|CPU|| MOS 8501|
|CPU Speed|| 1.773 MHz|
|RAM||16 KB to 64 KB|
The Commodore 16 was one of the successors to the Commodore 64. It was a commercial failure. The Commodore 16 and Plus/4 are both based around the TED (Text Editing Device) chip, which combines graphics and sound functions.
Prototypes and variants Edit
Commodore 16 Prototype Edit
The early prototype of the C16 contains a huge and very cheap constructed single sided PCB inside a hand-painted C64 case. Only one board is known to exist, plus its the only one single sided PCB ever made by Commodore.
Commodore 116 Edit
The primary difference between the C16 and C116 was the keyboard (C16 re-used the old VIC/C64 case in black/light grey, C116 has rubber keys and a "diamond" cursor key layout) and the smaller case. The C116 also had a chiclet keyboard
Commodore 116 Portable Edit
The portable version of the 116, only a few prototypes are rumored to exist.
Commodore 232 Edit
The difference between the 232 and other versions of the C16/C116 was the machine had 32 KB Ram built in. It's a prototype.
The Plus/4 was the 264 with the built-in 3+1 software suite.
Commodore 264 Edit
The 264 was a prototype of the +4. The primary difference here is this prototype had 64KB RAM built in.
Commodore 364 Edit
The 364 was a 264/+4 that had a built-in speech synthesizer.
Built-in software Edit
The Plus/4 came with built-in productivity software. All three programs - a word processor, spreadsheet and database - were severely limited in terms of functions and capacity.
There are several Commodore 16/Plus 4 emulators for various platforms:
- MESS - Multiplatform
- Minus/4 - Windows
- Plus4Emu - Windows and Linux
- Vice - Multiplatform
- YAPE - Windows
See Also Edit
External Links Edit
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Canonical List of Commodore Products by Bo Zimmerman
|List of Commodore micromputers|
|6502-based 8-Bit||Kim-1 - Vic-20 - PET - CBM-II - C64 -|
|68000-based 16\32-bit||Amiga 1000 - Amiga 500 - Amiga 2000 (Amiga 2500) - Amiga 1500 - CDTV - CD32 - Amiga 3000 - (Amiga 3000UX - Amiga 3000T) - Amiga 500+ - Amiga 600 - Amiga 1200 - Amiga 4000 - 4000T|
|Other||Commodore 900 - PC Compatible systems|