Mini PET (A) - Standalone DIY Computer KIT
(Updated Oct 2020) - Now with Deluxe Chiclet style keyboard as standard - Replacement PET Motherboard available here
For the kit version, DIY MINIPET KIT
A fully functional 6502 based computer, compatible with a Commodore PET 2001N-32 (3032/4032*).
One quarter of the size and the tenth of the power consumption!
40x25 text mode outputs to PAL/NTSC composite video or can drive PET 9" or 12" monitors
Full IEEE-488 port, User port and one datasette port (Second port via Pin Header)
Onboard piezo buzzer as found on later PETs.
32K RAM, 28K ROM, selectable BASIC 1/2/4 with support for normal or business** keyboard.
Uses all new, currently in production parts, including WDC 65C02S CPU and W65C21N/22N IO chips.
Fully assembled and tested. No soldering required.
Deluxe Chiclet Keyboard has now replaced the legacy basic keyboard. It really does Look and feel the part :D
SD2PET SD card disk drive, the ideal companion to either kit. Fast loading of PRG files of D64/D80/D82 disk image files from SD card.
If you require a replacement mainboard to fit in PET case, uses the PETs power supply, keyboard, monitor. Powered by your original PET power supply (5 pin or 9 pin). Suitable replacement for 2001/2001N/30xx/40xx PET cases, also 80xx and 80xx-SK but will still be 40 column output. You'll need the Mini-Internal
Photos / videos may show earlier revisions of this product.
* This is based on 2001N PET technology, 40 column text/character graphics. It does not have the CRTC chip in later 12" monitor PETs.
** Most early PET software was designed for the normal/graphics keyboard (20 key keypad), so any titles which bypass the OS keyboard routines may not work correctly with the business keyboard (11 key keypad). It is possible to support a VIC20/C64 keyboard via an alternate ROM, but this is not recommended as some keys are missing or labelled differently.
Exclusive to TFW8b.com the MINI PET ships with a BLUE LED and DIP Switches #FACT