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Amstrad was founded in 1968 by Alan Sugar to produce consumer electronics. The company quickly moved to the forefront of low-priced TV & Hi-Fi in the seventies.
 
In 1980, Amstrad went public and doubled in size each year during the early eighties as it entered into the home computer market.
 
Their first computer, the CPC 464 was launched in 1984 and was followed by the CPC 664 and CPC 6128 models in 1985. Later, in 1990, the "Plus” variants of the 464 and 6128 were launched with increased functionality.
 
In 1985, the extremely popular Amstrad PCW range was introduced. These were primarily word processors but were also capable of running the CP/M operating system.
 
On 7 April 1986 Amstrad announced it had bought from Sinclair Research the rights to manufacture and sell Sinclair computer products for £5 million. Amstrad launched two new variants of the Spectrum: the ZX Spectrum +2 which included a built-in tape drive and in the following year, the ZX Spectrum +3, with a built-in floppy disk drive which used the 3” disks that many Amstrad machines used.
 
In 1986 the company produced a range of affordable MS-DOS-based personal computers, the first of which was the PC1512, priced at £399. It was a huge success, capturing more than 25% of the European computer market.
 
In 1988 Amstrad attempted to make the first affordable portable personal computer with  the PPC512 and 640 models, introduced a year before the Macintosh Portable. They ran MS-DOS and offered a built-in LCD screen. In a final attempt to exploit the Sinclair brand Amstrad also launched the Sinclair PC200 ans PC500 desktop PCs. They met with little enthusiasm from the buying public.
 
Amstrad continued its success into the early nineties producing second and third generation PCs using 286 & 386 processor technology. However, by this time there were many more players in the European PC market and Amstrad started to lose its edge.
 
In 1990, Amstrad entered the video game console market with the Amstrad GX4000. The console, based on the Amstrad 464 Plus hardware, was a commercial failure because it used 8-bit technology unlike the 16-bit Sega Mega Drive and Super Nintendo competition.
 
In 1993, Amstrad was licenced by Sega to produce a system by the name of  the Amstrad Mega PC, to try and regain their image in the gaming market. The system didn’t succeed as well as expected, mostly due to its high initial retail price of £599.
 
In that same year, Amstrad released the PenPad, a PDA similar to the Apple Newton, and released only weeks before it. It was a commercial failure, and had several technical and usability problems. It lacked many features that the Apple Newton offered, but had a lower price.
 
Amstrad began to concentrate less on computers and more in communication, they purchased several telecommunications businesses including Betacom, Dancall Telecom, Viglen Computers and Dataflex Design Communications during the early 1990s and became a major supplier of set-top boxes to UK satellite TV provider Sky since its launch in 1989.
Amstrad still produces set-top boxes today ...
 
"I think that the problem that will evolve for others is being able to compete with us"
Alan Sugar in an interview published in Practical Computing December 1985.

Timeline for Amstrad :

Date Event
Jul 1976 Zilog releases the Z80 microprocessor
23 May 1985 News Article : CPC464 Roms released by Micro Power
6 Jun 1985 News Article : Amstrad vies with Atari at Chicago exhibition
6 Jun 1985 News Article : Amstrad light pen from DK
13 Jun 1985 News Article : Amstrad goes for US 128K launch
4 Jul 1985 News Article : Amstrad hits tape copy row with twin cassette recorder
11 Jul 1985 News Article : First Philips CD Roms out this autumn for the Atari or Amstrad
18 Jul 1985 News Article : Amstrad 128K 6128 to launch in autumn?
25 Jul 1985 News Article : Schools go for CPCs
1 Aug 1985 News Article : Amstrad plans 16-bit portable based on Z800 chip and to be IBM compatible
5 Nov 1985 News Article : Amstrad sets its sights on IBM
7 Nov 1985 News Article : Amstrad in 'copier' row
7 Apr 1986 Amstrad Buys Sinclair Research IP
29 May 1986 News Article : Amstrad's 445 PC: the full specifications
5 Jun 1986 News Article : Amstrad hires Timex to build its Plus 2
8 May 2020 Retro Charity Streamathon - 8-10 May 2020


Hardware Products

Amstrad GT64 Monitor

Amstrad GT64 Monitor
Unknown
This green-screen monitor was sold alongside the Amstrad CPC.

Manufacturer : Amstrad
Type : Peripheral

Amstrad PCW8256 Test PCB

Amstrad PCW8256 Test PCB
Unknown
A development board for the Amstrad PCW8256.

Manufacturer : Amstrad
Type : Peripheral

Amstrad CPC 6128

Amstrad CPC 6128
Unknown
The CPC6128 was launched in 1985, and contained the Z80 Processor with a clock speed of 4 MHz and a ROM of 48 KB and a 128 KB of RAM There were 3 modes, 80 characters x 25 lines - 40 x 25 -20 x 25 GRA...

Manufacturer : Amstrad
Type : Computer

Amstrad Clock Timer CT-1

Amstrad Clock Timer CT-1
Unknown
This FM/MW/LW clock radio is styled and designed to fit under the Amstrad CTM-644 monitor.

Manufacturer : Amstrad
Type : Peripheral

Amstrad Light Pen LP-1

Amstrad Light Pen LP-1
Unknown
Our light pen comes with the original box and cassette.

