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Commodore VIC 1001

The VIC 1001 is a computer system with a keyboard, external power-supply and a motherboard. On the motherboard you will find a MOS 6502 processor, RAM / ROM memory, MOS 6560 VIC video / sound chip and twice a MOS 6522 VIA.
The VIC 10001 is the Japanese version of the VIC-20. The main differences are the Japanese keyboard and Japanese character ROM.
The VIC-1001 (VIC-20) was the first Commodore computer aimed at the big public in stead of the business world. Thanks to the VIC chip (Video Interface Chip) and the sound possibilities games became very popular on this computer. This was also the first Commodore computer with a joystick connector. NTSC version.

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MOS 6502

Processor frequency:

1 MHz


5 kbyte RAM, 20 kbyte ROM


176 x 184 pix, 22 x 23 chr, 8 clr


3 Voices, Noise


Expansionport, Userport, Serialport, Datassette, Joystick, TV, Video, Sound


VIC 1001: 205 x 405 x 70 mm
Box: 450x 320 x 130 mm


Commodore VIC 1001 with original packaging.
The inside of the Commodore VIC-1000.
Update: 2019-05-08 19:17:17