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Last modified 2014-03-25

Commodore 64C "C64" / "VIC64"

SPECIFICATIONS
Type:8-bit home computer
CPU:MOS 6510 @ 0.98 MHz (PAL), 1.02 MHz (NTSC)
Operating system:Basic 2.0 and GEOS
Memory:ROM: 20 KB
RAM: 64 KB (38911 bytes available for Basic program)
Sound:"SID" - MOS 6581
3 voices, 9 octaves, 4 waveforms
Graphics:"VIC-II" - MOS 6567/8567 (NTSC) MOS 6569/8569 (PAL)
160*200 pixels, multicolor
320*200 pixels, 16 colors
Text: 40*25 characters
Storage:External tape recorder (300 bd)
Optional floppy drives
Input:Integrated keyboard, optional mouse
Connectivity:Cartridge slot
RF out
Video/audio out
Floppy/printer port
Tape recorder
TTL-RS232
User port
2*game ports
Voltage:9 VAC and 5 VDC (external PSU)
Power consumption:Max 15 W
Dimensions (W*H*D):410*70*250 mm
Weight:N/A
Manufactured:1986-1992 (Discontinued)
Other:This is nothing but a plain 64 with a new case, bundled with GEOS.
It was a strategic move in an effort to revitalize sales.
Related documents:User's guide (15.7 MB)
Programmer's reference guide (44 MB)
CPU: MOS 6510
Modifications:
Notable "ham" software:Digicom 64 - Packet TNC software for simple modem
Doctor DX - CQWW CW contest simulator (By AEA)
MBA-TOR - ASCII/CW/RTTY/AMTOR software (By AEA)
Original options/accessories:
1350
1351
1530
1541
1541C
1541-II
1571
1581
1600
1650
1660
1670
1701
1702
1802
1902
Mouse. Joystick emulation only
Mouse
Compact cassette recorder "Datassette"
5.25" floppy. Internal PSU
5.25" floppy. Internal PSU. White version
5.25" floppy. New design, external PSU
5.25" floppy. Made for the 128 but works with the 64 as well
3.5" floppy
Phone modem cartridge "VICModem"
Phone modem, 300 bd. Pulse dial only
Phone modem, 300 bd. Used the "SID" chip for DTMF
Phone modem, 1200 bd. Modified Hayes commands
Video monitor, 13 inch
Video monitor, 13 inch
Video monitor
Video monitor