|Price:||500 US$, (ca. 1500 DM, 750 €)|
|Processor:||MOS 6510 @ 1 MHz|
|Memory:||64 KByte, upgradeable|
|Info:||- alias CBM4064, Educator 64-1, Educator 64-2.|
-only for schools.
In the beginning 1980's Commodore produced two models of a computer for northamericans schools, that based on a C64 in a PET case. It exists two models, that are the PET 64 (Educator 64-1) and the Educator 64-2. Please, don't confound it with the earlier produced "Teachers' PET", which is a real PET 2001-8N!
The PET 64 - also known as CBM 4064 or Educator 64-1 - and the - is a computer from the company Commodore, which is a C64 based computer system integrated in a case of a CBM/PET 4000 included a monochrome monitor with a speaker and a modify C64 KERNAL, which allows only black and white colors. It is also called CBM4064. The last models of the PET 64 has a coloured monitor. The weight of a PET 64 was round about 20 kg. The PET 64 was sold only for US schools.
The Educator 64-2 has a green monitor with a standard C64 KERNAL with a normal C64 start screen. Also are connectors for a headphone near by the control ports and a speaker with volume control. The most of the case are in plastic.
Other differences against the C64
- No information about changing the text colour on the number keys.
- The control ports for the joysticks are in front of the keyboard.
- The other ports are on the right side of the case.