please refer to the special A1-X1000 system configurator on the AmigaKit website for pricing and upgrade options.

All orders will be processed on a first come first served basis.

About AmigaKit.

AmigaKit is a trading division of Leaman Computing Ltd based in Cardiff, UK. It acquired the stock of Eyetech Group Ltd in 2006 and quickly established itself as a worldwide market leader in the retail and distribution of Amiga hardware and software.

A-EON Technology appointed AmigaKit as its primary distributor for the AmigaOne X1000 computer.

About A-EON Technology.

A-EON Technology was founded in 2009 to fund the
development of next generation hardware for the Amiga community working in close cooperation with Hyperion Entertainment, the developers of the AmigaOS.

About the AmigaOne X1000.

The AmigaOne X1000 is not like other computers. It is a culmination of efforts by real Amiga enthusiasts and developers to create powerful, modern desktop hardware for the Amiga Operating System. It is the natural evolution of the Amiga’s PowerPC lineage and is based on the PA-Semi Dual-core PA6T-1682M CPU and includes Xena, a “Software Defined Silicon” co-processor. Above all, it runs the latest version of the AmigaOS.

Varisys commits to AmigaOne platform

AmiWest 2011, Sacramento, 21st October 2011

A-EON Technology is pleased to announce Varisys, the official developer and manufacturer of the Nemo motherboard for AmigaOne X1000, has strengthened its commitment to the AmigaOne platform.

Throughout the Nemo development phase Varisys has proved an extremely knowledgeable and highly responsive partner. A-EON Technology director Trevor Dickinson said, “We have been very satisfied with Varisys commitment, dedication and quality. When it comes to leading edge PowerPC hardware their level of technical expertise is possibly unrivalled. As a result Varisys has contracted to work on several new development projects to improve and extend the AmigaOne product line.

Adam Barnes, Varisys Technical Director said, There is some exciting cutting edge PowerPC technology on the horizon and we are delighted to have the opportunity of
bringing this to the AmigaOne platform.

Varisys Managing Director Paul Gentle added, “We enjoyed working on the Nemo development which provided our first experience of the global Amiga community. We look forward to extending our relationship with the new projects and will do our best to.

Please refer to the Varisys and A-EON Technology website for future updates.

About Varisys.

Varisys is a producer of Commercial Off The Shelf and provider of bespoke hardware design and manufacturing services for industrial and embedded computing applications. The High Wycombe, UK based company was founded in 2000 by Paul Gentle and Adam Barnes and has earned a reputation for delivering high quality products with a specialisation in PowerPC and FPGA hardware. Varisys have customers in a wide range of industries, in manufacturing, military applications and telecommunications, and are perhaps best known for their development of the PowerPC G4 motherboard used in the immensely popular WholeHog III lighting control console.

About A-EON Technology.

A-EON Technology was founded in 2009 to fund the development of next generation hardware for the Amiga community working in close cooperation with Hyperion Entertainment, the developers of the AmigaOS.

About the AmigaOne X1000.

The AmigaOne X1000 is not like other computers. It is a culmination of efforts by real Amiga enthusiasts and developers to create powerful, modern desktop hardware for the Amiga Operating System. It is the natural evolution of the Amiga’s PowerPC lineage and is based on the PA-Semi Dual-core PA6T-1682M CPU and includes Xena, a “Software Defined Silicon” co-processor. Above all, it runs the latest version of the AmigaOS.

A-EON & AmigaKit form strategic alliance

AmiWest 2011, Sacramento, 21st October 2011

A-EON Technology is pleased to announce it has formed a new strategic alliance with AmigaKit, the official distributor of the AmigaOne X1000.

As part of this alliance, AmigaKit will jointly fund new AmigaOne hardware developments and will market all future products. Matthew Leaman of AmigaKit said, “This move is in line with our desire to bring exciting new products to the Amiga market, such as our ZorRAM memory card and funding the AmigaOS4.1 Classic update. We welcome this new opportunity to support our Amiga customers.

Trevor Dickinson added, “A-EON Technology has a very close working relationship with AmigaKit. We appointed them as our lead distributor and they have played a crucial role in helping to deliver the AmigaOne X1000 to market. He also added, I am also delighted that what originally began as my support for AmigaOS software developers in 2005, through my Hardware Donation programme, has resulted in the release of the AmigaOne X1000 in 2011. With AmigaKit taking care of customer contact and support I can now refocus my efforts on funding new hardware and software initiatives for the benefit of the whole Amiga community. Please refer to the AmigaKit and A-EON Technology website for future updates.

About AmigaKit

AmigaKit is a trading division of Leaman Computing Ltd based in Cardiff, UK. It acquired the stock of Eyetech Group Ltd in 2006 and quickly established itself as a worldwide market leader in the retail and distribution of Amiga hardware and software. A-EON Technology appointed AmigaKit as its primary distributor for the AmigaOne X1000 computer.

About A-EON Technology A-EON Technology was founded in 2009 to fund the development of next generation hardware for the Amiga community working in close cooperation with Hyperion Entertainment, the developers of the AmigaOS.

About the AmigaOne X1000

The AmigaOne X1000 is not like other computers. It is a culmination of efforts by real Amiga enthusiasts and developers to create powerful, modern desktop hardware for the Amiga Operating System. It is the natural evolution of the Amiga’s PowerPC lineage and is based on the PA-Semi Dual-core PA6T-1682M CPU and includes Xena, a “Software Defined Silicon” co-processor. Above all, it runs the latest version of the AmigaOS.

AmiWest 2011 opens tomorrow evening at 5 PM with the classic clinic and a free cold-cuts buffet, courtesy of AmiWest. The rest of the show schedule will be posted this evening.

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6 Responses to “AmigaOne X1000 to Be At AmiWest 2011!”

  1. SeSco Says:

    yahoo! Way to keep the party going A-Eon 🙂

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  3. vox Says:

    Great news! Now we know there will be X1000
    Even that price is a killer, there is a market for every product

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