Manufacturer : Amstrad
Type : Peripheral

Amstrad PCW9512 Test PCB

Amstrad PCW9512 Test PCB
Unknown
A development board for the Amstrad PCW9512.

Manufacturer : Amstrad
Type : Peripheral

Amstrad AJ-5 Analogue Joystick

Amstrad AJ-5 Analogue Joystick
Unknown
The AJ-5 is a two-axis, two-button joystick.

Manufacturer : Amstrad
Type : Peripheral

Amstrad CM14 Monitor

Amstrad CM14 Monitor
Unknown
This was the colour monitor sold together with the CPC464plus/CPC6128plus computers.

Manufacturer : Amstrad
Type : Peripheral

Amstrad CTM644 Monitor

Amstrad CTM644 Monitor
Unknown
This was the colour monitor sold together with the CPC464plus/CPC6128plus computers.

Manufacturer : Amstrad
Type : Peripheral

Amstrad RS232C Serial Interface

Amstrad RS232C Serial Interface
Unknown
For the Amstrad CPC464/664/6128.

Manufacturer : Amstrad
Type : Peripheral

Amstrad MP-2 Modulator/Switching Power Supply

Amstrad MP-2 Modulator/Switching Power Supply
Unknown
For the Amstrad CPC464/664/6128.

Manufacturer : Amstrad
Type : Peripheral

Amstrad V21/23 Modem

Amstrad V21/23 Modem
Unknown
For the Amstrad CPC464/664/6128.

Manufacturer : Amstrad
Type : Peripheral

Amstrad MP-1 Modulator / Switching Power Supply

Amstrad MP-1 Modulator / Switching Power Supply
Unknown
For the Amstrad CPC464/664/6128.

Manufacturer : Amstrad
Type : Peripheral

Amstrad CPC 464

Amstrad CPC 464
1984
The Amstrad CPC 464 was one of the most successful computers in Europe.

Manufacturer : Amstrad
Type : Computer

Amstrad CPC 464 PPC MP1 Boxed System

Amstrad CPC 464 PPC MP1 Boxed System
June 1984
The PP6 was a 1986 Promotional Pack with 15 Games and a joystick.

Manufacturer : Amstrad
Type : Computer

Amstrad DDI-1 / FD-1 Disk Drive and Interface

Amstrad DDI-1 / FD-1 Disk Drive and Interface
1985
The Amstrad DDI-1 was sold as a set consisting of a DDI-1 (Disk Drive Interface) and an FD-1 3-inch disk drive.

Manufacturer : Amstrad
Type : Peripheral

Amstrad Centronics/Parallel RS232 Serial Interface for PCW 8256

Amstrad Centronics/Parallel RS232 Serial Interface for PCW 8256
1985
Amstrad Centronics Parallel/RS232C Serial Interface for the Amstrad PCW 8256.

Manufacturer : Amstrad
Type : Peripheral

Amstrad Speech Synthesiser SSA-1

Amstrad Speech Synthesiser SSA-1
1985
From the manual. The Amstrad SSA1 combined speech synthesiser and amplifier represents the latest state of the art in speech synthesis for the home micro. Until recently most speech synthesisers cou...

Manufacturer : Amstrad
Type : Peripheral

Nine Tiles Amstrad Multilink Network Interface

Nine Tiles Amstrad Multilink Network Interface
1985
This interface allowed the Amstrad computer to network to any other machine with a compatible interface, even from other manufacturers.

Manufacturer : Amstrad
Type : Peripheral

Amstrad CPC 664

Amstrad CPC 664
May 1985
The Amstrad CPC (Colour Personal Computer) is a series of 8-bit home computers produced by Amstrad between 1984 and 1990.

Manufacturer : Amstrad
Type : Computer

Amstrad GT65 Monitor

Amstrad GT65 Monitor
May 1985
This green-screen monitor was sold alongside the Amstrad CPC range.

Manufacturer : Amstrad
Type : Peripheral

Amstrad PCW 8256

Amstrad PCW 8256
September 1985
The Amstrad PCW series was a range of personal computers produced by British company Amstrad from 1985 to 1998, and also sold under licence in Europe as the "Joyce" by the German electronics company Schneider in the early years of the series' life.

Manufacturer : Amstrad
Type : Computer

Amstrad PCW 8512

Amstrad PCW 8512
November 1985
The PCW 8512 was identical to the Amstrad PCW 8256.

Manufacturer : Amstrad
Type : Computer

Amstrad PC1512 DD

Amstrad PC1512 DD
1986
Used: 1986 - 1989 CPU: 8MHz Intel 8086 Memory: 512KB Storage: 20MB hard card (with the strangest sounds), Two 5.

Manufacturer : Amstrad
Type : Computer

Amstrad PC1640 DD

Amstrad PC1640 DD
1986
The Amstrad PC1640 was based around an 8 MHz Intel 8086 processor and was a very successful entry level PC bought by many small and medium sized businesses.

Manufacturer : Amstrad
Type : Computer

Amstrad PC1512 SD

Amstrad PC1512 SD
1986
Used: 1986 - 1989 CPU: 8MHz Intel 8086 Memory: 512KB Storage: 20MB hard card (with the strangest sounds), Two 5.

Manufacturer : Amstrad
Type : Computer

Amstrad FD-10 Floppy Disk Drive

Amstrad FD-10 Floppy Disk Drive
1986
5.25-inch floppy disk drive designed for use with the Amstrad 1512 1640. Serial Number 543-9218103...

