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The X500 Plus computer case

A project in Solihull, United Kingdom by Loriano Pagni

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A computer case inspired by the classic machines of the '80s such as the Amiga, Atari and Sinclair, but for modern hardware.
Backers: 61
Average Pledge Per Backer: £200

Funded: £12,188 of £10,000
Dates: Feb 15th -> Mar 31st (45 days)
Project By: Loriano Pagni
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Latest News

Small update and X500 Evo key fobs

April 6th - via:
The CAD for the Evo version of the case has had an update. It should be completed soon and a prototype made. Once it's in my hands I'll take a few photos and a video... These are the X500 Evo key fobs/key ring, laser etched on tinted acrylic. I've... (Read More)

Funded! :-)

March 31st - via:
Absolutely fantastic! :-D Thank you very much everyone! It's been an exciting 40 days, we made it! :-D Now the fun really begins. Kickstarter will take about two weeks to collect all the funds, take their bit and then move the rest to me, when this... (Read More)

1 day left!

March 30th - via:
Hi everyone, Thank you for your support, it's going great, please keep spreading the word and supporting if you can. Anyone interested in upgrading from the X500 Plus to the X500 Evo with the mechanical keyboard and laser etched keys please do it as... (Read More)

The X500 becomes Evo with a mechanical keyboard and more!

March 19th - via:
Hi everyone, I've listened to the requests from some of you who wanted a mechanical keyboard inside the X500 so here it is: The X500 Evo. The X500 Evo is a modified version of the X500 Plus (sides, cover and aluminium have been modified) and it's... (Read More)

X500 Plus key rings and key fobs

March 16th - via:
Hi everyone, Just a quick update with some photos of the key rings and key fobs I've just finished. The swivel lobster clasp is included. These are the solid colour acrylic ones, I'll post some photos of the frosted/tinted/semi-transparent ones... (Read More)

Added one more REWARD

March 14th - via:
Hi, I've added another REWARD to help out those people who want one but not now. It's called: WAIT FOR ME! Pledge £100 or more. Support the X500 Plus now against the purchase of an X500 Plus computer case later (FIXED at Kickstarter prices and... (Read More)

Added two more REWARDS - The X500 Plus USB Keyboards and adhesives

March 8th - via:
Hi, I've added two extra rewards: The X500 Plus USB keyboard (also ideal as spare), with the U.K. layout, choice of white or black, your choice of a high quality set of adhesives for your preferred language and a high quality Commodore 64 keyboard... (Read More)

Added some photos of the two keyboards

March 8th - via:
Hi everyone, I've added a couple of photos of the two keyboards, white and black with free, white or black Amiga or C64 adhesives and free, black or white language layouts. So you can customise the keyboard as you prefer. Scroll half way down the... (Read More)

LED combinations and replacement for the X500 Plus

March 2nd - via:
This is a quick video about some of the LED combinations for Power/Drive activity and LED replacement for the X500 Plus computer case. Thank you!  (Read More)

BAREBONE X500 Plus now available!

February 27th - via:
BAREBONES. For those who prefer customising the case themselves. Get one of the very first X500 Plus computer cases. The fully assembled X500 Plus computer case with black or white powder coated aluminium base and rear, black or white machined... (Read More)

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