The RAD Expansion Unit is a cartridge for the C64/C128 with a Raspberry Pi. The RAD can emulate a RAM Expansion Units such as the CBM 1700/1750/1764, CLD Super 1750 Clone, CMD 1750/1750XL and GeoRAM/NeoRAM. There is also a menu for REU-images, GeoRAM-images, NUVIE's and PRG's.
2022-12-02 - 12:20:00 - Week: 48 - Item number: 10800 - Category: C64, Hardware
Steve Gray started a new hardware project: Building a clone of the Commodore V364 proto-type computer. At this moment he has a keyboard with custom keycaps and a mock-up case. The next step is the speech hardware.
2022-12-02 - 12:16:00 - Week: 48 - Item number: 10796 - Category: C16, C116, Plus/4, Hardware
The VIC-II Kawari mini for the C64 computer is now available in the videogameperfection.com web-shop. The VIC-II Kawari is a hardware replacement for the VIC-II chip with extra features.
2022-12-02 - 12:13:00 - Week: 48 - Item number: 10793 - Category: C64, Hardware
A new YouTube video from CRG. In this video the built of a new Amiga A2000 computer. This is a redesigned A2000 motherboard that fits in a modern PC-case.
2022-12-02 - 12:02:00 - Week: 48 - Item number: 10782 - Category: Amiga, Hardware
Steve Gray started a new hardware project: The Commodore LCD. This will be a clone of the Commodore LCD proto-type. At this moment he has a working PCB, a keyboard and a 3D printed case. Steve is now testing a LCD screen.
2022-11-25 - 12:17:00 - Week: 47 - Item number: 10777 - Category: 8-Bit NextGen, Hardware
A new video from GadgetUK164. In this video an upgrade and test of a Commodore A2630 CPU accelerator card.
2022-11-25 - 12:12:00 - Week: 47 - Item number: 10772 - Category: Amiga, Hardware
A new YouTube video from Wolfgang Kierdorf is now available. In this episode Wolfgang is upgrading an Amiga 500 computer into an Amiga 500+ computer with 1 MB Chipram, SuperDenise and Kickstart 2.0.
2022-11-25 - 12:03:00 - Week: 47 - Item number: 10763 - Category: Amiga, 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: Let's start doing something about those missing expansion ports, MEGA65 MK-II Keyboard PCB Design and DIY USB JTAG and UART connection for the MEGA65.
2022-11-18 - 12:07:00 - Week: 46 - Item number: 10747 - Category: 8-Bit NextGen, Hardware
Cameron Kaiser made two-factor authentication possible by using a Commodore SX64 computer. The big advantage is that you have a hard time misplacing your 2FA device, and you can identify your keys by using different coloured diskettes for each key.
2022-11-18 - 12:00:00 - Week: 46 - Item number: 10740 - Category: C64, Hardware
A new hardware project from Jan Derogee. This time he is working on the speed calibration of a Commodore 1530.
2022-11-11 - 12:19:00 - Week: 45 - Item number: 10738 - Category: Commodore, Hardware
Tentelian Retro is a YouTube channel for retro computer users (German language). In this episode: The Commotron Gamepad Turbo 2000 Super for the Commodore, Atari, Amiga and many other retro computers.
2022-10-28 - 12:20:00 - Week: 43 - Item number: 10697 - Category: Commodore, Hardware
A new video from GadgetUK164. In this video the built of an GottaGoFaZt3r 256MB RAM Zorro 3 expansion-card for the Amiga computer. This expansion is developed by LIV2 (Matt Harlum).
2022-10-28 - 12:18:00 - Week: 43 - Item number: 10695 - Category: Amiga, Hardware
Linus Akesson has made the Commodordion from two Commodore C64 computers, al lot of diskettes and gaffer-tape. The only thing is that it is not an easy instrument to play.
