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Handy - Atari Lynx Emulator

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#1
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handy-082.sit (576.22 KB)
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For Mac OS 8.5 - 8.6 - Mac OS X
#2
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For Mac OS 8.5 - 8.6 - Mac OS X
#3
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handy-090.dmg (760.93 KB)
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For Mac OS 8.5 - 8.6 - Mac OS X
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For Mac OS 8.5 - 8.6 - Mac OS X
#5
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handy-092.dmg (1.37 MB)
MD5: 1f5f6e6ea01257b8c1a924905f0a42bf
For Mac OS 8.5 - 8.6 - Mac OS X
#6
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handy-095.dmg (1.37 MB)
MD5: 463de656f9302d7fcd6f66ada16710b8
For Mac OS 8.5 - 8.6 - Mac OS X
#7
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handy-096.dmg (1.37 MB)
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For Mac OS 8.5 - 8.6 - Mac OS X
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handy-097.dmg (1.19 MB)
MD5: 22e29c14fdfcc3094a9175f71de7a9aa
For Mac OS 8.5 - 8.6 - Mac OS X
Emulation
Guides on emulating older applications

Handy is an Atari Lynx emulator, written originally by Keith Wilkins and ported to Mac OS X by Richard Bannister.

IMPORTANT NOTE: The emulator will not start without a copy of the 512-byte Lynx Boot ROM in the file "lynxboot.img". Do not ask me to send you this file. I will not reply to any e-mail on this subject.

What is a Lynx?

The Lynx was the world's first hand-held console, released by Atari in 1989. It was technically far superior to the Nintendo Gameboy and the Sega Game Gear. Although the main processor is a 65c02 running at 3.6 MHz, the Lynx also has two 16-bit coprocessors - called Mikey and Suzy - used for advanced hardware video tricks and high quality stereo sound.

Unfortunately high end specifications don't guarantee that a console will be successful. Atari overpriced the Lynx, which was even more expensive than a Sega Genesis and the PC Engine. In addition, the high quality LCD screen consumed a lot of power, which meant that the battery life was around five hours. The main problem, though, was the lack of software. Today, slightly under 100 games exist for the Lynx. Having said that, many of them are very high quality and good fun to play. The Lynx II was launched with minor enhancements, but this came too late to rescue the Lynx.

The Lynx can be classified as a portable console that lacked the success it deserved. It remains an excellent choice on the second hand market.

Handy PPC 0.8.2 for mac os 8.6 or later
Handy PPC 0.8.3 for mac os 8.6 or later
Handy PPC 0.9.0 for mac os x 10.2 or later
Handy PPC 0.9.1 for mac os x 10.2 or later
Handy Universal 0.9.2 for mac os x 10.4 or later
Handy universal 0.9.5 for mac os x 10.4 or later
Handy universal 0.9.6 for mac os x 10.4 or later
Handy universal 0.9.7 for mac os x 10.4 or later not in Archive.

All upload Handy from Richard Bannister Archive for mac.

Compatibility
Architecture: PPC PPC (Carbonized) x86 (Intel:Mac)

PPC and Universal