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A1200 that operates on only 2MB and a single drive. Final Writer 3 (Softwood) features some powerful new features seen before only in packages available on other platforms. On the gaming front, Ocean Software announced three new titles: PGA Euro Tour, Jungle Strike, and Mutant Hockey. With more in the works for the year ahead. Microvalue Flair displayed Deadly Racer and Whizz. Although the folks at the Amiga booth were hard-pressed to reveal anything about their stand in the bid for the remains of Commodore, it is notable that they were able to pull something together for the show. What all this means is anyone’s guess. Despite all the uncertainly, show attendees were delighted just to see their favorite platform back in the limelight and were hungry for an “encore” at the World of Amiga. Stuart Menges All-In-One Video Studio In a move that should prove popular with economy-minded Amiga video- makers, Digital Creations announced SuperGen SX Studio, a broadcast- quality video solution priced at S799.95. T he new bundle incorporates DC’s SuperGen S (the S-Video version of the company’s renowned genlock) and Brilliance 2.0 (its best-selling 24-bit paint animation program) with InnoVision Technology’s industry-standard video-titling software, Broadcast Titler 2.0. DC’s John Botteri promises that with SX Studio, “users can overlay titles on their videos, create animated borders, and fade between any video source and Amiga graphics.” SX Studio works on all Amigas in both AGA and non-AGA modes and is available in NTSC and PAL versions. CanDo 3.0 ($ 399.95, INOVAtronics), Update Scan the object-based authoring system, now features an improved interface, 53 new transition effects, enhanced object and brush commands, new tools, and more. The revision includes a new manual and tutorial. Sold separately, CanDebug ($ 199.95) will let you examine your Can- Do scripts as they execute to troubleshoot your "buggy" creations. Both CanDo 3.0 and CanDebug require AmigaDOS 2.04, 2MB of RAM, and a hard disk. MaxDOS 2.1 = Media4 Productions), Mac emulation software, now offers transparent handling of MacBinary files, displays the Mac's icons on the Workbench, and touts a completely rewritten manual. GameSmith Development System ($ 129.95) has been acquired by Oregon Research and promises to be easier than ever to use with its new tutorial and expanded manual. In other acquisition news, Small-Biz Software of Australia has picked up distribution of Easy Ledgers accounting software, which has undergone a redesign. Digital Creations, a leading developer i of such popular Amiga products as Brilliance, SuperGen, and DCTV, has entered into a three-way merger agreement to form a new company called Play Incorporated. The new group combines desktop-video pioneers Digital Creations, Progressive Image Technology, and an eight-person contingent of former NewTek employees who left that company early in 1994. The Digital Creations name will be retained for the development and marketing of all present and future Amiga products, including the recently announced SuperGen SX Studio (see column, left).

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• Troubleshooter's Guide To AmigaDOS 3.1
• Alpha Paint For The Video Toaster Gallery-Ready Graphics
• CrossMAC vs. MaxDOS mgm ?mmlmutmt amiga m Multimedia Solutions! ' AMKU HAWiVW EXPANSION Wcf WOCWW c 241& A Sty TskrGnpkii A t2Q€ Power ExfUfwOfr! J t-f ;"'T PAINT i POWER!’ Cher 100 Peooucts MAGIC! An IDG MIGA Communications Publication Game. Bash! Ujtun CRAPHi Now, if you own ProWrite, Scribble!, KindWords, TextCraft, Excellence!, or any other word processor, you can upgrade to Final Copy II or Final Writer for a special, low price. Call 1-800-247-8314 for details and to order your upgrade to the latest in word processing technology. (Offerexpires 12 31 94) Release 2. "Readers' Choice Award 1993", Amazing Computing; “Award ’93 - Best Software Product”, Amiga Plus (Germany), “Product of the Year 1993”, Amiga Magazine (Germany). What more can we say? This is the most popular and most used word processor on the Amiga today. It features a 110,000 word speller, 1.4 million word thesaurus; auto-hyphenation; search and replace; tab stops; adjustable margins; word and sentence counts; paragraph sorting; on-screen math; Arexx port; style sheets; drawing tools; imported IFF graphics; master pages; Compugraphic, Type-1, and NimbusQ outline font support; 30 outline fonts; and the best printing possible on any Workbench supported printer. System requirements: 1 megabyte of RAM, 2 floppy drives, and Workbench 1.3 or higher. New Release 3. “...Final Writer is arguably the best word processor yet released for the Amiga.”, Amiga World, March 1994. “...Final Writer is the top Amiga word processor to rival even the Mac and PC heavyweights.”, CU Amiga (England), January 1994. Final Writer has all of Final Copy ll’s features (see above) plus many more. It includes: undo; easy bold, italic, and underlining; table of contents, table of illustrations, endnotes, bibliography, and index generation; sections; multiple master pages; EPS graphic support; 120 outline fonts; rotating graphics; movable text blocks; and a user button strip. Release 3 now includes easy page numbering, drag and drop, type and spell, polygon drawing tool, special shape drawing tools, and dictionary hyphenation. Requirements: 2.5 megabytes of RAM, hard drive, and Workbench 2.04 or higher. New program. Final Data is the new database manager for the Amiga. It is designed for people who need a convenient tool to keep track of lists of information. It combines very fast sorting and searching with quick printing of reports and labels. Final Data is ideal for name and address lists, video libraries, customer lists, references, etc. Anyone can learn to set up a database, enter data, and print reports and labels in a matter of minutes - not days! Reports come complete with page headings that include title and page numbers. Reports may be printed with totals and row counts. Labels can be defined in a variety of formats. Use with Final Copy II or Final Writer for the best mail-merge possible. Accepts PenPal, InfoFile, MiAmiga File, and File Msg databases. Requirements: 1 floppy drive, 512K RAM, and WB
1. 3 or higher. 1-800-247-8314 SoftWood, Inc. VISA All products mentioned are trademarks of their respective owners. ©SoftWood, Inc. 1994. All rights reserved. BriliJance The FASTEST Paint and Animation for the Amiga Brilliance 2.0 is the Amiga's most powerful paint program and a sophisticated 2D animation system combined into one breakthrough tool. The award-winning creators of DeluxePaint ST, Deluxe PhotoLab and DCTV Paint dedicated over three years to one goal... redefining the state- of-the-art. The result is simply the best graphics tool ever created for any computer. If you're still using DeluxePaint IV, get your hands on Brilliance 2.0. It's fast... real fast, and it's got higher resolution, better anim tools, dozens of swap screens4, true 24-bit editing, powerful brush manipulation, and multiple Undo Redo levels (just for starters). Upgrade today to the ultimate paint and animation system. New low price $ gg.95 ? "If you can afford only one paint program for the Amiga, this is the one to buy" - Amiga World ? "If you're looking for the best AGA paint program on the Amiga, look no further" - Amazing Computing ? "The number one paint and animation package for the Amiga"
- Amiga User International ? "Nothing out there can match it" - Amiga Computing ? "The best art package available for the Amiga" - C U Amiga ? "the Amiga's premiere paint package" - Amiga Shopper ? "Excellent!" -Amiga Format LIMITED TIME OFFER Upgrade Any Upgrade only Paint Program to S IO.95 Brilliance 2.0 Call Today 800-645-1164 DIGITAL C R E A T l O M S A P L fl V Company Credit Card and COD orders, call today - have your old paint program's manual handy. Overnight delivery available. Works in PAL, international friends call +1 (916) 851.0800. ‘Limited only by available RAM. Digital Creations is a trademark of Play Inc. Deluxe Paint is a trademark of Electronic Arts. Shipping and handling extra FIRST IMPRESSIONS Reaching some big ones . . . N o People love lo ask and answer “where-were-you- when ..." questions. So, ny this one: Where were you when tlie original Amiga was launched? The reason Pm ri o asking, here in this first issue of 1995. Is that this marks the beginning of the 10th Anniversary Year of the Amiga (which officially had its debut on July 23, 1985, at a gala celebrity affair at New York’s Lincoln Center), As to where we were on that date, well, the very same place. The premiere issue ol' Amiga World was also being unveiled amidst the fanfare surrounding the debut of the Amiga 1009. As circumstance would have it, the present issue of .HP is also the 100th issue of the magazine a fact in which we take no small amount of pride. Back in 1983, when 1 was the editor of a now long- defunct multiplatform computer magazine called Desktop Computing, I remember publishing a “Buyer’s Guide to Personal Computers” one issue that listed more than 350 individual makes and models. Guess how many of these are still around now (or were even around five years ago)? The point Pm making is that in a world long dominated by the two giants in the field, only one other personal computer has made a lasting impression: the Amiga. Pm proud that during an era when Big Blue and Big Red came to have a near-monopoly on personal computing, there was still room for a "Beige’’ alternative because there were tens and even hundreds of thousands of people out there who wanted something different, something more. N So I hope you’ll join with me in celebrating these dual anniversaries the Kith year of both the Amiga and A IP. We kick olf our 109th Issue special with a fond backward look at where the Amiga has been over this past decade. Our “Amiga Scrapbook” feature recounts Amiga firsts, Amiga accomplishments, Amigas in Hollywood, and much more, (We’ve even got an Amiga trivia contest to challenge your powers of memory.) Some mav ask why this occasion for celebration, given '. O the present impasse (at least as I write this) in the Commodore liquidation proceedings, f don’t think any of us can block out the heartache we've all experienced over the last six months, but that's no reason to neglect this very significant milestone in our history as the Amiga enters its second decade. To even get to this point, the Amiga and Amiga users have had to show a lot of grit and 1 think there’s enough left to ride out this present storm as well. AmigaWorld Dale Strang, Publisher Daniel Sullivan, Editor-in-Chief Barbara Gefvert, Senior Editor Tim Walsh, Senior Editor Reviews Ann Record, Assistant Editor Swain Pratt, Editorial Production Coordinator Peter Olafson, Carnes Editor Denny Atkin, Paulo de Andrade, Joel Itagen, Contributing Editors Howard G. 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Administrative Assistant Nancy Mallette, Senior Credit Analyst Kemco Publishers Services, Newsstand Circulation ?IDG INTERNATIONAL DATA GROUP Amiga World (ISSN 0883-2390) isau independent juuni.il not connected with Commodore Business Machines. Inc. AmigaWorld is published morulib try Tech Media Publishing, Inc., an ILK. Company. 80 him Si., Pcierlmroiigh, Nil 03-158, I S subscription rate i> $ 29.97, one sear; $ 57.97, two years; $ 83.97, three years; Canada. $ 4 1.97 (includes GST), (ind Mexico $ 38,9“, Foreign Surface $ 49.97. Foreign ii mail $ 8-1,97. I 3 funds drawn on I S bank. Prepayment is required on all foreign subscriptions, All foreign rales are one-year only. Second-class postage paid at Peterborough. NU. And at additional mailing olfices. Phone: 61)3-924-9100. On-line on BIX: Amiga.Wmkl (in Amiga.exchange); CompuServe; 76376.2137; Portal: Go Amiga - World. Entire contents copyright 1994 by TechMedia Publishing. Inc. No pan of this publication may lie primed or otherwise icproduced wiihnut wi itten permission from die publishei. Postmaster: Send address changes in .