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DodgyPLA is a PLA replacement for the Commodore C64. The DodgyPLA uses the Xilinx XC9536XL and also has implemented the CASRAM delay.
2020-05-08 - 12:06:00 - Week: 19 - Item number: 8045 - Category: C64, Hardware
Amiga-Kit is now selling a 4 x IDE buffered IDE interface for the Amiga 600 or 1200. The features are: 2x 40-pin, 1x 44-pin, FastIDE support and 4+ GB (OS 3.5 - 4.1).
2020-05-08 - 12:03:00 - Week: 19 - Item number: 8042 - Category: Amiga, Hardware
Tynemouth Software made a PAL to NTSC switchable conversion for the Commodore C16. You can see how to build one yourself on his webpage.
2020-05-08 - 12:01:00 - Week: 19 - Item number: 8040 - Category: C16, C116, Plus/4, 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: 8MB extra RAM, libc, QSPI flash updating, Real-Time Clock and external microSD.
2020-05-01 - 12:17:00 - Week: 18 - Item number: 8036 - Category: 8-Bit NextGen, Hardware
The Q-36 Rapid Fire Modulator is a new hardware addition for the Commodore C64. With this device you can swap your joysticks and adjust the rapid fire function. The Q-36 is based on a design by Sven Petersen.
2020-05-01 - 12:15:00 - Week: 18 - Item number: 8034 - Category: C64, Hardware
The SuperClone 5.0 is a clone of the Super Snapshot v5 hardware. It uses an Atmel ATF16V8B in the place of the original PAL. All the schematics and software is available on Github.
2020-05-01 - 12:11:00 - Week: 18 - Item number: 8030 - Category: C64, Hardware
Retrohax and Willy are working on a new project for the Commodore 264 series. The ThED will be a replacement for the TED chip in the Commodore C116, C16 and the Plus/4. You can follow the progress of ThED on the Retrohax web page.
2020-04-24 - 12:18:00 - Week: 17 - Item number: 8017 - Category: C16, C116, Plus/4, Hardware
Go! Cart is a new cartridge for the Commodore C64 computer. The cartridge is developed by DeepCore and has the following features are: File Copy, DOS-Wedge, Erase Memory, File Wiper, Turbo Tape, Directory, File Crypter, AR-TurboTape, RAM saver, Monitor and OLD.
2020-04-24 - 12:06:00 - Week: 17 - Item number: 8005 - Category: C64, Hardware
The COREi64 web page offers a new product for the retro computer. With the UpCart Plus you can change the angle of your cartridge port by 90 degrees. This will give better access to your cartridge and less lost space behind your C64 or C128. The UpCart Plus also has a reset button.
2020-04-17 - 12:19:00 - Week: 16 - Item number: 7998 - Category: C64, Hardware
AkBkukU made a new video about retro computers. This time he is making a XA1541 cable. With this cable you can transfer files between a Commodore C64 computer and a PC.
2020-04-17 - 12:16:00 - Week: 16 - Item number: 7995 - Category: Commodore, Hardware
The COREi64 web page offers a new product for the retro computer. The Ultimate 64 SIDtap is an add-on for the Ultimate 64, which provides two RCA connector for dual SID audio. You can order it as a kit or as fully assembled.
2020-04-17 - 12:13:00 - Week: 16 - Item number: 7992 - Category: 8-Bit NextGen, Hardware
The COREi64 web page offers a new product for the retro computer. If you have a GGLABS GLINK232T interface cartridge you can now add a case to it. When you order a case you can choose from many colours.
2020-04-10 - 12:19:00 - Week: 15 - Item number: 7978 - Category: C64, Hardware
A new video from Jan Beta. In this video: Jan talks about the new BackBit C64 cartridge for the Commodore C64, C128 and the VIC20.
2020-04-10 - 12:17:00 - Week: 15 - Item number: 7976 - Category: Hardware, YouTube
The webpage Commodore4Ever.net now offers a PLA replacement chip. This chip replaces the often defective original PLA chip in the Commodore C64.
2020-04-10 - 12:05:00 - Week: 15 - Item number: 7964 - Category: C64, Hardware
Kim Jørgensen developed a new cartridge for the Commodore C64. The Kung Fu Flash can emulate different cartridge types, load PRG files and use D64/D71/D81 images. A few examples of the emulated cartridges are: Action Replay, KCS Power Cartridge, Final Cartridge III, Simons' BASIC and EasyFlash.
2020-04-10 - 12:01:00 - Week: 15 - Item number: 7960 - Category: C64, Hardware
There is new firmware available for the U64 / U64E. Changes or improvements in this version: Debug stream over Ethernet, ACIA, Modem Layer, REU, IEC, SuperGames, 1541C, Epyx Fastload, KCS, DMA, telnet, configuration manager, NMI / IRQ and 1764 REU.
2020-04-03 - 12:19:00 - Week: 14 - Item number: 7958 - Category: 8-Bit NextGen, Hardware
The iCore64 web page offers a new product. This mount makes it possible to mount an AztecMonster SCSI to SD board in a ThunderDrive CMD Hard drive clone.
