I have never made it a point to document the progression of my Commodore collecting illness. However, I have been able to gather, through a fair memory and some old newsgroup postings, a bit about when things started.
In 1996, while still in college, I began picking up spare computers for parts, and a few miscellanous machines that I'd always wanted to play with. The gallery by the end of '96 looked something like this:
A year later, I still had not admitted that I was collecting these things, though I had made an effort to get all the models that I'd ever wanted to play with. By early 1998, it looked like this:
Computers: # Model Type Keys Extra Info 1 Commodore KIM-1 kit computer @ (original everything) 1 CBM PET 2001-8K home computer @ ! (two spare 320008 mbs) 1 CBM PET 2001-32B business computer @ ! (9" screen, full keyboard) 1 CBM PET 4016 business computer ! (Fat-40 screen) 1 CBM PET 4032 business computer * ! (Fat-40 screen) 1 CBM PET 8032 business computer * ! 1 CBM 8032SK business computer ! (German kybd/char set, 110V) 1 CBM 8096 business computer ! 1 CBM 8296 business computer ! (Execu-Disk enabled!) 1 CBM SP9000 mini-mainframe @ ! (w/ language disks & books!) 1 CBM B128 business computer @ ! (w/ lots business software) 1 CBM B500 business computer * ! 2 Commodore VIC-20 home computer * ! # (24K internal ram expansion) 1 Commodore VC20 home computer @ ! (German VIC-20 - PAL, 220V) 2 Commodore 64 home computer * ! 1 Commodore 64C home computer * ! 1 Commodore 64G home computer * ! (German C64, PAL) 1 Commodore 64GS game console @ ! (PAL, 110V, on the way) 2 Commodore SX64 home computer @ ! # (fans, resets, jiffydos) 1 CBM Educator 64 educational computer ! (the PET-case version) 2 Commodore 116 home computer @ ! # (PAL/ #1 is 16k, #2 is 64k) 1 Commodore 232 home computer ! (PAL -- 110V ps) 1 Commodore V364 home computer ! (beat-up, but it WORKS!) 2 Commodore Plus/4 home computer * ! (lots of productivity stuff) 2 Commodore 16 home computer * ! (lots of carts and tapes) 2 Commodore 128 home computer * ! # (one also has stereo sound) 1 Commodore 128D home computer * ! # (20mhz/32meg/330hd/28.8bps) 2 Commodore C65 home computer (#2 is a workbench model) 1 CBM 900 mainframe @ (on the way) 1 Amiga 500 home computer * # (512K expansion included) 1 Amiga 600 home computer * # (w/hard drive and ram exp) 1 Amiga 1000 home computer * # (with 256K exp in its belly) 1 Amiga 1200 home computer # (68040/40mhz/200mb HD) 1 Amiga 2000 home computer @ 1 Amiga 3000 home computer @ # (030/25,8mb,1gbHD,CD,HDFD) 1 Amiga 4000 home computer @ # (040/40,PicII,4gbHD,CD,HDFD) 1 Amiga CDTV game system/computer (CDTV mouse, kybd, games!) 1 Amiga CD32 game system * 1 Commodore Colt business computer (2 floppies) 1 Commodore PC10-III business computer # (4parallel,2serial, 20mbHD) 1 Commodore PC20-III business computer * Storage devices: # Model Type Keys Extra Info 1 CBM 2031 disk drive/170K/5.25" ! 1 CBM 2031LP disk drive/170K/5.25" ! 1 CBM 2040 dual drive/170K/5.25" ! 1 CBM 4040 dual drive/170K/5.25" * ! 1 CBM 8250 dual drive/1024K/5.25" @ ! 2 CBM 8050 dual drive/512K/5.25" * ! 