Dead C-64 (was Re: These darned old computers)

From: Sellam Ismail <>
Date: Sat Aug 24 13:28:01 2002

On Sat, 24 Aug 2002, Ethan Dicks wrote:

> I have used a variety of DIN-5 to RCA cables in the past on the C-64.
> Worst case, you can look up the pinout of the DIN-5 video connector and
> use a VOM/continuity meter to prove which RCA jack is which signal.

I figure one of the connectors ought to show at least something, which is
what leads me to believe that the computer is dead.

> > ...Grrr. I still hate the C64.
> Sorry to hear that. They made me a lot of money (used to write
> commercial products, c. 1982-1984). They aren't the epitome of
> 1980s design, but they sure did ship a lot of them.

I'll like it again once it starts working.

Sellam Ismail Vintage Computer Festival
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