Introducing the Vintage Commodore 128 Home Computer, a piece of computing history that’s both functional and nostalgic. This used computer comes complete with its original box, offering a glimpse into the past. The Commodore 128 was a successor to the popular Commodore 64 and offered enhanced capabilities, including more memory, improved graphics, and compatibility with CP/M, a popular business-oriented operating system at the time. It was a versatile home computer that was suitable for both gaming and productivity applications.
Included in this package are the computer itself, mouse, original manuals, cables, and even a KCS power cartridge to enhance your computing experience. Additionally, the dust cover helps protect this vintage gem from the passage of time.
This Commodore 128 Home Computer has been tested and is in working condition, allowing you to relive the era of classic computing. Whether you’re a vintage technology enthusiast, a collector, or someone eager to explore the roots of personal computing, this package is a fantastic addition to your collection.
Processor: MOS Technology 8502 (2 MHz)
Memory: 128 KB RAM (expandable to 640 KB) and 16 KB ROM
Graphics: VIC-II graphics chip (320 x 200 pixels resolution, 16 colors), VDC graphics chip (640 x 200 pixels resolution, 16 colors)
Sound: SID 6581 sound chip (3 channels with various waveforms and filters)
Keyboard: Full-sized QWERTY keyboard with function keys and numeric keypad
Operating System: Commodore BASIC 7.0 and CP/M compatible operating system (CP/M mode requires external disk drive)
Ports: Two Atari-compatible joystick ports, cassette port, two serial ports, RGB video output, composite video output, RF modulator output, external floppy disk drive port, user port
Storage: Built-in 1571-compatible disk drive (in Commodore 128D model), support for external floppy disk drives, datasette, and cartridge games
Expansion: Cartridge slot, Z80 expansion slot (for CP/M mode), user port for peripherals, internal expansion port for RAM upgrades and other hardware expansions
Compatibility: Backward compatible with Commodore 64 software and peripherals
Power Supply : External (220V, 60Hz)
Manufactured in: Germany
The Commodore is in an overall very good cosmetic and working condition. Some basic testing has been done. Although the box displays some wear and tear, it adds to the authenticity of this collectible item. Please note that the inner Styrofoam is missing, but the computer will be well-protected for shipping. Please note that the box has been stored in an attic, which has imparted a mild musty smell to it.
* Please note this computer comes with an EU power plug.
** Monitor, disk drive and games not included