Re: 9V AC needed for C64?

From: Martijn van Buul (
Date: 1998-09-03 09:03:58

MagerValp wrote:
> I found a full tower PC case today and I'd like to try to put one of
> my C64s in it. It's in really good condition and it's even got one of
> those MHz displays :) I've figured out how to connect the keyboard,
> but what do I do with the 9V AC from the PSU? Is it actually needed in
> the C64 or is it just available on the user port? IIRC the SX-64
> doesn't use 9V AC and it works just fine :)
Euh... If you've got an old C64 (No C64c etc, old VIC and SID),  you'll
most definately need 9V AC, since this is used to create the 12V needed
by the VIC and SID. Furthermore, the Time Of Day-clock from the CIAs 
are timed via the AC line.

(VIM rulez by the way)
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