More C64 Repair Logs

During the last couple of weeks I’ve received 8 (!) broken Commodore 64 machines that were in need of repair. The repair logs of three of them have already been described here (link), while the latter five had issues ranging from faulty Serial Ports (link, link, link), … Read more…

Commodore 64 Project SIDFX sound mod. Swapping between SID chip files by flicking a switch. Read more on breadbox64.com

The SIDFX Sound Mod

The semi analog SID chip (Sound Interface Device) is an electronic music synthesizer and its distinctive sounds are easily recognized by any Commodore 64 owner. Back in the days, most SID tunes ended up in games or demos to basically support the graphics on the … Read more…

Commodore 64 power LED colors, C64, C64C and C64 Games System

Power LED Colors

I have noticed that the different versions of the Commodore 64C’s have various power LED colors. I do not know if Commodore was consistent with the LED colors of the different board revisions of the Commodore 64C’s, but these are the colors that the power … Read more…

Commodore 64 Kickstarter cases in beige for two assy 250469 motherboards,

New C64C board & Cases

I recently bought a pile of broken Commodore 64’s as described in this post. I payed like 35 $ for 7 PCB’s (2 short boards and 4 long boards), 3 cases (2 C64C’s and 1 Breadbox) and 2 working keyboards. Pretty good deal I got there!! Among the … Read more…