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The C64 Mini

This console is a minature version of the popular C64, it has a good selection of 64 built in games which can be added to via an SD card. the machine is 50% the size of the original. The keyboard does not have moving keys, and is packaged with a replica Competition Pro joystick, a very popular model from the 1980s.

The console outputs to HDMI, which outputs at 720p  and has two USB sockets for charging, and also adding a keyboard, to allow programming in original Commodore Basic 2.0, or for simply adding a second joystick for two player fun.

The console can also be updated via a USB stick.

The console began as a kickstarter, which caused some controversy when the machine was ready, as retail units were sold into stores before the backers had received their units.

In late 2019, The C64 was released, this is a full sized version of the machine, with full travel keyboard, and many more games installed.

Manufacturer: Retro Games Ltd
Date: 2019

This exhibit has a reference ID of CH57131. Please quote this reference ID in any communication with the Centre for Computing History.

 
The C64 Mini


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