Chris Mills has built an mini version of a Commodore 1702 monitor for his C64 Mini. He also use the monitor together with a Raspberry-Pi and Combian with the VICE emulator.
2019-05-03 - 13:07:00 - Week: 18 - Item number: 7088 - Category: Commodore, 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. The new features are: Compare, Format / AutoFormat, Diskinfo and Settings.
2019-05-03 - 13:01:00 - Week: 18 - Item number: 7082 - Category: Amiga, Hardware
Bart Venneker has made a video about building a system to chat like it is the year 1985. The system uses a WiFi connection and a server to receive and send messages with your Commodore C64.
2019-04-26 - 13:16:00 - Week: 17 - Item number: 7080 - Category: C64, Hardware
GadgetUK164 has made a video about an Amiga CD32 with a Terrible Fire TF330C. The TF330 has a 68030 CPU, 64 MB RAM and an IDE controller.
2019-04-26 - 13:15:00 - Week: 17 - Item number: 7079 - Category: Amiga, Hardware
NotArtyom has built a watch that is powered by a 6502 microprocessor. The features are: 65c02 CPU @ 8MHz, 65c22 VIA (LCD, keyboard and buttons), Nokia 5110 LCD, 32 KB SRAM, 16 KB ROM and a Commodore keyboard connector.
2019-04-26 - 13:06:00 - Week: 17 - Item number: 7070 - Category: Commodore, Hardware
Asklia & knusis developed an IEEE488 cartridge for the Commodore C64. The features are: IEEE 488 bus routines for Commodore and other IEEE devices. Function keys, speed loader (Speeddos) and Centroncis.
2019-04-26 - 13:01:00 - Week: 17 - Item number: 7065 - Category: C64, Hardware
Matteo Angelini has built a system for the Commodore C64 with a DS1307 / DS3231 and a BME280 module. This system gives you a Real Time Clock, a temperature, humidity and an atmospheric pressure measurement. The program uses this measurements to display a weather station.
2019-04-19 - 13:17:00 - Week: 16 - Item number: 7063 - Category: C64, Hardware
MiSTer is a port of well-known MiST project, but with a larger FPGA and a faster ARM. Examples of "cores" are: Commodore PET, VIC20, C16, Plus/4, C64 and the Amiga. The recent changes are: C16: SID support, C64: Improvements for cartridges, CIA, SID, user-port and support for TAP files.
2019-04-19 - 13:10:00 - Week: 16 - Item number: 7056 - Category: Commodore, Hardware
Mike is developing a new cartridge for the Commodore VIC20. MINIMON is only 2 KB - $9800..$9FFF and the features are: Memory dump / edit, Register dump / edit, Execute code, Direct Assembler / Disassembler, Transfer, Compare, Fill, Hunt, breakpoints, Load, Save and Verify.
2019-04-19 - 13:03:00 - Week: 16 - Item number: 7049 - Category: VIC-20, Hardware
The Polish company CS-LAB is developing the Warp1260 turbo card for the Amiga. You can now watch a demonstration video on YouTube.
2019-04-19 - 13:02:00 - Week: 16 - Item number: 7048 - Category: Amiga, Hardware
Tynemouth Software has written a blog about the development of a SD card disk drive for the Commodore PET series of computers. The SD2PET is now available for pre-order.
2019-04-19 - 13:01:00 - Week: 16 - Item number: 7047 - Category: KIM-1, PET, CBM, Hardware
Usborne has made older computer books available for free in the pdf format. A few examples are: Machine code for beginners, Creepy computer games, The mystery of Silver Mountain and Computer Fun.
2019-04-12 - 13:04:00 - Week: 15 - Item number: 7029 - Category: Commodore, Hardware
Adrian Black has made a video about replacing the 8501 CPU in a Commodore C16 or Plus/4 with a 6510 CPU from a Commodore C64.
2019-04-12 - 13:02:00 - Week: 15 - Item number: 7027 - Category: C16, C116, Plus/4, Hardware
BastichB 64K made a video about the use of a digital replacement for the Commodore Datassette.
2019-04-05 - 13:08:00 - Week: 14 - Item number: 7018 - Category: Commodore, Hardware
Lenard Roach has written another book about the 8-bit world. This book is about the best-selling computer of all time - The Commodore.
2019-04-05 - 13:07:00 - Week: 14 - Item number: 7017 - Category: Commodore, Hardware
Radical Brad is working on a modern expansion for the Commodore VIC-20. The features are VGA video, 4096 colours, 16 Megabytes of fast audio / video memory, a blitter system (sprites) and 4 channels of 8 bit sound.

A demonstration video of the VIC-2000 Expander.
