Inside the Commodore Pet 2001 vintage computer

Inside the Commodore Pet 2001 vintage computer

Summary: The Commodore PET 2001 was the first fully integrated computer from Commodore. Erik Klein, vintage computer collector and Webmaster of, takes you inside the Commodore PET 2001.

TOPICS: Hardware, CXO

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  • The inside of the machine actually looks pretty good. It also shows some modification. Mainly the addition of a motherboard sporting additional RAM and card slots. This is plugged into the expansion interface on the side of the Pet.

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  • The on board chicklet keyboard is pretty temperamental but the unit came with a nice matched external keyboard sporting a more traditional layout.

    This PET also came with a Compu-Think external dual-5.25" disk drive unit--not shown.

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Topics: Hardware, CXO

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