-Imtgu I odd. Subscription Services. I’O Box 595, Mr Morris. II. 61031-7901. Nationally disiiibiin d In Kable Noes Co. .UnigaW’orld makes every elfoii lo ensure the accuracy ol articles, listings, and diagrams published in the maga ine. Amiga- World assumes no res]xinsibi I itvfoi (hnnagc-s due to crrois nr omissions. L‘RlNrl Kl) IN 11 IF I SA. Posted under Canadian Inierii.iiional Publication agreement 0257-178. CONTENTS VOLUME 11, NUMBER 1, JANUARY 1995 FEATURES Amiga’s 10th Anniversary Year SCRAPBOOK By Denny Atkin ..II With the Amiga beginning its 10th year and with this also being . Ill’s 100th issue it seemed like a good idea to throw a pam* and look back at some of the highlights ol the Amiga Decade. ARTICLES A Better Mouse By Jeff James.....18 If your current mouse is getting too old and tired to get the cheese, find a replacement or upgrade to something snazzier. Our buyer’s guide evaluates an even dozen input devices from optical and cordless rodents to trackballs and light pens. DOS Upgrade Blues: Part 1 By DanielJ. Barrett ...23 While the now widely available Amiga- ' DOS 3.1 is the best version yet of the Amiga OS, the upgrade path can he a hit steep and troublesome. Our two-part series will smooth your way and help you lose those upgrade blues. COLUMNS DENNY ON DOS By Denny Atkin.....0 While our “Upgrade Blues” series (above) shows you how to make the somewhat difficult transition to the latest OS version, DOSmeister Denny tells you why it's worth the effort, as he wraps up his two-part discussion of the benefits of Amiga DOS 3.1. Prime-Time PD By Tim Walsh 7 I I'm makes a tip o’ the hat to several members of the Amiga online community who’ve been doing an above-and-beyond job in keeping us all informed about the Byzantine developments in the (iommodorc scenario. Accent on Graphics By Joel Hagen ....32 More tips and technological techniques from Joel on getting your 2-D artwork into gallen-readv exhibition form. R> The reason for those ewer thumbnails of eveiy previous issue of AmigaWorld on this month's (mw is that 99 + I (this one) = 100!January '95 marks not only Aws 100th issue, hut also the beginning of the Amiga’s I Cjth Ammrrsaiy Year. So join in on the festivities that begin on p. 11. Video in Focus By Paulo de Andrade ..36 Paulo's back after a brief hiatus with some practical adv ice for Amiga video producers on troubleshooting your cabling. DEPARTMENTS First Impressions 2 By Daniel Sullivan ... Ten years of Amiga and one hundred issues of.AmigaWorld provide plenty ol food for thought about the future of our favorite platform. Overscan .. Amiga news and new products. AW Product Information ..39 To contact the vendors of products mentioned in this issue of AmigaWorld. Consult our all-in-one “Manufacturers* Distributors’ Addresses" list. Help Key .....60 We've reopened the Q&A help line and I im's RW&A to provide assistance for those with tech woes. The Last Word ..64 Your comments, criticisms, and suggestions are always welcome here. REVIEWS Alpha Paint (InnoVision Technology) .8 Good news for Video Toaster users: A truly professional 24-bit paint program to replace Toaster Paint. MAXDOS (Medial Productions) and CROSSMAC (Consultron) ....10 One good and one excellent Mac lile- conversion utility for your Amiga. Pegger 2.0 (Heifner Communications) .....40 The automated JPEG conversion program made better. World Construction Set (Questar Productions) ..42 Complex but rewarding landscape-generating software. Cyberedit 2.26 (Cybercall) .44 Affordable cuts-only edit controller. GAMES By Peter Olafson Special Report: Full-Motion Video Preview. .. 48 If you’ve been waiting for FMY to come to an Amiga near you. A few preview versions are beginning to gather in the wings. THEME Park (Electronic Arts UK). .. . D0 The Bullfrog people score a major bulls- eye with this amusement-park simulation. GUARDIAN (Acid Software) ...o2 From the creators of Blitz Basic, an eminently playable CD32 shoot-’em-up. ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI The second annual Gateway Computer Show, hosted by the Gateway Amiga Club, entertained nearly five hundred Amiga users and vendors under its tent. Attendees came from all over the country and from as far away as Japan. The two-day event holds the distinction of being the only Amiga show in the Midwest if not the only major show in the US this year. Gateway: "The Biggest Little Amiga Show on Earth OVERSCAN News, New Products and Networks Attendees were offered dozens of door prizes as well as a taste of a huge Amiga cake. Classes offered at the show included one on Arexx lead by Merrill Calawav, au- 4 • thor of The Arexx Cookbook; another on the Toaster with Greg Heifner of Heifner Communications; desktop publishing with Dan Weiss; and DeluxePaint with Brandt Dargue. The keynote address was given by, yours truly. Dale Larson. Among the new products available for sale at die show were Oregon Research's Termite, a terminal emulation program with many advanced features and DiskSalv 3, Dave Haynie's disk utility Flyer “Garage” The Drive-In (S499, Desktop Video Systems) may not offer twilight shows and sneak previews, but it does offer a complete hard drive expansion system for your Video Flyer and other nonlinear editing systems. It includes a heavy duty case, 250-watt power supply, internal SCSI cabling, external SCSI pass thru connectors, SCSI ID switches, power hard drive activity LEDs, and three cooling fans. The Drive-In supports several Flyer-compatible hard drives, CD-ROM drives, and tape drives. An optional adapter kit, lets you access all three SCSI-2 controllers included with the Flyer, The Drive-In is available in several different configurations and as a pre-configured system with hard drives installed and ready to go. N now commercially available from Intangible Assets Manufacturing. Also on display, MuItiFinder, a new database package from Data Management & Research. Other developers present at die show in- dueled AMIGA Game Zone, Amiga Library Services (represented bv Fred Fish’s son), Pure Logic Software (creators of On the Ball), Soft-Logik, which exhibited the latest PageStream, and Whitest one Publishing. Many developers who were not able to attend the show were there in spirit, nonetheless, having sent "care packages1’ to distribute to attendees, including Electronic Arts, which teased the crowd with a promotional flyer announcing Dpaint V, scheduled for release by the time you read this. Bob Scharp, show chairman, and The Gateway Amiga Club did a wonderful job with this event and Amiga users across the country certainly have something to look forward to in the year ahead.
* c ¦» f (For more information about the show you can contact Dale L. Larson at dale@iam.com.) Dale L. Larson Jet Set Super DJC3 and Super LJ4 from Creative Focus (each S60) will put your Amiga in the driver's seat of your Hewlett-Packard color primer. The Super DJC3 printer driver is compatible will all DeskJets, including the 1200Cf 520, and 560C. Super LJ4 is for use with all HP LaserJets, even the new 4L and 4P. Each driver provides direct Preferences access to at least 14 different typefaces and offers extended commands for text output and ink control. Both are compatible with Ami- gaDOS 1.3 and later. A special discount is offered to owners of previous versions of the Super DJC driver to upgrade to Super DJC3. Commodore Watch Just as this issue was going to press, Creative Equipment International (CEI) of Florida was expected to sign an agreement offering to purchase the assets of Commodore. While such an agreement by no means guarantees CEI's chances of ownership of the Amiga, it came as an unexpected development in a negotiation process in which the unpredictable has become commonplace. In mid-October, under a deadline from the Bahamian Supreme Court, the liquidators recommended that the former management team at Commodore UK be allowed to proceed with its buyout proposal for Commodore's assets. It had been expected that the deal would be negotiated by the first week of November. But a curious condition of the liquidation settlement called for an unorthodox "counterbidding" round to follow the acceptance of the UK group's original bid. In other words, CEI jand anyone else still interested in bidding} would have one final opportunity to counter the UK group's offer after which the UK group would have its own final opportunity to top the counter offer. (The reason for these Byzantine proceedings, reportedly, is to ensure Commodore's creditors that every effort has been made to obtain the highest possible price for the company's assets.} The UK group, however, did not sign the agreement as offered, so the liquidators then made the offer available to CEI. CEI now finds itself in the position originally open to the UK group. While not confirmed as of this writing, it was expected that Alex Amor of CEI would accept the offer. Meanwhile, the UK group says it has not dropped out of the proceedings. Joint managing directors David Pleasance and Colin Proudfoot, have intimated they will prepare a counter bid for the final, auction round of the bidding. Stay tuned for the final resolution of these bizarre proceedings. DS To locate the vendors of products mentioned, see the "Manufacturers' Distributors' Addresses" list on p. 59, Denny on DOS HINTS & TIPS FOR MASTERING THE OPERATING SYSTEM 8 AmigaDOS 3.1, Part 2 Last month we took an initial look at AmigaDOS 3.1, which was recently released by Germany's Village Tronic and made available in North America by Expert Services and Software Hut. Ttiis month we’ll examine the features of the upgrade in more detail. Ike earlier the version of AmigaDOS you're currently using, the more 3.1 has to offer you. Improvements Over 3.0 AmigaDOS 3.0 users will find 3.1 to be largely a fine- tuning upgrade. There are a number of minor bug-fixes in the ROMs, but they’re generally not noticeable. One ROM-based enhancement that will make many A4000 owners happy is enhanced overscan support you can now stretch the DoubleNTSC overscan value to 720x467, eliminating most of the annoying black borders. There are no new AmigaDOS commands beyond • those of 3.0, but some have been enhanced. New Datatypes allow Multiview to show ANIM and CDXL files, and CrossDOS now translates Macintosh, as well as MS-DOS, text files. A new CD-ROM file system is i included that allows you to read MS-DOS and CDTV or CDS2 discs connected to a SCSI interface. The harddisk file system has also been speeded up quite a bit. For Current 2.1 Users There are more improvements in store for 2.1 users. .Along with everything above, you’ll find ROM support for 256-color Intuition screens. This means that if you own a graphics card such as the Picasso 11, you can now run 4 many AGA applications in 256-color mode without weird, sometitnes-compatible system hacks. You’ll also find that the new graphics.library in ROM speeds up window and screen updates even with the standard chip set. Another ROM feature is support for Attached Screens: A screen can identify itself with another; for instance, Quick Tip One reason to buy AmigaDOS 3.1 is to get some of the best documentation ever created by Commodore. Three manuals cover Workbench, AmigaDOS, and Arexx in wonderful detail. For once, you’ll really be able to find the answers to most of your questions by Reading The Friendly Manual. When vou pull down a paint program’s main screen, the toolbox screen in front of it pulls down as well. There is now a directory for Datatypes in the Devs drawer. The operating system can now recognize a variety of file formats, such as ANIM, IFF, 8SVX sounds, CDXL, and AmigaGuide hypertext help files. A viewer, Multi view, is supplied that displays (or plays) any data file for which a Datatype exists. File Workbench screen has been spruced up a bit you can now display IFF pictures as Workbench and Window backdrops along with simple patterns. There’s one downside for folks who've spent time designing fancy 16-color icons: Along with 256-color Workbench support comes a sophisticated system for allocating various colors on the Workbench screen to different applications. Because of this, you can now define only eight of the Workbench colors for icons and backdrops; the others are reserved by the operating system for dynamic allocation to programs like Multi view, which may need colors not normally used on J the Workbench. Folks who use floppies a lot will like the new DirCache formatting option that makes reading directories from floppies nearly as fast as from a hard drive. (Data transfers are not any faster, though.) If vou write AmigaDOS scripts, you’ll like the new Request- Choice and Request File commands that let you pop up mouse-controlled requesters from your batch files. A Big Jump From 2.04 If you’re stilf running 2.04, you’ll really love AmigaDOS
3. 1, for in addition to all the improvements listed above, it includes all those that were incorporated into version
2. 1. You’ll discover Cross- DOS, which lets you read and write files from MS-DOS and Atari ST floppies, and the new Sound Preferences editor that lets you change the system alert from a simple screen flash to a tone or even a sampled sound (my system beep is a Star Trek communicator signal). If English isn’t your primary language, you’ll appreciate 3.1’s Locale support, which allows you to change operating-system text (and text in Locale-supporting applications) to languages ranging from Portuguese to German. The disk file system has also been improved to sort international characters properly. The outline font-rendering engine has been accelerated and improved over the one in 2.04, and an improved ASL file-requester library includes a Screen Modes requester that makes changing your screen resolution easier in many applications. The included PostScript printer driver isn’t much to write home about, but it's better than no support at all if you use a PostScript laser printer. You’ll also see improvements in nearly every command and in Workbench programs: better interfaces for Format and Diskcopy, more options for CLI commands, and so on. For 1.3 Users Do yourself a favor and upgrade! Not only will you see all the new features above, you’ll also get a new, 3-D user interface, a much faster operating system, outline-font support, common CLI commands in ROM, the Arexx command language, virtual screen support, and much more. You can also inn many new commercial programs, such as PageStream 3.0 and Pixel 3-D Professional, that won’t run under 1.3. Ii’s like having a completely new computer! ¦ Denny Atkin is author oj the book Denny Atkin’s Best Amiga Tips and Secrets. Address him via e-mail at Demiy miga@- aol.com, or c o AmigaWorld. Photo Opportunity It may be true that the camera never lies, but you needn't worry; with a package like A mathera's Photogenics, every image can be picture perfect. The software combines the best of both worlds: image conversion with the features of a paint program. You can load an image from various file formats (including, JPEG, IFF, and GIFF), and save it in another. Also, you can manipulate multiple images (each with its own re- (I V E K S C A The Amiga Makes a Surprise Splash at Future Entertainment Show sizable window) using one of the program's built-in brushes (including chalk, pencil, and pastel), or retouch it with the Airbrush feature. It requires an AGA Amiga, AmigaDOS 3.0 or later, and 2MB of RAM (4MB of RAM and a hard drive are recommended). LONDON, ENGLAND In a somewhat surprising turn of events, the Amiga line had its own large booth at the ’94 Future Entertainment Show. All parties were convinced that the Amiga would be a “no-show” at this year’s event, in light of the Commodore liquidation proceedings. It is to the credit of David Pleasance and team that they were able to coax the trustees into allowing them a booth at the show one stipulation: (iommodore, no; Amiga, yes. Under a banner proclaiming “Amiga” instead of the familiar Commodore logo, the former management team of Commodore UK reminded everyone that the Amiga is still a viable force, and without offering any details, promised new developements in time for the next major show the World of .Amiga in early December. Video applications had a strong presence at the show. A demonstration of the full-inotion video card for the CD32 impressed many. The Raptor (reviewed in Nov. ’94) likewise, wowed the crowds. .Also on display were real-time 24-bit video digitizers from both Gordon Harwood Computers and Rombo. HiSoft showed off its new 12-bit sound sampler, Aura, for the Amiga 1200. Aura (about SI50) offers OctaMED-compati- ble editing and effects, and claims to have a 72 db signal-to-noise ratio. Two new versions of popular word- processors were premiered at the show. Wordworth 3.1 from Digita features faster internal functions, drag and drop editing, foreign language dictionaries, landscape printing, and enhanced support for PostScript printers. Wordworth
