Mini PET (A) - Standalone DIY Computer KIT
(Updated Oct 2020) - Now with optional Deluxe Chiclet style keyboard - Replacement PET Motherboard available here
If you don't want to build any of our kits. You'll find the pre-assembled MINIPET or Minstrels here
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.
All parts are through hole for easy assembly. High quality turned pin sockets provided for all ICs.
The optinal 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