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A ballpoint pen, also known as a biro or ball pen, is a pen that dispenses ink (usually in paste form) over a metal ball at its point, i.e. over a "ball point".
The Commodore 128, also known as the C128, C-128, C.
The Commodore 1540 (also known as the VIC-1540) introduced in 1982 is the companion floppy disk drive for the Commodore VIC-20 home computer.
The Commodore 1541 (also known as the CBM 1541 and VIC-1541) is a floppy disk drive which was made by Commodore International for the Commodore 64 (C64), Commodore's most popular home computer.
The Commodore 1570 is a 5¼" floppy disk drive for the Commodore 128 home/personal computer.
The Commodore 1571 is Commodore's high-end 5¼" floppy disk drive.
The Commodore 1581 is a 3½-inch double-sided double-density floppy disk drive that was released by Commodore Business Machines (CBM) in 1987, primarily for its C64 and C128 home/personal computers.
The Commodore 16 is a home computer made by Commodore International with a 6502-compatible 7501 or 8501 CPU, released in 1984 and intended to be an entry-level computer to replace the VIC-20.
The Commodore 64, also known as the C64 or the CBM 64, is an 8-bit home computer introduced in January 1982 by Commodore International (first shown at the Consumer Electronics Show, in Las Vegas, January 7–10, 1982).
This article is about the various external peripherals of the Commodore 64 home computer.
The Commodore 65 (also known as the C64DX) is a prototype computer created at Commodore Business Machines in 1990-1991.
Commodore DOS, aka CBM DOS, is the disk operating system used with Commodore's 8-bit computers.
Commodore International (or Commodore International Limited) was an American home computer and electronics manufacturer founded by Jack Tramiel.
The Commodore PET (Personal Electronic Transactor) is a line of home/personal computers produced starting in 1977 by Commodore International.
The Commodore Plus/4 is a home computer released by Commodore International in 1984.
The Commodore SX-64, also known as the Executive 64, or VIP-64 in Europe, is a portable, briefcase/suitcase-size "luggable" version of the popular Commodore 64 home computer and the first full-color portable computer.
The VIC-20 (in Germany: VC-20; In Japan: VIC-1001) is an 8-bit home computer that was sold by Commodore Business Machines.
Computer data storage, often called storage or memory, is a technology consisting of computer components and recording media that are used to retain digital data.
Daisy wheel printing is an impact printing technology invented in 1969 by David S. Lee at Diablo Data Systems.
A DIN connector is an electrical connector that was originally standardized in the early 1970s by the Deutsches Institut für Normung (DIN), the German national standards organization.
A dot matrix is a 2-dimensional patterned array, used to represent characters, symbols and images.
Epyx, Inc. was a video game developer and publisher active in the late 1970s and 1980s.
A fast loader is a software program for a home computer, such as the Commodore 64 or ZX Spectrum, that accelerates the speed of file loading from floppy disk or compact cassette.
Home computers were a class of microcomputers entering the market in 1977, and becoming common during the 1980s.
IEEE 488 is a short-range digital communications 8-bit parallel multi-master interface bus specification.
The kilobit is a multiple of the unit bit for digital information or computer storage.
This is a list of interface bit rates, is a measure of information transfer rates, or digital bandwidth capacity, at which digital interfaces in a computer or network can communicate over various kinds of buses and channels.
Magnetic tape data storage is a system for storing digital information on magnetic tape using digital recording.
The 6522 Versatile Interface Adapter (VIA) is an integrated circuit that was designed and manufactured by MOS Technology as an I/O port controller for the 6502 family of microprocessors.
The 6526/8521 Complex Interface Adapter (CIA) was an integrated circuit made by MOS Technology.
The Okimate 10 by Oki Electric Industry was a low-cost 1980s color printer with interface "plug 'n print" modules for Commodore, Atari, IBM PC, and Apple Inc. home computers.
An open collector is a common type of output found on many integrated circuits (IC), which behaves like a switch that is either connected to ground or disconnected.
The OR gate is a digital logic gate that implements logical disjunctionit behaves according to the truth table to the right.
In computing, a printer is a peripheral device which makes a persistent human-readable representation of graphics or text on paper.
In telecommunications, RS-232, Recommended Standard 232 is a standard introduced in 1960 for serial communication transmission of data.
In telecommunication and data transmission, serial communication is the process of sending data one bit at a time, sequentially, over a communication channel or computer bus.
Single-ended signaling is the simplest and most commonly used method of transmitting electrical signals over wires.
Transistor–transistor logic (TTL) is a logic family built from bipolar junction transistors.
8-bit is also a generation of microcomputers in which 8-bit microprocessors were the norm.