3. 1SE is a less elaborate but economical alternative for the A1200 that operates on only 2MB and a single drive. Final Writer 3 (Softwood) features some powerful new features seen before only in packages available on other platforms. On the gaming front, Ocean Software announced three new titles: PGA Euro Tour, Jungle Strike, and Mutant Hockey. With more in the works for the year ahead. Microvalue Flair displayed Deadly Racer and Whizz. Although the folks at the Amiga booth were hard-pressed to reveal anything about their stand in the bid for the remains of Commodore, it is notable that they were able to pull something together for the show. What all this means is anyone’s guess. Despite all the uncertainly, show attendees were delighted just to see their favorite platform back in the limelight and were hungry for an “encore” at the World of Amiga. Stuart Menges All-In-One Video Studio In a move that should prove popular with economy-minded Amiga video- makers, Digital Creations announced SuperGen SX Studio, a broadcast- quality video solution priced at S799.95. T he new bundle incorporates DC’s SuperGen S (the S-Video version of the company’s renowned genlock) and Brilliance 2.0 (its best-selling 24-bit paint animation program) with InnoVision Technology’s industry-standard video-titling software, Broadcast Titler 2.0. DC’s John Botteri promises that with SX Studio, “users can overlay titles on their videos, create animated borders, and fade between any video source and Amiga graphics.” SX Studio works on all Amigas in both AGA and non-AGA modes and is available in NTSC and PAL versions. CanDo 3.0 ($ 399.95, INOVAtronics), Update Scan the object-based authoring system, now features an improved interface, 53 new transition effects, enhanced object and brush commands, new tools, and more. The revision includes a new manual and tutorial. Sold separately, CanDebug ($ 199.95) will let you examine your Can- Do scripts as they execute to troubleshoot your "buggy" creations. Both CanDo 3.0 and CanDebug require AmigaDOS 2.04, 2MB of RAM, and a hard disk. MaxDOS 2.1 = Media4 Productions), Mac emulation software, now offers transparent handling of MacBinary files, displays the Mac's icons on the Workbench, and touts a completely rewritten manual. GameSmith Development System ($ 129.95) has been acquired by Oregon Research and promises to be easier than ever to use with its new tutorial and expanded manual. In other acquisition news, Small-Biz Software of Australia has picked up distribution of Easy Ledgers accounting software, which has undergone a redesign. Digital Creations, a leading developer i of such popular Amiga products as Brilliance, SuperGen, and DCTV, has entered into a three-way merger agreement to form a new company called Play Incorporated. The new group combines desktop-video pioneers Digital Creations, Progressive Image Technology, and an eight-person contingent of former NewTek employees who left that company early in 1994. The Digital Creations name will be retained for the development and marketing of all present and future Amiga products, including the recently announced SuperGen SX Studio (see column, left). According to Play president Paul Montgomery, the new company will use its broad experience in Amiga desktop video multimedia to develop also for the PC and Mac. Prime-Time PD ON-LINE SOURCES FOR FREELY DISTRIBUTABLE SOFTWARE Every day I speak with Amiga developers who ask for the latest updates on the Commodore liquidation. If these industry professionals need updating, how do the common AmigaWorld readers fare in their quest for information? Thanks to the efforts of a number of concerned individuals, those readers with commercial online accounts or access to the Internet stav J informed of liquidation happenings in a timely manner. I’d like to devote die remainder of ihis column to some of those people in the online community who have displayed an unselfish willingness to distribute important Commodore information. Volunteer of the Year: Jason Compton Many Amiga users probably know by now (hat Alex Amor, president of CEI, generously devoted three WorJtfondi Scritn ;! Jaliroa en Ktfr I = | ft. F Inl *11, fan, r*o cm tikr Ikll Wftttmllr I* firt M» Mtl *f btrifctlwv l»(» « ywulf tr at. TceHJIv, I tltik wtffwt («a4 I WM Ekffftt) walk Wfrtclrit jwt lift if bfiff it thf kiWiai rw*is t» cm. FH = *_RDC* fa lit of yw oftkftly faw at iyn if tfa pvt in till il iittmtri i* Kwiriw tfc (om*dv» IkIimUw n( pf>l«» hilts. Cvftrtlp, 1km imvi ti W tw Ulrtsltk ttrite (uticr 1W war I vttifiL I bflitw om ii * ftiorn Milan IW i» ktfklM tM K mhjwmS U» tH >M inwd ii otrttlm. Uilki* lb* M*t fw fcftlj tfa twlH ¦ill a«yillitr nttncU «itl IV iitrmlrt pvt in V Kltil kiftlH Kill pror«i- * Here's a portion of one of the CEI online conferences, as seen in Amiga Report. Evenings in recent weeks for real-time conferences oil Portal, BIX, and Delphi. .Along with presenting outlines of CEFs plans should it acquire Commodore, these conferences served as morale boosters to the Amiga market. End users got a chance to ask Amor questions, and these conferences laid to rest more than a few rumors. Jason Compton, editor of the Amiga Report (an online AmigaGui de-format magazine) captured these conferences, cleaned up the texts, and published the transcripts in Amiga Report. Furthermore, Compton turned each one around in a timely manner, usually just a few days after it was held. Thanks to his efforts, no one needed to have an account on each network to know what was said. A quick read of the printouts of all three conferences reveals how the Poital conference differed from that on BIX (si eral former Commodor engineers attended the fanner) and how candidly Amor spoke during the Del]?hi conference. The Amiga community owes Jason Compton a round of applause for his work. Best Liquidation Summary: Dan Stets and Steve Ahlstrom CompuServe's Amiga User Forum holds once-a-week live conferences with Philadelphia Inquirer reporter Dan Stets. Maintaining contact with the trustee overseeing the liquidation and asking the right questions, Stets has revealed more hard-hitting facts than anyone else online. Shortly after the October 15th “deadline” set by the Bahamian Supreme Court, Amiga User Forum users were treated to a comprehensive sum maty of the liquidation by Amiga Forum sysop Steve Ahlstrom. His concise description of the legal proceedings was first- rate. It detailed Commodore UK’s good-faith verbal agreement, the agreement between Commodore’s major creditors and the trustee to hold an auction of sorts, and the process in which the assets would be awarded to the highest bidder. (See “Overscan,” p. 4, for the latest details.) No one else has managed so far to publicly summarize the details as accurately as Ahlstrom. Roundtable Roundup: Deb Christensen When it comes to keeping large numbers of Amiga users informed, a lot of credit goes to Genie sysop Deb Christensen. .As I mentioned in last month’s column. The Amiga Roundtable publishes the transcript of Amiga World's hotline, and Deb updates it as necessary. These hotline text files consistently generate download numbers roughly two to three times the norm for the most popular Amiga files in the Amiga Roundtable. Besides keeping her forum informed of what AmigaWorld is saying, Deb has a legendary reputation for diplomatically cooling things down when tempers flare or the tales get a little too tall in the message bases, and she does a commendable job of keeping the Amiga libraries fresh and current with offerings from the Internet. Of course, she also keeps the chat areas hopping with lots of quality chatter. Honorable Mention: Joanne Dow and Harv Laser No discussion of the online conferences with CEJ is complete without mention of two hard-working sysops: BIX’s Joanne Dow and Portal’s Harv Laser. Joanne deserves credit both for the CEI conference on BIX and for striving to maintain the core group of Amiga developers who are continually being lured away to other platforms as the liquidation process drags on. When the call goes out to beef up Amiga development, we're hoping that Joanne spearheads the necessary call to arms. On a similar note, Harv Laser always makes it a point to go the extra mile to report on Amiga happenings. Working with Jason Compton, he arranged for the initial online conference with CEL Furthermore, he has developed the Amiga Zones on Portal into a first- rate source of freely distributable Amiga liles. When it’s time to get the Amiga back on its feet, we’re hoping that Harv, and others like him, will be there to help make it happen. Network Voice Numbers BIX 800 695-4882 617 354-4137 CompuServe 614 457-0802 800 848-8199 Delphi 800 695-4005 Genie 800 638-9636 Portal 408 973-9111 800 433-6444 ¦ Write to “Prime-Time PD" c o AmigaWorld Editorial, 80 Elm St., Peterborough, NH 03458; or contact Tim through the Internet at “twalsh@hix.com”. RE V E Alpha Paint Professional- quality, 24-bit paintbox* InnoVision Technology $ 699.95 All Toaster-equipped Aniigas.
1. 3 2.x 3.x compatible. Hard drive installable. Toaster Paint is the Video Toaster’s weakest link. This was true when it was first released, and even’ subsequent update lias left it virtually unchanged. Happily, InnoVision, the maker of Montage 24, has recently released Alpha Paint, a new 24-bit paint package that renders Toaster Paint completely obsolete. Buffer City Alpha Paint does something no other software can: It operates interactively in real time directly on the Toaster’s framebuffer. Furthermore, you don’t need the latest and greatest Toaster system to use it. It worked just fine on my A2000 with I MB of chip RAM and my original ’Toaster. However, you will need a goodly amount of fast RAM Innovision recommends using a minimum of 12MB. This is not surprising when you consider the number of framebuffers Alpha Paint manages. The program offers no flashing screens, ic up- 11 AM 8 displays, or render buttons. What you see is what you get. The drawing speed is very snappy; even with a Copy Protection: installable on only one machine. Accelerator compatible. Minimum system: Video Toaster, 12MB RAM. Recommended system: Same as minimum. Good-sized, multicolored, edge-feathered transparent brush, Alpha Paint keeps pace with your strokes. And it does a pretty good job of not squaring off the corners of your freehand curves when your movements are faster than its draw speed. Ads for the program tout it as a 36-bit paint program, a number that derives from 24-bit RGB, 8-bit stencil, and 4 bits of dithered video alpha. There are two 24-bit RGB buffers (main and swap), two 8-bit video-alpha buffers (each coupled to its respective RGB buffer), and a single 8-bit stencil buffer. The 8-bit video-alpha buffers control the way the graphics are mixed with live video, anc! The stencil buffer is used both for masking drawing operations and to control compositing between the main and svvap screens. Because the Toaster provides for only 16 levels of alpha transparency in the Switcher, Alpha Paint dithers the output of the video-alpha buffers down to 4 bits, yielding an apparent 256 levels of transparency. On top of this, brushes can possess their own 8-hit graphics and 8-hit video-alpha channels that determine, respectively, how the 24-bit brush is applied to the work screen and blended with live video. Menu Work Area To activate Alpha Paint, you first start the Toaster’s Switcher, then quit it (to conserve memory), and then start Alpha Paint. After a few moments, up pops the interface on the lower half of the Toaster program output. A click of the mouse toggles back and forth between the interface and the full work screen. You will see a bank of 20 color boxes lining the top of the interface, and nine other hidden banks are available. These boxes may hold multicolor linear, concentric, or radial gradients that you can set up in the Palette menu. Clicking a box gives you quick access to a multitude of predefined gradients not only for color, but also to modulate alpha. Below the color boxes are icons for the standard drawing tools. These icons bring up additional options, such as the Fill Menu for all the filled primitives. Menu buttons and sliders control the pen brush, palette, buffers, draw modes, image processing, input, and display. Alpha Paint includes watercolor, mix, gamma, oilpaint, rub-thru, sharpen, and negative. An onionskin display mode makes compositing with the rub- thru draw mode easy. The mix draw mode is similar to watercolor, and 1 used it to create the painterly image of a hurricane lamp that originated as a Light- Wave rendered image. You can test the tools in the image-processing menu on a mini version of the work screen before actually applying them, thus saving lots of time in going hack and forth to tweak the parameters. Font Support As shown by the three screens on this page, Alpha Paint gives you a number of control panels for easily changing colors and accessing drawing tools. Brush handling in Alpha Paint is excellent, Besides having its own two alpha channels, it has tools for interactive ,‘M) perspective and scaling, beveling, shadows, outlines, and even glows. From the brush menu, you can load Toaster, Chroma, and PostScript fonts, but not standard Amiga fonts. «¦ A wealth of controls augment the text, including those for brush manipulation. An angle entry lets you italicize any font and run the text around a circle. A preview window lets you quickly view text with your chosen font and type size. Alpha Paint works wonderfully with pressure-sensitive tablets, such as my Cal- Comp Drawing Board III, as well as with Wacom tablets. You can enable or disable pressure sensitivity, which modulates the transparency of the drawing operation. 