More C64 Repair Logs

During the last couple of weeks I’ve received 8 (!) broken Commodore 64 machines┬áthat 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┬áSerial 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 mod of the year 2015 with a paint mod, sid2sid stereo mod, sd2iec mod, potentiometer mod, JiffyDOS mod, capacitor mod, voltage regulators mod, heatsink mod, PLA mod, RESTORE key mod and power led mod

Mod of the Year 2015

…well almost… The machine still needs some new colored keycaps (hurry up Phase5!!!), a domed sticker at the bottom and a cold reset button using an Arduino Pro Mini. But I gotta have some modding goals for 2016, right? This machine has been build from … Read more…