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Tynemouth Software released a new version of the Penultimate +2 Cartridge for the commodore VIC20 computer. Changes in this version: New firmware, new games (Cavern Explorer, Alien Invasion, Robots Rumble, Spikes, Fall and Jump), new utilities (Programmers Aid, VICMON, wAx and Waterloo Structured BASIC).
2024-04-12 - 12:22:00 - Week: 15 - Item number: 12290 - Category: VIC-20, Hardware
You can now watch a new YouTube video from André Fachat. In this episode of 8-bit-times: Sound for the Ultra-CPU board, Micro-PET V3 - DAC and the dual SID board.
2024-04-12 - 12:05:00 - Week: 15 - Item number: 12273 - Category: KIM-1, PET, CBM, Hardware
You can now watch a new video from the Josip Retro Bits YouTube channel. In this episode you can see how you can connect a Morse code device to your Commodore C64 computer.
2024-04-12 - 12:02:00 - Week: 15 - Item number: 12270 - Category: C64, Hardware
A new episode from the Amiga Retro YouTube channel is now available. In this episode, you can see how to use a mSATA SSD in your Amiga 1200 computer.
2024-04-05 - 12:16:00 - Week: 14 - Item number: 12264 - Category: Amiga, Hardware
There is a new video available from the Doktor64 YouTube channel. This time, he shows how to expand the RAM memory from 512 kB to 1 MB on your Amiga A500+ computer.
2024-04-05 - 12:10:00 - Week: 14 - Item number: 12258 - Category: Amiga, Hardware
You can watch a new video from the Retro Tech Insanity YouTube channel. In this episode, a new hardware project for adding more GPIO pins on your C64 or C128 computer.
2024-04-05 - 12:08:00 - Week: 14 - Item number: 12256 - Category: C64, Hardware
A few days ago, a very rare Commodore C65 was on sale on Ebay. This example is a fully working revision 5 Commodore C65 / DX64 / C90 prototype with serial number 71.
2024-04-05 - 12:00:00 - Week: 14 - Item number: 12248 - Category: 8-Bit NextGen, Hardware
You can watch a new video from the Commodore History YouTube channel. In this video, you can see how the Epyx Fastload makes loading faster on the Commodore C64 computer.
2024-03-29 - 12:05:00 - Week: 13 - Item number: 12233 - Category: C64, Hardware
Michael Gardi made a modern replica of the Commodore CHESSmate. He developed a printed circuit board for the switches and 7-segment displays. The CHESSmate is emulated with a ESP32, and he also 3D printed a new case for the CHESSmate to complete the project.
2024-03-29 - 12:04:00 - Week: 13 - Item number: 12232 - Category: KIM-1, PET, CBM, Hardware
You can now watch a new video from the RobSmithDev YouTube channel. In this episode, Rob is testing the Powershark for the Amiga computers.
2024-03-22 - 12:18:00 - Week: 12 - Item number: 12225 - Category: Amiga, Hardware
A new video is available from the Iz8dwf YouTube channel. In this video: The design of a CBM IEEE-488 floppy disk drive. Part1: Drive mechanism choices and testing.
2024-03-22 - 12:07:00 - Week: 12 - Item number: 12214 - Category: KIM-1, PET, CBM, Hardware
In the beginning of this year, Gideon released new firmware for the Ultimate64. Changes in this version: Support for Wi-Fi (Ultimate 64 / Elite), Assembly 64 integration. Support for a web server, JiffyDOS and external drives.
2024-03-15 - 12:15:00 - Week: 11 - Item number: 12202 - Category: C64, Hardware
A new YouTube video from Wolfgang Kierdorf is now available. In this episode, Wolfgang is building a joystick / gamepad for the Amiga CD32 game console.
2024-03-15 - 12:02:00 - Week: 11 - Item number: 12189 - Category: Amiga, Hardware
You can now watch a new video from the Arctic retro YouTube channel. In this video the built of a replica of the Commodore 1581 disk drive.
2024-03-08 - 12:03:00 - Week: 10 - Item number: 12169 - Category: Commodore, Hardware
Keir Fraser has released updates for the Greaseweazle hardware. The recent changes are: Improvements for FDI, gw-read and gw-write.
2024-03-08 - 12:01:00 - Week: 10 - Item number: 12167 - Category: Commodore, Hardware
You can now watch a new video from the StatMat's Vidz YouTube channel. In this video the new NFC Loading System on the TeensyROM using a real Commodore C64 computer. This project is inspired by the TapTo project for the MiSTer.
2024-03-01 - 12:18:00 - Week: 9 - Item number: 12162 - Category: C64, Hardware
A new YouTube video from Wolfgang Kierdorf is now available. In this episode, Wolfgang is taking a look at the Commodore C64X. The Commodore C64X is a modern version of the Commodore C64 computer, with a PC-motherboard inside.

More information about the Commodore C64X.
2024-03-01 - 12:13:00 - Week: 9 - Item number: 12157 - Category: C64, Hardware
Mark Sawicki has made a new video for his YouTube channel. In this video, Mark builds, installs and demonstrates a Kernal switcher in a Commodore C64 computer, that can contain up to 4 different Kernals.
