TED

Rob Clarke's V364 Speaks

  • Tue, 2014-09-16 11:59

Rob Clarke gets my old v364 "Talking Ted" working.

 

TED, Flash Memory, C264, CBM, CBM CREW, Andre Melcher, Georgios Patsos

SD Memory for the C264

Georgios Patsos sent me a link to Andre Melcher's external memory expansion for the Commodore 264 series.

Coding at the hardware level for timing and precision

Swissembly: Coding at the hardware level for timing and precision

D Zoss has posted about  Coding at the hardware level for timing and precisioncoding at the hardware level for timing and precision on the old TED (C116/C264/C364/C232/C16/Plus 4) hardware.  Catch

Bil Herd Video on Commodore C116

C116 Video with Bil Herd

Thanks again to Rob Clarke who sent me a C116 in beautiful condition, A Joystick which I never thought I would see again, and a Jack Attack cartridge which was the one game we had going at the CES

Plus4 Sid Chip expansion card

Plus4/264/TED gets a SID Chip y'all

Something new for something old, TED, aka Plus4 and 264, gets a SID chip.  Now internally the TED was occasionally accused of having raucous squawking noises, <cough> Terry Ryan <cough>

Commodore C232 Bil Herd Dave Haynie Fred Bowen Terry Ryan

Commodore C232, aka "32K TED" - Courtesy of Rob Clarke

Thanks to Rob Clarke for these great pictures of a working 232, aka "32K TED".  This would have been based on the standard PCB layouts and then modified by Okubo-san's team in Tokyo.  There were MA

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.

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