Category Archives: Commodore 16 & Plus 4

Commodore 16 & Plus 4 projects

Commodore 16 & Plus 4 8501 to 6510 CPU conversion

C16/+4 8501 to 6510 CPU conversion I have made it possible to convert the unreliable 8501 processor fitted to the Commodore 16 and Plus 4 computers to the more reliable, cheaper and widely available 6510 CPU, as fitted to the Commodore 64. The conversion is very simple for the C16, just plug the small circuit […]

Commodore Plus 4 power connector to C64 version

The Plus 4 power connector a square version of the Commodore 64’s and is annoying. It’s much more convenient to use a Vic 20 or C64 PSU as they are compatible and more readily available. Here’s how to make the necessary modification. First buy a PCB mountable 7 pin DIN connector and cut the two […]