2022-10-28 - 12:13:00 - Week: 43 - Item number: 10690 - Category: C64, Hardware
Retrohax has written a blog about modifying an Amiga 500 power-supply. He replaces the old PCB with a new Meanwell power supply.
2022-10-28 - 12:01:00 - Week: 43 - Item number: 10678 - Category: Amiga, Hardware
You can now watch a new video from the Silvestron's bits & bytes YouTube-channel. In this video you can watch the built of the C64 Pico. The C64 Pico is a Raspberry Pi Pico with the MCUME software (Multi CompUter Machine Emulator). The schematics, PCB designs and the MCUME software is available to build your own C64 Pico.
2022-10-21 - 12:20:00 - Week: 42 - Item number: 10676 - Category: C64, Hardware
Retrohax has written a blog about modifying a Commodore C64 computer. The modifications are: A BeamRacer, c0pperdragon, SD2IEC, Ultimate1541 II+, Switchless ROM and a SIDFX.
2022-10-21 - 12:06:00 - Week: 42 - Item number: 10662 - Category: C64, Hardware
You can now watch a new video from the Dave Poo 2 YouTube-channel. In this video Dave is servicing a Commodore Datassette.
2022-09-30 - 12:15:00 - Week: 39 - Item number: 10607 - Category: Commodore, Hardware
A new video from GadgetUK164. In this video he installs a RGB 2 Amiga converter in an Amiga 500 and an Amiga 2000 computer.
2022-09-30 - 12:14:00 - Week: 39 - Item number: 10606 - Category: Amiga, Hardware
A new episode of the 10 Minute Amiga Retro Cast is now available. In this episode: An upgrade for the Commodore CDTV with memory, keyboard, mouse and a SCSI Hard disk.
2022-09-23 - 12:14:00 - Week: 38 - Item number: 10585 - Category: Amiga, Hardware
You can now watch a new video from the Arctic retro YouTube channel. In this video the built and use of a keyboard tester that was developed by Sven Petersen.
2022-09-23 - 12:13:00 - Week: 38 - Item number: 10584 - Category: Commodore, Hardware
You can now watch a new video from the Dave Poo 2 YouTube-channel. In this video Dave compares the ARMSID, Nano SwinSID and the MOS 6581 Sound Chips for the Commodore C64 computer.
2022-09-23 - 12:12:00 - Week: 38 - Item number: 10583 - Category: C64, 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: More development on the MEGAphone with a new PCB.
2022-09-16 - 12:16:00 - Week: 37 - Item number: 10566 - Category: 8-Bit NextGen, Hardware
The AmigaONE X5000 is the latest PowerPC based computer developed by A-EON Technology. The features are: QorlQ P5 64-bit PowerPC - 2GHz, SATA, PCI-e, Xorro, PCI, USB, Ethernet, Serial, SD, AmigaOS 4.1, 4GB DDR3, 240 GB SSD, DVD, RadeonHD R7 240, Soundblaster live and Enhancer Software 2.1.
2022-09-16 - 12:07:00 - Week: 37 - Item number: 10557 - Category: Amiga, Hardware
You can now watch a new video from the Universe64 YouTube channel. In this video a demonstration of the prototype of the new u6510+64 C64 CPU with integrated REU 1750 (512 kB). The u6510+64 CPU is tested with the game SONIC - The Hedgehog.

More videos with the u6510+64 CPU.
2022-09-09 - 12:22:00 - Week: 36 - Item number: 10549 - Category: C64, Hardware
Linus Akesson has made a Theremin for the Commodore C64 computer. The Theremin is one of the earliest electronic instruments. It's played by moving one's hands in front of two antennas: One controls pitch and the other controls volume.
2022-09-09 - 12:20:00 - Week: 36 - Item number: 10547 - Category: C64, Hardware
Retrohax has written a blog about building and installing the "Mechboard64", a mechanical keyboard, in a Commodore C64 computer.