Manufacturer : Amstrad
Type : Peripheral

Amstrad PC1640 HD20

Amstrad PC1640 HD20
1986
The Amstrad PC1640 was based around an 8 MHz Intel 8086 processor and was a very successful entry level PC bought by many small and medium sized businesses.

Manufacturer : Amstrad
Type : Computer

Amstrad 8256 RAM Upgrade

Amstrad 8256 RAM Upgrade
1986
RAM Upgrade - PCW8256 used to install upgrades for the PCW8512.

Manufacturer : Amstrad
Type : Peripheral

Sinclair ZX Spectrum +2A

Sinclair ZX Spectrum +2A
1987
The Sinclair ZX Spectrum +2A was an Amstrad produced Sinclair machine housed in a black case, replacing the earlier grey colour model Plus 2.

Manufacturer : Amstrad
Type : Computer

Amstrad PCW 9512

Amstrad PCW 9512
1987
The Amstrad PCW series (Personal Computer Word processor) was British company Amstrad's versatile line of home/personal microcomputers pitched as a complete, integrated home/office solution.

Manufacturer : Amstrad
Type : Computer

Amstrad PCW 9512

Amstrad PCW 9512
1987
The Amstrad PCW series (Personal Computer Word processor) was British company Amstrad's versatile line of home/personal microcomputers pitched as a complete, integrated home/office solution.

Manufacturer : Amstrad
Type : Computer

Sinclair ZX Spectrum +2A (Portuguese)

Sinclair ZX Spectrum +2A (Portuguese)
1987
This model has Portuguese writing on the ports.

Manufacturer : Amstrad
Type : Computer

Amstrad PCW 9512+

Amstrad PCW 9512+
1987
The Amstrad PCW 9512+...

Manufacturer : Amstrad
Type : Computer

Sinclair ZX Spectrum +2A Action Pack

Sinclair ZX Spectrum +2A Action Pack
1987
The Sinclair ZX Spectrum +2A was an Amstrad-produced Sinclair machine housed in a black case, replacing the earlier grey colour model Plus 2.

Manufacturer : Amstrad
Type : Computer

Amstrad PC2086 S

Amstrad PC2086 S
1988
The PC2086 is an XT type machine from 1988 that was intended to be a replacement for the earlier PC1512 and PC1640.

Manufacturer : Amstrad
Type : Computer

Amstrad ALT-386SX Laptop Computer

Amstrad ALT-386SX Laptop Computer
1988
The ALT-386SX dates from 1988 and is a laptop computer based on the Intel 80386SX (so without the mathematical coprocessor built-in) with a clock speed of 16 megahertz.

Manufacturer : Amstrad
Type : Computer

Amstrad PPC 640D

Amstrad PPC 640D
1988
Amstrad introduced the PPC-640 in 1988 as a low-cost IBM-compatible portable.

Manufacturer : Amstrad
Type : Computer

Amstrad PC2086/30

Amstrad PC2086/30
1988
The PC2086 is an XT type machine from 1988 that was intended to be a replacement for the earlier PC1512 and PC1640.

Manufacturer : Amstrad
Type : Computer

Spanish Amstrad CPC 464 (Schneider Keys & Cassette Deck)

Spanish Amstrad CPC 464 (Schneider Keys & Cassette Deck)
1988
This is a late model of the CPC 464, and dates from after the deal with the German company Schneider ended in 1987.

Manufacturer : Amstrad
Type : Computer

Amstrad PC1640 HD30

Amstrad PC1640 HD30
1988
The Amstrad PC1640 was based around an 8 MHz Intel 8086 processor and was a very successful entry level PC bought by many small and medium sized businesses.

Manufacturer : Amstrad
Type : Computer

Amstrad SM2400 Modem

Amstrad SM2400 Modem
1988
Amstrad launched the SM2400 modem, which was a quad speed dial-up modem and boasted speeds of up to 2400baud.

Manufacturer : Amstrad
Type : Peripheral

Amstrad PPC 512D

Amstrad PPC 512D
1988
The Amstrad PPC512 and Amstrad PPC640 were the first portable IBM PC compatible computers made by Amstrad.

Manufacturer : Amstrad
Type : Computer

Sinclair ZX Spectrum +2B

Sinclair ZX Spectrum +2B
1989
The Sinclair ZX Spectrum +2B was an Amstrad-produced ZX Spectrum housed in a black Spectrum +2 case, the main difference between the +2A and B is a change of manufacturing base from Taiwan to China.

Manufacturer : Amstrad
Type : Computer

Amstrad PC2286/40

Amstrad PC2286/40
October 1989
The Amstrad PC2286/40 had a 12.5MHz 80286 16-bit processor, 1MB of RAM, 64KB of Cache and a 40MB hard disk. The VGA adaptor supported MDA, CGA, Hercules, EGA, MCGA and EVGA modes. It had a serial a pa...

Manufacturer : Amstrad
Type : Computer

Amstrad PC3286 286 Daughterboard

Amstrad PC3286 286 Daughterboard
1990
This daughterboard adds an Intel 80286 processor to the Amstrad PC3286.

Manufacturer : Amstrad
Type : Peripheral

Amstrad PC3286 386 Daughterboard

Amstrad PC3286 386 Daughterboard
1990
This daughterboard adds an Intel 80386 processor to the Amstrad PC3286.

