Re: PET 3032 and Basic Editor Expander 3.1

From: David Wood (
Date: 2002-05-21 11:14:22

On Tue, 21 May 2002, Peter Karlsson wrote:

> Asbjørn Djupdal:
> > You could put the chargen ROM into a c64.
> Hmm, that would mean that I need to have a C64 and the PET at the same
> location at once, which currently doesn't hold true.
> Also, I don't think my C64 has the chargen socketed. Perhaps it can be done
> with a VIC-20?

Yeah.  I put a vic20 char rom in my c64 cause I dont like the c64 charset ;)

> > Just remember that the pet chargen ROM is half the size of the c64 chargen
> > ROM,

The pet chargen doesnt have 256 chars; only 128 in each set.  The reversed
chars are done in hardware with inverters. ;)

> Hmmm, could you please explain why that is? Both have 2×256 characters?


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