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GENERAL DESCRIPTION The "All Purpose" Commodore 64 us the complete computer for education, home or small business applications. Supported by quality peripherals and a full range of software, the Commodore 64 is perfect for the family. No other computer can offer such variety of uses and applications at such an affordable price.
ROM 20K ROM Standard (includes operating system and BASIC interpreter)
MICROPROCESSOR 6510A Microprocessor - 1.02 MHz clock
Compatible with the 6502
DISPLAY 40 Columns X 25 lines of text
COLORS 16 Background, border and character colors
CHARACTERS Upper & lower case letters, numerals and symbols
Reverse characters
All PET graphic characters
DISPLAY MODES Text characters
High resolution graphics
RESOLUTION 320 X 200 Pixels
SPRITES 8 independent sprites
Each consists of 24 X 21 pixels and up to 4 colors
Each independently expandable horizontally and vertically
Collision detection for sprite to sprite and data to sprite collisions
SOUND 6581 Sound Interface Device includes 3 independent tone generators - each with 9 octaves
Each voice includes programmable ADSR generator (Attack, Decay, Sustain, Release) and control of sawtooth, triangle, square, variable pulse and noise waveforms
Full filtering capabilities with low, high and band pass filters
External sound input
KEYBOARD Full size typewriter style design
KEYS 66 Keys total
2 Cursor control keys
4 Function keys (up to 8 user defined/programmable functions possible)
Upper and lower case character set
Graphic character set
Serial port
ROM cartridge port
2 Joystick/paddle ports
Video port
C1530 Cassette drive interface port
FEATURES Built-in BASIC 2.0 - over 70 commands, statements and functions
Full screen editor
PERIPHERALS C1541 Disk drive
C1530 Datasette
MPS 801 Dot matrix printer
MPS 802 Dot matrix printer
MPS 803 Dot matrix printer
DPS 1101 Daisey wheel printer
C1520 Plotter/Printer
C1702 Color monitor
CM141 Color monitor

Specifications subject to change without notice.

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Read the small print. Last updated August 27, 1998.