Manufacturer : Amstrad
Type : Peripheral

Amstrad CPC 464 Plus

Amstrad CPC 464 Plus
1990
The CPC 464plus model was intended as "more sophisticated and stylish" replacements for the CPC464.

Manufacturer : Amstrad
Type : Computer

Amstrad GX4000

Amstrad GX4000
1990
One of only two home consoles to originate from the UK, the other being the BBC bridge companion.

Manufacturer : Amstrad
Type : Game Console

Amstrad PCW 9256

Amstrad PCW 9256
1990
The Amstrad PCW series was a range of personal computers produced by British company Amstrad from 1985 to 1998, and also sold under licence in Europe as the "Joyce" by the German electronics company Schneider in the early years of the series' life.

Manufacturer : Amstrad
Type : Computer

Amstrad ALT-286 Laptop Computer

Amstrad ALT-286 Laptop Computer
1990
The ALT-386SX dates from 1990 and is a laptop computer based on the Intel 80286 (AT) processor.

Manufacturer : Amstrad
Type : Computer

Amstrad CPC 6128 Plus

Amstrad CPC 6128 Plus
1990
The CPC 6128 Plus was one of three machines in the Amstrad "Plus" range which tweaked the CPC hardware in many ways and added a cartridge slot to all models.

Manufacturer : Amstrad
Type : Computer

Amstrad ACL-386SX120 Laptop

Amstrad ACL-386SX120 Laptop
1991
The Amstrad ACL-386SX120 was a Japanese-manufactured 1991 "portable" 386SX machine running at MHz with a 120 Mb hard drive and a 3.

Manufacturer : Amstrad
Type : Computer

Amstrad PC4386SX Computer

Amstrad PC4386SX Computer
1991
This Amstrad PC 4386SX Computer contains a 3.

Manufacturer : Amstrad
Type : Computer

Amstrad ANB-386SX40

Amstrad ANB-386SX40
September 1991
The notebook product ANB 386SX20 which retailed at £1,699 and was launched in September 1991.

Manufacturer : Amstrad
Type : Computer

Amstrad 7286 HD40

Amstrad 7286 HD40
1993
The Amstrad 7286 series computer with a 40MB hard disk drive type 17.

Manufacturer : Amstrad
Type : Computer

Amstrad PenPad PDA600

Amstrad PenPad PDA600
1993
The Amstrad PenPad, also known by the PDA600 model reference, was commissioned in 1993.

Manufacturer : Amstrad
Type : PDA

Amstrad Mega PC 386SX

Amstrad Mega PC 386SX
1993
The Amstrad Mega PC 386SX was an IBM-compatible PC with a difference.

Manufacturer : Amstrad
Type : Computer

Amstrad E-Mailer Plus

Amstrad E-Mailer Plus
1999
The E-m@iler Plus is a state-of-the-art digital telephone packed with features, making it the 'must have' product for home or office.

Manufacturer : Amstrad
Type : Peripheral


Software Products

Amstrad Compilation Disk

Amstrad Compilation Disk
Unknown
N.O.M.A.D Mailstrom Gift from the Gods Cosmic Wartoad Supertest I Supertest II...

Manufacturer : Amstrad / Ocean Software
Type : Software - Game

Christmas Avalanche

Christmas Avalanche
Unknown
N.O.M.A.D Mailstrom Gift from the Gods Cosmic Wartoad Supertest I Supertest II......

Manufacturer : Firebird, Odin, Beyond & Amstrad Action
Type : Software - Game

LocoMail

LocoMail
Unknown
Mail merge for LocoScript....

Manufacturer : Amstrad
Type : Software

Amstrad Games - Disc 2

Amstrad Games - Disc 2
Unknown
Tuberuba - World Series Baseball - Shape & Sound - Qabbalah - The Prize - Supertest 1 Disk version.

Manufacturer : Amstrad
Type : Software - Game

Amstrad Games - Disc 3

Amstrad Games - Disc 3
Unknown
Scalextric - Scrabble - Monopoly - Cluedo...

Manufacturer : Amstrad
Type : Software - Game

Trivial Pursuit (Bundle)

Trivial Pursuit (Bundle)
Unknown
...

Manufacturer : Amstrad
Type : Software - Game

Amstrad Games - Disc 1

Amstrad Games - Disc 1
1985
Roland in Time - N.O.M.A.D - Hunchback 1 -Doors of Doom - Hunchback II - Supertest 2...

Manufacturer : Amstrad
Type : Software - Game

Amstrad Games - Disc 4

Amstrad Games - Disc 4
1985
Trival Pursuit...

Manufacturer : Amstrad
Type : Software - Game

Disk 50

Disk 50
1985
Maze Eater - Cyclons- Handicap Golf - Rush Hour Attack - Royal Rescue - Star Trek - Whirly - Attacker - Fighter Command - Draughts - Evasive Action - Nought and Crosses - The King's Orb - Play Hi/Low...

Manufacturer : Amstrad
Type : Software - Game

AMX Art

AMX Art
1985
Includes: AMX Control AMX Art Icon Design Pattern Design It was an early attempt to create an art package that was similar to the ones on the Macintosh and GEM on the PC.

