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C64 Modifications

Misc items for modifying C64 PCBs..

Products:

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De-solder Braid / Wick 0.5 Metres

De-solder Braid / Wick (0.5 Metres)

  • Ideal for assisting repair work on motherboards etc
  • Sold loose 0.5 Metres - ample for small jobs like for re-cap, chip replacement etc
  • High quality Soldamop braid with excellent solder draw.
Price: £ 0.99   Add to cart. (11 in stock)
Heatsink adhesive 6g Tube

Small Tube Of Thermally Conductive Adhesive

  • For attaching heatsinks to chips
  • 5 gram tube - more than enough for several chips
  • Instructions supplied
Price: £ 1.50   Add to cart. (5 in stock)
Heatsink for DIL Chips (24 Pin)

Heatsink for 24 Pin DIL Chips

  • Exact size for the ROMs in the Commodore 64, and can also be used on the SID and PLA.
  • Dimensions: 33mm x 19mm x 4.8mm
  • Attachment methods: The heatsink is not self-adhesive - it requires either a thermal adhesive pad or thermally conductive glue which I sell separately.
Price: £ 1.00   Add to cart. (21 in stock)
Heatsink for DIL Chips (28 Pin)

Heatsink for 28 Pin DIL Chips

  • Exact size for the SID and PLA chips in the Commodore 64 which run hot are usually the first to fail.
  • Dimensions: 39mm x 19mm x 4.8mm
  • Attachment methods: The heatsink is not self-adhesive - it requires either a thermal adhesive pad or thermally conductive glue which I sell separately.
Price: £ 1.25   Add to cart. (13 in stock)
Heatsink for DIL Chips (40 Pin)

Heatsink for 40 Pin DIL ICs

  • Heatsink suitable for 40 PIN Chips such as the CPU in the Commodore 64 and ULA in Spectrum Plus. (Note: There is not enough room for it in the rubber-keyed Spectrum unless you desolder the ULA's IC socket and fit the ULA directly onto the motherboard.) 
  • Dimensions: 51mm x 19mm x 4.8mm
  • Attachment methods: The heatsink is not self-adhesive - it requires either a thermal adhesive pad or thermally conductive glue which I sell separately.
Price: £ 1.50   Add to cart. (2 in stock)
Heatsink Kit 1 for Commodore 64

Heatsink kit 1 for "breadbin" Commodore 64

Consists of:

  • 1 x 40 pin DIL heatsinks (for 6510 CPU)
  • 2 x 28 pin DIL heatsinks (for PLA and SID)
  • Tube of thermally conductive adhesive
  • A sachet of thermal grease to renew that on VIC-II chip if desired.
  • Isopropyl-alcohol cleaning wipes
  • Instructions
Price: £ 5.00   Add to cart. (5 in stock)
Heatsink Kit 1b for Commodore 64

Heatsink kit 1b for "breadbin" Commodore 64

Consists of:

  • 1 x 40 pin DIL heatsinks (for 6510 CPU)
  • 2 x 28 pin DIL heatsinks (for PLA and SID)
  • 3 Thermally conductive adhesive pads for the above (3M Brand)
  • A sachet of thermal grease to renew that on VIC-II chip if desired.
  • Isopropyl-alcohol cleaning wipes
  • Instructions

As above, but supplied with thermal pads instead of tube of thermal adhesive.

Price: £ 5.50   Add to cart. (3 in stock)
Heatsink Kit 2 for Commodore 64

Heatsink kit 2 for "breadbin" Commodore 64

Consists of:

  • 2 x 40 pin DIL heatsinks (for 6510 CPU and VIC-II)
  • 2 x 28 pin DIL heatsinks (for PLA and SID)
  • Tube of thermally conductive adhesive
  • Isopropyl-alcohol cleaning wipes
  • Instructions
Price: £ 5.50   Add to cart. (5 in stock)
Heatsink Kit 2b for Commodore 64

Heatsink kit 2b for "breadbin" Commodore 64

Consists of:

  • 2 x 40 pin DIL heatsinks (for 6510 CPU and VIC-II)
  • 2 x 28 pin DIL heatsinks (for PLA and SID)
  • 4 x Thermally conductive adhesive pads for the above (3M brand)
  • Isopropyl-alcohol cleaning wipes
  • Instructions

As above, but supplied with thermal pads instead of a tube of adhesive.

Price: £ 5.99   Add to cart. (2 in stock)
Power LED cable for breadbin C64 *New BLUE LED* (includes new grommet)

New BLUE Power LED, cable and socket with new fixing grommet

  • A new, blue Commodore 64 power LED with cable, plug and grommet for custom case jobs
  • Cable is approx 25CM long
  • For breadbin case C64 (can also be used in VIC 20)
  • Not suitable for the later white C64C since that uses a rectangular LED
  • If you require a longer than normal cable (eg: for the 64GS model) just leave me a note in the special instructions box during checkout.
Price: £ 2.50   Add to cart. (1 in stock)
Power LED cable for breadbin C64 *New GREEN LED* (includes new grommet)

New GREEN Power LED, cable and socket with new fixing grommet

  • A new, green Commodore 64 power LED with cable, plug and grommet for custom case jobs
  • Cable is approx 25CM long
  • For breadbin case C64 (can also be used in VIC 20)
  • Not suitable for the later white C64C since that uses a rectangular LED
  • If you require a longer than normal cable (eg: for the 64GS model) just leave me a note in the special instructions box during checkout.
Price: £ 2.50   Add to cart. (1 in stock)
Power LED cable for breadbin C64 *New RED LED* (includes new grommet)

New RED Power LED, cable and socket with new fixing grommet

  • A new, red Commodore 64 power LED with cable, plug and grommet
  • Like the original C64 power LED cable but the new red LED is brighter (not distractingly so!)
  • Cable is approx 25CM long
  • For breadbin case C64 (can also be used in VIC 20)
  • Not suitable for the later white C64C since that uses a rectangular LED
  • If you require a longer than normal cable (eg: for the 64GS model) just leave me a note in the special instructions box during checkout.
Price: £ 2.50   Add to cart. (1 in stock)
Solder 3 Metres 0.7mm

3 Metres of flux-cored 60/40 tin-lead solder

Good quality, 0.7mm diameter - ideal for fine electronics work.

Price: £ 0.99   Add to cart. (9 in stock)
Thermal Adhesive Pad for 24 DIL Heatsink

3M Brand Thermal Adhesive Pad for 24 DIL chips / heatsink

Thermally conductive double-sided adhesive pad for attaching 24 pin DIL chip heatsink.

3M Product code: 8940

Dimensions (appox) 33mm x 19mm x 0.19mm

Price: £ 0.75   Add to cart. (12 in stock)
Thermal Adhesive Pad for 28 DIL Heatsink

3M Brand Thermal Adhesive Pad for 28 DIL chips / heatsink

Thermally conductive double-sided adhesive pad for attaching 28 pin DIL chip heatsink.

3M Product code: 8940

Dimensions (appox) 39mm x 19mm x 0.19mm

Price: £ 0.85   Add to cart. (15 in stock)
Thermal Adhesive Pad for 40 DIL Heatsink

3M Brand Thermal Adhesive Pad for 40 DIL chips / heatsink

Thermally conductive double-sided adhesive pad for attaching 40 pin DIL chip heatsink.

3M Product code: 8940

Dimensions (appox) 50mm x 19mm x 0.19mm

Price: £ 0.90   Add to cart. (8 in stock)