Hide information about C64

The Commodore 64 was released by Commodore Business Machines in 1982.  Although an 8 bit computer, unlike its main competitor (the Sinclair ZX Spectrum) the Commodore 64 was based on an MOS Technology 6510 chip and came with 64K of memory.

The Commodore 64 also featured advanced graphics and sound with 16 colours, with sprites controlled by hardware.

During the Commodore 64's lifetime, sales totalled 17 million units, making it the best-selling single personal computer model of all time - although in the UK, the ZX Spectrum gained more early adopters, as it was half the cost of the Commodore machine - as a result less software was produced for the Commodore 64, even though it eventually outsold the ZX Spectrum.

Some later versions of the Commodore 64 were released, most notably the Educator 64 (a C64 and monochrome monitor in a PET case) and the SX-64 (a portable version of the Commodore 64 complete with 5 inch CRT monitor and in-built floppy disk drive).

It was also later released as a dedicated C64 Games System, although the Commodore Amiga attained greater popularity with games players.

Perhaps the most interesting development was in 2004 when the C64DTV was launched - basically a Commodore 64 built into a joystick, although you could add on disk drives and a keyboard to give it the same capabilities as the original!

Featured Offers
Item Ending in Current price
Commodore C64 Game: Gemini Wing

Commodore C64 Game: Gemini Wing

2 days, 10h:02m:20s £0.99 Bid Now!
Commodore 64 Game: Arcade Flight Simulator

Commodore 64 Game: Arcade Flight Simulator

2 days, 10h:06m:20s £0.99 Bid Now!
Commodore 64 Game: Poltergeist

Commodore 64 Game: Poltergeist

2 days, 10h:15m:20s £0.99 Bid Now!

C64 Subscribe to C64
Sort By

Item Ending in Current price
Cyborg Cyborg 19 days, 11h:09m:09s £14.35 Buy now!
Combat School Combat School 19 days, 11h:09m:09s £2.85 Buy now!
Scramble Spirits Scramble Spirits 19 days, 11h:10m:09s £4.75 Buy now!
Arac for the Commodore C64/128 Arac for the Commodore C64/128 19 days, 11h:10m:09s £7.95 Buy now!
Quake Minus One Quake Minus One 19 days, 11h:10m:09s £4.75 Buy now!
Impact Impact 19 days, 11h:10m:09s £7.15 Buy now!
The Gold Collection The Gold Collection 19 days, 11h:10m:09s £7.15 Buy now!
War Play War Play 19 days, 11h:10m:09s £6.35 Buy now!
Leader Board Leader Board 19 days, 11h:10m:09s £2.05 Buy now!
Rock 'N Roll Rock 'N Roll 19 days, 11h:10m:09s £8.75 Buy now!
Highway Encounter Highway Encounter 19 days, 11h:10m:09s £10.35 Buy now!
Leader Board Executive Edition Leader Board Executive Edition 19 days, 11h:10m:09s £3.95 Buy now!
X-Terminator X-Terminator 19 days, 11h:10m:09s £6.35 Buy now!
World Class Leader Board World Class Leader Board 19 days, 11h:10m:09s £3.95 Buy now!
5 Konami Coin-Op Hits  (Compilation) 5 Konami Coin-Op Hits (Compilation) 19 days, 11h:10m:09s £8.75 Buy now!
Tank Atak for Commodore 64 from Supersoft Tank Atak for Commodore 64 from Supersoft 19 days, 11h:59m:10s £2.25 Buy now!
John Elway's Quarterback John Elway's Quarterback 19 days, 12h:49m:11s £8.95 Buy now!
Macbeth - The Computer Adventure Macbeth - The Computer Adventure 19 days, 12h:50m:10s £3.75 Buy now!
Mini Office II Mini Office II 19 days, 12h:50m:10s £6.95 Buy now!
Rhythm King Rhythm King 19 days, 12h:53m:10s £8.95 Buy now!
Webstores in this Category
Name Description Listings in category
eBay Webstore
eBay Webstore
Similar offers on eBay - if you can't find what you are looking for 15173
RWAP Software - Retro computer specialists
RWAP Software - Retro computer specialists

Although our roots are firmly based with the Sinclair QL, we supply a wide range of second hand and original software and hardware, for both the QL, ZX Spectrum and Commodore 64.

Over the past few years, we have been instrumental in getting the DivIDE Plus compact flash interface for the ZX Spectrum built, along with replacement ZX81 Keyboard Membranes, 48K ZX Spectrum keyboard membranes and ZX Spectrum faceplates.

Visit our website - http://www.rwapsoftware.co.uk for more details on what we offer.

53
retrozonesite.wordpress.com
retrozonesite.wordpress.com

My small hobby store :) 

See my tinkering at https://retrozonesite.wordpress.com

3