What’s New On Commodore.ca?
We are again refreshing the www.Commodore.ca site and have thus far completed 95% of the work done on the Commodore 64, C128, PET, VIC-20, KIM1, and Plus/4 pages. We have also added the following pages:
- The Crazy Story of How Irving Gould Ended Up Owning and Killing Commodore
- 1983 Home Comparison Chart: VIC20 vs Atari800 vs Coleco Adam
- Commodore SX64 Laptop, 264 and 364 Product Announcements -1984
- Commodore 64 Car Pilot 1984 – Worlds First Consumer GPS?
- Commodore 64 Prototype From 1982
- Commodore PLUS/4 Quick Review
- Atari’s JACK TRAMIEL DECLARES WAR! on Commodore
- 1985 Computer Peripherals of the Future: Compact Disks, Laser Disks, LCD Screens, Laser Printers & Robots
- Commodore VIC-20 & C64 Swedish Peripherals Brochure
- Commodore 64 Software Guide – 1984
- Commodore TED Series Review – 1985
- What is Machine Language Series By Jim Butterfield 1982
- What is CP/M and Who Was Gary Kildall?
- CP/M & Tiny Basic
- What is Telecomputing – 1983
- 1985 Computer Comparison of Apple II, Atari 400 & 800, C64, PET, VIC20, Exidy, IBM PC, TRS80 and More
- How to Add Commands to Your Commodore 64 Basic 2.0
- Commodore Peripheral Devices: Slot Expanders, Modems, Printers
- Commodore 64 Expansion Ports Explained
- Computers Using The MOS 6502 CPU
- Commodore 64 Design Case History
- Commodore 128 & Commodore 64 TIPS AND HINTS
- Commodore 128 System Guide – Complete with Graphics and Basic 7, CP/M
- Commodore 64 & 128 Hardware Failure Cheat Sheet
- Commodore Bankruptcy – Associated Press 1994
We anticipate having every page, graphic and link reviewed by the end of 2018 but it is a big project and we are a small team so we may miss that target.
Even we forgot about some of the great content burried in our site, so it is great to go back through each page line by line and find treasures like this computer comparison table:
Welcome to the refreshed www.COMMODORE.ca site which provides history, manuals, ROM downloads, along with an active user forum for support of your 8 Bit Commodore computers, including:
- Commodore / MOS KIM-1 – The worlds first single board computer
- Commodore PET Series – The worlds first personal computer
- Commodore SuperPET – The worlds first multiple CPU Computer
- Commodore VIC 20 – The worlds first computer to sell more than 1 million units
- Commodore 64 – The worlds best selling computer
- Commodore Plus/4 264 – Commodore’s worst selling computer
- Commodore 128 – The natural successor to the C64
In addition to these mainstream machines we also cover Commodore derivatives like the:
- Commodore PET 2001 3008, 4016, 4032, 8032, 8096SK, P500 B700 C710, and 8296SK
- Commodore VIC VC-20, VIC-1001
- Commodore 64C, 64GS, VIC-30, Commodore One, C-1
- Commodore 116, C16, 232, 264, 364, Plus/4, “TED”
- Commodore C128, 128CR, 128DCR
We detail the product announcements and secrets of Commodore Prototypes like the:
We provide everything from the original TV advertising to a Photo Gallery, to Print Advertising, History, Technical User Manuals, Schematics, downloadable ROM’s, and even a live browser based arcade of such classic games as Asteroids and PacMan… no install required!
Some of the most interesting content is our Commodore Chronology and Commodore people section, which has great detail on such notable Commodore management as:
- Jack Tramiel – Founder and visionary
- Chuck Peddle – Legendary Inventor of the PC and the 6502
- Irving Gould – Commodores Canadian financier
- Bill Mensch – Key MOS 6502 engineer and modern day owner of the 6502
- Mehdi Ali – Commodore’s last President
- and many more
It’s 8 Bit Commodore, we have it.
Commodore was, without doubt, the most important company in retail computer history, relentlessly driving the market forward. Commodore INVENTED the PC Personal Computer and no-one else, including Apple, can stake that claim. Commodore was the first computer company with a BILLION dollars in sales. Commodore invented… and the list goes on and on and on.
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