Commodore 64 for grabs

David Griffith dgriffi at cs.csubak.edu
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 blazenet.net> 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.

http://myhdl.jandecaluwe.com/doku.php/projects:phoenixsid_65x81

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


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David Griffith
dgriffi at cs.csubak.edu



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