[vcf-midatlantic] Commodore 64 diagnostics help / August Workshop

Andrew Diller dillera at gmail.com
Fri Aug 16 21:36:42 EDT 2019


I’ve seen C64s getting repaired EVERY repair day I’ve been to this year! It seems like the one constant that gets worked on :)


-andy


> On Aug 16, 2019, at 9:34 PM, Michael Pohl via vcf-midatlantic <vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
> 
> Gents-
> 
> My son is working on a garage sale Commodore 64 that starts up and produces
> the standard blue C-64 background screen, but shows a bunch of random
> characters instead of the normal boot up.  We're told that this might
> indicate a bad RAM chip and that a diagnostic test cartridge might reveals
> which chip is bad.  Would anyone good with Commodore and attending on
> Saturday (24 AUG) be willing to bring along one of that and help us run a
> test?
> 
> Thx!
> 
> Mike Pohl



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