After developing hardware for the Commodore computers (1541-III, Cassiopei and the Cassiopei II) Jan decided to develop a differential camera slider.
2020-11-20 - 12:15:00 - Week: 47 - Item number: 8616 - Category: Hardware, YouTube
Ovesen.net made a new YouTube video. In this video he builds a CGA2Scart adapter for the Commodore C128 computer.
2020-11-20 - 12:14:00 - Week: 47 - Item number: 8615 - Category: C128(D), Hardware
IECHostLuigi Di Fraia has added more functionality to his IECHost device. With this device you can connect a Commodore IEC disk drive via USB to a PC. This time shows the nibbling of a diskette on the Commodore 1571 disk drive.
2020-11-20 - 12:13:00 - Week: 47 - Item number: 8614 - Category: Commodore, Hardware
Paul Gardner-Stephen is working on a FPGA version of the Commodore C65. His goal is to make an 8-bit computer for the 21st century. Most recent updates: MEGAphone PCB Changes.
2020-11-20 - 12:02:00 - Week: 47 - Item number: 8603 - Category: 8-Bit NextGen, Hardware
A new episode of the 10 Minute Amiga Retro Cast is now available. In this episode: The Ultimate Amiga Floppy Emulator from Edu Arana.
2020-11-13 - 12:02:00 - Week: 46 - Item number: 8583 - Category: Amiga, Hardware
There is now a Perspex case available for the Mini PET. The kit contains a blue baseplate, a Perspex cover for the electronics, a white plate for the keyboard and all the fixings.
2020-11-06 - 12:01:00 - Week: 45 - Item number: 8562 - Category: KIM-1, PET, CBM, Hardware
A new video from the YouTube channel Retrobits is now available. In this video the WiModem and WiModem232 and how to get online with your Commodore in 2020.
2020-10-30 - 12:13:00 - Week: 44 - Item number: 8554 - Category: Commodore, Hardware
A new video from GadgetUK164. In this video you can see how to install the 8373 Super Denise from the A600, onto an A500 / A500+ / A2000.
2020-10-30 - 12:07:00 - Week: 44 - Item number: 8548 - Category: Amiga, Hardware
A new video from CRG, in this video: The installation of a Buzzboard modification for the Gotek in an Amiga 500 computer.
2020-10-30 - 12:05:00 - Week: 44 - Item number: 8546 - Category: Amiga, Hardware
A new video from Mark Fixes Stuff. In this video Mark shows us the new ArcadeR Joystick from Retro Radionics.
2020-10-30 - 12:04:00 - Week: 44 - Item number: 8545 - Category: Commodore, Hardware
You can now order a retro computer case for a modern PC mother board that looks like the Commodore C64 or the VIC20. Features: Mechanical Cherry Switch USB keyboard, cooling fan and a SD card reader.
2020-10-23 - 12:19:00 - Week: 43 - Item number: 8539 - Category: Commodore, Hardware
Steven Combs has built a modern version of the Datassette for the Commodore Plus/4 computer. The schematics, firmware and the files for the 3d-printer are available on his webpage.
2020-10-23 - 12:18:00 - Week: 43 - Item number: 8538 - Category: C16, C116, Plus/4, Hardware
Bwack has made a new YouTube video. In this video he shows the new C64 Saver for the Commodore C64 computer. This version uses SMD components.
2020-10-23 - 12:13:00 - Week: 43 - Item number: 8533 - Category: C64, Hardware
Nick Bild developed a handheld Pong game that uses a 6502 chip as a CPU. The features are: 5 inputs, 128x160 colour TFT LCD display, W65C02 @ 8 MHz, 32 kByte RAM, 32 kByte ROM and a W65C22 VIA.
2020-10-23 - 12:12:00 - Week: 43 - Item number: 8532 - Category: Commodore, Hardware
In this YouTube video Christoph Egretzberger explains how he makes cartridges cases for the Commodore C64 computer with his injection moulding machine. (German language)
2020-10-23 - 12:10:00 - Week: 43 - Item number: 8530 - Category: C64, Hardware
A new video from Daniel Renner. In this video: Updating the firmware of the Ultimate64 with the new turbo function.
2020-10-23 - 12:08:00 - Week: 43 - Item number: 8528 - Category: C64, Hardware
A new YouTube video from Randy Rossi is now available. In this video Randy shows an update of his FPGA replacement for the VIC-II in the Commodore C64.
2020-10-16 - 12:06:00 - Week: 42 - Item number: 8506 - Category: C64, Hardware
There is now a deluxe keyboard available for the Mini PET. The keyboard coms as a kit with switches and keys. You can alter the picture of the keys if you want to.
