Back in about 1982 or 1983, 14 year old me took the proceeds from working a morning paper route, headed to Toys R Us and purchased a brand new Commodore 64 computer, complete with 1541 disk drive and 1702 monitor.
I spent a ton of time on that computer mainly playing games. Over the holidays, I had the opportunity to purchase not one, but two working Commodore 64 computers, complete with all the cabling and a 1541 disk drive and 1541-II disk drive. It was an opportunity to good to pass up.
I eagerly awaited the arrival of the huge box containing all of the goodies as well as about 200 floppy disks loaded with games and programs. Here’s a shot of my crude setup for the time being…
Unfortunately, a Commodore monitor wasn’t included so I hooked it up to the only remaini...Read More