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Commodore adverts

Commodore

1974

"Four Calculators in One - The Complete Computer!"

From back in the day when a calculator could cost a week or two's wages comes this US advert for the Commodore 4109 calculator. Whilst its functions might seem basic by modern standards, its compact s...

Commodore

October 1974

Commodore 884D Calculator: Electric Fun for $24.95!

At about half the price of the contemporary Commodore 4109 calculator, the basic four-function 884D, released in 1974, could be considered to be quite the bargain, retailing at $24.95, or about &pound...

Commodore

28th October 1976

"CBM Scientifics - the best value in Britain"

This advert, from the year of the long, hot, summer of 1976, features another one of Commodore's famous "button monster" calculators - the 49-button SR4190R. The face-value price hasn't changed since ...

Commodore

November 1977

Commodore's philosophy: Computer PET 2001

This is a nice little 8-page A5 booklet produced for the launch of the Commodore PET, which made its debut at the Chicago Consumer Electronics Show in January 1977, months before its contemporaries th...

Commodore

1978

"Introducing the Pedigree PET - 8K only £499"

The PET was the result of a project by MOS Technology of Pennsylvania to develop its 6500 series of microprocessors, designed as drop-in replacements for Motorola's 6800 by ex-Motorola engineers (now ...

Commodore

March 1981

You're Never Alone With A Commodore PET

In the year that the VIC 20 would be released comes an advert for the Commodore PET, or rather not for any particular PET but for the support network that Commodore had built up - training, dealershi...

Commodore

September 1981

"Vic 20: The Waiting is Over. The Rush has Begun"

The advert that kicked off Commodore's marketing campaign in the UK for the VIC 20 - the 6502-based colour computer which went on to sell around 2.5 million units, before being discontinued in 1985. T...

Commodore

September 1981

Commodore PET: Choosing a Computer Made Simple

The PET had been around for nearly five years by the time this advert is published, and so it's less of a case of advertising the hardware (which hasn't really changed much, apart from a bigger screen...