Commodore Business Machines 8 Bit Product Line Up



Commodore PET

2001, 3008, 4016, 4032, 8032, 8096SK,


P500 B700 C710

Commodore VIC-20


Commodore 64

64C, 64GS,

Commodore 65 Prototype

Max Machine Prototype,

Commodore One, C-1

Commodore Plus/4

“Ted” 264, 116, C16, 232, 364

MAX Machine Prototype

Commodore 128

C128,128D, 128DCR

This site is dedicated to 8 Bit Commodore history.  This section is provides in depth coverage of the MOS KIM1 through Commodore 128 Series

In case your wondering why this  site does not cover the superior Amiga line, here is why:  By the time the Amiga had come to Commodore, they were well on the road to destruction.  Their founder and visionary, Jack Tramiel, had left to take over Atari; they had decided to stand their  ground on their no-advertising policy; and they had given up all but completely on business machines.  So while Amiga was a fantastic set of computers that should have been major corporate competitors, Amiga did not serve to advance Commodore much beyond their early success that this site is focused on.


Stephen Walters · June 21, 2023 at 8:43 pm

Can we put this Commodore 8032sk / 8096sk, ‘Porche designed’ MYTH to bed?
I used to work for a Commodore Dealer 1979 to 1992. I have never seen a commodore brochure that says that the 8032SK or 8096sk case of this was designed ‘Porche’ or ‘Porche design group’.
Rumors go around that the design is made by Porsche Design. This is partly true. A design was made by Porsche, but it wasn’t used. This design (possibly influenced by the original Porsche design) is made by Ira Velinsky.
See his patent here:-

    Ian Matthews · July 11, 2023 at 9:12 pm

    Hi Stephen;

    I spoke directly to Chuck Peddle about this and he confirmed there was a Porche design and we did give full credit Ira:

    “By 1982 PET sales were declining with increased competition and Commodore decided to refresh the line with what Commodore called the CBM-II line: the “B” and “P” Series were conceived. These machines came in many different configurations including ones that did not have integrated monitors. These were the first production computers to sport the snappy Ira Velinsky designed round case which won an international Industrial Design award.”

Graham · October 10, 2020 at 5:08 pm

I’ve just added one of my 8032-sk Pet to the Serial Registry. Before registering more computers I’d like to confirm this site is still active.

You can see my Pet collection here >

    Ian Matthews · October 11, 2020 at 11:20 am

    That is great. Thanks.

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