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13jun(jun 13)10:00 am14(jun 14)6:00 pmPacific Commodore Expo NW v4Postponed Until Further Notice

PaCommEx

Event Details

PaCommEx is supported by the Fresno Commodore User Group, the Puget Sound Commodore User Group (of Tacoma), the Seattle Retro-Computing Society, and the Commodore 64 Enthusiasts of Greater Victoria.

PaCommEx v4,
the Pacific Commodore Expo Northwest!

Saturday, June 13, 2020: 10am to 6pm
Sunday, June 14, 2020: 10am to 6pm

at The Living Computers: Museum + Labs
2245 1st Avenue South, Seattle, WA

  • Meet other Commodore and Amiga enthusiasts.
  • See demos and presentations on and about the Commodore 128, Commodore 64, Plus/4, DTV, VIC-20, PET, and Amiga.
  • Come and present your own Commodore projects.
  • And of course, see exciting Seattle, Washington.

Museum admission is $18; for seniors, students, and veterans, admission is $16; children age 5 and under, museum members, and PaCommEx exhibitors have free admission.

Presentations & Guests

Roger Van Pelt and CAD 3-D
Roger has a video presentation on this early classic program, CAD 3-D from IHT Software. Though not as sophisticated as the German Giga-CAD, CAD 3-D has its own charms!

Robert Bernardo
Robert will be on hand to show off his eternal enthusiasm for the Commodore line as well as relate his globe-trotting experiences for Commodore and Star Trek fandom. He is the president of the Fresno Commodore User Group ( http://www.dickestel.com/fcug.htm ), the leader of the Southern California Commodore & Amiga Network ( http://www.portcommodore.com/sccan ), and is a member of The Other Group of Amigoids ( http://togausergroup.org ) and the Sacramento Amiga Computer Club ( http://sacc.org ). He is the organizer of the Commodore Los Angeles Super Show, the Pacific Commodore Expo NW, and the Commodore Vegas Expo.

PaCommEx Exhibits

35th Anniversary of the Amiga

Watch this page to see what Commodore Amigas are added to celebrate the 35th anniversary of this computer!

Amiga 2000 Video Toaster
The A2000VT returns with its Blizzard ‘060 50 MHz. accelerator with 64 megs of Fast RAM, 2 megs of Chip RAM, OS 3.1, 2 gig hard drive, and dual floppy drives. Also the Personal Animation Recorder is working, ready for attendees to try out!

Amiga 1000
The one that started the Amiga craze! This nearly stock machine sports 512K internal and front door RAM plus an extra 2 meg RAM through the side Zorro slot.

Amiga 3000
The A3000 being exhibited has a 68040 25 MHz. CPU, OS 3.1, and ZorRAM which ups the Fast RAM another 256K!. A3000 courtesy of Robert Bernardo

Amiga 600
This modestly-upgraded A600 with OS 3.1, 2 meg of Chip RAM, real-time clock, and a 2 gig CF hard drive. A600 courtesy of Robert Bernardo

Amiga 500
This Amiga 500 has a v6 motherboard with OS 3.1, switchable to OS 1.3, extra Chip RAM, and extra, external disk drive. A500 courtesy of Robert Bernardo

Amiga CD32
The hit of last year’s show, the CD32 game console returns this year to PaCommEx! CD32 courtesy of Robert Bernardo

Ultimate 64
Not just an ordinary Commodore 64 in a breadbox, this is the Ultimate 64, a redesigned C64 made of modern components. See https://ultimate64.com This U64 comes in a new Kickstarter C64C case and has a MechBoard 64 with its Cherry Blue microswitches. U64 courtesy of the late Bogdan Macri of the Southern California Commodore & Amiga Network

A.L.I.C.E.
A.L.I.C.E. (A Laptop Incorporating a Classic Experience) returns! It runs AmiKit X and Amiga OS 4.1 Final Edition, update 1. See the unboxing here: http://blog.retro-link.com/2017/10/unboxing-alice-laptop-incorporating.html


Want up to the minute details, or to talk about PaCommEx?

Check out the
PaCommEx forum at www.commodore.ca
now on-line.

 

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Time

13 (Saturday) 10:00 am - 14 (Sunday) 6:00 pm PST

Organizer

Fresno Commodore User GroupThe Fresno Commodore User Group is a club whose members share an interest in Commodore computers. We meet at 11:00 a.m., the third Sunday of the month, at Panera Bread, 3590 West Shaw at Marty in Fresno (NE corner) (click here for map). The meetings generally include demonstrations, discussion, and individual help. Time and location are subject to change; please send Email to confirm specific dates.Robert Bernado [email protected]

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