The uLightBox64 is a slim 100x100mm C/64 with 34 RGB LEDs for automatic SID Light-Effects, with the possibility to connect a Bluetooth or USB keyboard directly.
At the top is the Expansion port (vertical), so that a C64 module can be plugged in vertically. The RGB LEDs can be controlled by a simple POKE command, or by different selectable modes.
On the lower Connections board a Raspberry Pi Zero can be plugged directly (optional), so that then a Pi1541 drive is "OnBoard".
The Userport and the TAPE port are also available.
Included are 10 boards:
- Power (12V, S-VIDEO, placeholder for optional HDMI Out)
- Connections (Userport, Tapeport, 2x Gameports, Floppy/Serial Port)
- Remote Keyboard
- Sound (3 SID sockets)
The uLightBox64 is delivered ready soldered and already equipped with standard ICs (8701 and 64K RAM are already included), but without the Commodore specific ICs (CPU, VIC-II, CIA, PLA, SID, ROMs). The board only has to be equipped with the usual Commodore specific ICs. A Raspberry PICO for controlling the RGB LEDs is included.
You need a 12V/2A power supply (round plug with 2,5mm inner diameter), which is not included.
Note: All necessary old original Commdore ICs have already been developed several times as replica ICs (PLA, SID, CIA, VIC-II, CPU) and are partly already available on the market. Therefore, original Commodore ICs may no longer be absolutely necessary.