2019-03-22 - 13:11:00 - Week: 12 - Item number: 6990 - Category: VIC-20, Hardware
Eric Hill built himself a modern Commodore C64. He used an Individual Computers MK2 Reloaded, Kickstarter C64C case and the Mechboard64.
2019-03-22 - 13:08:00 - Week: 12 - Item number: 6987 - Category: C64, Hardware
Stefany Allaire is working on a successor for the Commodore C64/128. Recent changes: A new design for the case.
2019-03-22 - 13:06:00 - Week: 12 - Item number: 6985 - Category: Commodore, Hardware
Sven Petersen has developed a replacement power supply for the Commodore C64. You can built the power supply yourself. The schematics, parts list and PCB lay-outs are available on GitHub.
2019-03-22 - 13:02:00 - Week: 12 - Item number: 6981 - Category: C64, Hardware
Jan Derogee has developed new hardware for the Commodore VIC20 and the C64. The VIC20 and C64 don't have a numerical keypad like the C128. To solve that problem in the most possible retro kind of way, there is now the "Rotary Dial Numpad".
2019-03-15 - 13:18:00 - Week: 11 - Item number: 6978 - Category: Commodore, Hardware
C0pperdragon has developed a modification board for the Commodore 64 with a YPbPr video output. This device passively listens to 22 pins of the VIC-II and uses an FPGA to create a pixel-perfect video image.
2019-03-15 - 13:16:00 - Week: 11 - Item number: 6976 - Category: C64, Hardware
Daniel Renner made a video about the new Turbo Chameleon v2 cartridge from Individual Computers.
2019-03-15 - 13:14:00 - Week: 11 - Item number: 6974 - Category: C64, Hardware
Rob Clarke has made a video about the Commodore PET 4010 Voice Response Unit. This device was developed for the Commodore PET/CBM computer by the Votrax corporation.
2019-03-15 - 13:12:00 - Week: 11 - Item number: 6972 - Category: KIM-1, PET, CBM, Hardware
SIDFX is a device that makes it possible to install two SID chips inside your Commodore C64, SX-64, 128, 128D or C64 Reloaded. The features are: No soldering required, direct audio-output, automatic detection of different type of SID's and easy configuration.
2019-03-08 - 13:18:00 - Week: 10 - Item number: 6959 - Category: C64, Hardware
The magicFlash64 is a kernal replacement for the Commodore 64. The features are: 64 x 8 KB slots (writeable from the C64), flash memory and a Atmega48 micro controller.
2019-03-08 - 13:04:00 - Week: 10 - Item number: 6945 - 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: Improvements for audio mixing, freezer, SID, disk-drive and sprites.
2019-03-08 - 13:03:00 - Week: 10 - Item number: 6944 - Category: Commodore, Hardware
Tynemouth Software wrote a blog about upgrading a Commodore C16 to 64 KB of RAM.
2019-03-01 - 13:11:00 - Week: 9 - Item number: 6936 - Category: C16, C116, Plus/4, Hardware
Diag264 is a method of testing the hardware of a Commodore C16, C116, Plus/4, C232 or the V364. The tests are: Cassette, serial, userport, RS-232, keyboard, joystick, RAM, ROM, TED, screen, colours and graphics.
2019-03-01 - 13:05:00 - Week: 9 - Item number: 6930 - Category: C16, C116, Plus/4, Hardware
The FluxEngine is a very cheap USB floppy disk interface capable of reading and writing exotic non-PC floppy disk formats. At this moment not all formats are supported but a few examples are: IBM MFM / DMF, Atari ST, Acorn (A)DFS, Amiga, Brother, etc.
2019-02-22 - 13:15:00 - Week: 8 - Item number: 6923 - Category: Amiga, Hardware
Dan Wood talks about the connecting an Amiga A500 to the internet. He is using a WiModem232 to make the connection between the RS-232 on the Amiga and a Wifi signal.
2019-02-22 - 13:11:00 - Week: 8 - Item number: 6919 - Category: Amiga, Hardware
Keir Fraser released new firmware for the GOTEK. Improvement in this version: Game/demo AutoSwap, OLED display text and support for HDM image files.
2019-02-22 - 13:09:00 - Week: 8 - Item number: 6917 - Category: Amiga, Hardware
Daniel Renner made a video about replacing the memory of the Commodore C64 with the SRAM64 module.
2019-02-22 - 13:02:00 - Week: 8 - Item number: 6910 - Category: C64, Hardware
Holger Weßling wrote a book about the C64 Mini. In this book: Update Firmware, Disk management, Operating systems, Programming languages, Emulators, Hardware, USB, Modding, Hacks, Tips & Tricks, Demo's, Wiki's and FAQ. The book is now also available in a printed version (English & German).

