What Does Commodore SX-64 (SX-64) Mean?
The Commodore SX-64 was a portable personal computer, the
first of its kind to feature a full color display in 1983 when it was released.
The Commodore SX-64 had a 170k floppy disk drive, 64k of RAM, and a 5” screen.
It ran on a Commodore BASIC operating system.
Techopedia Explains Commodore SX-64 (SX-64)
As a small “briefcase” computer, the Commodore SX-64 did not
sell especially well. Some problems included various types of
incompatibilities, for example, a lack of a port to power printers without
their own AC power supplies. The small screen was also a factor, as it made it
difficult to enjoy the graphics pioneering happening at the time, for example,
in the “Ghostbusters” Activision game demonstrated on a Commodore 64 desktop
computer by David Crane on
in 1985. The default screen color of the SX-64 was also different than that
of the standard Commodore 64, which caused some issues with various pieces of software.
Commodore SX-64 was succeeded by designs such as the Commodore LCD, an unreleased