2020-04-03 - 12:17:00 - Week: 14 - Item number: 7956 - Category: Commodore, Hardware
At the Sydney Amiga User Group meeting on the 8th of March 2020, Steve Smit explains and demonstrates his C64 robot guitar.
2020-04-03 - 12:09:00 - Week: 14 - Item number: 7948 - Category: C64, Hardware
If you are in Ramsgate in the United Kingdom don't forget to visit the Micro Museum. The Museum is run by Carol and Mike Deer.
2020-03-27 - 12:08:00 - Week: 13 - Item number: 7927 - Category: Commodore, Hardware
In this episode of the Guru Meditation: The NewTek Video Toaster for the Commodore Amiga computer. Bill shows the video switcher, ChromaFX, Toaster Paint, Lightwave 3D, and the character generator.
2020-03-27 - 12:05:00 - Week: 13 - Item number: 7924 - Category: Amiga, Hardware
Jens Christian Ingvartsen Thomsen has written a new book for the Commodore C64. In the book Jens shares his experience on programming his game in assembler.
2020-03-27 - 12:04:00 - Week: 13 - Item number: 7923 - Category: C64, Hardware
The A314 is a trapdoor 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.

An example of using the A314 to play Spotify on an A500.
2020-03-27 - 12:01:00 - Week: 13 - Item number: 7920 - Category: Amiga, Hardware
AMIGA 2020 will be a documentary film by Steven Fletcher. Steven is now running a Kickstarter campaign to make his documentary about Amiga users, new developments and Amiga events in the Year 2020.
2020-03-20 - 12:18:00 - Week: 12 - Item number: 7917 - Category: Amiga, Hardware
The YouTube channel Look Mum No Computer made a bass guitar synthesizer with a SID chip.
2020-03-20 - 12:11:00 - Week: 12 - Item number: 7910 - Category: C64, Hardware
A new video from Jan Beta. In this video: Jan is looking at the SaRuMan TED RAM expansion for the Commodore C16/C116 from Eslapion.
2020-03-20 - 12:09:00 - Week: 12 - Item number: 7908 - Category: C16, C116, Plus/4, Hardware
The web shop Amiga-Kit is now selling a A1200 8MB Fast RAM Memory Expansion for the Amiga 1200. Features: 8MB Fast RAM, Auto-config, Clockport, Support for FPU and Real Time Clock.
2020-03-20 - 12:02:00 - Week: 12 - Item number: 7901 - Category: Amiga, Hardware
BackBit is a multi-purpose cartridge for the Commodore C64, C128 and the VIC20. The features are: SD storage, Real-time-clock and support for D64, D71, D81, CRT, T64, PRG and P00.
2020-03-20 - 12:01:00 - Week: 12 - Item number: 7900 - Category: C64, Hardware
Rob Taylor has been working a long time on a replica Printed Circuit Board (PCB) for the Commodore C64. A replica of the PCB with Assembly #250407 or #250466 PCB is now available. A complete list of components you need to buy yourself is also available.
2020-03-13 - 12:19:00 - Week: 11 - Item number: 7898 - Category: C64, Hardware
The Modern Vintage Gamer has made a video about a graphics card for the Amiga 2000/3000/4000. The MNT ZZ9000 RTG Card supports resolutions up to 1080p and has onboard ethernet and USB.
2020-03-13 - 12:18:00 - Week: 11 - Item number: 7897 - Category: Amiga, Hardware
Bwack is making a video series about the analysis of the VIC-II die shot. In this part: The address counter.
2020-03-13 - 12:16:00 - Week: 11 - Item number: 7895 - Category: C64, Hardware
Tynemouth Software has written a blog about making a device to connect a Commodore C128 keyboard and joysticks to USB. With this device the C128 keyboard can be tested or used on a modern PC.
2020-03-13 - 12:10:00 - Week: 11 - Item number: 7889 - Category: C128(D), Hardware
ZZ9500CX is a Denise adapter for the ZZ9000 graphics card. This adapter makes it possible to use a ZZ9900 graphics card in your Amiga 500.
2020-03-13 - 12:02:00 - Week: 11 - Item number: 7881 - Category: Amiga, Hardware
ReGame 64 is a printed book about Commodore C64 games and game creators. The articles are: YOOMP!64, Aviator Arcade II, L'Abbaye des morts, RGCD 2019, Graphic Pixel Art, Hunter's Moon (Remastered), Best 2018 C64 game and interviews with Zbigniew, Mark and Antonio.
2020-03-06 - 12:19:00 - Week: 10 - Item number: 7878 - Category: C64, Hardware
Tynemouth Software has written a blog about making a device to connect a Commodore PET/CBM keyboard to USB. With this device the PET/CBM keyboard can be tested or used on a modern PC.