2024-03-01 - 12:05:00 - Week: 9 - Item number: 12149 - Category: C64, Hardware
Rob Jett developed the Commodore PocketPET. This retro computer is based on The C64 Mini computer. He added a 3.5 inch (ca. 8.9 cm) HDMI LCD screen, PAM 8403, Rii mini wireless keyboard, LiPo battery, USB hub, speakers and a 3D-printed case.
2024-02-23 - 12:17:00 - Week: 8 - Item number: 12141 - Category: C64, Hardware
You can watch a new video from the Epictronics YouTube channel. In this episode: Adding a real Commodore 1541 disk drive to your PC.
2024-02-23 - 12:09:00 - Week: 8 - Item number: 12133 - Category: Commodore, Hardware
You can now watch a new video from the Josip Retro Bits YouTube channel. In this episode, you can see how to reset the Commodore C64 computer via the keyboard.
2024-02-23 - 12:06:00 - Week: 8 - Item number: 12130 - Category: C64, Hardware
Bwack has made a new YouTube video. In this video, he shows how to build a C64 tape pulse time visualizer.
2024-02-09 - 12:14:00 - Week: 6 - Item number: 12097 - Category: C64, Hardware
There is a new video available from the MEGA65 YouTube channel. In this episode: The complete soldering and assembly process for a prototype of the MEGA65 expansion board that Paul is working on.
2024-02-09 - 12:13:00 - Week: 6 - Item number: 12096 - Category: 8-Bit NextGen, Hardware
You can now watch a new video from the RobSmithDev YouTube channel. In this episode, Rob will show you how to install 2 MB of chip RAM to an Amiga 2000 computer and upgrade the ECS system.
2024-02-09 - 12:09:00 - Week: 6 - Item number: 12092 - Category: Amiga, Hardware
You can now watch a new video from the Retro Hack Shack YouTube channel. In this episode: The build of the Micro SX64. The Micro SX64 is build from an old portable TV, C64 mini, USB floppy drive and a USB keyboard.
2024-02-09 - 12:05:00 - Week: 6 - Item number: 12088 - Category: C64, Hardware
You can now watch a new video from the AmiCube YouTube channel. In this episode: An introduction to the AmiCube F1200. The features of the AmiCube F1200 are: FPGA design, AGA support, miniITX, MIDI, 64 MB RAM, RTC, Wi-Fi, USB and Mouse / Joystick via DB 9 connectors.
2024-02-02 - 12:14:00 - Week: 5 - Item number: 12076 - Category: Amiga, Hardware
You can now watch a new video from the GadgetUK164 YouTube channel. In this video, Chris is building and testing a VGA adapter from sparxUK for the Amiga computer.
2024-02-02 - 12:07:00 - Week: 5 - Item number: 12069 - Category: Amiga, Hardware
Chris Edwards Restoration has made a new YouTube video. In this video, Chris shows the Amiga 1200 TF1232 68030 accelerator with128 MB ram and FPU.
2024-01-26 - 12:10:00 - Week: 4 - Item number: 12052 - Category: Amiga, Hardware
Murray Aickin developed a new Amiga core for the handheld game console, the Analogue Pocket. In this version, improvements for WDLOADER, HDD (2 TB), joystick, audio and the MPU.

More information on the Analogue Pocket.
2024-01-26 - 12:08:00 - Week: 4 - Item number: 12050 - Category: Amiga, Hardware
Keir Fraser released new firmware for the Gotek. Changes in this version: Improvements for HFEv3, WDATA, IMG and EDSK.
2024-01-19 - 12:12:00 - Week: 3 - Item number: 12033 - 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: Working on the Expansion Board: Board Bus and Tape Port bring-up, Hardware Accelerated IEC Controller (4), Hardware-Accelerated IEC Serial Bus (3) JiffyDOS, Hardware-Accelerated IEC Serial Interface (2) and Tracking down and fixing the thumbnail images in the freezer.
2024-01-19 - 12:06:00 - Week: 3 - Item number: 12027 - Category: 8-Bit NextGen, Hardware
Steven Combs made a new YouTube video. In this episode, Steven talks about the DigiMuz for the Commodore plus/4 computer.
2024-01-12 - 12:18:00 - Week: 2 - Item number: 12018 - Category: C16, C116, Plus/4, Hardware
You can now watch a new YouTube video from André Fachat. In this episode of 8-bit-times: The Micro-PET has now support for USB keyboard / mouse and a SD-Card. The graphics for the Ultra-CPU board have been improved.
2024-01-12 - 12:01:00 - Week: 2 - Item number: 12001 - Category: KIM-1, PET, CBM, Hardware
Chris Tersteeg released his own version of the Tapecart SD. The features are: Full sized SD card slot. Repositioned the edge connector for more durability when inserting and removing the Tapecart. Using SMD components to make it as compact as possible, but it is still easy to build.
