Teeny Tiny Commodore 64

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Teeny Tiny Commodore 64


At first glance, I thought this was a hacked Game Boy Advance… I was wrong.

Here are a few pics of my own DTV Hummer project. I had an old PSOne LCD screen lying around and I thought I’d make a C64 laptop. Actually, it’s more like a C64 PDA! It measures 6.5 x 6 x 1.5 inches (15.5 x 16.5 x 4 cm) when closed. It can run from an AC wall adapter or 6 NiMH AA batteries. The keyboard is hacked from a portable folding keyboard for a Jornada PDA which outputs RS-232. I’m using a PIC 16F88 to decode the signals and re-encode them to PS/2 (that was an ordeal to figure out). The PIC checks to see if an external PS/2 keyboard is connected on power up.


Here are some of the innards. It was originally a Hummer. I cut the power supply part of the PCB off and supplied my own regulated 3.3V. [via]- Link

12 thoughts on “Teeny Tiny Commodore 64

  1. psilosome says:


  2. wer2chosen says:

    This is the coolest thing I have seen. I wish someone would make these for resell. I would pay up to 300 bucks for one of these. LOL

  3. Stokes says:

    Very cool indeed. Very tiny — and he didn’t even use aluminum or polycarbonate for the case, surface mount parts for the serial/PS2 adapter, or a flat LiPo battery pack. I guess the screen was the factor limiting how small it could be made, unless some of that ovoid circuit board could be safely sawed off.

  4. erhanavci says:


  5. Aaron says:

    I call BS. Where is the C64 motherboard? Or is this just an external display and keyboard for an external C64 mobo?

  6. James Podesta says:


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