2020-10-02 - 12:19:00 - Week: 40 - Item number: 8479 - Category: KIM-1, PET, CBM, Hardware
Timo built a device for his Commodore C64 with a SIM800C module. With this device you can make calls, send/receive SMS messages and send emails via a GSM network.
2020-10-02 - 12:17:00 - Week: 40 - Item number: 8477 - Category: C64, Hardware
A new YouTube video from Operation 8-Bit. In this episode you can see how to build and assemble a working mini replica of the Commodore 1702 monitor.
2020-09-25 - 12:12:00 - Week: 39 - Item number: 8452 - Category: Commodore, Hardware
Ovesen.net made a new YouTube video. In this video he builds a Versa64Cart for the Commodore C64 computer.
2020-09-25 - 12:09:00 - Week: 39 - Item number: 8449 - Category: C64, Hardware
OpenFlops is a floppy disk drive USB emulator with FlashFloppy firmware pre-installed. OpenFlops can be used with many computers such as the Amiga, Atari ST, MSX, Amstrad and many more.
2020-09-25 - 12:03:00 - Week: 39 - Item number: 8443 - Category: Amiga, Hardware
Matt Harlum developed a 2MB Chip RAM adapter for the Amiga 500/2000 computer. The schematics and PCB-layout are available, and he also made an instruction how to build the adapter.
2020-09-25 - 12:01:00 - Week: 39 - Item number: 8441 - Category: Amiga, Hardware
In this episode of the RetroManCave: An interview with Stephen Jones, who talks about the Ami-Hybrid system.
2020-09-11 - 12:09:00 - Week: 37 - Item number: 8409 - Category: Amiga, Hardware
BeamRacer is a new expansion for the Commodore C64. This expansion enables precise control of the VIC-II graphics chip, allowing for a host of novel visual effects and freeing the CPU for other tasks.
2020-09-04 - 12:19:00 - Week: 36 - Item number: 8399 - Category: C64, Hardware
With the SIDBlaster TicTac you can playback that real SID-sound. The device is so small it will fit inside a TicTac box. The features are: Power supply 9V or/ 12V, Switchable filter capacitors and Audio In / Out.
2020-09-04 - 12:17:00 - Week: 36 - Item number: 8397 - Category: C64, Hardware
DiagROM is a diagnostic tool for the Amiga computers. When you power-on your Amiga the diagnostic software will start. The diagnose software will try to send information to the serial port and the screen.
2020-09-04 - 12:12:00 - Week: 36 - Item number: 8392 - Category: Amiga, Hardware
A new YouTube video from Jan Beta. In this video Jan is going to upgrade a Gotek disk drive emulator.
2020-09-04 - 12:04:00 - Week: 36 - Item number: 8384 - Category: Amiga, Hardware
The RCEU530-reArcade is a new PCB for the Arcade joystick, developed by Carsten Jensen. The features are: All functions have a microswitch including the fire-button. And an auto-fire function with a 555 timer.
2020-08-28 - 12:19:00 - Week: 35 - Item number: 8379 - Category: Commodore, Hardware
In this video from Hey Birt: The designing and engineering of a MOS8701 clock chip replacement for the Commodore C64 computer.
2020-08-28 - 12:11:00 - Week: 35 - Item number: 8371 - Category: C64, Hardware
Renee developed an adapter to use the A314 in an Amiga 2000 computer. The A314 is an expansion that lets you use a Raspberry Pi as a co-processor to an Amiga 500/2000. The Amiga 500/2000 and the Raspberry Pi can communicate through a shared memory.
2020-08-28 - 12:10:00 - Week: 35 - Item number: 8370 - Category: Amiga, Hardware
A new episode of the 10 Minute Amiga Retro Cast is now available. In this episode: A review of the UnAmiga FPGA Amiga board from Edu Arana.
2020-08-21 - 12:14:00 - Week: 34 - Item number: 8354 - Category: Amiga, Hardware
The Minimal A501 is a 512kB memory expansion for the Amiga 500 computer, developed by Jonni Rainisto.
2020-08-21 - 12:03:00 - Week: 34 - Item number: 8343 - Category: Amiga, Hardware
TZX Cassette Mod is a project from jamhamster. He made a comprehensive guide how to put a TZXDuino inside a real cassette. With this cassette it is possible to load your own computer games from a cassette into a computer with a cassette player.

YouTube video of the TZX Cassette Mod
2020-08-14 - 12:19:00 - Week: 33 - Item number: 8339 - Category: Commodore, Hardware
Sidekick64 is a versatile cartridge/expansion for the C64, C128 and C16/+4 whose functionality is entirely defined by software running on a Raspberry Pi 3 (RPi). Recent cjanges: Updates for the PCB and the software (new fancy display, more C128 support).

