Commodore 64

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Commodore 64
Hardware
TypeHome computer
Release dateAugust 1982 (1982-08)[1][2]
Introductory priceUS$595 (equivalent to $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)" (PDF). Archived frae the original (PDF) on 14 Mairch 2019. Retrieved 12 Apryle 2014.
  2. July 1982 Commodore brochure
  3. "How many Commodore 64 computers were sold?". Retrieved 1 Februar 2011.
  4. Reimer, Jeremy. "Personal Computer Market Share: 1975–2004". Retrieved 17 Julie 2009.
  5. VIC 64 Användarmanual. Image o Swedish edition o the VIC 64 user's manual. Retrieved on 2007-03-12.