Manufacturer : Amstrad
Type : Software - Game

Computing with the Amstrad Vol. 1 No. 1

Computing with the Amstrad Vol. 1 No. 1
1985
Smiley and other programs from the pages of Computing with the Amstrad Vol.

Manufacturer : Amstrad
Type : Software - Game

Supercalc 3.1 (Promotion Pack)

Supercalc 3.1 (Promotion Pack)
1986
The disks state this is a Promotion Pack.

Manufacturer : Amstrad, Sorcim
Type : Software

Bobby Bearing

Bobby Bearing
1986
Isometric rolling adventure game...

Manufacturer : the Micro Selection
Type : Software - Game

WordStar 1.10

WordStar 1.10
1986
...

Manufacturer : Amstrad
Type : Software

Amstrad Computer User Monthly Disc Jan 1986

Amstrad Computer User Monthly Disc Jan 1986
January 1986
Pak Caverns plus other software from the issue...

Manufacturer : Amstrad
Type : Software - Game

Amstrad Action Issue No. 8 Cassette

Amstrad Action Issue No. 8 Cassette
May 1986
Contains: The Covenant "Get Dexter!" (Demo) Battle of Britain (Demo) Swords & Sorcery (Demo) Doomsday Blues (Demo)...

Manufacturer : Amstrad Action
Type : Software - Game

Wordstar Express

Wordstar Express
1987
Contains an addendum sheet stating "Amstrad PLC is pleased to enclose disks for IBM compatible 3.

Manufacturer : Amstrad
Type : Software

LocoScript 2 (Amstrad published)

LocoScript 2 (Amstrad published)
1987
Word processing software. Bundled with releases of PCW 8, 9, and 10 series....

Manufacturer : Amstrad
Type : Software

Amstrad Action Pack (Tape 1)

Amstrad Action Pack (Tape 1)
April 1991
Fully Playable Demo - Total Recall - Ocean's brill new film licence Complete Games - Hydrofool - superb isometric 3D puzzling from Hewson, & Dizzy - the classic puzzling arcade game from Codemas...

Manufacturer : Amstrad Action
Type : Software - Game

Amstrad Action Pack (Tape 2)

Amstrad Action Pack (Tape 2)
May 1991
Fully Playable Demo - Predator 2 - from Imageworks fab forthcoming film licence Complete Game s- How to be a Complete Bastard - alternative comedy japes from Virgin games, & Biggles -flying fun...

Manufacturer : Amstrad Action
Type : Software - Game

Amstrad Action Pack (Tape 3)

Amstrad Action Pack (Tape 3)
June 1991
Complete Games - Spindizzy & Wizard's Liar AA Toolbox - Toolkit...

Manufacturer : Amstrad Action
Type : Software - Game

Amstrad Action Pack (Tape 4)

Amstrad Action Pack (Tape 4)
July 1991
Complete Games - Future Knight & Balldozer Playable Demos - Switchblade & Megaphoenix...

Manufacturer : Amstrad Action
Type : Software - Game

Amstrad Action Pack (Tape 5)

Amstrad Action Pack (Tape 5)
August 1991
Complete Game - Techician Ted Complete program - Devpac Playable Demos - Hero Quest & 3D Construction Kit...

Manufacturer : Amstrad Action
Type : Software - Game

Amstrad Action Pack (Tape 6)

Amstrad Action Pack (Tape 6)
September 1991
Complete Games - Lightforce & Heavy on the Magick Playable Demo - Robozone Complete Programs - Rambase/Datafile...

Manufacturer : Amstrad Action
Type : Software - Game

Amstrad Action Pack (Tape 7)

Amstrad Action Pack (Tape 7)
October 1991
Playable Demos - Turrican 2 & Thunderjaws Complete Programs - Marsport & XRef...

Manufacturer : Amstrad
Type : Software - Game

Amstrad Action Pack (Tape 8)

Amstrad Action Pack (Tape 8)
November 1991
Complete Games - Terror of the Deep & Sweevo's Playable Demo - Turtles 2 - The Coin-Op Complete Programs - Drumkit & Smart 2...

Manufacturer : Amstrad Action
Type : Software - Game

Amstrad Action Pack (Tape 9)

Amstrad Action Pack (Tape 9)
December 1991
Complete Games - Impossaball & Tir Na Nog Playable Demo - Cisco Heat Complete Program - RSX-LIB...

Manufacturer : Amstrad Action
Type : Software - Game

Amstrad Action Pack (Tape 10)

Amstrad Action Pack (Tape 10)
January 1992
Complete Game - Southern Belle Complete Programs - Graphics Adventure Creator, Pacemaker Plus & Extended Basic Pokes Galore - Game cheats...

Manufacturer : Amstrad Action
Type : Software - Game

Amstrad Action Pack (Tape 11)

Amstrad Action Pack (Tape 11)
February 1992
Complete Game - Firelord Complete Mini-Game - Seymour Take One Complete Programs - Football Forecaster Fonts - For use with Stop Press and other DTP programs Pokes Galore - Game cheats...

Manufacturer : Amstrad Action
Type : Software - Game

Amstrad Action Pack (Tape 12)

Amstrad Action Pack (Tape 12)
March 1992
Complete Games - The Sphinx Jinx & Shockway Rider Playable Demo - Space Crusade Complete Program - DiscContent Pokes Galore - Game cheats...

