This page is a work in progress; however, it serves as a resource page for readers and watchers of my Commodore Plus/4 series. I encourage you to contribute to this project by commenting on YouTube videos or blog posts.
As part of my Commodore Plus/4 YouTube series, I work through each chapter of the Plus/4 manual. I’ve also taken the time to scan and provides those below. I will release new chapters with each new video.
Because the Commodore Plus/4 keyboard is so different from modern keyboards, I had to devise and modernize key nomenclature to identify keystroke combinations as shown in the table below:
Below is a link to each blog post in the series. Each blog post contains the companion YouTube video and most include links to items or sites. This page captures a collection of all links mentioned.
I share my first experience with a Commodore computer (it is not the Plus/4) and then we open the box on my eBay purchase.
I open the Commodore Plus/4 manual for the first time and look at Chapter 1: Unpacking and Setting Up. Since the previous episode was an open the box, unpacking is already complete and this episode focuses on setting up the computer. Along the way I share a very cool tip.
I talk about the keyboard layout, using the keyboard, and then how keyboard combinations affect screen elements. This is really a “hands on” episode!