Commodore 64 for grabs

David Griffith dgriffi at
Mon Mar 27 14:59:55 CST 2006

On Mon, 27 Mar 2006, Ethan Dicks wrote:

> On 3/27/06, Roy J. Tellason <rtellason at> wrote:
> > I've responded to this off-list,  but if any of the rest of you guys have or
> > know of c64s or c128s that might be available for parts please drop me a
> > line.  They don't need to be working,  or have power supplies with them
> > either,  and in fact I don't even necessarily need cases and keyboards and
> > such,  though those won't contribute all that much to shipping weight.  I
> > have someone who is looking for certain chips...
> Well... the two that come immediately to mind are the PLA (since they
> die so often), and the SID (since there still isn't a modern
> replacement for *that* sound)...

Here's a guy who's doing a very good job at replicating the SID on FPGA.

It's not ready yet, but much of the spec works right now.  There are even
some sound samples.

David Griffith
dgriffi at

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