Commodore

Old Chips

  • Thu, 2011-10-27 23:58

Thanks to Gerrit Heitsch for the pics of old chips including HMOSI and HMOSII versions of the 7501/8501 which would have caught it in mid release for the Plus4 cycle.
 

TED/264/Plus4 Alpha Units found in Basement in Sweden

Thanks to Anders Carlsson for these pictures.

CBM.prg Studio to support C128

Arthur Jordison contacted me about his website where he features CBM prg Studio, which is a windows based development tool aimed at the C64 and V

Protoype 1540 PCB  - Courtesy Mike Naberezny

Prototype 1540 - Courtesy Mike Naberezny

  • Mon, 2011-10-24 14:39

From an email from Mike Naberezny:

Commodore LCD Firmware

  • Fri, 2011-10-21 21:18

Mike Naberezny sent me a quality EPROM burner to read the LCD ROMS from this 25 year old prototype.  The files can be found at

The C128 Story

  • Sun, 2011-10-09 00:52

The C128 story
NEW German version of the C128 story from the 64'er magazine

Commodore Business Machines CES Show January 1985

  • Sat, 2011-10-08 00:28

Commodore Business Machines CES Show January 1985

Retrobits: Show 100: An Interview with Bil Herd, former Commodore Engineer (Part I)

  • Fri, 2011-10-07 22:40

I had a great time with Earl Evans who makes interviewing look easy (It's not).  The interview which coincided with teh 100th episode of the Retrobits Podcast  is from October 2007 and turned into

Commodore a Company On The Edge - Jack Tramiel, Chuck Peddle, Bil Herd

Commodore - A Company on the Edge by Brian Bagnall

  • Fri, 2011-10-07 22:09

Filled with first-hand accounts of ambition, greed, and inspired engineering, this history of the personal computer revolution takes readers inside the cutthroat world of Commodore.

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