Manufacturer : Amstrad Action
Type : Software - Game

Amstrad Action Pack (Tape 13)

Amstrad Action Pack (Tape 13)
April 1992
Complete Games - Ranarama & Maze Mania Pokes Galore - Game cheats Meaning Business - Word Pro, Powerbase 2, & Easi-sheet...

Manufacturer : Amstrad Action
Type : Software - Game

Amstrad Action Pack (Tape 14)

Amstrad Action Pack (Tape 14)
May 1992
Complete Games - Croco Magento & Anarchy Playable Demo - Stryker and the Crypts of Trogan Gpaint - Four-colour PD art program Type-Ins from AA78 Pokes Galore - Game cheats...

Manufacturer : Amstrad Action
Type : Software - Game

Amstrad Action Pack (Tape 15)

Amstrad Action Pack (Tape 15)
June 1992
Complete Game - Forbidden Planet Playable Demo - The Addams Family Sprites - Sprite designer and driver Type-Ins from AA79 Pokes Galore - Game cheats...

Manufacturer : Amstrad Action
Type : Software - Game

Amstrad Action Pack (Tape 16)

Amstrad Action Pack (Tape 16)
July 1992
Complete Game - Dragontorc Playable Demo - Lemmings Type-Ins from AA80 Pokes Galore - Game cheats Complete Program - Power Page...

Manufacturer : Amstrad Action
Type : Software - Game

Amstrad Action Pack (Tape 17)

Amstrad Action Pack (Tape 17)
August 1992
Complete Games - Defenders of the Earth & Drehdriss Type-Ins from AA81 Utility - Croco Magneto screen designer Pokes Galore - Game cheats Complete Program - Supersonic...

Manufacturer : Amstrad Action
Type : Software - Game

Amstrad Action Pack (Tape 18)

Amstrad Action Pack (Tape 18)
September 1992
Complete Games - Famouse Fives & City Slicker Type-Ins from AA82 Utilities - Notepad & Lifeprog Pokes Galore - Game cheats...

Manufacturer : Amstrad Action
Type : Software - Game

Amstrad Action Pack (Tape 19)

Amstrad Action Pack (Tape 19)
October 1992
On The Run - Full Title Link - Full Title Work Top - Full Title Loads of Pokes...

Manufacturer : Amstrad
Type : Software - Game

Amstrad Action Pack (Tape 20)

Amstrad Action Pack (Tape 20)
November 1992
Complete Game - Glider Rider Three Utilities - G Paint, Machine Code Animation, Screen Compressor Midi Demo - NY Edit Reader Program - Supersnake Pokes Type Ins from Issue 84 ...

Manufacturer : Amstrad
Type : Software - Game

Amstrad Action Pack (Tape 21)

Amstrad Action Pack (Tape 21)
December 1992
Complete Games - Nexor - Pacman Utility - Mpack, Complete Program - Pilot Type ins from Issue 85 ...

Manufacturer : Amstrad
Type : Software - Game

Amstrad Action Pack (Tape 22)

Amstrad Action Pack (Tape 22)
January 1993
Complete Games - Tankbusters & Peguins Type-Ins from AA88 Utilities - JL Copy & Dimon Pokes - Game cheats...

Manufacturer : Amstrad Action
Type : Software - Game

Amstrad Action Pack (Tape 23)

Amstrad Action Pack (Tape 23)
February 1993
Complete Game - Wriggler Typechecker Type-Ins from AA87 Utilities - MagicDOS, Superchairs & Flik Pokes - Game cheats...

Manufacturer : Amstrad Action
Type : Software - Game

Amstrad Action Pack (Tape 24)

Amstrad Action Pack (Tape 24)
March 1993
Complete Game - Steve Davis Snooker Type-Ins - All progs from AA89 Utility - Lara: a complete machine code programming toolbox Pokes - Game cheats...

Manufacturer : Amstrad Action
Type : Software - Game

Amstrad Action Pack (Tape 25)

Amstrad Action Pack (Tape 25)
April 1993
Complete Game - Colossus Chess 4 Word Processor - Tasword...

Manufacturer : Amstrad Action
Type : Software - Game

Amstrad Action Pack (Tape 26)

Amstrad Action Pack (Tape 26)
May 1993
Bootracker - Multi-track music production Balloon Buster - Puzzle game starring Buster the Clown Syntax - More alien-blasting fun than you can shake a stick at...

Manufacturer : Amstrad Action
Type : Software - Game

Amstrad Action Pack (Tape 27)

Amstrad Action Pack (Tape 27)
June 1993
Racing Boxform - Full Utility Mystical - Full Game...

Manufacturer : Amstrad
Type : Software - Game

Amstrad Action Pack (Tape 28)

Amstrad Action Pack (Tape 28)
July 1993
Instant Recall - Full Title Contraption - Full Game...

Manufacturer : Amstrad
Type : Software - Game

Amstrad Action Pack (Tape 29)

Amstrad Action Pack (Tape 29)
August 1993
Mastercalc - Spreadsheet program Biff - Apes, puzzles, platforms, and fun...

Manufacturer : Amstrad Action
Type : Software - Game

Amstrad Action Pack (Tape 30)

Amstrad Action Pack (Tape 30)
September 1993
...

Manufacturer : Amstrad
Type : Software - Game

Amstrad Action Pack (Tape 31)

Amstrad Action Pack (Tape 31)
October 1993
Zapp - Full game Rik The Roadie - Full Game...

