Hands up if your first computer was a Commodore 64?
Mine certainly was, but like many examples of this popular computer, it has seen better days. I’m not sure if it even works anymore. The last time I tried it – (about 10 years ago) – the sound chip had failed but otherwise seemed okay.
I would love to get the old beast up and running, but my electronics repair skills are basic at best. Parts for a Commodore 64 are also going to be hard to find.
I don’t even want to think about the state of the mechanical disk drive or tape unit.
Never fear – with the help of modern technology, you can retrofit your old C64 – and it is easier than you might think.
And you know what? I’m going to do it!