MechBoard64 Blue Mod

My SixtyClone C64 Replica has a sweet looking blue printed circuit board (PCB) (link). The same is the case for the installed VIC-II² PAL/NTSC Switch (link) which enables swapping the video output of a Commodore 64 between PAL and NTSC by the flick of a … Read more

Early C64 Keyboard

I came across this very well preserved Commodore 64 keyboard and thought I would share some details. The keyboard is the third (and last) generation of keyboards originally created for the Commodore VIC-20 home computer. It has a tall, thin font similar to Helvetica Narrow … Read more

Commodore 64 RF Shield.

C64 RF Shields

To reduce any radio frequency (RF) interference with surroudning hardware (e.g. old tube TV’s), Commodore added shielding to their machines. In the early machines the RF shield came in the form of an aluminum covered cardboard that was wrapped around the motherboard. As carboard is … Read more

Storage box for Box for Commodore 64, Commodore 16, VIC-20.

C64 Storage boxes

I’m a Commodore 64 hardware horder! I have spend quite some time collecting some of the different versions of the Commodore 64 (link) that was produced over the years. Whenever I manage to get a new machine for my collection, I usually clean it (keyboard, … Read more