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Amiga utilities that bridge this gap include a variety of emulators, translators, file readers, graphics-con- vcrsion programs, and so on. MaxDOS and CrossMAC, both recent arrivals on the scene, are perhaps the most-welcomed utilities of all. Both programs let your Amiga read and write on Macintosh disks and partitions, much as Cross- DOS enables your Amiga to read and write on PC-formatted disks. MaxDOS MaxDOS is designed to read and write 011 high-density Mac-formatted disks using Consultron’s mfm.device that’s bundled with AmigaDOS 2.1 or later, hut you can use MaxDOS as is on Mac- formatted SCSI devices. With appropriate drivers, MaxDOS also works with Emplant and A-Max-formatted devices. It’s a little tricky to install MaxDOS, as you need to enter the name of any alternate device driver. A “browse” feature would he handy to pluck them from the directors- list instead of having Continued on p. 40. Noah Ji’s ven lull screen operations in a row! Redo and Redo-f- also deserve men- ion: Redo re-executes the last opera- ton, while Redo-V- takes into account new draw modes, attributes, colors, or brushes. Finally, besides providing the ability to zoom in on vouv work, a i 4 hotkey lets you zoom out 7 handy 4 4 * lor dealing with the overscan areas of the screen. Short Gripe List On the downside. Alpha Paint does not handle multitasking well. Vou do things such as render scenes in the background. However, as there's no way to temporarily iconify Alpha Paint, you must save your work, quit, then access the other program to see your progress. I also encountered a few minor bugs, some of which trashed parts of the interface screen. Popping my wish list for improvements is the addition ol animation support, a pantograph tool, Arexx support, and Palette load and save. Tablet pen pressure should also control other aspects, such as gradient color and pen brush size. Be assured, however, that Alpha Paint is an extremely professional package that serves as a tremendous asset to any Toaster-based studio. It has loads of power and options, tempered with a simple, casy-to-navigatc interface. You need look no further for a first-rate video paintbox. Mark Thompson MaxDOS 199 S marks ftoo milestones in Amiga | history. First, idith January toe begin the 10th Anniversary Year of the Amiga (you *11 remember that the original Amiga 1000 toas introduced in f 9SS, amidst great fanfare, at ffeio Yorks Lincoln Center in July). 199S also marks AmigaLdorfcfe exon Ioth anniversary (toe, too, had our debut at that same Lincoln Center unveiling) and, in addition, January 9S is the 100th issue of Amiga- (dor d For all of you toho be been loith the Amiga and toith us Ah) celebrates these anniversaries toiih this special scrapbook that looks back at highlights of the Amiga Decade. Our special thanks to Denny Atkin, toho prepared this feature, and to the many people (oho shared memories and mementos ioith us during the process. Dan Sulliuan The Men Who Made the Machine "Huge power, graphics and video capabilities, all at a loti), lata cost. R J Mica I, Director of Intuition Wlial was llic most significant or innovative tiling thattKe Amiga brought to personal computing? "Creativity. Hot just in the artistic ioay, but in the softtoare and the methods used to solve problems. The software on the Omiya was innovative and advanced because the Omiga brought out the best in people, ft was truly a (oonderful machine with enough technology and innovation to keep it alive in spite of the IOM-PC dominated world. - Michael Sim, Senior Omiga Systems Engineer at the truth, this thing As the Amiga moves into its seeonci decade, what would you write in its graduation yearbook? "Multimedia dare right, (While many afi l talk everyone cade Interactive Multimedia is a real-time, multitasking problem. The reason everyone likes Multimedia is because human beings are used to a real-time, multitasking worfd. The Omiga got all of the elements of this right ten years ago. Sure, many systems noti) have updated versions of these elements that go much faster. Yet to date, no one s put it all together in one system again. Save Haynie, Senior Systems Design Engineer "iI don t think the Omiga has graduated. If anything, t feel it's been held back a feto years, through no fault of its own. Sfamc the Headmaster. - Spencer Shannon, Omiga System Software Engineer it would be a scribbled drawing of a meteor crater located where Redmond, (Washington once stood, with the inscription, 'Chin up, ft my. (What goes around comes around!"' Ross Hippefy, Senior Technical (Writer "Olways hold your head high, my (ittle friend. You've done very wed for yourself, and I’m proud of you." RJ Mica!, Director of Intuition Jay Miner deciyned the ftmiyac custom chips, as toe as the chips used in the Otaris OCS and 8-hit computers not to mention heart pacemakers. Jay passed atony in I99V and is oery much missed. "I’ll tell you this about Jay Miner: His passing was a loss for the whole world. This was a vastly intelligent, creative, sensitive person who touched many people & lives. I otoe him a lot, for who I've become and for the many, many hours ofpleasure I’ve had because of things he created for us. He is much missed, and I'll always remember him and think of him for inspiration. RJ Mica! Amiga AmigaWorld Timeline 1982 Hi-Toro, Inc. is formed by a group of midwest investors hoping to cash in on the videogame craze. The company later changes its name to Amiga, Inc., after people confuse it with the lawn-mower producer. ’S
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7. FV-IWh 68000 (fese thru: 1 Millie (ni.tructiorr, Per Second) 256 C Rf)M, 512K maximum (later 8.5 maximum) 880K floppy Hard drive optional, approximate $ fC far 20m ?096 cofora ln,ernaf expansion, ana external dal 'The. Nee* Amiga personal computer from Commodore international is a machine to rekindfe the enthusiasm that drives personal computing." (Phil Lemmons) We think this machine mill he a great success; if that happens, the Amiga miff prohah g have a great effect on other persona I-computer companies and the industrg in general" August 198S. Famous Amiga w C. Clarke
i. King ,tfu (darhd f( !r flitl) Jar (dilliarac. (creator 'erfiio Hancock Qmofhg Leary floing0) Oingo Boingo (no* ** P Hilly Idol Gary Coleman Todd Rungren r Accelerator Center Stanford Linear v,wM CinnegLand and Cisay ftmblin Entertainment 1983 Tol’iii i v , about an increH'l ! Son ea s word in Creative Computing would feature ? ?mPuter» codenamed Lorraine, that an 80-column le.aid graphics and sound, multitasking, 1984 Los G5+MB °f RAM’ and more, chased by Cornmodo ( ‘ddot lda4)asec Amiga Inc. is pur- 1985 July 23: The Amiga 1000 is unveiled at New York’s Lincoln Center, where Andy Warhol dazzles the assembled audience by creating a real-time portrait of Blondie’s Deborah Harry. AmigaWorld's premiere issue makes its debut. September: Amiga 1000s ship to consumers. AW lists “over 25 programs” available for the new computer. "July 23, f()8S. F you are interested in history, yea mill want to remember that date; it is the day that IBM's PC, Fppfe s Mac, and scores of fesser si icon mar- vels of oar decade became obsolete. I enn Dunnington, (NFC, TV Series: Babylon S sea Quasi BSD RoboCop Viper Quantum Leap Small (dander Miami Vice Liquid Television Inside Space Max Headroom Nick Frcade Unsolved Mysteries Tata! Panic Clarissa Explains It Off Bnamaniacs Goof Troop Mysteries From Beyond the Other Dominion Robs Hr (H Emmy F(oards) Movies: i Jurassic Park Young Indiana Jones Chronicles (darlock Fperburn Tommyknockers Honey, ( (Meio Up the Kid Death Becomes Her RoboCop The Dark Half Panama Deception (Oscar Best Documentary) flrrt persona( computer to ship standard oiith a preemptive multitasking operating system. (Oindotos 3.1 and Macintosh System 7.0 still support less-elficient, cooperative multitasking.) I first persona! Computer to ship toifh a 32-bit operating system. Flnt personaf computer to support more than 16-color output as a standard feature. Fint persona( computer toith an inexpensive genlock option. Fint personal computer to ship standard toifh a double-sided
3. S"disk drive. First personaf computer to include a ttoa-button mouse as standard. First personaI computer to offer a choice of command- fine and graphical user interfaces. Fint personal computer to include four-channel, digital sound on the motherboard. First personal computer to ship standard (tiith speech synthesis. Ftjt (and unfortunately, only) personal computer to ship loith a keyboard garage. Ftjt personal computer to include plug-and-play (ButnCnnfig) expansion cards 1986 1 he Los Gatos team begins work on the more expandable Amiga 2000, but their design is rejected in favor of one created by CBM’s German hardware developers. The Mar. Apr.dll proclaims “Over 100 Programs Listed." 1987 The second-generation Amiga 500 and Amiga 2000 are introduced. In the Jan. Feb. issue, AW predicts a bright future for .Amiga desktop video. The magazine goes monthly in November. 1988 A Ils December issue now lists “over 1200 Amiga programs” time to stop counting! CDTV 1991: Commodore designed this home CD-ROPI player based an the A500 as a Stealth Computer, hoping to sneak it into the homes of unsuspecting computerphobes. Unfortunately, the stealth itorked a little too (dell, and not many people noticed it. Amiga 600 1992: Originally planned as a cost-reduced complement to the A500, the A600 ended up costing more and doing less, (dith its tiny case and internaI hard drive, though, it makes a great portable Amiga. Amiga WOO 1993: The pinnacle of the Amiga line, featuring a fast 680HO microprocessor and the improved AG A chip set. Stiff one of the most-capable video computers on the planet more than fito years after its release. Amiga l ZOO 1993: AG A graphics potter comes to the masses in this sleek one-piece Amiga. (032 199H: The COW concept done right, this 32-bit CD- ROPI game machine (tas a hit in Europe and could have been a contender in the U.S. Amiga 1000 198S: This 68000-pottered machine ttas seven if earn ahead of if a time, providing a fast, multitasking, WO 96- cnlar system far ahaut &2000 in the days of SHOOO single- tasking, 16-color (OP! 286 machines. Amiga Z000 1987: It sacrificed the A1000 s sleek lines in exchange far an extremely expandable, slat-packed design, ft suffered a hit of an identity crisis, being released in various ttorld markets as the A1S00, A2000HD, A2S00 20, A2S00 30, A2000HDAU00, AISOOPlus, and f)2000Plus. Amiga 500 1987: The most popular Amiga model, this one- piece case packed all the passer of the Amiga f000 in an inexpensive package. A European model itith Kickstart 2.OH and 2PIG chip RAP! Capability ttas called the A500Plus. Amiga 3000 990.- Nearly the perfect Amiga design, the A3000 took the Amiga to a full 32-bit 030 architecture, got rid of the flicker, and packed plenty of speed. Also available in a toiser model, the A3000T, and a Unix model, the A3000UK ORIGINAL AMIGA CHIP SET 1 A2500 20 CDTV A2500 30 A1000 A2000 A2000HD A500 ECS CHIPSET 1 A600 A3000UX A3000 A3000T AGA CHIPSET 1 CD32 A4000 A4000T A1200 hard dr' A ° &&00, 32-hit AG A system with an IDE °f Gar fn an updated Amiga f000-style hex with separate keyboard. A3000+ An Amiga 3000 "Am vga a apced isgoing to be a a fieorfac ie anda eadtotrd to the Competition. -_ Qorfancf adberffeemeat, Amiga- dar tf, Premiere: i98S updated with a 080*10 microprocessor, the AAA chip set, Sci9 on the motherboard, and an AT&T 3210 OS A chip. A leaj lucky developers have prototypes of this unit, cohich (oas shofon at the Denver OevCon in 1992 and cau d have shipped a year before the s ntver A V000 did.
