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Tynemouth Software has written a blog about making a device to connect a Commodore PET/CBM keyboard to USB. With this device the PET/CBM keyboard can be tested or used on a modern PC.
2020-03-06 - 12:18:00 - Week: 10 - Item number: 7877 - Category: KIM-1, PET, CBM, Hardware
Chuck Hutchins developed a device a to add sound and a serial port to his Commodore PET 2001. With this device you play games with sound, listen to the Datassette loading and communicate with a modem.
2020-02-07 - 12:18:00 - Week: 6 - Item number: 7802 - Category: KIM-1, PET, CBM, Hardware
Geek With Social Skills is making a video series about restoring a 1978 Commodore PET model 2001-16 N computer.
2020-02-07 - 12:11:00 - Week: 6 - Item number: 7795 - Category: KIM-1, PET, CBM, Repair
Iz8dwf has made a video of the repair of a Commodore PET 4032 computer. This time the video part was not working correctly.
2020-01-10 - 12:13:00 - Week: 2 - Item number: 7711 - Category: KIM-1, PET, CBM, Repair
On December 15, 2019 Chuck Peddle passed away at the age of 82. Chuck was an American electrical engineer best known as the main designer of the MOS Technology 6502 microprocessor, as well as the KIM-1.
2019-12-27 - 13:21:00 - Week: 52 - Item number: 7672 - Category: Commodore, KIM-1, PET, CBM
A new video from Adrian Black. This time he repairs and cleans a Commodore PET 2001 computer (part 4).
2019-12-13 - 13:10:00 - Week: 50 - Item number: 7621 - Category: KIM-1, PET, CBM, Repair
Mike is working on a new project for the Commodore PET computers. The ROMulator is a replacement board for 64 kB RAM (x16), ROM and a debug interface. The heart of the ROMulator is a Lattice ICE40 UltraPlus FPGA.
2019-12-13 - 13:03:00 - Week: 50 - Item number: 7614 - Category: KIM-1, PET, CBM, Hardware
Artifact Electronics has made a new YouTube video: This time he repairs a Commodore 8050 disk drive.
2019-08-16 - 13:07:00 - Week: 33 - Item number: 7334 - Category: KIM-1, PET, CBM, Repair
Iz8dwf has made a video of the repair of a Commodore PET 4032 computer. This time the error was a bad DRAM chip.
2019-08-16 - 13:05:00 - Week: 33 - Item number: 7332 - Category: KIM-1, PET, CBM, Repair
Chuck Hutchins has made a video about the datassette in a Commodore PET 2001. He shows that the datassette is a normal audio recorder that Commodore adapted for the PET 2001.
2019-07-05 - 13:18:00 - Week: 27 - Item number: 7243 - Category: KIM-1, PET, CBM, Hardware
You can now build your own Commodore PET Mini. You can use a 3D printer to print the PET and install a Raspberry Pi and a small screen inside. The creator of this mini PET is Lorenzo Herrera.
2019-06-28 - 13:15:00 - Week: 26 - Item number: 7224 - Category: KIM-1, PET, CBM, Hardware
Iz8dwf has made a video of the repair of a Commodore PET 4032 computer. This time the fault was the 12 volt supply voltage.
2019-06-14 - 13:08:00 - Week: 24 - Item number: 7181 - Category: KIM-1, PET, CBM, Repair
Artifact Electronics has made a new Youtube video: This time he repairs a Commodore PET with a problem with the screen.
2019-05-17 - 13:02:00 - Week: 20 - Item number: 7118 - Category: KIM-1, PET, CBM, Repair
Chuck Hutchins has made a video about assembling and testing a petSD+ version 2.4. This is a SD card reader for the Commodore PET.
2019-05-10 - 13:14:00 - Week: 19 - Item number: 7114 - Category: KIM-1, PET, CBM, Hardware
A new video from Adrian Black. This time he repairs and cleans a Commodore PET 2001 computer.

Part 2 of the PET 2001 repair.
2019-04-26 - 13:13:00 - Week: 17 - Item number: 7077 - Category: KIM-1, PET, CBM, Repair
Tynemouth Software has written a blog about the development of a SD card disk drive for the Commodore PET series of computers. The SD2PET is now available for pre-order.
2019-04-19 - 13:01:00 - Week: 16 - Item number: 7047 - Category: KIM-1, PET, CBM, Hardware
Rob Clarke has made a video about the Commodore PET 4010 Voice Response Unit. This device was developed for the Commodore PET/CBM computer by the Votrax corporation.
2019-03-15 - 13:12:00 - Week: 11 - Item number: 6972 - Category: KIM-1, PET, CBM, Hardware
Chuck Hutchins has made a video about troubleshooting and repairing a Commodore 2031 disk drive.
