Author Archives: Jeroen

Finally an update on the kernal selector for the Commodore 16

I finally managed to create a page on the kernal selector for the Commodore 16. Last couple of months I was very busy repairing an Amiga 2000. But last week I made some time to create a schematic of the … Continue reading

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Retrobright

This weekend I bought¬†some hydrogen peroxide gel from a local store. And started to retrobight the top covers of an Amiga 1200, C128 and a vic 20. First I cleaned the case parts very good with a toothbrush so all … Continue reading

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Added Jiffydos, logo and 4-plus-1 to my Commodore 16

Last week I added several rom options to my Commodore 16. So now my Commodore 16 is like a Plus/4 without RS-232 and user port. The only thing left is a mod to select the rom option. You can find … Continue reading

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Commodore 64 pinout finished

Today I finished creating the first pinout section for the connectors found on the Commodore 64. You can find it here. I hope to add other systems soon, but creating the images takes some time.

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Upgrade the Commodore 16 to 64Kb of ram

Yesterday I upgraded my Commodore 16 to 64 Kb of memory. I’m still not sure if I can call my Commodore 16 now a Commodore 64 ūüėõ¬†. Now it can run most Programs created for the Plus/4. I wrote a … Continue reading

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Finished Thimbleweed Park

Today I finished Thimbleweed Park, a kickstarter from the guys that also created Maniac Mansion. Thimbleweed Park is a nice game with a lot of hints to the old games of Lucasart. If you liked Maniac Mansion and/or¬†Zak McKrakken then … Continue reading

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New Commodore added to my collection

last month I got a Commodore 16 and bought a Toshiba HC10 (MSX) system. The Commodore 16 has the same basic architecture like the Plus 4, but misses the 3-1 function ROM, user port and (6551) ACIA serial port chip. … Continue reading

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Old project

Yesterday I found an old project I made several years ago. It’s a IECATA¬†an ide interface for the commodore computers with the iec connector like the VIC20 and C64. It’s based on a microprocessor and some memory. The system lets … Continue reading

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Happy new year

A Happy New Year to all of you. Hope you all will have a good 2017. Last month I collected some new hardware. I got a 1700 (c128 memory expansion, expanded to 512k), 1571 drive, Multi evolution 500 (a500 SCSI … Continue reading

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Sandisk 4GB arrived from Amazon

This week I received from Amazon a 4Gb Compact Flash card. When I used this card in the Amiga with a PCMCIA to Compact Flash card converter it worked instantly. The other cards I have¬†(one of them is a 16Gb … Continue reading

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