Re: First VIC 20 European motherboard

From: Oldcomputr <>
Date: Fri, 21 Aug 2015 13:28:35 +0200
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> On 21 Aug 2015, at 11:07, Clockmeister <> wrote:
> I checked both my remaining PAL units are ass. # 324003 with serial numbers 119265 and 352565.


> Sadly I no longer have the Japanese made PAL VIC-20 that I once had since I'm positive it had the same board as in the pic as I remember noting that the board had a prototype look to it and was much more basic then my other VIC's.
> Curiously that particular VIC was boxed and looked brand new with everything still wrapped but had a strangest looking 2 prong power supply that wasn't Commodore branded and nothing like any other I had ever seen before or since and it wasn't home made. Even the keyboard was slightly different in some way and there was something different about the label.

Too bad you don't have it anymore... did it have a label with the colourful VIC 20 logo? That was the European early label.

> It also never worked out of the box. I thought it might have been an early dealer demo unit that never worked and was shelved but that is pure speculation on my part. IIRC I sold it about 13 years ago to someone named Carlo(s)? in a bulk lot at my then place in the Swan Valley near Perth WA in case that person is a member of this forum and remembers...
> I should have kept it in hindsight.

I agree :-)

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