Re: Commodore PET find

From: Geoff Oltmans (
Date: 1999-01-30 03:30:40

Willi Kusche wrote:
> Hi!
>     First of all, the 8032 has only 32K of RAM.  Video RAM lives at $8000.
> The BASIC, screen editor and kernel logic live in ROMs at $B000 to $FFFF.  The
> 8032 has sockets for two 4K ROMs at $9000 and $A000.  Those Oracle and
> Paperclip ROMs must be in the $9000 and $A000 sockets.
>     Whenever one of my PETs won't boot up properly, carefully removing and
> re-inserting all socketed chips usually fixes the problem.  But you're getting
> the startup chirp so it sounds as if your problem is in the video circuitry.

Well, this one has 64KB. No lie.

There's a little board that goes on top (with the CPU on it) has four
rows of 8 4116's. In my book, that's 64KB. :) So I guess looking at the
motherboard, that means I've got 96kb! :)

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