The book as an eBook:
2019-02-15 - 13:18:00 - Week: 7 - Item number: 6907 - Category: C64, Hardware
Jan has made a "joystick" especially for playing games like Decathlon and Crank Crank Revolution.
2019-02-08 - 13:15:00 - Week: 6 - Item number: 6888 - Category: Commodore, Hardware
The SD-BOX is a cartridge with an SD card interface for the Commodore C64. The cartridge has many functions for the disk drive and the Datassette. Recent updates: Added a function for formatting diskettes.
2019-02-08 - 13:13:00 - Week: 6 - Item number: 6886 - Category: C64, Hardware
Individual computers has announced the Turbo Chameleon 64 version 2. The features are: VGA, Turbo (9.8x), 16MB REU, 4MB GeoRAM, MMC/SD card, PS2 keyboard & mice, realtime clock, USB and cartridge emulation: Action Replay, Retro Replay, KCS Power cartridge, Final Cartridge 3, Expert Cartridge, SuperSnapshot 5, etc.
2019-02-08 - 13:07:00 - Week: 6 - Item number: 6880 - Category: C64, Hardware
In this episode of the Guru Meditation: Bill takes a look at the new Commodore Amiga keycaps from A1200.net.
2019-02-08 - 13:06:00 - Week: 6 - Item number: 6879 - Category: Amiga, Hardware
The guy old made a video of a rare hardware expansion for the Commodore PET/CBM computer. The HAL PCG-6500 is a graphics board with aprogrammable character set generator and a sound device.
2019-02-01 - 13:19:00 - Week: 5 - Item number: 6872 - Category: KIM-1, PET, CBM, Hardware
Christian Steenken has built a mini version of the Commodore SX-64. The features are: Excellway EF01 case, Raspberry Pi, 3.5" LCD, WiFi, keyboard, SD card an USB.
2019-02-01 - 13:18:00 - Week: 5 - Item number: 6871 - Category: C64, Hardware
APECAT is an Amiga processor extension card for application transfer. With this device you can transfer data to the Amiga directly in to the Amiga memory. You can follow the progress on the web page of Stian Søreng.
2019-02-01 - 13:07:00 - Week: 5 - Item number: 6860 - Category: Amiga, Hardware
The Wicher 508 is new expansion card for the Amiga CDTV. The features are: 8MB Fast RAM (SDRAM) and a IDE controller.
2019-02-01 - 13:01:00 - Week: 5 - Item number: 6854 - Category: Amiga, Hardware
Rocky Bergen made a new papercraft design of a retro computer. This time he made the Amiga 500 including a monitor.
2019-01-25 - 13:09:00 - Week: 4 - Item number: 6852 - Category: Amiga, Hardware
The Amiga WARP calendar 2019 is now available. You can use the standard version or the starfield version.
2019-01-25 - 13:02:00 - Week: 4 - Item number: 6845 - Category: Amiga, Hardware
Bwack is making a video series about the analysis of the VIC-II die shot. In this part: The address generator.
2019-01-25 - 13:01:00 - Week: 4 - Item number: 6844 - Category: C64, Hardware
TSB made a converter to use the Arcade joystick on a C64 Mini. The converter transforms the digital signals from a Atari/DB9 style joystick to USB signals.
2019-01-18 - 13:18:00 - Week: 3 - Item number: 6842 - Category: Commodore, Hardware
Retrohax has written a blog about installing a Vampire 500 V2+ in an Amiga A500.
2019-01-18 - 13:02:00 - Week: 3 - Item number: 6826 - Category: Amiga, Hardware
AmigaKit has released a new version of the 1 MB RAM expansion for the Amiga A600. The features are: 1MB RAM, auto configuration, optional Real Time Clock module and a 22-pin A1200 clock-port header.
2019-01-11 - 13:00:00 - Week: 2 - Item number: 6808 - Category: Amiga, Hardware
Geoanas is working on a new project. This time he built a WiFi modem for the Commodore C64. The modem connects to the user-port and is compatible with the CCGMS software.
2019-01-04 - 13:19:00 - Week: 1 - Item number: 6805 - Category: C64, Hardware
TheDuckSun is working on a C128 that fits into a C64 case. The features are: VIC/VDC switch, 8 bit colour RAM, 6-36 VDC, Dual-SID, etc. The C128 RM is now available for pre-order.
2019-01-04 - 13:18:00 - Week: 1 - Item number: 6804 - Category: C128(D), Hardware
Stefany Allaire is working on a successor for the Commodore C64/128. Recent changes: SD Card support and video output is making progress.
2019-01-04 - 13:16:00 - Week: 1 - Item number: 6802 - Category: Commodore, Hardware

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