F) 300 fin ukrn-inexpereioe Amiga designed to Bit bc oe, the A500 in the product Una. This idea ,f)e AOOO, tohich ended up canting more than the A500 A2200 A stripped-down Amiga 3000 with an IDE hard drive interface. The design was completed and the machine was nearfg readg to go into production, hut no Commodore subsidiary would order one. Engineers referred tn it as the A 1000jr, a reference to the disastrous Pcjr. Products With the Mostest Th. Host Anticipated Commodore Ansiqa ProductTh* K"ra«sX« v? » mutd h,„„ ,W rte flcc'So « U“"' JL coooror pta* earner-priced modems uuth eimi ar f jen .wJL* mi. * w„,,wa *,«o 000r» cJmorfore cmalxl Runner-up; Commodore's tramp Cord too would have plugged into the mttja expansion slot and provided ar mare acceleration to the snail-like flmiga Transformer software AM PC emulator. Instead of releasing this $ 200 product, Commodore opted for the ill- fatatI $ 1000 SideCan basically a kegboard ess HIM XT Hat pluqqad into the side of the Amiga 1000. ¦wSttSSKSS'-.ta.n.* The wtnner, of course, is the Video Toaster which moved the Amiga into the forefront of'the Z T' dRa(ttoP-M * market. IvecaTek didn t omuaify announce the hoard until it was neartu eadg to ship, hut press leaks and trade-shot* previews caused anticipation to hui d for gears Runner-up: Return to Atlantis, a screen shot of (t dipped cheat ties gears later. The Host Anticipated Third-Party Amiga Product That Never Shipped Turbo Pascal, from Aor and. In an advertisement in the very first issue of Am qaLdorld, Aor and said Tda think Amiga will take off just tike Turho Pascal did. " The company promised Turbo Pascal for the Amiga in the first quarter of 1986, but it never shipped an Amiga product. FfiSoft's HiSpeed Pascal, a Turbo Pascal done for the Amiga, finally shipped six gears later. Runners-up! (OnrdPerfcct S.O for the Amiga, Lotus 1-2-3 for the Amiga (which various developers have reported having seen in Lotus Cambridge officesJ, and Jim Sachs 20,000 Leagues Linder the Sea (which was started back in the Amiga-1000 dags and mag still see iurlrsr nnrr fl A JafrJY) ). Lafi. Fin At rf r rt t Art n 1990 April 24: The A3nnn ' ' ’ ---- med a Live"unveiling in*"'»•*« its debu, a . November: NewTek’s 1 h Hnally ships, placing,hc °!'j'n'ic>P«ed r lascent desktop-video market * the forefront°fJJ," 1991 CDTV is released. It doesn’t make much of a splash, but impresses the industry nevertheless, becoming the first “set-top box’’ to reach the market. 1992 The Amiga 3000+ featuring the AGA chip set is previewed at the Denver DevCon in February. The product is shelved after one of the primary designers of the IBM Pcjr takes over Commodore’s engineering department. "(dith the introduction of the Amiga . . . Consumer computing miff never be the same again." - Robert Lock and Richard Mans- field, COMPUTE!, September 198S mho mas the onfg Aixtg-seuen issues ago (August '88 to be precise ) this aas the staff of Amiga(s}orfd Chacon and Linda Laffamme (seated (eft), Gug (d right [center), and Aob Rgan (right) have since (eft to fead fess interesting fives. (Theg (sere replaced bg current Aid staffers Tim (dafsh, Ann Record, and Amain Pratt) Dan Sullivan (far (eft) and Aarbara Gefoert (seated right) remain. Mast of the bears stiff mark here, too, but A oh s dog Mae marks for another magazine
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• j lEMpuijv ¦ | | Y10l3Og UollELUJOjllf •()[ ¦J3jsq n i) 1993 The Amiga 4000 and Amiga 1200 are released worldwide, while CD32 hits European stores in time for Christmas. Commodore begins a string of layoffs. The AAA chip set is shelved due to lack of development funds. 1994 CD32 is released briefly in the US, but Commodore files for liquidation before a marketing push can begin. 1995 January: The Amiga begins its 1 Oth-anniversary year, while ! W celebrates its 100th issue. Amiga users look forward to many more years of productivity and fun with a machine that’s still ahead of its time. Denny Atkin Time and use are bound to prey on your trusty mouse. When it’s finally time to chase down a new one, you’ve got plenty of choices. Should your Amiga mouse give up the ghost, it’s nice to know that there are lots of replacement options. Standard mice, trackballs, light pens you name it, and it’s out there. To help you sort things out, we trapped an even dozen of these critters and pushed ’em through a wide range of performance and usability tests. But before we get to product specifics, let’s look over the categories. V TTJ Of NfUTPTV Cef Opto-meciianical Mice The most popular mouse design available today, the opto-mechanical mouse has a weighted hall that’s in contact with a series of rollers inside the mouse. As the mouse is moved along a flat surface, the rotating ball causes the internal rollers to move. The rollers rotate a slotted wheel; an LED (light-emitting diode) shines light through the slots, and optical sensors count the pulses and translate that information into X-Y coordinates. The mouse ball and internal rollers must be cleaned periodically to remove lint build-up. Optical Mice Instead of using moving parts, the optical mouse relies on a beam of light bounced against a grid-covered mouse pad to track the movement of the mouse. A pair of LEDs point out of the bottom of the mouse, with one tracking X movement and the other tracking Y movement. When light from the LEDs strikes the pad, it is reflected back into the mouse and analyzed by a series of optical sensors. These sensors test for changes in the light consistency and convert that information into X-Y coordinates. Because they have no moving parts, optical mice need less maintenance than opto-mechanicals. However, an optical mouse must have its specially designed mouse pad in order for it to operate correctly. Cordless Mice The cordless mouse is usually very similar to the standard opto-mechanical mouse, except that the cord connecting the mouse with the computer is replaced by a beam of infrared energy. If you’re tired of wrestling with vour mouse cords, a cordless unit will 7 Jeff
o ? Give you unfettered movement within a limited area. Trackballs In essence, the trackball is a regular mouse Hipped on its back. Instead of the roller ball moving across a flat surface, you move the ball directly by spinning it with your fingers or the palm of your hand. Pen Mice One of the more unusual input devices available, the pen mouse replaces the standard mouse design with something analogous to a traditional pen or pencil. A tiny roller, or optomechanical sensor, is present in the tip of the pen; you simply move that point across an appropriate surface to generate mouse movement. Buttons on the pen’s shaft serve as left and right mouse buttons. Light Pens A light pen is shaped like a regular pen, but with a connector cord attached at one end and a photodetector at the other. To use it, you simply position the photodetector end of the pen near the monitor screen. Since the screen is continuously redrawn by a beam from the electron gun about 60 times per second, the photodetector detects when the electron beam passes in front of it. The light pen then transmits information to the computer, which identifies the exact location of the light pen. ? I lere are the results of the Amiga mouse comparisons. For an all-in-one view of how they compare, see the table entitled “Mouse to Mouse.,T CO NTENP£PJ: ££ How TTOT PiTN Opto-mechanical Mice MegaMouse ($ 49.95, AlfaData): With 400-dpi resolution and a two-year warranty, the MegaMouse has a great deal going for it. Quick and sensitive (thanks in part to its high resolution), it features crisp, responsive mouse buttons. It isn’t very ergonomic, however, with a short, five-foot cord, and it’s the most expensive mouse in this category. MegaMouse MK-II ($ 39.95, AlfaData): The next iteration in AlfaData’s MegaMouse series, the MegaMouse MK-II is the better of the two. While it doesn’t have lhe alacritous responsiveness of the original MegaMouse, the MK-II compensates with an extra- long, seven-foot cord, a glossy hard-plastic finish, and a heavier mouse ball. GI-600N (S39.99, Golden Image): The GI-600N’s cord is six feet long, not three, as the box claims. Other tilings in its favor are an included mouse pad and an ergonomic, palm-filling design with a glossy, hard- plastic finish. Caveat: the one-year warranty is the shortest in the opto-mechanical group. Swifty Mouse ($ 39.99, Micro R&D): Offering possibly the best combination of price, features and performance, the Swifty offers 300-dpi resolution, three mouse buttons, and a lifetime warranty. While the box claims that the Swiftv is switchable between Atari ST j and Amiga, the required switch was missing front the package I received. Optical Mice AlfaOptic ($ 79.9h, AlfaData): A 300-dpi mouse using an optical encoder, the AlfaOptic ships with a mouse pad, a user's manual, and a mouse holder. I his white- plastic mouse features three mouse buttons and a two- year warranty. The pad seemed too small for the mouse, and the cord is only five feet long, but the mouse was generally quick and responsive. Boing! Mouse ($ 99, GfxBase): One of the most expensive input devices tested, the Boing! Mouse features the smoothest operation, with crisp mouse clicks and smooth, point-to-point movement. The included pad is part of the reason: Made of thin, high-quality metal, it offers little resistance to the mouse movement. Although it has a short (four-foot) cord and a conservative 200-clpi rating, the Boing! Mouse is an excellent alternative to the standard opto-mechanical variety. ? Manufacturer Model Type Price dpi Buttons Cord Warranty Other AlfaData MegaMouse Opto-Mech S49.95 400 2 5r 2 years AlfaData MegaMouse MK-II Opto-Mech S39.95 260 2 7' 2 years [2] Golden Image GI-600N Opto-Mech S39.99 290 2 6' 1 year 12] [3] Micro R&D Swifty Mouse Opto-Mech S39.99 300 3* 5' Lifetime AlfaData AlfaOptic Optical $ 79.95 300 3* 5' 2 years [2] [3] [7J GfxBase Boing! Mouse Optical $ 99.00 200 3* 4' 2 years [3] Golden Image GI-6000N Optical S59.99 250 3 3' 1 year 12][3] AlfaData CLM-MT Cordless S99.95 260 3* 6' 2 years [11 [2] [3] AlfaData TKB-MT-AC Trackball $ 69.95 162 3* 5' 2 years 12] [6] AlfaData AlfaPen Pen Mouse $ 99.95 200 3* 6' 2 years [3] Golden Image JP-100P Brush Pen Mouse $ 19.99 250 2
3. 5' 1 year [4] [7] Inkwell Systems Light Pen Light Pen S129.95 N A N A 4' 90 days 15] Key [1] = Length of cord on infrared receiver is 6'. Cordless mouse can be up to 5' from infrared receiver. [2] = Atari ST Amiga switchable. [3] = Ships with mouse mat. [4] = Ships with DeluxePaint II. [5] = Includes Light Pen driver software. [6] = Mouse button lock feature. [7] = Ships with mouse holder.
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However, a one-year warranty and a short, three-foot cord put the GI-6000N at the bottom of the optical heap. Cordless Mice The JP-100P Brush ($ 19.99, Golden Image): At a price of less than $ 20, the opto-mechanical, 250-dpiJP-100P is easily the best buy in the pen-mouse category. This is true despite its being hampered by a three-foot cord and a warranty of only one year. It ships with a complete copy of the outdated DeluxePaint II and a square wooden “brush holder,” which I found actually worked better as a paperweight. The JP-100P shares the AjfaPen’s operational strengths and weaknesses, but it is clearlv a better value. CLM-MT Infrared Mouse ($ 99.95, AlfaData): II' Light Pens you're sick of fiddling with tangled mouse cords and long to move freely, consider this one. .Although .AlfaData claims a maximum transmission distance of five feet, I found it to be closer to four. AlfaData is also a trifle optimistic when it says that the mouse “works under heavy use for at least ten hours after a full Pot, Not fyll As with monitors and printers, mice and other input devices are usually given a "resolution" rating by the manufacturer. The most common measurement for resolution is in dots per inch (dpi). The higher the resolution, the greater the ability of the input device to interpret small movements. For example, a mouse with a 400-dpi rating will respond to even the tiniest of movements, while getting the on-screen pointer to move the same distance with a 2Q0*dpi mouse may take a considerably stronger shove. Having an ultra-high-dpi mouse isn't always ideal. A tiny bump of your hand could send your mouse pointer zooming across the screen. Generally, a higher dpi results in faster on-screen pointer movement. If your mouse is moving too slowly or quickly for your taste, you can adjust the settings in the Input Preferences program that's found in the Workbench 2.0 3.0 Preferences drawer. Recharge." In practice, I found that it usually lasted six lo seven hours, beginning to move erratically towards the end of that period. Freedom is the operative word here, however; if you work within these constraints and nightly recharges, this is the mouse von want. Trackballs TKB-MT-AC Trackball (S69.95, AlfaData): With its sturdy, rugged construction and smooth operation, the .AlfaData TKB-MT-AC trackball emerges as the best unconventional mouse design. It occupies very little desk space. A nifty drag-lock button lets you perform mouse-drag operations without finger gymnastics; a left-button click releases the drag-lock, a fact not documented in the tiny manual. On a more unusual note, the trackball’s transparent plastic roller ball alternately flashes green and red when plugged in to the mouse port, serving as a source of irritation or entertainment, depending on your attitude. Pen Mice AlfaPen ($ 99.95, AlfaData): With an optical design, three mouse buttons, and a six-foot cord, the AlfaPen appears to be a workable replacement for a standard Amiga mouse. In use, I found the AlfaPen to excel as a creative instrument, perfect for drawing and painting. However, it didn’t work quite as well for resizing windows, selecting menus, and so on. Light Pen ($ 129.95, Inkwell Systems): Clearly the most unusual product in our roundup, the Light Pen is ideally suited for use in multimedia kiosks, educational programs, and other specialized environments. A disk provides driver software that allows it to work with your applications programs. In testing it with a wide variety of Amiga software, I found it works best with graphics programs. Not intended as a replacement for an Amiga mouse, the Light Pen works alongside your existing input device. Getting it correctly calibrated is important for efficient operation, blit you should be aware that the calibration program doesn’t work well if you’re using a television as a display device. Summary Recommendations The type of mouse you choose will be strongly influenced by your own personal preferences. If you simply need a basic replacement for an ailing Amiga mouse, any of the listed opto-mechanical mice will fill the bill nicely. In ifie opto-mechanical category, the Micro R&D Swifty mouse offered the best combination of cord length, warranty, and other features. If you’re looking for an optical mouse, expect to pay up to twice as much as you would for an opto-mechanical model. I he optical mice from AlfaData and GfxBase are the best in the optical category, each having its own strengths and weaknesses. The GfxBase Boing! Mouse offers crisp, precise operation, but is hampered by a high retail price and a short, four-foot cord. On the other hand, although .AlfaData’s AlfaOptic mouse didn’t operate quite as smoothly, it’s a belter value overall. If you’re short on desk space, the AlfaData trackball is an excellent choice. Pen mice are well suited for painting and drawing applications, but 1 found using them a bit awkward for everyday mouse operations. The Golden Image jP- 1 OOP is undeniably the better value of die two, and possibly the best value in this roundup. Again, personal preference will come into play. Finally, the Light Pen, working alongside another input device, can be a valuable addition to your system if you’re into multimedia development or involved in other graphics applications. ¦ Jeff James, an assistant editor for the digital magazine Inter Active Gaming, is a frequent contributor to several other computer publications, Contact him at 76640.75@ compusewe.com or cfo AmigaWorld Editorial, PO Pox 802, 80 Elm St., Peterborough, NH 03458-0802. Make me . . . IT SEEMS THAT upgrading to the latest (3.1) version of the operating system has some Amiga users singing the blues. Not that there’s anything wrong with AmigaDOS 3.1 far from it. DOS I Wk Part 1 Come here, doctor, come here quick; this new DOS ’bout to In fact. 3.1 is the most powerful and stable operating system Commodore ever released. But it does contain a number of important changes that may catch you unawares or ause some programs you use to experience problems especially if you are upgrading from AmigaDOS 2.04 or 2.1. (Users upgrading from 3.0 will have fewer problems.) With the right Rx for your new OS. However, you can avoid these upgrade “gotchas” The remedies prescribed in this two-part series should help you eliminate or at least circumvent the bizarre little quirks you may encounter when you start using .AmigaDOS 3.1. First Things First Before we visit the DOS doctor, though, let’s dispense with a few preliminaries. First, we are proceeding on the assumption that you already have .AmigaDOS 3.1 installed on your Amiga: both Kickstart (a hardware ROM upgrade) and Workbench (a software upgrade). Also, keep in mind that AmigaDOS 3.1, like previous versions, has a file called s:startup-sequence that executes every time the Amiga boots. You should never change this File under AmigaDOS 2.0 and later, for doing so can cause many mysterious problems. Even worse, if you did previously alter your startup- sequence, all those changes will be undone when you upgrade to 3.1. What if you do need to customize your Amiga’s startup? There are two recommended ways to proceed. First, you can drag programs into the SYS:WBStartup drawer, and they will automatically execute when the Workbench loads (see page 4-26 in the Workbench 3.1 manual). Second, you can add commands to the s:user-
1. Run Palette, Write down the settings on a piece ? Startup file to be executed at boot time (see page 8-8 in the DOS 3,1 manual). WBStartup and user- startup are not affected when you undertake to upgrade AmigaDOS. Now, on to that litany of upgrade problems and their solutions! Weird Colors and Pointers Are you having any of the following problems? « Your mouse pointer is the wrong color.
