I got out my Commodore 64 this week and amazingly it still all works, even the printer started churning out pages like it had never been stored away for most of the last 25 years!

I bought the system around 2001 from a guy who at that time still used it as his main PC and was finally upgrading.

It’s still in pretty good condition and some boxes even have price tags on - the disk drive was $495 New Zealand dollars when purchased (probably mid 80’s). That’s around US$420 in 1985, or US$915 adjusted for inflation in 2013 - just for the disk drive! Really shows how much prices have come down while performance has gone up!

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    Love that Commodore 64.
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    I gotta do this some time
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