A demonstration video of the SideKick64.
2020-08-07 - 12:19:00 - Week: 32 - Item number: 8319 - Category: C64, Hardware
A new YouTube video from Ravi Abbott is now available. In this video the new Amiga CD32 060 card with 128 MB of RAM from Terrible Fire.
2020-08-07 - 12:18:00 - Week: 32 - Item number: 8318 - Category: Amiga, Hardware
Echolevel has made open source schematics, parts lists and documentation for building a generic 8bit/mono Amiga sampler cartridge. He also explains how Amiga audio samplers work.
2020-08-07 - 12:06:00 - Week: 32 - Item number: 8306 - Category: Amiga, Hardware
A new YouTube video of Retro Recollections. In this episode: The Tapecart SD that can load PRG and TCRT images on a Commodore 64 via the cassette port.
2020-08-07 - 12:05:00 - Week: 32 - Item number: 8305 - Category: C64, Hardware
Bil Herd is doing a project for the Altium Contest. He developed a PCB for a FPGA that will emulate a 6502 processor. The board can be used in an original Commodore computer with a 6502 CPU.
2020-07-31 - 12:17:00 - Week: 31 - Item number: 8297 - Category: Commodore, Hardware
J-CIA is a FPGA replacement for the MOS 6526 & 8521 CIA chips in Commodore computers. Now the J-CIA is tested with different hardware and software.
2020-07-31 - 12:15:00 - Week: 31 - Item number: 8295 - Category: Commodore, Hardware
A new video from Mark Fixes Stuff. In this video Mark shows us how to build an Amiga A600 Chip RAM expansion board.
2020-07-31 - 12:05:00 - Week: 31 - Item number: 8285 - Category: Amiga, Hardware
The A314 is a expansion that lets you use a Raspberry Pi as a co-processor to an Amiga 500. The Amiga 500 and the Raspberry Pi can communicate through a shared memory. The A314 is developed by Niklas Ekström and M. Rönndahl. Recent changes: Support for Ethernet.
2020-07-31 - 12:01:00 - Week: 31 - Item number: 8281 - Category: Amiga, Hardware
ADF-Copy is a small device with a Teensy 3.2. This device connects to USB and a 3,5" PC floppy drive. This device makes it possible to read and write ADF's from or to a real Amiga diskette. Recent changes: Improvements for Trackgrid, Flux histogram, Index, SuperCardPro Format, Diskview and Revolutions.
2020-07-24 - 12:08:00 - Week: 30 - Item number: 8268 - Category: Amiga, Hardware
This project is about connecting USB HID devices like keyboard and mouse to almost any Amiga. Now it is possible to connect a keyboard to the Amiga CDTV.
2020-07-24 - 12:04:00 - Week: 30 - Item number: 8264 - Category: Amiga, Hardware
A new YouTube video from Operation 8-Bit. In this episode you can see how to build and assemble a working mini replica of the Commodore PET computer.
2020-07-24 - 12:00:00 - Week: 30 - Item number: 8260 - Category: KIM-1, PET, CBM, Hardware
A new video from the Bread Box Commodore Computer Museum. In this video Justin shows a the new THE VIC20 from Retro Games Ltd. You can already pre-order this recreation of the Commodore VIC20 computer.
2020-07-10 - 12:19:00 - Week: 28 - Item number: 8239 - Category: VIC-20, Hardware
The Mini PET is a fully functional 6502 based computer, compatible with a Commodore PET 2001N-32 (3032/4032) computer. There is now more information available for all the options.
2020-07-10 - 12:15:00 - Week: 28 - Item number: 8235 - Category: KIM-1, PET, CBM, Hardware
Tonyp12 is working on a new cartridge for the Commodore C64 computer. The features are: Cart mode (2 x 8 kByte), 64K ram spy mode, DMA mode (6510 disabled, mcu at 48MHz or 8MHz) and an USB firmware bootloader.
2020-07-10 - 12:12:00 - Week: 28 - Item number: 8232 - Category: C64, Hardware
Chuck Hutchins made a new video about retro computers. This time he is building a Mini PET from Tynemouth Software and The Future was 8 bit.
2020-07-10 - 12:11:00 - Week: 28 - Item number: 8231 - Category: KIM-1, PET, CBM, Hardware
A new version of the Amiga flicker-fixer is available. The flicker-fixer is placed inside the Amiga on top of the Lisa chip. Improvements: V-Sync, keyboard support and auto-detect.
2020-07-10 - 12:00:00 - Week: 28 - Item number: 8220 - Category: Amiga, Hardware

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