2019-02-22 - 13:03:00 - Week: 8 - Item number: 6911 - Category: KIM-1, PET, CBM, Repair
The guy old made a video of a rare hardware expansion for the Commodore PET/CBM computer. The HAL PCG-6500 is a graphics board with aprogrammable character set generator and a sound device.
2019-02-01 - 13:19:00 - Week: 5 - Item number: 6872 - Category: KIM-1, PET, CBM, Hardware
Tynemouth Software has repaired a Commodore PET 8032 computer. This time the problem was the video and a ROM.
2019-01-25 - 13:06:00 - Week: 4 - Item number: 6849 - Category: KIM-1, PET, CBM, Repair
Iz8dwf made a video of the repair of a Commodore 3040 disk drive. This time the speed controller of the diskette motor was defective.
2018-12-21 - 13:18:00 - Week: 51 - Item number: 6768 - Category: KIM-1, PET, CBM, Repair
Iz8dwf made a video of the repair of a PET 2001. This time he cleaned the Datassette and the keyboard.
2018-11-30 - 13:13:00 - Week: 48 - Item number: 6707 - Category: KIM-1, PET, CBM, Repair
Glen Kleinschmidt has built a clone of a CBM PET-2001. The specifications are: 32 KiB RAM, BASIC#2, WDC65C02N (CPU), WDC65C21N (PIA) and a WDC65C22N (VIA).
2018-11-30 - 13:07:00 - Week: 48 - Item number: 6701 - Category: KIM-1, PET, CBM, Hardware
Tynemouth Software has developed a IEEE-448 port tester for the Commodore CBM/PET computers.
2018-11-23 - 13:10:00 - Week: 47 - Item number: 6689 - Category: KIM-1, PET, CBM, Hardware
Chuck Hutchins made a video about repairing a PET 8032 Business keyboard. He cleaned the contacts, checked the resistances and repaired a broken circuit trace.
2018-11-09 - 13:19:00 - Week: 45 - Item number: 6655 - Category: KIM-1, PET, CBM, Repair
Iz8dwf made a video of the repair of a PET 2001. The PET 2001 needed new 6550 and 6540 IC's.
2018-11-09 - 13:13:00 - Week: 45 - Item number: 6649 - Category: KIM-1, PET, CBM, Repair
The Software Library: Commodore PET is a collection of software for the Commodore PET. At the moment the collection contains 339 programs and games.
2018-10-26 - 13:01:00 - Week: 43 - Item number: 6607 - Category: KIM-1, PET, CBM, Web page
Tynemouth Software has developed a replacement keyboard for the Commodore PET computers. The replacement keyboards are available for the "graphics" keyboard and the "chicklet" keyboard. The keyboard is now also available with a black circuit board.
2018-08-10 - 13:06:00 - Week: 32 - Item number: 6441 - Category: KIM-1, PET, CBM, Hardware
Galb2x2 made a video about recovering a cassette tape for the Commodore PET computer. He uses a C2N Datasette and an Arduino.
2018-07-27 - 13:08:00 - Week: 30 - Item number: 6417 - Category: KIM-1, PET, CBM, Hardware
Dave Bradley made a video about the repair of a Commodore Super PET.
2018-06-22 - 13:13:00 - Week: 25 - Item number: 6333 - Category: KIM-1, PET, CBM, Repair
Tynemouth Software has developed a replacement keyboard for the Commodore PET computers. The replacement keyboards are available for the "graphics" keyboard and the "chicklet" keyboard.
2018-05-25 - 13:12:00 - Week: 21 - Item number: 6273 - Category: KIM-1, PET, CBM, Hardware
Iz8dwf made a video of the development of his Commodore PET RAM/ROM replacement board. The specifications are: 2 x ROM (24Kbytes) and 2 x 4K ($F000 - $FFFF).
2018-05-25 - 13:09:00 - Week: 21 - Item number: 6270 - Category: KIM-1, PET, CBM, Hardware
Iz8dwf made a video of the repair of a PET 2001. The PET 2001 needed a new daughterboard with RAM and ROM.
2018-04-20 - 13:15:00 - Week: 16 - Item number: 6189 - Category: KIM-1, PET, CBM, Repair
Love Hultén made a tribute to the Commodore PET 2001. The PET De Lux is handmade from American walnut. But it has a modern computer inside, emulating video game systems such as Commodore 64, NES and many more.

A video of the PET De Lux.
2018-03-09 - 13:12:00 - Week: 10 - Item number: 6081 - Category: KIM-1, PET, CBM, Hardware
Iz8dwf made a video of the repair of a Commodore C64 and a Commodore PET 2001. The C64 had a faulty PLA and a bad RAM chip. The PET 2001 needed a new RAM and ROM chip.

