Re: Secret Weapons of Commodore 13th edition

From: André Fachat (
Date: 2007-07-02 11:44:05

Hi Cameron,

> This comes from Hans Franke (you made me search the archives for a bit, so
> I made sure the attribution was clearly marked so I can remember in future
> :).
> Here's the quote from his mail:
> "Throughout possible that commodore had several PCB layouts for
> the MMF - I don't know. 

In the CBM archive, there are two versions, so there were at least two versions :-)

I separated the quote here. Is it really clear that in the following he meant the SuperPET or not 'just another' PET board version?

> There is also the late version of the
> 8096 board with 128 K onboard RAM as used in the 8096SK and
> 8296SK models. The memory maping was like the 8096 with the 64K
> board but unlike the 64K of the 6809 board. I don't know any
> Addition (like LOS-96) that used the additional 32K - the access
> was very - uh - lets say not so easy :) (BTW: there are also
> some units known whee this board resides inside a betal 8032/8096
> case and the unit is named 8096).

The rest is entirely clear if you relate it to the 8x96 models only.

> "I think Commodore did the best they could do to confuse collectors :)"

Indeed :-)

> > Did you get any comments on the 6702?
> Nope :(
> I don't think anyone knows much about it anymore.

What a pity. Someday I'll have to dig up a 6809 emulator and put it into VICE, so we can find out how this IC is accessed and what it does....
But when I look at my TODO list, it'll take ages....


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