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Restoring three commodore PCs

Restoring three Commodore PC Compatibles

As you probably know, I’ve already been doing this series of episodes on Commodore history. I’ve done quite a few already, but I have at least three more episodes to finish! One of the episodes I want to create... Read More...

Commodore History Part 1: The Commodore PET

When you watch documentaries about early computer innovations, particularly the late 70s, early 1980s, most of the documentaries tend to focus on Apple and Microsoft, and maybe IBM as the big innovators. But, I... Read More...

Drowning in VIC-20 boards

I recently purchased 155 Commodore VIC-20 motherboards from a place called "Fair Radio Sales."  And while they were selling the boards at a reasonable cost, (around $3 plus shipping) they weren't really selling... Read More...

How Old School Sound/Music Worked

How Old School Sound and Music Worked In the old days of home computers most of them just had a simple "beeper speaker".  Examples would be the IBM PC and the Apple II.  These speakers were controlled direct... Read More...