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Sidekick64 is a versatile cartridge/expansion for the C64, C128 and C16/+4 whose functionality is entirely defined by software running on a Raspberry Pi 3 (RPi). Recent changes: Support for Atomic/Nordic Power, KCS Power Cartridge, Super Snapshot V5, Easyflash, GMod2, Prophet64, MagicDesk/Domark/HES, Australia, Dinamic, Ocean, C64 Game System, Funplay/Powerplay, (Super) Zaxxon, Comal80, Epyx, Fastload and Simons Basic. Improvements for SID-emulation, joystick, Disk2EasyFlash and PSID.
2021-01-22 - 12:19:00 - Week: 3 - Item number: 8803 - Category: C64, Hardware
In this episode of the Guru Meditation: The GOEX, a new disk drive replacement for the Amiga 500, 600 and 1200 computer.
2021-01-22 - 12:18:00 - Week: 3 - Item number: 8802 - Category: Amiga, Hardware
You can now read a very comprehensive article about the Kung Fu Flash cartridge. You can learn how to build the cartridge, program the firmware and how to use the cartridge.
2021-01-22 - 12:17:00 - Week: 3 - Item number: 8801 - Category: C64, Hardware
KIMposer is a free web-tool that converts the listing of a KIM-1 program into a wave-file. You can play this wave-file from your computer to the KIM-1.
2021-01-22 - 12:14:00 - Week: 3 - Item number: 8798 - Category: KIM-1, PET, CBM, Hardware
You can watch a new video from the Screen Shooters YouTube channel (German language). In this episode the Kung Fu Flash cartridge for the Commodore C64 computer.
2021-01-22 - 12:05:00 - Week: 3 - Item number: 8789 - Category: C64, Hardware
Bleugh is working on a functional keyboard for the C64 Mini. He already made a PCB for the keyboard and he is now using a 3D-printer for the keys of the keyboard.
2021-01-22 - 12:01:00 - Week: 3 - Item number: 8785 - Category: 8-Bit NextGen, Hardware
You can watch a new video on the Amiga Love YouTube channel. In this episode the Amiga Parceiro. This is a new expansion for the Amiga 1000 with 8MB RAM, RTC and 2GB microSD.
2021-01-08 - 12:20:00 - Week: 1 - Item number: 8763 - Category: Amiga, Hardware
André Fachat is working on a modern version of the Commodore PET computer. The features are: 65816 CPU, 512 kB RAM, 512 kB ROM and 40/80 column video.
2021-01-01 - 12:19:00 - Week: 53 - Item number: 8740 - Category: KIM-1, PET, CBM, Hardware
A new YouTube video from Randy Rossi is now available. In this video Randy shows an update of his FPGA replacement for the VIC-II in the Commodore C64.
2021-01-01 - 12:18:00 - Week: 53 - Item number: 8739 - Category: C64, Hardware
In this video from Hey Birt: Newly manufactured top-quality Amiga DB23 connectors with gold plated contacts.
2021-01-01 - 12:17:00 - Week: 53 - Item number: 8738 - Category: Amiga, Hardware
Wicher 1211 is a memory expansion for the Amiga 1200with up to 11 MB FAST RAM. The features are: 11MB FAST RAM, RTC clock, SPI controller, PCMCIA friendly (4MB + 1.5MB), MAPROM and BootRom function.
2020-12-25 - 12:18:00 - Week: 52 - Item number: 8719 - Category: Amiga, Hardware
A new video from Daniel Renner. In this video: The Kerberos cartridge for the Commodore C64 computer.
2020-12-25 - 12:11:00 - Week: 52 - Item number: 8712 - Category: C64, Hardware
Björn Quentin has made a PET 2001 emulator with a BluePill dev board. The features are: Composite video, Disk drive with the GD25Q64CSIG spi flash, keyboard and 6502 emulation.
2020-12-18 - 12:19:00 - Week: 51 - Item number: 8700 - Category: KIM-1, PET, CBM, Hardware
A new video from Daniel Renner. In this video: Updating the firmware of the Ultimate64. The new features are: exFAT, Hyperspeed file system, REL file support, RAM Disk, PAL60 and NTSC50.
2020-12-18 - 12:17:00 - Week: 51 - Item number: 8698 - Category: 8-Bit NextGen, Hardware
You can now download new firmware for the Wifi Ultra. The firmware was made by Woz (code) and tested by Logiker and Wil.
2020-12-18 - 12:11:00 - Week: 51 - Item number: 8692 - Category: Commodore, Hardware
Stephen Jones started a Kickstarter campaign for the Checkmate A1500 mini.
