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Subject: Re: Commodore 64 sound problem

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Date Posted: 00:57:25 07/25/03 Fri
In reply to: marnerj 's message, "Commodore 64 sound problem" on 14:01:22 08/22/02 Thu

It could be the SID chip itself. If the computer was manufactured prior to 1986, then it may have an earlier (more buggy?) version of the SID. This is, of course, only a theory, but the SID may be old enough that problems have arose over the age of the computer chip itself.

If the cables are fine, then this leaves the SID as a primary problem to look into. Check the website "Censible Software", as they have loads of Commodore hardware and accessories which may immediately address your needs (and inexpensively, too).


>I have an old commodore 64 that I have had for a long
>time. For some time now the sound will cut out and
>then it will come back maybe days later. I have not
>used this for a long time but thought about digging it
>out for my teenagers to play around with. Any
>PS. It is not the cables. I think it is a hardware

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