Hardest to Find Classic Computers (SX64)

From: Cameron Kaiser <spectre_at_stockholm.ptloma.edu>
Date: Wed Dec 19 14:18:07 2001

> Re: Commodore SX64 - Thanks for the info Ethan. Havn't seen any recently
> in the UK but I think they were popular in Germany.

Supposedly a real *DX64* (the prototype double-drive version) lurks in
Germany in a lucky someone's collection. It's not a hack, either (there's
a few of those out there too).

> I never liked the C64 anyway, the custom chips
> were prone to early failure.

Awwww, c'mon. Wizball brings a smile to everyone's face.

Actually, there is some resentment of Commodores in some quarters. Besides
the usually friendly rivalry between Spectrum and 64 owners, I've encountered
some real vitriol when I bring up 64s to certain other classic computer
groups who shall currently remain nameless. I suppose their justification is
that the C64 crammed their system out of the market, and as a Mac user, I
do have *some* sympathy :-), but still ...

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