2020-12-18 - 12:00:00 - Week: 51 - Item number: 8681 - Category: Amiga, Hardware
You can watch a new video from the Screen Shooters YouTube channel (German language). In this episode the assembly of the Modular64.
2020-12-11 - 12:19:00 - Week: 50 - Item number: 8680 - Category: C64, Hardware
A new core is available for the Chameleon. Changes in this core: Improvements for: Nordic Power, CDTV remote, SID, CIA, REU, Amiga keyboard, VGA and file copy.
2020-12-11 - 12:17:00 - Week: 50 - Item number: 8678 - Category: 8-Bit NextGen, Hardware
GottaGoFastRAM is an 8 MB autoconfig Fast RAM for the Amiga A500, A1000, A2000 and the CDTV. The RAM expansion is installed under the 68000 CPU of the Amiga.
2020-12-11 - 12:04:00 - Week: 50 - Item number: 8665 - Category: Amiga, Hardware
On the ProtoVision web site there is a crowdfunding for building the best Joypad for the retro computer. The features are: Up, down, left, right, fire and 8 configurable buttons.
2020-12-11 - 12:03:00 - Week: 50 - Item number: 8664 - Category: Commodore, Hardware
The Gotek Floppy Disk Emulator V2 is a replica of a Gotek with the open source FlashFloppy firmware. The files for the PCB and firmware are available on the web page.
2020-12-11 - 12:02:00 - Week: 50 - Item number: 8663 - Category: Amiga, Hardware
Chuck Hutchins made a new video about retro computers. This time he talks about suppressing the bright spot that appears in the centre of the screen when powering off a Commodore PET with a 9-inch monitor.
2020-12-04 - 12:18:00 - Week: 49 - Item number: 8659 - Category: KIM-1, PET, CBM, Hardware
Robin Harbron made another new video. This time he talks about the EasyFlash 3 and the SNAPPY2020.
2020-12-04 - 12:15:00 - Week: 49 - Item number: 8656 - Category: C64, Hardware
A new YouTube video from Jan Beta. In this video Jan is going to build a new power supply for the Commodore C64 computer.
2020-12-04 - 12:10:00 - Week: 49 - Item number: 8651 - Category: C64, Hardware
A new video from Mark Fixes Stuff. In this video Mark shows how to build a joystick for the Amiga CD32 computer.
2020-12-04 - 12:09:00 - Week: 49 - Item number: 8650 - Category: Amiga, Hardware
After developing hardware for the Commodore computers (1541-III, Cassiopei and the Cassiopei II) Jan decided to develop a differential camera slider.
2020-11-20 - 12:15:00 - Week: 47 - Item number: 8616 - Category: Hardware, YouTube
Ovesen.net made a new YouTube video. In this video he builds a CGA2Scart adapter for the Commodore C128 computer.
2020-11-20 - 12:14:00 - Week: 47 - Item number: 8615 - Category: C128(D), Hardware
IECHostLuigi Di Fraia has added more functionality to his IECHost device. With this device you can connect a Commodore IEC disk drive via USB to a PC. This time shows the nibbling of a diskette on the Commodore 1571 disk drive.
2020-11-20 - 12:13:00 - Week: 47 - Item number: 8614 - Category: Commodore, Hardware
Paul Gardner-Stephen is working on a FPGA version of the Commodore C65. His goal is to make an 8-bit computer for the 21st century. Most recent updates: MEGAphone PCB Changes.
2020-11-20 - 12:02:00 - Week: 47 - Item number: 8603 - Category: 8-Bit NextGen, Hardware
A new episode of the 10 Minute Amiga Retro Cast is now available. In this episode: The Ultimate Amiga Floppy Emulator from Edu Arana.
2020-11-13 - 12:02:00 - Week: 46 - Item number: 8583 - Category: Amiga, Hardware
There is now a Perspex case available for the Mini PET. The kit contains a blue baseplate, a Perspex cover for the electronics, a white plate for the keyboard and all the fixings.
2020-11-06 - 12:01:00 - Week: 45 - Item number: 8562 - Category: KIM-1, PET, CBM, Hardware
A new video from the YouTube channel Retrobits is now available. In this video the WiModem and WiModem232 and how to get online with your Commodore in 2020.
2020-10-30 - 12:13:00 - Week: 44 - Item number: 8554 - Category: Commodore, Hardware
A new video from GadgetUK164. In this video you can see how to install the 8373 Super Denise from the A600, onto an A500 / A500+ / A2000.
