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Commodore Joystick 1342 Boxed donated from a friend

March 27th, 2013 No comments
Commodore Joystick 1342 Boxed

Commodore Joystick 1342 donated from a friend.

Commodore 1351 Mouse for C64/128

October 6th, 2010 No comments
Commodore 1351 Mouse for C64/128

Autopsy:

The Mouse 1351 is a mouse made by Commodore from 1986, which can directly be plugged into the 9-pin controlport of a C64/128/D/DCR. The “Mouse 1351″ was provided with a manual and a test/demo disk.

Commodore paddles

November 15th, 2008 1 comment

A paddle is a simple control device for use in games: It has a single potentiometer type knob (similar to the volume knob found on e.g. a stereo) which the player uses to move or control something in the game along a seemingly continuous range.

The paddle is an alternative to the more common (then as well as now) joystick, and was often used in conjunction with early “TV game” systems, or “pongs” as they are commonly called today. The C-64 an especially the VIC-20 were competing against such systems, and thus included compatibility with their control devices so “pong”-style games could be easily implemented on Commodore’s offerings.

source: c64-wiki.com