Re: PET 2001 Fix....WAS: Will pay good money for NON working PET 2001 motherboard.

From: Philip Lord <>
Date: Wed, 25 Nov 2009 22:01:41 +0900
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Yes, I was careful to check that.
The Japanese PET has a Yen symbol on the keyboard, and no pound  
symbol. My new build of the character set includes the Yen symbol.
Thanks for the heads up.


On Nov 25, 2009, at 9:57 PM, Anders Carlsson wrote:

> Philip Lord wrote:
>> Your idea to take the VIC-1001 ROM and and just chop it up is  
>> simple  and brilliant. I'm not sure why I didn't think of it  
>> myself ;-)
> I think the VIC-1001 character set features a yen instead of a pound  
> symbol? From what I read the major difference between the regular  
> PET and VIC-20 character sets is the backslash is replaced by a  
> pound, but I don't know if the Japanese PET 2001 would have a  
> backslash or yen. I suppose it depends on how Japanese customers  
> would react to a computer with dollars but no yens.
> Best regards
> -- 
> Anders Carlsson
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