2020-03-06 - 12:18:00 - Week: 10 - Item number: 7877 - Category: KIM-1, PET, CBM, Hardware
The COREi64web page offers a IEEE "L" RRIOT daughterboard. This board makes it possible to replace the original RRIOT chip with a standard 6532 RRIOT chip and an EPROM with the specific code for the device. The following disk drives are supported: 2040, 3040, 4040, 8050, 8250, 8250-LP and the SFD-1001.
2020-03-06 - 12:17:00 - Week: 10 - Item number: 7876 - Category: Commodore, Hardware
There is a new Kickstarter campaign for a book about retro game platforms. The articles in this book are: Retro events, Stephen Wrenn Smith, Scene World, THEC64, ZX NEXT, Sega, Victor Parada, Gunnar Kanold, Carleton Handley, Israel Roman, Ryan Burger, Santiago Ontanon and many game reviews.
2020-03-06 - 12:14:00 - Week: 10 - Item number: 7873 - Category: Commodore, Hardware
Mike is experimenting with an accelerator for the Amiga 500. He uses an adapter board and a Terasic DE0 Nano FPGA board. The FPGA is loaded with the TG68 core and an extra 32 MB of RAM is also available.
2020-03-06 - 12:08:00 - Week: 10 - Item number: 7867 - Category: Amiga, Hardware
The COREi64web page now offers a reproduction of the Schnelder Systems MasterAdapter. This device allowed the simultaneous use of the TurboMaster CPU and a GEOram cartridge or Commodore REU.
2020-02-28 - 12:19:00 - Week: 9 - Item number: 7858 - Category: C64, Hardware
Ms Mad Lemon is building a SIDBoombox. She is combining a modern SID player and a 80s portable radio cassette player. You can follow the progress on her YouTube channel.
2020-02-28 - 12:16:00 - Week: 9 - Item number: 7855 - Category: Commodore, Hardware
A new video from RetroCengo. In this video: How you can install a Gotek in a Amiga 500. A Gotek replaces the floppy disk drive with an USB connection. The computer communicates with the Gotek just like a real disk drive.
2020-02-28 - 12:15:00 - Week: 9 - Item number: 7854 - Category: Amiga, Hardware
A new video from Daniel Renner. In this video: Building custom cartridges for the Commodore C64. He talks about Super Mario Bros 64, Skullcart, Basic programs, Zaxxon, Magic Desk Cartridge and the SMB64 cartridge case.
2020-02-28 - 12:14:00 - Week: 9 - Item number: 7853 - Category: C64, Hardware
KernalKart 64 is a cartridge for the Commodore C64 that makes it possible to choose between 8 different kernals. You can order the KernalKart 64 with your favourite kernals pre-installed.
2020-02-28 - 12:10:00 - Week: 9 - Item number: 7849 - Category: C64, Hardware
Ovesen.net is making new video series about using the user-port of the Commodore C64 to control devices.
2020-02-21 - 12:12:00 - Week: 8 - Item number: 7834 - Category: Commodore, Hardware
The JoyDivision is an Atari style joystick to USB converted, developed by Stefan Blixth. Changes in this version: Support for the THEC64 and the Edu Arana joystick adapter.
2020-02-21 - 12:00:00 - Week: 8 - Item number: 7822 - Category: Commodore, Hardware
Jan Beta has made a video about upgrading a Commodore C16 from 16 kB RAM to 64 kB RAM.
2020-02-14 - 12:13:00 - Week: 7 - Item number: 7816 - Category: C16, C116, Plus/4, Hardware
The Marina64 is a 1MB banked ROM cartridge for the Commodore 64, 128 and SX-64. The cartridge is Magic Desk compatible and uses a 27C080 EPROM with 128 banks of 8 kB.
2020-02-14 - 12:07:00 - Week: 7 - Item number: 7810 - Category: C64, Hardware
Chuck Hutchins developed a device a to add sound and a serial port to his Commodore PET 2001. With this device you play games with sound, listen to the Datassette loading and communicate with a modem.
2020-02-07 - 12:18:00 - Week: 6 - Item number: 7802 - Category: KIM-1, PET, CBM, Hardware
Niklas is working on a flicker fixer/scan doubler for inside an Amiga 500 or Amiga 2000. He uses a FPGA to read the CSYNC (composite sync) and the 12-bit RGB signals from Denise. After reading the signals, they are converted to a VGA output signal.
2020-02-07 - 12:06:00 - Week: 6 - Item number: 7790 - Category: Amiga, Hardware
Retrohax - ThEDRetrohax and Willy are working on a new project for the Commodore 264 series. The ThED will be a replacement for the TED chip in the Commodore C116, C16 and the Plus/4. You can follow the progress of ThED on the Retrohax web page.
2020-02-07 - 12:05:00 - Week: 6 - Item number: 7789 - Category: C16, C116, Plus/4, Hardware
Timo Voutilainen is working on a 1-wire network for his Commodore C64. With this network you can connect to sensors, relays, motion detector, switches, etc.
2020-01-31 - 12:11:00 - Week: 5 - Item number: 7775 - Category: C64, Hardware