2022-09-09 - 12:17:00 - Week: 36 - Item number: 10544 - Category: C64, Hardware
Brian Seeley started a gofundme campaign to build new keyboards for the Commodore C128D computer. Many C128D computers are available without keyboards, and existing computers would benefit from having new keyboards available if needed.
2022-09-09 - 12:14:00 - Week: 36 - Item number: 10541 - Category: C128(D), Hardware
Chris Edwards Restoration has made a new video. In this video he installed the new CDTV RGB2HDMI that gives you 2 DB9 mouse / game ports, a rom switcher and HDMI video out.
2022-09-09 - 12:10:00 - Week: 36 - Item number: 10537 - Category: Amiga, Hardware
Niklas Ekström developed an Amiga parallel port to SPI adapter. With this adapter you can connect many devices to the Amiga computer, for example a SD-card module.
2022-09-09 - 12:04:00 - Week: 36 - Item number: 10531 - Category: Amiga, Hardware
A new video from GadgetUK164. In this video he installs ZIF IC-sockets and a new modulator in a Commodore C64 computer.
2022-09-09 - 12:03:00 - Week: 36 - Item number: 10530 - Category: C64, Hardware
Keir Fraser has released updates for the Greaseweazle hardware. The recent changes are: Support for ibm.800, ibm.2880 and *.MGT formats.
2022-09-09 - 12:02:00 - Week: 36 - Item number: 10529 - Category: Amiga, Hardware
Sidekick64 is a versatile software-defined cartridge for the C64, C128, C16, Plus/4 and VIC20. It uses a Raspberry Pi 3A+/3B+/Zero2 to emulate memory expansions, sound devices, freezers, and many other things. Recent additions are: a MOD/YM/WAVpPlayer (up to 48kHz stereo with dual SID-setups), improved low-latency HDMI-audio output for SID-/FM-/MIDI-emulation, added YM3526/OPL sample playing emulation, more configurability (TFT logos), and a bunch of minor improvements.
2022-09-02 - 12:19:00 - Week: 35 - Item number: 10526 - Category: Commodore, Hardware
SIDKick is a versatile sound device for C64s and C128s: it serves as a drop-in replacement for the SID 6581/8580, and at the same time provides Sound Expander-emulation (Yamaha OPL-based FM sound), a MIDI interface and can control LED stripes. It uses a Teensy 4.1 and makes no compromises with regard to quality: the emulation is based on reSID and fmOPL. It also comes with a few extras such as built-in configuration tool and PRG launcher. Recent updates add YM3526/OPL digi/sample playing emulation and some optimizations/bugfixes.
2022-09-02 - 12:17:00 - Week: 35 - Item number: 10524 - Category: C64, Hardware
A new YouTube video from Jan Beta. In this video: Jan is building an Amiga A500 motherboard in a Checkmate 1500 Plus desktop computer-case.
2022-09-02 - 12:01:00 - Week: 35 - Item number: 10508 - Category: Amiga, Hardware
Holger Weßling wrote a book about the THEA500 Mini. In this book: technical information about the console, fascinating facts, interviews with key personnel. And a huge amount of information about the built-in games.
2022-08-26 - 12:19:00 - Week: 34 - Item number: 10506 - Category: Amiga, Hardware
Tynemouth Software has written a blog about the new dual joystick interface from "The Future Was 8 bit" for the Commodore PET computer.
2022-08-12 - 12:05:00 - Week: 32 - Item number: 10451 - Category: KIM-1, PET, CBM, Hardware
You can now watch a new video from the Alleged_Geek YouTube channel. In this video the build of a joystick adapter for the Commodore C16, C116 and Plus/4.
2022-08-12 - 12:03:00 - Week: 32 - Item number: 10449 - Category: C16, C116, Plus/4, Hardware
A new video from GadgetUK164. In this video an Amiga AT Bus Clone (IDE Zorro II Card) - Build & Test.