• Your “busy” pointer has stopped appearing.
• After changing your pointer Preferences, clicking Save, and rebooting, your pointer has not changed.
• Your Workbench screen turns strange colors.
• WBPattern backdrops don’t work correctly. Any of these quirks may be due to out-of-date Preferences settings. These are stored in the directories ENVARC:Sys and ENV:Sys, in files with names ending with .prefs. AmigaDOS 3.1 uses a new format for these files that is not completely compatible with AmigaDOS
2. 0 liles. The solution is to delete your old Preferences settings (or move them to another directory for safekeeping) and then re-create them from scratch. 1 recommend that you do this even if you are not experiencing these problems, just to prevent them from occurring in the future. Here is a method for Fixing the Preferences setting for Palette that you can then adapt for all the other Preferences programs: B j; Hamel J. Barrett of paper for later reference. Quit Palette by clicking Cancel.
2. Delete the two Preferences settings files for ! % tt Palette that are found in the ENVrSys and ENVARC:Sys directories. The Shell commands to 'do this are: delete ENV:Sys palette.prefs delete ENVARC:Sys palette.prefs (If you prefer to delete from the Workbench, do the following: Open the RAM disk icon, select Show .Ail Files from the Window menu, find the Env drawer and open it, find the Sys drawer and open it, and delete the palette.prefs file found inside. Then, open the Svstem‘5.1 disk icon, find the Prefs drawer and open it, select Show All Files again, find the Env-Archive drawer and open it, find the Sys drawer and open it, and delete the palette.prefs file found therein.)
3. Run Palette. Re-create the settings that you wrote down on paper in step 1. Quit Palette by clicking Save. Repeat this method for each Preferences program, substituting the name of the program for Palette. When you are finished, reboot, and all should be well. You should need to fix your Preferences settings like this only once. You may feel tempted to take a shortcut and not delete the settings files, but this will not work. Even if you save your new Preferences settings, the existence of the old settings file can cause a problem. II you also want to fix all your old Preferences presets contained in the SYS:Prefs Presets drawer, a similar method will work. Load each file into the appropriate Preferences program using the Open... menu item, write down the settings, click Cancel, delete the file, rerun the Preferences program, re-create the settings, and click Save. IconEdit Crashes Does IconEdit crash whenever you choose a menu item? This can happen if you are running the freely distributable program CPUBlit 1.0 (Fish Disk 528) and using WBPattern to make a fancy pattern on your Workbench screen. While I do not know exactly why this crash occurs, I have carefully verified (together with the author of CPUBlit) that it is caused by an interaction between IconEdit, WBPattern, and CPUBlit. To get around this problem, you have several choices: L Upgrade from CPUBlit 1.0 to 1.1. While the update had not yet made it to common freeware distribution channels as of this writing, it should be available by the time you read this.
2. Don’t use a Workbench screen pattern. Note that the screen pattern is the one marked by the word Screen in the Placement gadget in WBPattern. This is new in AmigaDOS 3.1; previously, there were only Workbench and Windows patterns. To remove a pattern, click the upper-leftmost color selection in the window, and then click Clear. Then click Save to exit. Screenmode Overscan Strangeness When you exit the Screen Mode or Overscan program, does your Workbench suddenly change to a low-reso- lution screen twice as wide as your monitor? And nothing will change it back except rebooting? If so. You may be running the freeware commodity SwitchNTSC, which does not work properly under AmigaDOS 3.1. The only workaround is to quit SwitchNTSC whenever you change the ScreenMode or Overscan Preferences, and then restart it afterwards. Unfortunately, the author of SwitchNTSC reports that he cannot update the program because of compiler problems. Datatypes Not Working Datatypes are a powerful feature that was introduced in AmigaDOS 3.0. They allow graphics, sound, and other programs to use files of many different kinds, not just IFF files. Unfortunately, depending upon the particular way in which your Amiga’s user-startup file is set, Datatypes may not be able to work properly. For instance, in trying to use programs such as Multiview or WBPattern, you may receive an “unknown datatype” or similar message. Datatypes are especially likely to malfunction if you have reassigned LIBS:. In AmigaDOS 2.1 and earlier, LIBS: refers to the directory SYS:Libs. In AmigaDOS 3.1, this has changed. It now refers to both SYS:Libs and SYS:Classes, using this Assign Acid command in the s:startup-sequence file: Assign >NIL: LIBS: SYS:Classes ADD If you have modified your startup-sequence (naughty, naughty!), you may have deleted this line accidentally. In addition, some advanced users have commands in their user-startup file that reassign I.IBS: to point at other directories. If yon do this, also make sure to include SYS:Classes in your user-startup bv adding the Assign command given above. Alternatively, if you use the commercial product Wshell 2.0 (as I do), you might have a command like this in your user-siarlup file: Assign LIBS: PATH:Work:Libs,SYS:Libs In that case, you must change it to: Assign LIBS: PATITWork:Libs,SYS:Libs.SYS: Classes If you do not use Wshell 2.0, the above two Assign commands are not relevant to your situation. MUI and Wshell If you use MUI (Magic User Interface on Fish Disk
967) and Wshell 2.0, watch out for a conflict between the normal SYS:Classes directory and the MUI Classes directory. If MUI or your Datatypes are not working, this may be the reason. As in the previous section, MUI requires an Assign Add command to make LIBS: point at its Classes directory. For example: Assign Libs: Work: MU I Classes ADD If you use Wshell 2.0, you may be tempted to do this: Assign LIBS: PATH:SYS Tibs,SYS: Classes. Work: MU I Classes Beware! Both the SYS:Classes and Work:MU I Classes directories have subdirectories with the same names. This can cause conflicts. Instead, put Assign LIBS: PATH:SYS:ITbs,SYS:Glasses Assign LIBS: Work:MUI Classes ADD in your user-startup, and all will be well. NickPrefs Problems If you are using NickPrefs (Fish Disk 780) on your Amiga, be warned that many people on USENET have reported problems with NickPrefs under AmigaDOS
3. 1. II your system appears unstable, try removing NickPrefs and see if the problem goes away. Use the Real Thing Finally, did you obtain an officially licensed version of AmigaDOS 3.1? (The German company Village Tronic arranged with Commodore before the liquidation to sell a licensed version of 3.1. Expert Services and Software Hut are distributing it in North America.) If not, you may be running an outdated beta version of AmigaDOS. Some of these have appeared on BBSs and other freeware distribution channels, but don’t be fooled AmigaDOS is not freeware! It is a commercial product. Beta versions of AmigaDOS are only for testing by registered developers, and those versions may have serious bugs that can damage your files. To make sure you are running the genuine AmigaDOS 3.1, use the Workbench’s About... menu command. T he Kickstart version should be 40.63, 40.68, or 40.70, and the Workbench version should be 40.42. If not, then you should contact your dealer to obtain the correct version of 3.1. (The reason for all the Kickstart versions is that Village Tronic found that version 40.70 did not work correctly on some Amiga models. The differences between the versions are very minor and pertain mostly to SCSI and IDE interfaces.) A Final Word AmigaDOS 3.1 is a big improvement over 2.1 and its predecessors. Every upgrade, however, comes with at least a few problems, and I hope that this series will ease your transition to the Amiga’s latest and greatest operating system. Next month, we’ll conclude by troubleshooting some further 3.1 "gotchas” you’re likely to encounter, including problems concerning speech, Arexx, protection bits, requesters, rebooting, and hard-drive documentation. “By then you’ll be ready to lose those upgrade blues." ¦ Daniel J. Barrett is a long-time Amiga user and the author of BLAZEMONGER. He is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in computer science at the University of Massachusetts. E-mail him at barrelt@cs.iunass.edu. The author wishes to thank Osma Ahvenlampi, Klaus Burkert, Eddy Carroll Mario Kemper, Mike Meyer, and Chris Wolf for helpful information that contributed to this article. September 1993 = AW9309) October 1993 (AW9310) November 1993 (AW9311) December1993 (AW9312) January 1994 (AW9401) February 1994 (AW9402) March '1994 (AW 9403) April 1994 (AW 9404) May 1994 (AW 9405) FEBRUARY 1994 Over 100 products featured for your A4000 A1200 S. S Send me APRIL 1994 Which Platform is the Best Buy
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The Iris Solution Computer art is usually created and viewed on a monitor, where the artwork is seen as pure pixels oi light. Translating that light into high-quality printed form presents a challenge. Perhaps the most direct solution is simply to send a disk containing your image to a service bureau to be made into Iris prints. Iris printing technology is now widely available for transferring computer images to paper or canvas, and many print artists are turning to it to produce copies of their work. Iris prints are not cheap, but the results are superb. Other printing technologies available through service bureaus offer results and prices competitive with the Iris process. It is now possible to print vour images at virtually any size vou . _ O J I i desire. Talk to your local print shop or browse through the yellow pages to track down a suitable serv ice bureau. To get the best results, especially if you want your prints to be large, you should work at a high pixel resolution on the computer. The more pixels in the original image, the better the print. Remember, too, that vou can work on a “page” larger than your screen by- scrolling through it. Of course, working on a large computer image in 24- bit color requires a lot of RAM and produces huge files, and getting these files from your Amiga to a service bureau can present problems. One solution is to use ADPro (Elastic Reality) or some similar conversion software to translate your Amiga image into a format such as TIFF that the service bureau can handle, and then transmit the file from your machine via modem. Another solution is to use removable cartridges or optical disks to transfer Files. While floppy disks hold less than one or two megabytes of information, removable cartridges can contain more than 200 megabytes. SyQuest cartridges seem to be the most widely accepted media at service bureaus, but Bernoulli is gaining ground, as are optical disks. Not many service bureaus deal with Amiga-format images or disks, but you can transfer your image files to IBM- or Mac-format cartridges using any of several solutions outlined recently by Denny Atkin in AmigaWorld (Jul. And Aug. ’94, pages 1-1 and 22, respectively). I use Max DOS 2.0 (Media4 Productions) on the Amiga to transfer files to Mac-format, 150MB cartridges on an external Bernoulli drive. Such cartridges can be taken or shipped to a serv ice bureau, many of which will even mount and frame vour Finished work il vou so desire. Doing It Yourself II you plan to do all the printing and mounting yourself, one approach is to simply assess the resources you have available, then find a creative way of using them to produce finished work that will hold its own with artwork you see in galleries. Look at the kinds of paper being used, the way images are placed on a page, the way the piece is framed or mounted, the way it is signed, and so on. You might regard this as the fundamental “protocol” of gallery art. Working within that protocol will increase the chances of having your work accepted and shown. California artist David Bacigalupi creates signed limited editions of computer prints that have been exhibited in the United States and Europe. To do this, he uses nothing more complicated than laser-printer output on 8' a by 11-inch paper. The prints are elegant diffusion-dither renderings of bis black-and-white screen art. You could achieve a similar ef fect by experimenting with the printing options of yonr graphics or desktop-publishing software. It often helps to print the image at a reduced size to increase its resolution on the paper. Each of David's 3- by 4-inch images is surrounded by a hairline border and centered high on a vertical sheet of 90-lb rag paper. Some laser printers allow a flat feed that will accommodate paper of this weight. Directly under the image on die left is the prim number and edition, such as 32 50. The title is in the middle, and the signature and date on the right. David's sense of design and his attention to detail give his images the gallery presence of nicely mounted etchings. By doing a signed and numbered edition, the real and perceived value of each piece is enhanced. The buyer knows there will not he an unlimited number of prints produced, yet also understands that ii is not one of a kind. Numerous technologies now provide interesting ways, both costly and inexpensive, of getting your two-dimensional computer art into gallery-ready printed form. Another California artist, Roberta Lee Woods, goes to more complex lengths to produce printed versions ol her computer images. Before printing, she flips each of her 24-bit color images horizontally to produce a mirror version. She then prints them out on a CalComp Colormaster printer at standard size and photocopies them on a Kodak color copier. Finally, using a lithographic press, Roberta transfers the toner from the color photocopy to full sheets of Rives BFK, l()09r rag print- making paper. The photocopy is placed face down, centered on the Rives sheet. Lacquer thinner is then spread over the back of the copy, newsprint is placed over everything, and it is quickly run through the press before the thinner evaporates. When the copy is peeled off, the result is a beautiful, full-color prim neatly centered on a large sheet of archival paper. Obviously, a technique like this requires much experimentation, but at each stage lie opportunities for controlled accidents that can yield inter- j esting results or new ideas. Roberta o looks on the entire process as part of the art she is pursuing. I Ier instincts and experience guide her to rich results. You should be wary, of course: Working with toxic materials is hazardous and should be done in a safe, ventilated environment, working with someone who is knowledgeable about the materials. Then There’s Kinko’s Color copiers at service centers such as Kinko's also offer interesting opportunities for experimentation with large, inexpensive prints. For example, slides or prints of your work can be enlarged to 11- by 17-inch color copies at Kinko's for less than two dollars. Line art can be run through oversize copiers or even blueprint machines for interesting effects. These ideas only scratch the surface of the possibilities you can discover for presenting your work. Explore the resources available and apply your imagination to producing finished prints within your budget. There is alwavs a workable combination. 