Re: 9V AC needed for C64?

From: Andre Fachat (
Date: 1998-09-03 10:01:24

Martijn van Buul wrote:
> 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.

Yes, but if you don't need the TOD and the 9VAC on the userport
(for an EPROM burner for example), you can cut the 12V from the 
internal circuitry and replace the supply with the 12V from the
PC p/s. (I did this, it works)


P.S.: VIM galore!

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