Commodore Vegas Expo v13
July 29 & 30, 2017
Plaza Casino, Las Vegas, NV


The MCC-216 Multiple Classic Computer doing its C64 thing European CBM 8296D the last of the PET/CBM line

Classic C64 set-ups

In honor of the C64's 35th anniversary, various C64's (like a brown C64 autographed by Jack Tramiel, Leonard Tramiel, and Chuck Peddle and an extremely early, silver-labeled, white C64) will be on-hand with various modern peripherals plus a collection of recent C64 programs. Some machines courtesy of Las Vegas Commodore enthusiasts

Commodore PET 2001

In honor of its 40th anniversary, we'll have the Commodore PET 2001 (chicklet-key) with various programs on cassette or petSD+.

Amiga 1000

This is an upgraded Amiga 1000 with OS 2.1 and 1.5 megs of Fast RAM. Courtesy of Mario L. of the Southern California Commodore & Amiga Network

Commodore 128DCR

A fine-looking machine with add-on real-time clock and 1541 Ultimate+, courtesy of Mario L. of the Southern California Commodore & Amiga Network


A PAL VIC-20 set-up with various game cartridges and the Behr-Bonz Multicart


This early disk drive accompanied the VIC-20 with the same color scheme and with the back label saying “VIC-1540”. Autographed by CBM spokesman William Shatner

AmigaOne X5000

Running the latest OS 4.1 Final Edition and on a 2 GHz., duo-core PowerPC, this AmigaOne is the top-of-the-line computer from A-EON. A1 X5000 courtesy of Lars Nelson

AmigaOne XE G4

The A1XE returns again, this time with an HD video card and more OS 4.1 applications/games.

Vampire 600 in an Amiga 600

The Vampire 600 is the latest accelerator board, featuring the equivalent of a 68080 CPU, 64 meg of RAM, a microSD card slot, IDE connector, and HDMI video output. V600 and A600 courtesy of Matt Brewster.

Vampire 500

Also from Apollo Accelerator comes the Vampire 500 for the Amiga 500/1000/2000. Like the Vampire 600, this accelerator has the same feature. V500 courtesy Robert Bernardo

MiST and Raspberry PI running C= and Amiga

The MiST FPGA box is capable of running many different cores, including the VIC-20, C64, and Amiga. Configured correctly, the Raspberry PI single-board computer can run C64 and Amiga emulators. MiST and Raspberry PI courtesy of Matt Brewster

Ray Carlsen Power Supplies/Computer Savers

Ray Carlsen's various power supplies will be on display - the C64/128/VIC-20CR/Plus4 universal power supply, the Amiga 500/600/1200 power supply, and his new VIC-20 (early model) power supply. Also three different Computer Savers will be on exhibit.

Amiga 2000

In honor of the Amiga 500/2000's 30th anniversary, an Amiga 2000 will be on display, this one with Blizzard 2060 50 MHz board, 128 megs of Fast RAM, 2 megs of Chip RAM due to MegaChip, SCSI controller board with 8 megs of RAM, NewTek Video Toaster, Digital Processing Systems Personal TBC, A2065 Ethernet card, Digital Processing Systems Personal Animation Recorder (PAR) , OS 3.1, SCSI CD-ROM drive, 4 gig SCSI main hard drive, 500 meg SCSI hard drive for the PAR.

Utilities Unlimited Emplant

With this classic board for Zorro-slotted Amigas, you could emulate a classic Mac computer.

Modded Plus/4 and unmodded Plus/4

This machine is switchable between NTSC and PAL Kernal ROMs. It also has cooler-running, more efficient EPROMs replacing the BASIC and 3+1 ROMs. Next to the modded Plus/4 is an unmodded Plus/4 with the uninstalled components to turn it into a modded machine. Modded Plus/4 courtesy of Richard Goedeken of the Southern California Commodore & Amiga Network

Commodore PC 20-III

Commodore Business Machines did delve into the MS-DOS world, as evidenced by this desktop computer. This one has a hard drive, 5 1/4” floppy drive, 3 1/2” floppy drive, the Commodore MS-DOS manual, and the Commodore GW-BASIC manual. The PC-20 is courtesy of Bill of the Sacramento Amiga Computer Club.

FPGA Arcade Replay

The FPGA Arcade Replay is a single-board computer which can be loaded with various cores to become various computers, like the VIC-20, the Commodore 64, and the Amiga. FPGA Arcade Replay courtesy of MB

Commodore, Wire-Wrapped, Prototype Cartridge

This cartridge does away with EPROMs and uses old-school wire-wrapping. Courtesy of Noel Hyman

CMD SuperCPU 128 v2 and Schnedler Turbomaster CPU

For CommVEx attendees to see and use, we'll have the SuperCPU 128 v2 20 MHz. accelerator with 16 Megs of RAM for the C64 and C128, and the Turbomaster CPU 4 MHz. accelerator for the C64.

The UNIX tables

Our resident UNIX expert, A.J., returns with two tables filled with UNIX goodness – the MightyFrame, another UNIX computer (to be decided), and a C64 running LUnix.

Shift-Clr/Home: More 8 Bit Thoughts In A Gigabit World

This is a proof copy of the upcoming book written by Lenard Roach, newsletter editor of the Fresno Commodore User Group.

9-pin-to-USB Joystick Adapters

From Retronic Designs of Canada, these adapters were meant for the USB ports of your AmigaOne, PC, or Mac computer.