Datalife floppies…all my self written programs where on these disks back then. I wrote my German assignment on these (topic: nucleair energy, they were building the Kalkar reactor back then, just over the German Border, both assignments done on a Corona PC, the first private computer project from my dad’s work) and I wrote the final assignment for history on this one. Modern History of China, from the later 18th century. Brings back memories.
Followup postings on the Australian 64 casing, the 1901 monitor and serveral boxed 64c’s in different versions.
Waiting for me at family in Southampton. 20 pounds, complete and boxed.
Except for the endless amounts of non working drives and commodores…reacted to quickly when a set of new in box floppies came online… They are not 51/4 floppies but 3 1/2 floppies 🙂
Second I had to order something from Amazon, and there was still something in the basket. I was expecting a book, quit expensive and without looking into it, I just ordered. Nice to have, in a very good state, a SAMS Technical Service Data. But not worth the 50 euro’s I paid, postage including 🙂
Found a sampler 64 with the dutch Cat&Korsh manual, including cables and microphone. Needs some TLC, and these are mostly found without any of the orginal cables. Got my self a Micro Eprommer as well, with the Dutch manual.
Finally received the Ultimate 64 board. Assembly and nerding time! Order and RR-Net as well, and succesfully created the first d64 images to my laptop. Time for preserving the few thousand disks I have!
Had two faulty keyboards/broken keys. Used the keys of a C64C board with the function keys of the C64 for the Ultimate 64.
Got few additional cartridges, nothing special. A dark blue FC”2″, a light blue FC3, the FC3+, a manual Dutch and German language combined. And a black FC3 cartridge with a yellow sticker. Guess i am collecting different coloured versions now….
A few working early Commodore 64’s, we are now in the lower 80.000 range. Nothing special, just for the keeping. The early SID’s, CIA’s and PLA’s are harder to get whenever you do need to repair.