Author Archives: Jeroen

264 joystick converter

last couple of months, I was very busy creating several new interfaces and converters. one of these is the joystick converter for the 264 family systems. this family has a 8 pin mini din as joystick connection. a simple converter … Continue reading

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SD2IEC build

Last week I managed to complete my SD2IEC. The PCB I created contained some little faults. The silkscreen of the LEDs was wrongly positioned, and the DATA and CLOCK label of the serial port were swapped. So I fixed the … Continue reading

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HCC meeting 17 February 2017

last Saturday 17 February it was again the 2 monthly meeting of the Commodore HCC club. on these meetings not only Commodore fans are comming, but also other retro computer fans join. You will find MSX, Atari and other systems … Continue reading

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SD2IEC PCB arrived

2 weeks ago I designed a PCB for my SD2IEC. Last Friday I received them in my mailbox. I took the schematics of ShadowWolf and used the online design tools on www.easyeda.com to draw the schematics and design the PCB. … Continue reading

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Marry christmas and a happy new year

I wish everybody a marry Christmas and a happy new year. Hope all your wishes may come true, and you have a great year ahead.  

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Finally an update on the kernal selector for the Commodore 16

I finally managed to create a page on the kernal selector for the Commodore 16. Last couple of months I was very busy repairing an Amiga 2000. But last week I made some time to create a schematic of the … Continue reading

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Retrobright

This weekend I bought some hydrogen peroxide gel from a local store. And started to retrobight the top covers of an Amiga 1200, C128 and a vic 20. First I cleaned the case parts very good with a toothbrush so all … Continue reading

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Added Jiffydos, logo and 4-plus-1 to my Commodore 16

Last week I added several rom options to my Commodore 16. So now my Commodore 16 is like a Plus/4 without RS-232 and user port. The only thing left is a mod to select the rom option. You can find … Continue reading

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Commodore 64 pinout finished

Today I finished creating the first pinout section for the connectors found on the Commodore 64. You can find it here. I hope to add other systems soon, but creating the images takes some time.

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Upgrade the Commodore 16 to 64Kb of ram

Yesterday I upgraded my Commodore 16 to 64 Kb of memory. I’m still not sure if I can call my Commodore 16 now a Commodore 64 😛 . Now it can run most Programs created for the Plus/4. I wrote a … Continue reading

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