Commodore PET 2001
2018-03-02 - 13:18:00 - Week: 9 - Item number: 6066 - Category: KIM-1, PET, CBM, Repair
Tynemouth Software has repaired two Commodore PET computers. The one PET had a couple of bad IC sockets and the other PET had damaged tracks on the circuit board and a bad capacitor.
2018-01-26 - 13:09:00 - Week: 4 - Item number: 5992 - Category: KIM-1, PET, CBM, Repair
Iz8dwf made a video of the repair of a Commodore PET 4032 computer. This time the fault was a ROM and a VIA 6522.
2017-11-10 - 13:15:00 - Week: 45 - Item number: 5816 - Category: KIM-1, PET, CBM, Repair
Iz8dwf made a video of the repair of a Commodore PET 3032 computer with faults in the video generation and a bad MOS-6522 chip.
2017-10-20 - 13:02:00 - Week: 43 - Item number: 5766 - Category: KIM-1, PET, CBM, Repair
Tynemouth Software has repaired a Commodore PET 2001. This time he repaired the digital counter of the Datassette.
2017-10-13 - 13:05:00 - Week: 40 - Item number: 5759 - Category: KIM-1, PET, CBM, Repair
Tynemouth Software has repaired a Commodore PET.This time he repaired the video part by replacing it with a Video RAM replacement board.
2017-09-01 - 13:05:00 - Week: 35 - Item number: 5673 - Category: KIM-1, PET, CBM, Repair
The 8-Bit Guy made a video about cleaning and repairing a Commodore PET computer.
2017-09-01 - 13:01:00 - Week: 35 - Item number: 5669 - Category: KIM-1, PET, CBM, Repair
Tynemouth Software has repaired a Commodore PET 2001.This time one of the 74LS157 multiplexers was the problem.
2017-08-04 - 13:03:00 - Week: 31 - Item number: 5608 - Category: KIM-1, PET, CBM, Repair
Glen Kleinschmidt is working on a clone of a CBM PET-2001. The specifications are: 32 KiB RAM, BASIC#2, WDC65C02N (CPU), WDC65C21N (PIA) and a WDC65C22N (VIA).
2017-07-28 - 13:18:00 - Week: 30 - Item number: 5603 - Category: KIM-1, PET, CBM, Hardware
Steve Gray started a new project for the CBM/PET computers. The Multi-EditorROM is a adapter board that allow you to select any one of 16 different 4K Editor ROMs on a Commodore PET/CBM machine. The Editor ROM is responsible for all screen, keyboard, clock and IRQ processing on BASIC4 PET/CBM computers.
2017-07-14 - 13:10:00 - Week: 27 - Item number: 5574 - Category: KIM-1, PET, CBM, Hardware
Retro Gaming Couch is an YouTube channel for the fans of retro computing. The most recent video is about repairing a Commodore CBM 3016 computer.
2017-06-09 - 13:00:00 - Week: 23 - Item number: 5505 - Category: KIM-1, PET, CBM, Repair
Tynemouth Software has repaired a Commodore 8096. For the repair he used his prototype PET LCD diagnostics board. The fault was in the RAM chips.
2017-04-28 - 13:03:00 - Week: 17 - Item number: 5418 - Category: KIM-1, PET, CBM, Repair
Iz8dwf made a video of the repair of a Commodore PET 3032 computer from the year 1979. The faults were: ROMs, PIA 6520, MC3446 (IEEE488) and two DRAM chips.
2017-02-17 - 13:12:00 - Week: 7 - Item number: 5284 - Category: KIM-1, PET, CBM, Repair
AkBKukU developed an interface that makes it possible to connect a Commodore PET keyboard via USB to a modern PC. AkBKukU uses a Teensy++ for the interface. The source code is available on Github.
2017-02-17 - 13:04:00 - Week: 7 - Item number: 5276 - Category: KIM-1, PET, CBM, Hardware
Adafruit Industries developed a miniature version of the Commodore PET computer. The 9 x 16 LED matrix is combined with the IS31FL3731 and can show many animations. The files for a 3D printer are available.

More information on the Mini Commodore PET.
2016-12-23 - 13:12:00 - Week: 51 - Item number: 5157 - Category: KIM-1, PET, CBM, Hardware
The CGRS MICROTECH PEDISK II was an early floppy disk system for the Commodore PET/CBM computer. The PEDISK did not use the IEEE bus like the Commodore disk drives, but instead used a standard floppy disk controller chip. Members of the 6502.org web page have built a clone of this system.
2016-08-26 - 13:01:00 - Week: 34 - Item number: 4947 - Category: KIM-1, PET, CBM, Hardware