2020-10-30 - 12:07:00 - Week: 44 - Item number: 8548 - Category: Amiga, Hardware
A new video from CRG, in this video: The installation of a Buzzboard modification for the Gotek in an Amiga 500 computer.
2020-10-30 - 12:05:00 - Week: 44 - Item number: 8546 - Category: Amiga, Hardware
A new video from Mark Fixes Stuff. In this video Mark shows us the new ArcadeR Joystick from Retro Radionics.
2020-10-30 - 12:04:00 - Week: 44 - Item number: 8545 - Category: Commodore, Hardware
You can now order a retro computer case for a modern PC mother board that looks like the Commodore C64 or the VIC20. Features: Mechanical Cherry Switch USB keyboard, cooling fan and a SD card reader.
2020-10-23 - 12:19:00 - Week: 43 - Item number: 8539 - Category: Commodore, Hardware
Steven Combs has built a modern version of the Datassette for the Commodore Plus/4 computer. The schematics, firmware and the files for the 3d-printer are available on his webpage.
2020-10-23 - 12:18:00 - Week: 43 - Item number: 8538 - Category: C16, C116, Plus/4, Hardware
Bwack has made a new YouTube video. In this video he shows the new C64 Saver for the Commodore C64 computer. This version uses SMD components.
2020-10-23 - 12:13:00 - Week: 43 - Item number: 8533 - Category: C64, Hardware
Nick Bild developed a handheld Pong game that uses a 6502 chip as a CPU. The features are: 5 inputs, 128x160 colour TFT LCD display, W65C02 @ 8 MHz, 32 kByte RAM, 32 kByte ROM and a W65C22 VIA.
2020-10-23 - 12:12:00 - Week: 43 - Item number: 8532 - Category: Commodore, Hardware
In this YouTube video Christoph Egretzberger explains how he makes cartridges cases for the Commodore C64 computer with his injection moulding machine. (German language)
2020-10-23 - 12:10:00 - Week: 43 - Item number: 8530 - Category: C64, Hardware
A new video from Daniel Renner. In this video: Updating the firmware of the Ultimate64 with the new turbo function.
2020-10-23 - 12:08:00 - Week: 43 - Item number: 8528 - Category: C64, Hardware
A new YouTube video from Randy Rossi is now available. In this video Randy shows an update of his FPGA replacement for the VIC-II in the Commodore C64.
2020-10-16 - 12:06:00 - Week: 42 - Item number: 8506 - Category: C64, Hardware
There is now a deluxe keyboard available for the Mini PET. The keyboard coms as a kit with switches and keys. You can alter the picture of the keys if you want to.
2020-10-02 - 12:19:00 - Week: 40 - Item number: 8479 - Category: KIM-1, PET, CBM, Hardware
Timo built a device for his Commodore C64 with a SIM800C module. With this device you can make calls, send/receive SMS messages and send emails via a GSM network.
2020-10-02 - 12:17:00 - Week: 40 - Item number: 8477 - Category: C64, Hardware
A new YouTube video from Operation 8-Bit. In this episode you can see how to build and assemble a working mini replica of the Commodore 1702 monitor.
2020-09-25 - 12:12:00 - Week: 39 - Item number: 8452 - Category: Commodore, Hardware
Ovesen.net made a new YouTube video. In this video he builds a Versa64Cart for the Commodore C64 computer.
2020-09-25 - 12:09:00 - Week: 39 - Item number: 8449 - Category: C64, Hardware
OpenFlops is a floppy disk drive USB emulator with FlashFloppy firmware pre-installed. OpenFlops can be used with many computers such as the Amiga, Atari ST, MSX, Amstrad and many more.
2020-09-25 - 12:03:00 - Week: 39 - Item number: 8443 - Category: Amiga, Hardware
Matt Harlum developed a 2MB Chip RAM adapter for the Amiga 500/2000 computer. The schematics and PCB-layout are available, and he also made an instruction how to build the adapter.
2020-09-25 - 12:01:00 - Week: 39 - Item number: 8441 - Category: Amiga, Hardware
In this episode of the RetroManCave: An interview with Stephen Jones, who talks about the Ami-Hybrid system.
2020-09-11 - 12:09:00 - Week: 37 - Item number: 8409 - Category: Amiga, Hardware
BeamRacer is a new expansion for the Commodore C64. This expansion enables precise control of the VIC-II graphics chip, allowing for a host of novel visual effects and freeing the CPU for other tasks.
2020-09-04 - 12:19:00 - Week: 36 - Item number: 8399 - Category: C64, Hardware