C64 Case Modding

Montezuma’s Revenge is by far my all time favourite game for the Commodore 64 (link). Maybe it’s because the gameplay is so simple. All you have to do is find keys, open doors, don’t get killed, get to the bottom of the maze, repeat… In … Read more

Commodore 64. Mod of the year 2016. Breadbox64.com

Mod of the Year 2016

A year has passed since Mod of the Year 2015 was presented on these pages (link). That mod was based on a very discolored breadbox case which was spray-painted. It also had heaps of holes to accommodate potentiometers and plugs for the audio signals. As this years mod, Mod … Read more

SD2IEC device from 16×8 Digital Retrovation. Internal installation in a Commodore 64C case / Kickstarter case. More images on breadbox64.com

SD2IEC Mini Device

Primarily for nostalgic reasons, I still keep a few 5.25″ floopies in my collection. However, there are so many other ways to handle Commodore 64 programs and games than having to fiddle around with old diskettes. One of these devices is the SD2IEC which I have described … Read more

New C64C RF box with s-video and mini jack out for connection to modern TV's. Read the review on breadbox64.com

C64C RF Box Mod

The video signals coming from the Commodore 64 may be challenged by numerous factors including the version of VIC-II graphics chip being used and the applied display technology (e.g. LCD, LED, Plasma or CRT). The problems are easily recognized in the form of vertical lines (banding … Read more

Commodore 64 modded with RGB LED's to light up during gaming.

Dashing Flashing C64

During the light hours of the day, the machine looks just like any other Commodore 64 in a transparent Kickstarter case…. However, when entering the dark hours of the night, the case is transformed into an inferno of light – a dashing flashing Commodore 64!!! … Read more

Using an Arduino Pro Mini to do warm and cold resets of a Commodore 64 C. The number of resets is shown on an I2C LCD dsiplay. Read more on breadbox64.com including the source code for the project.

Reset Display Mod

Nothing beats the thrill of modding a mod!! The Switchless Reset Mod (link), in which an Arduino Pro Mini is used to do Warm or Cold Resets (Soft and Hard Resets), needed a little upgrade… Instead of just resetting the C64, I wanted to keep track … Read more