Secret Weapons of Commodore - the VIC-40

The VIC-40 and the 6562/3 Video Chip

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Thanks to Dave Seiter for the original information on the 6562, and to Mike Stein for the VIC-40 "proof" in Cursor backissues.

.jpg Image of the 6562 Video Chip (7K, courtesy Dave Seiter)

Introduced Never officially. Originally announced as an upgrade to existing VIC-20s, and a prototype version was known to exist in November 1981 (reference Cursor).