1 CBM 8280 dual drive/1024K/8" (it's ALLLIIIIVEEE!!!) 1 CBM 9090 hard drive/10mb (in repair mode) 1 Commodore SFD 1001 disk drive/512K/5.25" * 1 Commodore 1540 disk drive/170K/5.25" * ! (original/faster chipset) 2 Commodore 1541 disk drive/170K/5.25" * ! # (one is white VIC1541 drive) 1 Commodore 1541-II disk drive/170K/5.25" * # 1 Commodore 1541C disk drive/170K/5.25" * 1 Commodore 1551 disk drive/170K/5.25" (110V--awesome drive) 1 Commodore 1570 disk drive/170K/5.25" @ ! (I've given up on it) 3 Commodore 1571 disk drive/340K/5.25" * ! # 5 Commodore 1581 disk drive/880K/3.5" * ! # (these are great! :) 1 Amiga 1010 disk drive/880K/3.5" * 1 Amiga 1011 disk drive/880K/3.5" (this is the slim 1010) 1 Amiga 1020 disk drive/440K/5.25" * (with shrinkwrapped DOS emu) 1 Amiga 570 CD-ROM drive * (for the amiga 500) 4 Commodore 1530/C2N tape drive * (various styles) 2 Commodore 1531 tape drive * Printers: # Model Type Keys Extra Info 1 Commodore 2022 IEEE printer (ok, but ribbonless) 1 Commodore 4023 IEEE printer (altogether unhappy) 1 Commodore 8032P IEEE printer (huge, and ribbonfull) 1 Commodore VIC-1515 serial printer (cute) 1 Commodore VIC-1520 serial plotter * (lots of cool software) 1 Commodore VIC-1525 serial printer * (have plenty ribbons) 1 Commodore 1526 serial printer * (have some ribbons) 1 Commodore DPS 1101 serial printer * ! (big, clunky bastard) 1 Commodore MPP1361 IEEE printer (on the way) 1 Commodore MPS801 serial printer @ # (with true decenders chip) 1 Commodore MPS802 serial printer * (have some ribbons) 2 Commodore MPS803 serial printer * (grey & brown-tractor feed) 1 Commodore MPS1000 serial printer * (have plenty ribbons) 1 Commodore MPS1200 serial printer * (have some ribbons) 1 Commodore MPS1224C serial printer * (On the way!) 1 Commodore MPS1230 serial printer * (have some ribbons) 1 Commodore MPS1250 serial/cent printer * (have plenty ribbons) 1 Commodore MPS1270 cent/ink-jet printer * (need ink cartridges) Monitors: # Model Type Keys Extra Info 1 Commodore 1702 comp. monitor * 1 Commodore 1802 comp. monitor @ 1 Commodore 1902A comp/RGB monitor * 1 Commodore 1080 comp/RGB monitor * (Original "Amiga" Monitor) 1 Commodore 1084S comp/RGB monitor * 1 Commodore 1930 VGA monitor * 1 Commodore 1950 SVGA monitor @ (she's a little flaky) 1 Commodore 1960 SVGA monitor @ (my Amiga workhorse) 1 Commodore 2002 comp/RGB monitor @ (on the way) 1 Commodore CM-141 comp. monitor @ (the dark Plus/4 monitor) Modems: # Model Type Keys Extra Info 2 Commodore 8010 modem/300 bps (one with power supply) 2 Commodore 1600 modem/300 bps * 1 Commodore 1650 modem/300 bps * 2 Commodore 1660 modem/300 bps * (C64C and C64 models) 2 Commodore 1670 modem/1200 bps * ! (new and old models) 1 Commodore 1680 modem/1200 bps * Joysticks/Mice/Misc: # Model Type Keys Extra Info 1 Commodore 1350 mouse/directional * 2 Commodore 1351 mouse/proportional * 1 Commodore 1352 mouse/proportional * (for the PC line and Amiga) 3 Amiga mouse/proportional (scattered among the Amigas) 1 Amiga CD-1252 mouse/proportional * (for the CDTV line) 3 Commodore VIC-1311 joystick/directional * 1 Commodore joystick/directional (Atari-style) 2 