Commodore 64

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Commodore 64
Hardware
TypeHome computer
Release dateAugust 1982 (1982-08)[1][2]
Introductory priceUS$595 ($1,477 in 2019)
DiscontinuedAprile 1994
Units sauld12.5[3] – 17[4] million
Operatin seestemCommodore KERNAL/
Commodore BASIC 2.0
GEOS (optionally)
CPUMOS Technology 6510
@ 1.023 MHz (NTSC version)
@ 0.985 MHz (PAL version)
Memory64 kB RAM + 20 kB ROM
GraphicsVIC-II (320 × 200, 16 colors, sprites, raster interrupt)
SoondSID 6581 (osc, wave, filter, ADSR, ring)
ConnectivityCIA 6526 joystick, Pouer, ROM cartridge, RF, A/V, IEEE-488 floppy-printer, digital tape, GPIO/RS-232
PredecessorCommodore VIC-20
SuccessorCommodore 128

The Commodore 64, commonly cried C64, C=64 (efter the logo graphic on the case), occasionally CBM 64 (for Commodore Business Machines), or VIC-64,[5] is a 8-bit home computer introduced in Januar 1982 bi Commodore International.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. World of Commodore Brochure (1983)
  2. July 1982 Commodore brochure
  3. "How many Commodore 64 computers were sold?". Retrieved 2011-02-01. 
  4. Reimer, Jeremy. "Personal Computer Market Share: 1975–2004". Retrieved 2009-07-17. 
  5. VIC 64 Användarmanual. Image o Swedish edition o the VIC 64 user's manual. Retrieved on 2007-03-12.