Re: Fwd: RE: Color PET prototype photo

From: Gerrit Heitsch <>
Date: Thu, 13 Jun 2013 19:28:42 +0200
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On 06/13/2013 06:13 PM, Steve Gray wrote:
> Hi, yes it was 1980. Sorry, I just pasted in the quote from Michael and
> removed some stuff about his appearance. The 1980 reference was from a
> different quote. Anyway, I added the date in brackets so hopefully that
> will be clear.
> As an aside, I've been re-reading Brian Bagnall's "On the Edge" books (I
> have both editions) and the jumping around makes things a little
> confusing. It certainly was one of the most interesting turning points
> in Commodore's history. Fascinating reading for anyone remotely
> interested in Commodore nostalgia.

Speaking of the TOI prototype... Has anyone ever used a 6562? If yes, 
how did it work? Did it use the badline trick already or how did they 
manage to get 40col in color? The VIC needs badlines to do it.

Since photos of the chip exist, I assume that some of them were made.


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