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* J engineer friend pointed to the waveform monitor and vectorscope and told me to pay close attention. A brand- new tape with freshly recorded video was playing on a 1-inch VTR, and the broadcast monitor displayed exceptional-looking images. My friend stopped the tape, fiddled around behind the VTR, anc! Then pressed Flay. The same tape now showed noisy video and degraded color. He reached behind the VTR again, and produced two cables. ‘'This is the cause of all that trouble,” he said, pointing to one. On another occasion, 1 spent many frustrating hours looking for the reason why a SMPTE time-cocle-based system occasionally missed a frame or two while editing. Then it dawned on me to check the cables coming from the sync generator. When I replaced the old cables with new ones, I had no more problems. Whether it is a loose connection, broken wires, or something else, you can diagnose and fix cable troubles with a little know-how. Only the Best The ideal video cable For vour system is not the one t that came with your VCR or • camcorder. It is RG59 U, a thick 75 ohm coaxial cable with a plastic or rubber coating. Inside, a copper- braid shield, designed to block interference from reaching the core wire, connects to the ground signal. It is the core wire that shuttles the video signal between your components. While the cable may have any of several types of connectors, the most common are RCA and BNC. RCA connectors, used mainly in consumer and “prosumer” VCRs, are found on some Amiga genlocks. The more robust BNC connectors lock into place, providing a better connection. They are found on broadcast and professional VTRs, more expensive genlocks, and NcwTek’s Video Toaster, An imperfect connection results in signal degradation. O O Most metals oxidize with time, and even a brand-new cable may have an invisible layer of oxidation. Because gold is practically immune to oxidation, it is best to use gold-plated connectors. Gold RCAs are easy to spot, as the whole connector is plated with the yellow metal. BNC V connectors require a detailed inspection, as only the connector's center is gold. Make or Buy? Von can buy good video cables assembled with the necessary connectors, or you can put together your own. Ready-made cables save you time. You can find pro- fessional-quality cables in different lengths and with various types of connectors from sources such as Markertek and Comprehensive Video (see the “Manufac- hi rers7Distributors' Addresses " list, p. 59). The various components of your system may use different connectors. For example, your Video Toaster has BNC connectors, hut vour VCR may have RCA i jacks. While the Toaster comes with RCA-to-BNC adapters = so you can use regular RCA cables), it is best to use a cable with a BNC connector at one end and an RCA at the other. The adapters offer a less- than-ideal connection, and act as an unnecessan* “bridge” in the path. Assembling your own cables can save money. If J you do so, be sure to use quality components (which both Markertek and Comprehensive can provide). If you are using BNC connectors, a good investment is a crimp tool; this lets you mount the connectors to the cables very tightly without soldering. (An inexpensive kit that includes several connectors, a crimp tool, and a special cable stripper rnav be all you need besides j a length of cable.) If you use RCA connectors, you may have to do some soldering. Whether you make or buy, z 7 use the shortest cable that will do the job, because the signal degrades as it travels through long wires. To avoid interference, do not run vour video cables parallel to power cables. If they must cross, make sure z they do so at right angles. Physical Exam Two of die most common causes of cable malfunction are broken wires and short circuits. Both are easily diagnosed with a multimeter, which is also useful for testing cables you assemble yourself. You can find multimeters at major electronics stores and other tool dealers; you need only a very inexpensive one for these purposes. To test a cable, put your multimeter in either continuity or resistance (ohms) test mode. Joining die instrument’s probes should produce a beep or an ohms display of zero (meaning there is perfect current flow. Now touch the outside (ground) part of both connectors with your probes at the same time. If the connection is good, your meter should act as if the probes were touching each other. If that does not happen, your cable has a problem. The next step involves performing die same test on the inside pin of the connectors. Again, if nothing happens, you have a bad cable. To test for a short circuit, connect one probe to the inside pin of the connector on either end, and connect the other probe to the cable’s outside (ground) part. If nothing happens on the multimeter, your cable is fine. If, however, the meter behaves as if the probes were joined, you have a short. Few important system upgrades are so inexpensive. So don't limit the use of good video cables to your Amiga and VCRs. Other video devices, including 1 Bcs, monitors, sync generators, switchers, waveform monitors, and vectorscopes, can benefit from good connections, too! ¦ Paulo de Andrade is president of Digital Reality, an Amiga- based broadcast-video and 3-1) animation company in Seattle. M mm Commodore AMIGA Software Hut Folcroft East Business Park 313 Henderson Dr Sharon Hill, PA 19079 Orders 800-93-AMIGA SKSSyS&f Info 610*586-5701 FAX 610-586-5706 Kiv- As-'. - iv,..va .: •... ..v, ..%. 4f Software Hut we are committed to the Amiga with a Large inventory, Great Pricing, & Same Dav Shmnino • Software Hut is vour "One Stop“ source for Amiga products Dynamite Software Bundle This awesome bundle includes:
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2. X 3.x compatible. Hard-drive installable. Not copy protected. Accelerator compatible. Minimum system: Requires Future Video Edit Link 2000. 2200 or 3300 edit controller, 2MB RAM w o Video Toaster; 2MB chip RAM, 10MB fast RAM with Video Toaster. Recommended system: De-interlacer, accelerator, Video Toaster 2.0 or later, and extra RAM. Software for using the Video Toaster with Future Video edit controllers. While other computers are only now becoming capable of Amiga-like video production, their prices and hardware requirements seem absurd to Amiga users. This price performance gap widens even further whenever products such as CyberEdit Pro hit the market. CyberEdit Pro brings professional, cuts-only editing to the masses. Used in conjunction with a Future Video edit controller (I tested it with Future Video's Edit Fink 3300), your Amiga, a Video Toaster, and a couple of industrial VCRs become a capable edit system. Cuts V Rolls Geared toward budget-conscious video editors, CyberEdit is a cuts-only system that controls one source and one record VCR. This enables the Toaster to perform edits such as cuts and A X roll transitions that use the Toaster framestores or backgrounds as a second image source. These transitions allow you to dissolve from a frozen frame at the end of a sequence to another video segment on the same source deck. This type of transition looks similar to an A B roll transition, but you avoid the expense of an additional source VCR. CyberEdit Pro interfaces (lawlessly with the Future Video edit controller. I'he software includes several test programs that ensure everything is working line before you start editing. I like this approach much better than trying to alter settings in the middle of an edit session. It’s obvious that Cybercall made everv j aspect of setup and installation as simple as possible by including icons that automatically load your text editor to make the configuration process easier. The software runs directly from lloppies although you get better performance by running it from your hard drive. Once you have installed the program and tested the setup, all you have to do is run the Video Toaster, switch to the Workbench screen and run CyberEdit. I would like to point out that you may also run the program without the Toaster, in which case you still have all the edit functions available, but not the A roll capabilities. This is not only an advantage for those who don’t own a Video Toaster, but it also allows you to run just the edit software when no Toaster transition is necessary. Overall Control CyberEdit Pro is well designed, including features available on other edit systems that cost several thousand dollars. For instance, you can enter a description for each edit, making it easy to find a specific edit even from a long list. The system also makes the most of each VCR s capabilities. If you have the luxury of SMPTE time code, no calibration is needed, as each video frame has a unique address. And il you're using low-end decks with the more common control track, then CyberEdit offers some calibration features that squeeze the highest possible precision out of them. Furthermore, you can automatically repeat scene descriptions for your edits through the use of colons. The interface lets vou control vour 4 J decks via the mouse or function keys J and perform all manner of edits, including assemble, insert (audio, video, or both), freeze frames, and transitions. You can also call up CG pages for titles as well as framestores. To enter your edit points, just click a button, and double-click the time window for adjustments. The system informs vou of the length of your adjustments, and if you select another out point, you’re told how much it lengthens or shortens your edit. To fill a specific time, you can enter that duration, and CyberEdit automatically calculates the out point for you. The program lets you select any Toaster transition and activates it for you bv means of GPI triggering. As with j 0011 more expensive systems, CyberEdit lets you load and save edit lists for later use. The manual is clear and comprehensive, including a number of tips that arc generally helpful. While CyberEdit Pro is clearly aimed at entry-level editing and is not intended to serve as a replacement for elaborate A B roll-editing systems, it oilers substantially more than I expected. The edits 1 performed were accurate and easy to set up, and this system actually made the process fun. 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* recorded at a low frame rate. The MPEG module introduced early this year gives the CD32 true FMV capability, but no FMV game software has appeared yet. A version of Jurassic Park, using clips from the movie, was to be the first, but it seems to have gotten stuck in a tar pit en route to release. (However, at least two other developers are working on FMV games.) So, it may come as something of a surprise to find that the first FMV Amiga game is already here on an unexpected medium (disk, rather than CD), from an unexpected direction (the US), and in an unexpected form (shareware). And here’s something else: It’s rather good. The FMV sequences don’t replace the gamcplay; rather, they complement it nicely. As of this writing. Tomcat inspired by Tomcat Alley for Sega CD is in beta testing. A playable preview (a whopping
2. -1 megs compressed) is available for downloading. The game is something over 7 megs and occupies about 5 disks, so you’ll need a hard disk and a meg of chip RAM to run it properly. Not to mention a firm hand and clear vision: Tomcat’s a simple fighter-pilot arcade game based on the Navy’s famed F-14, but with a heavy emphasis on quick reactions and good aim. (The black-and-white FMV sequences, appearing in a central window, set up each action sequence and then show the results.) Vou use the joystick to follow the pilot’s digitized instructions: Move the onscreen crosshairs to a waypoint, the tail of an enemy fighter, or just to clear out of the Dodge when a bogey’s on your six. You'll either live to fight another day, or crash and burn. Tomcat is the work of John Graham a member of Dark Unicorn Productions (DUP), a South Carolina-based shareware coding group that aims to become to the Amiga shareware game mar ket what Apogee and Epic MegaGames arc to the IBM. The 12-member group has been around in various forms since at least '92, but none of its earliest projected releases including Castle of Terror, Return of die Ancients, and Star I rek: The Next Generation saw die light Tomcat features full-motion video: a gaming first for the Amiga. Of day. The first ones to appear were Shane Monroe’s pleasant strategy games, Psycho Squares (1993) and Psycho Squares Deluxe (1994). Tomcat promises to be the game that gets DUP noticed. At this writing, the shareware version has been available for a week, and Graham has already received 27 registrations. (The shareware version includes only air-to-air missions. The full one has air-to-ground, recon, and rescue, as well.) I he beta version f saw wasn't quite as polished as a commercial release, but it was highly playable, and it certainly wasn’t as slow as one might expect a non-CD FMV game to be. Ideally. Tomcat should be played from RAM on an accelerated machine. But the FMV sequences are loaded in on die fly from HD during play; there was no wailing around for the game to kick in. When I crashed (which was often), I could get right back at it. If Tomcat takes off, there’s an FMV space sim in our future as well. This one, already laid out on paper, will be in color as will a planned adventure about being followed. Now, the trouble with FMV games generally is that they tend to lack genuine choices and wind up playing like Dragon’s Lair: Make the one right move and proceed to the next stage, or make one of several wrong ones and die horribly. If Graham and DUP can stay out of this trap and provide lots of interesting alternatives to encourage replays, they'll be in business. Also in the works from DUP, but farther clown the road: Fleet Commander (Monroe): A Star Fleet-style, search-and- ? A Wow! Exquisite. A must for your games library. C Meets expectations. Good, solid performer. B Great fun. Plenty of entertainment value here. D Disappointing. Lots of room for improvement, F A real stinker. Don’t waste your time.
