Category: Commodore

Commodore computers and peripherals


Gifts from Bil Herd

Further to my post about returning Bil Herd’s Commodore 128D sample computer, Bil mentioned that he would send me something as a token of appreciation.  I had let him know that I didn’t want...


Bil Herd’s Commodore 128D

I recently learned that a Commodore 128D I acquired in early 2019 was confirmed to be Bil Herd’s.  For Commodore enthusiasts, everyone knows Bil was the lead hardware engineer and case designer for the...

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Using Kermit on the Commodore 900

Running Kermit on the Commodore 900 is a bit awkward but it works.  I have used it to send and receive files between a PC laptop and the C900.  For my scenario, I use...


An early Commodore PET

On October 17, 1977 the Commodore PET started shipping. There was an initial run of 100 units and this unit may have been one of them. This PET 2001-8 model is serial number 10051...


Commodore C64x Extreme

After looking for quite awhile, I finally managed to acquire a 2011 Commodore USA C64x Extreme computer.  While it looks like a Commodore 64 from 1983 at first glance, it’s actually a 2011 era...


Early VIC-20 from Japan

Shown here is an early VIC-20 computer from Japan. The box is beat up and it suffers from yellowing on the top but it is otherwise in great condition.


Interesting Modified Commodore PET 2001

I was fortunate enough to be able to acquire a blue Commodore PET 2001 recently.  While I have a couple of other PET 2001 variations, I don’t have a PET 2001 with blue screen...


Commodore 64 – Silver Label model

When Commodore first made the Commodore 64 (C64) available, it put out this version which is known as the “silver label” model because of the distinctively different top silver label and the stylized “64...

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MOS Commodore KIM-1

I was very happy to find a blue PCB version of a KIM-1 computer some time ago.  I have a  couple of different versions but this KIM-1 is Revision E.  More information is available...


Commodore SuperPET SP9000

As a Commodore fan, finding and acquiring a Commodore SuperPET was something that I have been looking forward to doing for a long time.  There are many pages that talk about Commodore SuperPET specifications...