On Sun, 18 Apr 1999, William Levak wrote: > > > Only the original board had the 5 pin connector. This version was not > > > compatible with PAL and was not sold in Europe. > > > > Careful what you say, Bill. I don't know *for*sure* if my Really Early C64 > > is the 'original' board, but it certainly has a 5 pin video socket and the > > video circuit seperate from the modulator as in the PRG diagram. The only > > thing required of the _PCB_ for PAL compatibilty is some way of setting > > the clock divider to 18 instead of 14. > > > What I said was: > > That the original C64 was not PAL compatible and was not sold in Europe. > > Both of those things are true. Whether or not someone could modify it to > run on PAL is an entirely different question. Well obviously no C64 with an NTSC-only kernal ROM and an NTSC video chip would be sold in Europe, but I am quite sure that it was Commodore themselves that modified this C64's board to run in PAL. The serial number is 0693 for all fans of early serial numbers. Richard - This message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing list. To unsubscribe: echo unsubscribe | mail email@example.com.
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