2022-08-05 - 12:14:00 - Week: 31 - Item number: 10437 - Category: Amiga, Hardware
The A-Pet 500 is a metal case for an Amiga 500 computer in the shape of a Commodore PET computer. You can see an update of the project in this YouTube video.
2022-08-05 - 12:10:00 - Week: 31 - Item number: 10433 - Category: Amiga, Hardware
A new YouTube video from Randy Rossi is now available. In this video Randi shows the recent updates of his hardware replacement for the VIC-II chip in the Commodore C64.
2022-08-05 - 12:09:00 - Week: 31 - Item number: 10432 - Category: C64, Hardware
Retrohax has written a blog about building a brand new Amiga 2000 computer. You can now look at part 4 of the project in his blog.
2022-08-05 - 12:06:00 - Week: 31 - Item number: 10429 - Category: Amiga, Hardware
Tynemouth Software has written a blog about replacing the original 4-pin power supply connector with a 7-pin connector (VIC20 / C64).
2022-08-05 - 12:04:00 - Week: 31 - Item number: 10427 - Category: C16, C116, Plus/4, Hardware
Niklas Ekström developed a new interface to connect a Raspberry Pi to the Amiga clock-port. The A314 software has been adapted to this interface so that it is possible to run services such as a314fs and the SANA-II network driver.
2022-08-05 - 12:02:00 - Week: 31 - Item number: 10425 - Category: Amiga, Hardware
Keir Fraser has released updates for the Greaseweazle hardware. The recent changes are: Improvements for gw read, gw convert and fallback. Support for Kryoflux info block.
2022-08-05 - 12:00:00 - Week: 31 - Item number: 10423 - Category: Commodore, Hardware
SID-Device is a cross-platform Network SID Device, developed by Wilfred Bos, that emulates the Commodore C64 sound chip, a.k.a. SID chip (6581/8580). It runs in a local network or on your own machine.

A new version of ACID 64 Player Pro.
2022-07-29 - 12:19:00 - Week: 30 - Item number: 10422 - Category: C64, Hardware
Dave Luna had an old not working Commodore PET 64 computer. He decided to make it into a docking station for a modern computer. He added a TFT screen, USB hub, DisplayLink adapter to the PET 64, and an Arduino for the connection with the PET 64 keyboard.
2022-07-29 - 12:13:00 - Week: 30 - Item number: 10416 - Category: KIM-1, PET, CBM, Hardware
Nick Bild developed another hardware project for the Commodore C64 computer. This time he connects a C64-themed smartwatch that wirelessly syncs data to your Commodore C64 computer.
2022-07-29 - 12:11:00 - Week: 30 - Item number: 10414 - Category: C64, Hardware
Tynemouth Software has developed a new ROM cartridge for the Commodore VIC20 computer. This cartridge can be used as a 8, 16 or 32 kB ROM cartridge. The ROM can be configured in the Blocks 1,2,3 or 5.
2022-07-29 - 12:02:00 - Week: 30 - Item number: 10405 - Category: VIC-20, Hardware
The Manticore is a V4+ accelerator for the Amiga A600 computer. The features are: Apollo 68080 AMMX, Maggie3D, 512 MB DDR3, AGA (12 MB Chipmem), SuperAGA, RTG, 1280x720, Audio: 8/16-bit, 56 kHz, 24-bit, 8 voices, FastIDE controller (CompactFlash), 2x USB, Ethernet RJ45 and microSD.
2022-07-22 - 12:19:00 - Week: 29 - Item number: 10401 - Category: Amiga, Hardware
Maciej Witkowiak developed a 256 kB RAM expansion MMU daughterboard for the Commodore C128 computer. This RAM expansion can be plugged into the U7 socket of a C128(D) or C128DCR computer. This expansion is based on a project by Marko Mäkelä and Pekka Pessi.
2022-07-22 - 12:17:00 - Week: 29 - Item number: 10399 - Category: C128(D), Hardware

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