The publically available versions 2.7 and 2.30 CDTV OS ROMs/Extended ROMs, are often used to upgrade CDTV players. While they do work in a CDTV player, there are some minor incompatibilities CDTV owners need to be aware of. Find out what these problems are and what your options are to avoid them!
When CDTV launched, a commonly heard complaint from Amiga users was (and still is) that you can’t connect standard Amiga joysticks to the CDTV player. While it does have a joystick port on the back, the connector is different from the 9-pin D-Sub standard. However, as we will see, Commodore had thought of a solution to this problem early in the development process of CDTV in the form of a special brick shaped device…. that ultimately was never released. Or was it?Continue reading “CDTV Brick Prototype”
The world famous Guinness Book of Records makes its first appearance on CDTV: In 1991 CDTV Publishing introduced the Guinness CDTV Disc of Records, containing all Guinness verified world records on a single disc for you to peruse on your TV. But was it any good?