Manufacturer : Amstrad
Type : Software - Game

Amstrad Action Pack (Tape 32)

Amstrad Action Pack (Tape 32)
November 1993
The Blues Brothers - Full game...

Manufacturer : Amstrad
Type : Software - Game

Amstrad Action Pack (Tape 34)

Amstrad Action Pack (Tape 34)
January 1994
Complete Game - Elite ...

Manufacturer : Amstrad
Type : Software - Game

Amstrad Action Pack (Tape 35)

Amstrad Action Pack (Tape 35)
February 1994
Exolon - Full game Home Accounts - Full Program...

Manufacturer : Amstrad
Type : Software - Game

Amstrad Action Tape 47

Amstrad Action Tape 47
February 1995
Samurai Trilogy - Full game Power Spell - Full Program...

Manufacturer : Amstrad AcTION
Type : Software - Game

Amstrad Action Pack (Tape 49)

Amstrad Action Pack (Tape 49)
April 1995
Spaghetti Western - Full Game Cyberboy - Game Tuss - Game...

Manufacturer : Amstrad
Type : Software - Game


Promotional Items

Thinking About Buying an Amstrad PC?

Thinking About Buying an Amstrad PC?
Unknown
Single-sided promotional leaflet from Boldfield Computing, Cambridge advertising the pros of buying an Amstrad PC.

Manufacturer : Amstrad
Type : Promotional Item

Amstrad CPC464 Leaflet

Amstrad CPC464 Leaflet
1984
Foldout leaflet with large centre picture of the Amstrad CPC464, peripherals and software.

Manufacturer : Amstrad
Type : Promotional Item

Amstrad PC1512 Brochure

Amstrad PC1512 Brochure
October 1986
Six-page foldout leaflet for the Amstrad PC1512 computer.

Manufacturer : Amstrad
Type : Promotional Item

Amstrad PC1512 Brochure

Amstrad PC1512 Brochure
October 1986
Foldout brochure for the Amstrad PC1512 computer.

Manufacturer : Amstrad
Type : Promotional Item

The New Amstrad PPC Range - Portable Power at a Takeaway Price

The New Amstrad PPC Range - Portable Power at a Takeaway Price
1987
Foldout brochure for the Amstrad PPC range including the PPC640 and PPC512 portable.

Manufacturer : Amstrad
Type : Promotional Item

Amstrad The New PcW range of Wordprocessors

Amstrad The New PcW range of Wordprocessors
October 1987
Promotional leaflet 6 pages covering the Amstrad PcW9512+ and PcW9256 word processors.

Manufacturer : Amstrad
Type : Promotional Item

Amstrad PCW8256 & PCW8512 Word Processors

Amstrad PCW8256 & PCW8512 Word Processors
October 1987
Six-page leaflet for the Amstrad PCW8256 and PCW8512 word processors.

Manufacturer : Amstrad
Type : Promotional Item

Freephone Amstrad Brochure

Freephone Amstrad Brochure
October 1987
Promotional four-page leaflet advertising a free Motorola mobile phone when you buy an Amstrad PPC640 or PPC512.

Manufacturer : Amstrad
Type : Promotional Item

Amstrad Professional PC Software

Amstrad Professional PC Software
1988
Brochure detailing Amstrad's Professional PC software, including Paymaster, Accountsmaster, Wordstar Express, Infomaster Database, and Supercalc 3.

Manufacturer : Amstrad
Type : Promotional Item

Amstrad PC 2000

Amstrad PC 2000
1988
Eight-page colour brochure with specification for the Amstrad PC2000 series which includes the PC2086, PC2286 and the PC2386.

Manufacturer : Amstrad
Type : Promotional Item

Amstrad PC 2086 Brochure

Amstrad PC 2086 Brochure
1988
Four-page colour brochure and specification for the Amstrad PC2086 computer.

Manufacturer : Amstrad
Type : Promotional Item

Amstrad Business Products & Pricing Guide (1988)

Amstrad Business Products & Pricing Guide (1988)
1988
Four-page leaflet from April 1988 covering the Amstrad PC range including the PC2086 range, the PC1640 range, PC1512 range, PPC512, PPC640, PCW8256, PCW8512, PCW9512, LQ5000di printer, LQ3500di printer, DMP3250di printer, and the DMP4000 printer.

Manufacturer : Amstrad
Type : Promotional Item

Amstrad Monitor Range

Amstrad Monitor Range
1988
Promotional six-page foldout brochure from 1988 covering the Amstrad Monitor range.

Manufacturer : Amstrad
Type : Promotional Item

Amstrad PC 2000 Series Product Guide

Amstrad PC 2000 Series Product Guide
1988
Four-page colour leaflet with specifications for the Amstrad PC2000 series of computers including the PC2386, PC2286 and PC2086.

Manufacturer : Amstrad
Type : Promotional Item

Amstrad LQ3500di & LQ5000di Printers

Amstrad LQ3500di & LQ5000di Printers
1988
Four-page promotional leaflet for the Amstrad LQ3500di and LQ5000di printers.

Manufacturer : Amstrad
Type : Promotional Item

The Amstrad Modem Range

The Amstrad Modem Range
1988
Promotional four-page leaflet covering the Amstrad MC2400 and SM2400 modems.

