Inexpensive Wireless Internet Modem

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C64Net WiFi card hardware design and construction by Carlos Santiago from www.ElectronicsIsFun.com

  • Compatible with VIC-20, C-64, and C-128 User Port.
  • Supports DCD, 300-9600 baud (with UP9600 compatible client), and hardware flow control
  • Programmable from BASIC using standard KERNAL calls

Download the C= Applications Disk Here

Read the C= Applications Docs Here

Read the firmware docs / AT-Command Set here

Schematic -- click for enlargement

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Instructions

1. Make the modem according to the schematics above.

2. Ether compile the source from here or download the compiled binary here.

3. Follow the instructions here to flash the firmware.

4. Check out the firmware docs here.

5. Download some Commodore 64 and Commodore 128 (40 or 80 col) utilities here.

6. Read the docs for the C64/C128 utilities and programming the modem from BASIC here.

Pictures

Here are a picture of the fabricated Rev1, Rev2, Rev3, and Rev4

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This is the first hand wired prototype of the C64Net.

Top of the rev1 prototype modem

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Bottom of the rev1 prototype modem

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