Commodore VIC-1312 paddles * (the white VIC style) 1 Commodore paddles * (the grey-C64 style) 3 Commodore T-1341 joystick/directional * (plus/4, C16 only) 1 Commodore T-1342 joystick/directional (plus/4, C16 only) 1 Amiga A10 Speakers * 1 Amiga CD-Keyboard Keyboard (black keyboard for CDTV) Calculators: # Model Type Keys Extra Info 1 Commodore US*3 desk calculator * 1 Commodore C*8 desk calculator 1 Commodore 301 LED calculator * 1 Commodore MM1 LED calculator * 1 Commodore MM3 LED calculator * 1 Commodore 385R LED calculator 1 Commodore 776M LED calculator 1 Commodore 797D LED calculator 1 Commodore 886D LED calculator 1 Commodore 4148R LED calculator 1 Commodore GL997R LED calculator 1 Commodore GL987R LED calculator 1 Commodore SR9190 LED calculator 1 Commodore SR9190R LED calculator * 1 Commodore 202 adding machine Cartridges/Expansion # Model Type Keys Extra Info 1 Commodore Magic Vox Voice Synthesizer Need docs! 1 Commodore Sound Exp Sound Expander Need docs! 2 Commodore 1700 REU/128K * ! # (one expanded to 512K) 1 Commodore 1764 REU/256K ! # (expanded to 512K) 2 Commodore 1750 REU/512K * ! 1 Amiga 501 REU/512K 1 Commodore CP/M Z80 cartridge * (CP/M emulator for C64) 1 Commodore VIC-1011A RS232 cartridge * 1 Commodore VIC-1110 REU/8K * 8K Ram Pack 1 Commodore VIC-1111 REU/16K @ 16K Ram Pack 1 Commodore VIC-1210 REU/3K 3K Ram Pack 1 Commodore VIC-1211A Utility @ Suped Expander W/3K 1 Commodore VIC-1212 Utility @ Programmers Aid Cartridge 1 Commodore VIC-1213 Utility Machine Language Monitor 1 Commodore VIC-1901 Game Avenger 1 Commodore VIC-1904 Game Slot 1 Commodore VIC-1906 Game Alien 1 Commodore VIC-1907 Game Jupiter Lander 1 Commodore VIC-1908 Game Poker 1 Commodore VIC-1909 Game Road Race 1 Commodore VIC-1910 Game Radar Ratrace 1 Commodore VIC-1911 Game * The Sky Is Falling 1 Commodore VIC-1912 Game Mole Attack 1 Commodore VIC-1913 Game Raid On Fort Knox 1 Commodore VIC-1914 Game Adventure Land 1 Commodore VIC-1915 Game Pirate's Cove 1 Commodore VIC-1916 Game Mission Impossible 1 Commodore VIC-1917 Game The Count 1 Commodore VIC-1918 Game VooDoo Castle 1 Commodore VIC-1919 Game Sargon II Chess 1 Commodore VIC-1920 Game Pinball 1 Commodore VIC-1921 Game Super Smash 1 Commodore VIC-1922 Game Cosmic Cruncher 1 Commodore VIC-1923 Game * Gorf 1 Commodore VIC-1924 Game Omega Race 1 Commodore VIC-1927 Game Cosmic Jailbreak 1 Commodore VIC-1928 Game Home Babysitter 1 Commodore VIC-1929 Game Personal Finance 1 Commodore VIC-1930 Game Visible Solar System 1 Commodore VIC-1931 Game * Clowns 2 Commodore VIC-1932 Game * Garden Wars 1 Commodore VIC-1933 Game Speed Math/Bingo Math 1 Commodore VIC-1937 Game Sea Wolf 1 Commodore VIC-1938 Game Tooth Invaders 1 Commodore VIC-1939 Game Star Post Key * Includes original box, documentation, and packaging. ! I also have spare motherboards and/or chips for this. # One or more of these have benefitted from upgrades (JiffyDos, etc.) @ Original documentation, but without original packaging.If you find anything in here you have questions or comments about, feel free to leave me email right here.
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