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C64-Controller

C64-Controller © MIT

Control your Commodore C-64, reset C64, select Kernal, BASIC and Charset ROM, SD2IEC device#, info display.

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About this project

C64-Controller

Controls your C64 retro computer. Select Kernal, BASIC and Charset.Select device number of internal SD2IEC drive.

This is Hardware Extension for a C64 retro computer.(The C64 is a retro hardware from Commodore)

Necessary Hardware:

  • an old C64 computer
  • optionally a internal SD2IEC drive
  • a multi ROM adapter (for example REPROM64)
  • an arduino Nano [3€]
  • an OLED 128x64 display [3€]
  • optionally an I2C LCD display [3€] (16x2, 20x2, 20x4)
  • a Rotary Encoder [1€]

Necessary Software:

  • Arduino Workbench

Features:

  • reset the C64
  • select one of 4 Kernals (and autoreset)
  • optionally select one of 2 BASIC (and autoreset)
  • optionally select one of 4 Charset
  • optionally select device number from 8 Go 11 for an internal drive
  • Info Display

REPROM-64

This is one of the best multi ROM adapter for a C64.The Arduino can directly control this adapter.

Link: http://www.henning-bekel.de/reprom64/

Code

Github
https://github.com/oe7twj/C64-Controller
Github
https://github.com/Jomelo/LCDMenuLib2
Github
https://github.com/olikraus/u8g2

Schematics

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