Manufacturer : Amstrad
Type : Promotional Item

Amstrad PC 2000 Series

Amstrad PC 2000 Series
October 1988
Reprint of Bench Test of the Amstrad PC2000 series computer from Personal Computer World, October 1988.

Manufacturer : Amstrad
Type : Promotional Item

Amstrad PC1640 Brochure

Amstrad PC1640 Brochure
October 1988
Eight-page brochure for the Amstrad PC1640 computer, with specification.

Manufacturer : Amstrad
Type : Promotional Item

Amstrad 2000 Series PCW Reprint

Amstrad 2000 Series PCW Reprint
October 1988
Double-sided colour leaflet which includes a reprint of an article on the Amstrad Series 2000 from Personal Computer News October 1988.

Manufacturer : Amstrad
Type : Promotional Item

The Amstrad Network

The Amstrad Network
November 1988
Promotional four-page leaflet covering the Amstrad Network system.

Manufacturer : Amstrad
Type : Promotional Item

Personal Computer Show 1989 Amstrad Stand Layout

Personal Computer Show 1989 Amstrad Stand Layout
1989
Amstrad-branded leaflet with Stand Layout for the Personal Computer Show, held at Earls Court from 27th September to 1st October 1989.

Manufacturer : Amstrad
Type : Promotional Item

Amstrad PC 1286 & PC 1386

Amstrad PC 1286 & PC 1386
1989
Six-page colour brochure with specification for the Amstrad PC1286 and PC1386 computers.

Manufacturer : Amstrad
Type : Promotional Item

Amstrad ASF9512 Sheet Feeder

Amstrad ASF9512 Sheet Feeder
1989
Double-sided advert for the Amstrad ASF9512 Automatic Sheet Feeder for the PCW 9512 printer.

Manufacturer : Amstrad
Type : Promotional Item

Amstrad PC 2086 with Lotus Symphony

Amstrad PC 2086 with Lotus Symphony
August 1989
Four-page colour brochure with specifications for the Amstrad PC2086 with added Lotus Symphony business software package.

Manufacturer : Amstrad
Type : Promotional Item

Amstrad PC 2000 Series Business Product Guide

Amstrad PC 2000 Series Business Product Guide
1st August 1989
Four-page colour leaflet with specification for the Amstrad PC2000 series of business computers, including the PC2386, PC2286, PC2086, PC1286, and PC1386.

Manufacturer : Amstrad
Type : Promotional Item

Amstrad Business Products & Pricing Guide 1-8-89

Amstrad Business Products & Pricing Guide 1-8-89
1st August 1989
Four-page leaflet from August 1989 covering the Amstrad PC range including the PC2086 range, the PC1640 range, PC1512 range, PPC512, PPC640, PCW8256, PCW8512, PCW9512, LQ5000di printer, LQ3500di printer, DMP3250di printer, and the DMP4000 printer.

Manufacturer : Amstrad
Type : Promotional Item

Amstrad PC3386SX Information Sheet

Amstrad PC3386SX Information Sheet
1990
Double-sided information sheet on the Amstrad PC3386SX, part of the Generation 3 range of computers from Amstrad.

Manufacturer : Amstrad
Type : Promotional Item

Amstrad PC3086 Generation 3 PCs Information Sheet

Amstrad PC3086 Generation 3 PCs Information Sheet
1990
Double-sided information sheet for the Amstrad PC3086, the entry-level machine to the Generation 3 range.

Manufacturer : Amstrad
Type : Promotional Item

Amstrad Business Products and Pricing Guide - Summer 1990

Amstrad Business Products and Pricing Guide - Summer 1990
1990
Six-page foldout brochure with Amstrad's Business Products and Pricing Guide from Summer 1990.

Manufacturer : Amstrad
Type : Promotional Item

Amstrad ALT-286 & ALT-386SX - The Compact Professionals

Amstrad ALT-286 & ALT-386SX - The Compact Professionals
1990
Six-page foldout brochure for the Amstrad ALT-286 and ALT-386SX laptops.

Manufacturer : Amstrad
Type : Promotional Item

Amstrad ALT-386SX What Micro? Laptop Review

Amstrad ALT-386SX What Micro? Laptop Review
January 1991
Four-page comparison review of portable 'laptop' computers reprinted from What Micro? January 1991.

Manufacturer : Amstrad
Type : Promotional Item

Amstrad ALT-386SX PC Plus Business Review

Amstrad ALT-386SX PC Plus Business Review
January 1991
Six-page reprint of the comparison review of Portable 'clamshell' computers reprinted from PC Plus Business Buyer's Guide October 1990.

Manufacturer : Amstrad
Type : Promotional Item

Amstrad Generation 3

Amstrad Generation 3
1992
Six-page colour brochure for the Amstrad PC3086, 3286 and 3386SX computers.

Manufacturer : Amstrad
Type : Promotional Item

Amstrad NC200 Notebook Computer

Amstrad NC200 Notebook Computer
March 1993
Four-page brochure for the Amstrad NC200 Notebook Computer including features & functions, and specification.

Manufacturer : Amstrad
Type : Promotional Item

Amstrad PC9486 Series

Amstrad PC9486 Series
January 1994
Promotional 10-page brochure for the Amstrad PC9486 series of computers with specifications.

Manufacturer : Amstrad
Type : Promotional Item


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