2024-01-05 - 12:07:00 - Week: 1 - Item number: 11986 - Category: C64, Hardware
Bart Venneker has made a new YouTube video (Dutch). In this episode: Controlling a robot with the Commodore C64 computer via a Bluetooth connection.
2023-12-22 - 12:19:00 - Week: 51 - Item number: 11958 - Category: C64, Hardware
You can now watch a new video from the GadgetUK164 YouTube channel. In this video, Chris is showing and testing the Tornado turbo card for the Amiga computer.
2023-12-22 - 12:18:00 - Week: 51 - Item number: 11957 - Category: Amiga, Hardware
ZuluSCSI is a SCSI to SD-card interface. The ZuluSCSI can emulate a SCSI (1 & 2) hard disk or CD-ROM drive, and stores the data on a SD-card.
2023-12-22 - 12:14:00 - Week: 51 - Item number: 11953 - Category: Commodore, Hardware
SIDKick pico is an inexpensive SID-replacement without making compromises regarding quality. It is based on an extended reSID 0.16 emulation and uses a Raspberry Pi Pico (or compatible clone). It supports dual-SID, paddles/mice, has a built-in configuration tool, and outputs via PWM and DAC.
2023-12-01 - 12:21:00 - Week: 48 - Item number: 11896 - Category: C64, Hardware
If you want more information about the new Amiga console, the A600GS, from AmigaKit Ltd, you can now visit the A600GS Wiki-page.
2023-12-01 - 12:03:00 - Week: 48 - Item number: 11878 - Category: Amiga, Hardware
There are new versions available (version 4) of the uLIGHTBOX64, uHELD64, UAX64 and the uEliteBoard64. And a brand-new product, the u2600+8 "FANTASY", which uses the original chipset of the VCS 2600 console developed by ATARI in 1977.

Black Friday sales
2023-11-24 - 12:20:00 - Week: 47 - Item number: 11874 - Category: C64, Hardware
Blue-64 is a plug & play Bluetooth adapter for the Commodore C64 computer. The goal of the project is to support two Bluetooth controllers and a Bluetooth keyboard simultaneously, in order to be able to control the C64 completely wirelessly.
2023-11-24 - 12:19:00 - Week: 47 - Item number: 11873 - Category: C64, Hardware
You can now watch a new video from the 8-Bit Resurgence YouTube channel. In this episode, a look at the new Raspberry Pi 5. The Raspberry Pi 5 can be used as a desktop computer, but also as a platform for emulating retro-computers.
2023-11-24 - 12:13:00 - Week: 47 - Item number: 11867 - Category: Commodore, Hardware
You can now watch a new video from the GadgetUK164 YouTube channel. In this video, Chris is building a replica of the Prelude sound card for the Amiga computer.
2023-11-24 - 12:12:00 - Week: 47 - Item number: 11866 - Category: Amiga, Hardware
Chuck Hutchins made a new video about retro computers. This time he is talking about the Commodore PET Companion. This is a composite video output device for the PET computer.
2023-11-24 - 12:11:00 - Week: 47 - Item number: 11865 - Category: KIM-1, PET, CBM, Hardware
A new YouTube video from Jan Beta. In this video, Jan shows how to build an A2000 Serotina mechanical keyboard for the Amiga A2000, A3000 and A4000 computers.
2023-11-24 - 12:10:00 - Week: 47 - Item number: 11864 - Category: Amiga, Hardware
Keir Fraser released a new version of the Greaseweazle hardware. The new features are: New PCB with better mounting holes, USB-C port and input protection (ESD, overcurrent).
2023-11-24 - 12:06:00 - Week: 47 - Item number: 11860 - Category: Commodore, Hardware
A new YouTube video from CRG. In this video, the build of a network adapter card for the Amiga computer.
2023-11-17 - 12:06:00 - Week: 46 - Item number: 11838 - Category: Amiga, Hardware
Archi-Tech Hardware has released a new version of their turbo card for the Amiga A600 computers. The features are CPU: 68030RC50 (50 MHz), FPU: 68882FN40 (50 MHz) and Memory: 64 MB or 128 MB.
2023-11-17 - 12:03:00 - Week: 46 - Item number: 11835 - Category: Amiga, Hardware
Mythic66 is working on a new hardware project for the Commodore VIC20 computer. It is the VMMX RAM expansion that doesn't use the expansion port but is connected to the CPU. The features are: No soldering necessary, ROM for PAL/NTSC, VMMX, Kernal and Basic. Four free ROM slots (Diagrom, Jiffydos etc.). 64 kB RAM expansion and 8 x 8 kB banked memory blocks.
2023-11-17 - 12:01:00 - Week: 46 - Item number: 11833 - Category: VIC-20, Hardware
You can now watch a new video from the 8-Bit Resurgence YouTube channel. In this episode, a more detailed look at the MasterTracker for the Commodore 1541 disk drive. With the MasterTracker you can view track data, density and much more.
2023-11-10 - 12:18:00 - Week: 45 - Item number: 11829 - Category: Commodore, Hardware
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