FANDOM


Template:Computer The Commodore 16 was a computer released in 1984 intended as a cheaper alternative to the Commodore 64.

Description Edit

Externally, the Commodore 16 looks like a black version of the Breadbin Commodore 64. It has 16K of RAM, however only 12K can be used. It has a 1.76 MHz MOS Technology 7501 CPU and runs version 3.5 of Commodore BASIC.

The Commodore 16 was designed to compete with the Sinclair Spectrum by being a cheap alternative to the Commodore 64. Cutbacks include not having a VIC-20/PET 2001/C64 compatible Cassette tape or floppy disk drive. It also has no user port, so it can only take data from the compatible datassette unit or a cartridge.

Models Edit

Commodore 16 Edit

Commodore 116 Edit

The Europe exclusive even CHEAPER model of the Commodore 16.

Commodore 116 Portable Edit

Never publicly released, only a few prototypes exist

Commodore 232 Edit

Never publicly released, only a few prototypes exist

Commodore Plus/4 Edit

See main article: Commodore Plus/4

Another commercial flop.

Commodore 264 Edit

Never publicly released, only a few prototypes exist

Commodore 364 Edit

Never publicly released, only a few prototypes exist

The Unofficial versions Edit

There is no known attempts to revive the Commodore 16

Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.