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Q. After reading the June ’94 Help Key,I switched my A1200 to Double-NTSC, Hi- Res, No-Flicker mode for an improved screen display on my 1942 monitor. However, if the monitor is on for more than an hour in this mode, or if a number of screen windows are open, a series of short, horizontal flickering lines appear. Fs this a normal occurrence or the sign of a problem? My second question concerns connecting two AMIGAs through then serial ports for use with Psygnosis’ Combat Air Patrol, I purchased a serial cable from Radio Shack, but had to gel a gender changer for one end, since they don't sell a 25-pin dual- female cable. I followed the instructions in the Combat Air Patrol manual to no avail. Any suggestions? Leland Jones Dallas, Texas
A. In reference to your firs! Question, your monitor might be defective. II it starts llickering after an hour of operation, there is a definite problem. Furthermore, no matter how many windows are open, no flickering lines should appear. If a computer-repair center gives your monitor a clean bill of health, it might be the computer. As lor your serial cable, you might try another Radio Shack to find one in stock. Ask for part 813-2506-551. But alter reviewing the instructions for the CAP program, 1 think you probably need an RS-232, 25-pin null-modem connector (RS part 000-2505-1). Any Amiga programs that require null-modem connections should work fine with that component in place. More On Monitors
Q. I have three monitors: a CBM 1950an Amiga 1680, and a Cordata .S'I GA. I also own three Amigas: an A3000, an A1200 and an A500. What would be the best matching of each computer to a monitor? On another note, my A3000 operates a multiline BBS using Supra 14400 modems. Which CD-ROM drives operate fast enough to prevent data slowdown? James Larry Stell Glasgou Kentucky
A. The most logical matching is as follows: the A3000 with the 1950, the A1200 with the SVGA, and the A500 with the 1680. The only one that requires any changes beyond plugging in a cable is the A 1200 SVGA combination: You'll need to use the 23-to-15 pin adapter that comes with the A1200 and experiment with monitor drivers from the Amiga- DOS 3.0 Devs Monitor directory. Some fine-tuning will definitely be in order. Concerning your second question, while tests I’ve performed show they read data at roughly one-third the speed of an A4000’s IDE hard drive, any of the new double-speed CD-ROM drives will probably be fast enough to prevent any significant slowdown. My favorite for the Amiga is Alfa Data’s internal, dual-speed Mitsumi CD- ROM drive coupled with a Tanclem IDE controller. Although some newer drives are faster, the Tandem combination is fast and works exceptionally well with the A4000. My Kingdom For a Z3
Q. In your May '94 issue, you published an article on 24-bit Amiga-compatible graphic boards. Tve gotten a lot of use out of my 24- bit Retina board, but I’m dismayed to hear * that MacroSystemsUS will not be carrying the Zorro-III version of the board. Why did (hey advertise the Retina Z3 card for months if they had no intention of selling it? Robert Poole Veraon, Connecticut
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(800) 344-4102 Mon, thru Fri 8am-9pm,Sat 9-5 EST COMMODORE BUSINESS MACHINES, INC., Debtor. . X NOTICE OF LAST DATE FOR FILING PROOFS OF CLAIM TO: ALL PERSONS ASSERTING CLAIMS AGAINST TFTF. ABOVE-CAPTIONED DEBTOR PLEASE TAKE NOTICE THAT: An involuntary petition under title 11, Untied States Code i the "Bankruptcy Code"), was filed against Commodore Business Machines, Inc. ("CBM”) in the United Slates Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York = the "Bankruptcy Court”) on May 4. 1994. On May 24. 1994. CBM consented lo relief under chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code. On November I, 1994, ihe Mon. James L. Garrity. Jr.. United States Bankruptcy Judge, entered an order under Rule 3003(c)(3) of the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure requiring that all persons and entities, including, without limitation, individuals, partnerships, corporations, estates, trusts and governmental units, EXCEPT THOSE CREDITORS DESCRIBED BELOW, who may have or assert any Claim, as defined in 5 1(11 (5) of the Bankruptcy Code, against CBM or its property that arose prior lo May 24*. 1994 or pursuant to the rejection of an executory contract or unexpired lease based upon an order of rejection issued on or before October 31. 1994, shall file such claim on or before 5:00 p.m. (EST). January 17. 1995 (the “Bar Date”) and such claims must conform substantially lo Form No. 10 of the Official Bankruptcy Forms, for each and every Claim asserted, whether general unsecured, priority or secured, eilherbv (i) mailing the proof of claim, together w ith all supporting documentation (if voluminous, a summary thereof), to: United States Bankruptcy Court, c o Commodore Business Machines, Inc.,
P. O. Box 11, Bow ling Green Station, New York, New York 1(1274-0011, or (ii) by delivering the proof of claim, together with all supporting documentation (if voluminous, a summary thereof), by hand delivery or courier service (but nol United Slates mail) to: The Clerk of the Court. United States
* uplc> i York 10004-140H. PROOF'S OF CLAIM WILL BF. DEEMED TIMELY ONLY IF ACTUALLY RECEIVED BY THE CLERK OR AT THE POST OFFICE BOX NOTED ABOVE. ON OR BEFORE 5:00 P.M., (KS.T.). ON JANUARY 17, 1995. ALL CREDITORS REQUIRED TO FILE PROOFS OF CLAIM WHO FAIL TO DO SO ON OR BEFORE IHE BAR DATE SHALL BE FOREVER BARRED FROM ASSERTING CLAIMS AND SHALL NOT BE PKRMl TTKDTO VOTE UPON, OK RECEIVE DISTRIBUTIONS UNDER ANY CHAPTER 11 PLAN.OROTH- KRWLSK PARTICIPATE IN CBM’S CASK. THE FOLLOWING CREDITORS NEED NOT FILE PROOFS OF CLAIM:
(a) Any creditor that lias already duly filed a proof of clai m against CBM that the creditor does not desire to amend;
(b) Any creditor (i) whose Claim is listed in the schedules filed by CBM w i:h the Bankruptcy Court (the "Schedules") and is not designated therein as “disputed.” “contingent." “unliquidated.” “not determinable" or "unknown" and (ii) who agrees with the classification and amount set forth therein:
(c) Any creditor w hose Claim has been allowed by order of the Bankruptcy Court prior to the date hereof; or
(d) Any creditor whose Claim is an administrative expense within the meaning of § 503 of the Bankruptcy Code. Any creditor whose Claim is not listed in the Schedules, is listed in an incorrect amount or is listed as "disputed,” "contingent." "unliquidated." "not determinable" or “unknown" on the Schedules and who desires to participate in the case and sharcinany distribution, must file a proof of claim on or before the Bar Date. If it is unclear from the Schedules whether a Claim is scheduled a.% "disputed,” “contingent ""unliquidated." "not determinable” or “unknow n” as to amount, or, otherwise improperly listed, the creditor must file a proof of claim prior to the Bar Date. Any person or entity who desires to rely on the Schedules will has e the responsibility for determining that its Claim is accurately listed therein. All know n creditors will receive written notification of the Bar Date together with a proof of claim form containing information on how CBM has listed the Claim of such creditor on the Schedules. If a creditor does not receive a written notification by December 1,1994. The creditor should assume it is not listed txi die Schedules. Copies of the Schedules arc available for inspection between the hours of 9:30 a.m. anti 4:(X) p.m. at the Office of the Clerk. United States Bankruptcy ( Green. New York. New N ork CERNING THE AMOUNT AND PRIORITY OF THE CLAIMS LISTED ON THE SCHEDULES SHOULD BE DIRECTED TO CBM AT (610) 666-2729. Any Creditor whose Claim arises from rejection of any executory contrac t or ur,expired lease after the uate hereof, hut frior to the entry of an order confirming a chapter 11 plan, must ilc its proof of claim within thirty (30) days from tne date of the order approv mg the rejection of the contract or uncxpircd lease, but in no event earlier than the Bar Date. Dated: New York. New York November 3,1994 BY ORDER OF THE COURT HON. JAMES L- GARRITY, JR. KAYE, SCHOLKR, HERMAN. HAYS & HANDLER Attorneys for Commodore Business Machines, Inc., Debtor 425 Park Avenue New York, New York 10022
(212) 836-8000 Attn: Herbert S. Fidelman. Esq. Brian E. Kriger, Flsq. THE LAST WORD Kudos, complaints, comments, concerns, and contributions from our readers. Wish Lists for the New Owner I am totally in love with the video com- J puter marriage made possible by die Amiga and such cards as the Video Toaster and OpalVision it has changed my life. The A-1000. However, turned out to be incompatible with the existing Toaster card, and Commodore o built it with inadequate slots, power, and RAM for dealing with such a complex application. So here is my request to whichever group succeeds in buying Commodore: Please aim at producing an Amiga with a 68060 processor (or at least a 68040 at 50 Mhz), 4MB of chip RAM and 32MB ol last RAM, at least two video slots, and fast SCSI controllers. Such a machine would at least begin to make the Amiga competitive with the IBM and Apple computers in terms of power and speed. (We already know the Amiga lowers above the other platforms in video and graphics capabilities.) In addition, please work very closely with developers before you bring out some major new computer or device. Instead of working with NewTek* Commodore caught everyone by surprise by releasing an A4000 that was incompatible with the Toaster. Such a “decision" was preposterous! To ignore a company that brought the Amiga such new-found success is worse than absurd. Whoever you turn out to be, rest assured that if you operate things in an intelligent and positive manner, you will have the most devoted and loyal users anywhere. Steven L. Thomassin I datura, California If the new owner of the Amiga turns out to be the Commodore UK management group headed by David Pleas- ance, the future of our favorite machine will he in the hands of persons having an excellent marketing track O u record. We in America wonder, however. What kind of Amigas will he coming our wav and when. Commodore n UK was noted for producing low- priced, bare-bones machines lor use as game platforms, a strategy that simply won't work in America. Naturally, Mr. Pleasance would be expected to concentrate on reintroducing the Amiga into the UK, hut I hope he does not forget that most of the Instead of working with NewTek, Commodore caught everyone by surprise by releasing an A4000 that was incompatible with the Toaster. Such a “decision ” was preposterous! Amiga's nonemertainment software and hardware is produced in America, and this support network is eroding rapidly. Attention on the part ol the new owners to the American market might go a long way toward forestalling the extinction of the Amiga as n n a serious computer system. Jeffrey T. Powell 11 Us Coi'ina, Cali fit ni ia A Tip o’ the Hat To Quick Tip As a serious .Amiga user since the clavs O j of the A1000, I'd like to point out how helpful your magazine really is. 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