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MiniPET 40/80D – Replacement PET Motherboard (Includes SD2PET)


If your original Commodore PET is broken or in need of an upgrade, this factory assembled PCB is your 8bit dreams come true. The MiniPET 40/80D is THE replacement/upgrade for any* 40 or 80 column PET and also includes a built in SD2PET SD card interface

The MiniPET 40/80D can also be used standalone. PET Keyboard required

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MiniPET 40/80D

The Mini PET 40/80D is a 6502 based 8 bit factory built drop in replacement/upgrade for your original Commodore PET. You can also use this standalone as long as you provide an original PET keyboard + PSU + Composite Monitor.

Can be used to replace the mainboard in the following machines:
PET 2001 / 2001N / 3008 / 3016 / 3032 / 4008 / 4016 / 4032
CBM 4016 / 4032 / 8032 / 8096*

*64K RAM board cannot be used, will revert to 8032. The MiniPET4080D cannot be used with any internal boards such as the 64K RAM board or SuperPET boards. Not suitable for 80xx-SK cases

Supports either normal / graphics / chicklet keyboard or business keyboard. THIS CANNOT be used with a VIC20 or Commodore 64 keyboard.

                    • 32K RAM, 2K Video RAM, 28K ROM (1 of 16 ROM sets)
• 1MHz 6502 Processor
• Commodore PET compatible
• 40 column or 80 column, 25 row monochrome video supporting various video outputs
o Composite video (PAL / NTSC) via RCA Phono jack (yellow AV plug)
o PET 9” and 12” internal monitors
• Real hardware with WDC modern equivalents of the 6502, 6520 and 6522 chips
• Microcontroller based CRT controller
• Built in SD2PET
o Side mounted externally acceaable full size SD slot
o Side mounted SD2PET reset and menu buttons
• Side mounted reset and disk menu buttons
• 3 Gold plated rear edge connector IO ports
o IEEE-488 (high speed parallel bus for SD2PET or other disk drives and printers)
o Userport (Commodore PET pinout, not VIC20/C64 compatible)
o Datasette port (C2N, 1530, PET/VIC20/C64 compatible) + Internal 2nd Datasette port
• Multiple ROM Options
o Custom Mini PET BASIC
o Commodore BASIC 1,2,4
o Built in self diagnostics
o Rom sets for normal & graphics keyboard
• Piezo sounder
• Jumperless design, controlled by keyboard and DIP switches
• Powered via original 5 or 9 pin PET PSU or Single 9V DC if used in standalone mode (optional)
• Contains no green jelly

This is a drop in replacement PCB for an orginal PET. For a self-assembly kit click here

Tynemouth Software Blog – MiniPET 40/80D


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