A product directory listing new hardware, software and books for 8-bit microcomputers.

Does mention of Commodore 64, Vic20, Sinclair ZX81 and Spectrum, BBC Micro, Acorn electron or Dragon 32 raise your pulse? Did you enjoy the heady feeling of potential and unlimited possibility at the sight of a BASIC flashing cursor? Did you love working so directly with the hardware? Maybe you're new to 8-bit computing and discovering these things for the first time.

There are some amazing people producing new accessories, software and games for these computers and I aim to support them and promote 8-bit / retro computing by listing them here. This site is new but gaining content daily.


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SD2IEC

SD card interface for C64

A no-cable design with throughput serial port.

from Retro Ready One (Lukasz Kucharuk)   price: 39.49 GBP
platforms: C64

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BackBit C64 Cartridge

Instant loading from SD card

Many formats supported plus custom multi-disk format. Powered from cartridge slot.

from BackBit   price: from 89 USD
platforms: C64

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Nibbler

Snake game cartridge

Guide the Nibbler around the maze without eating himself! He grows as he eats.

from TFW8b   price: 14.99 GBP
platforms: Vic20

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Ms Rodman

C64 Cartridge

Guide Rodwina around the maze, collecting the dots. Not forgetting to collect bombs and use them to blow up Rodwina's enemies.

from TFW8b   price: 19.99 GBP
platforms: C64

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DivIDE 2k20 AY

Compact flash, two joystick ports and AY sound

Load games from flash, enjoy AY sound

from lotharek (Przemyslaw Krawczyk)   price: 47.82 GBP
platforms: Spectrum

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BBC Multi Co-Processor Kit

Raspberry Pi Multi-CPU 1.4GHz Co-Processor Kit

This can emulate many of the different co-processors available to the BBC Micro such as 6502, Z80, 80286, 32016, 6809, ARM.

from retroclinic.com (Mark Haysman)   price: 59.95 GBP
platforms: BBC,Electron

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Commodore 64/128 Tapecart 124in1

Menu-driven drive emulator

Cassette emulator containing 124 games

from k.antoniuk2012   price: 32.38 GBP
platforms: C64,C128

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Epyx Fastload Cartridge

Give you disk drive or SD2IEC device the boost it needs

Comes with many built in DOS Wedge commands that make light work of opening and running disks.

from kelliejh2014   price: 35.00 AUD
platforms: C64,C128

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The TOM Rev2

Mouse / gamepad / joystick adaptor

USB to 9-pin

from electronica4u   price: 31.49 USD
platforms: C64,C128

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BBC MMC

SD card SSD for BBC Micro

Suitable for BBC Micro Model B, the B+ and Master 128

from IFEL   price: 14.95 GBP
platforms: BBC

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256K Memory Expansion

Increase the RAM of very early 256K Sam Coupes to the standard 512K

This upgrade will increase the RAM of very early 256K Sam Coupes to the standard 512K. (Please note that this item is only for Sams with 256K memory.

from Quazar (Colin Piggot)   price: 34.99 GBP
platforms: SAM

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Serial Mouse Interface

Use a PC Serial Mouse (or a PS/2 Combi mouse with a PS/2 to Serial adapter) with the SAM

Fully compatible with existing SAM Software

from Quazar (Colin Piggot)   price: 49.99 USD
platforms: SAM

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VICII2

PAL/NTSC Switcher Kit with LumaFix

Board contains PAL and NSTC VicII chips (not included) crystals etc and allows you to switch between the two

from perifractic / Retro Recipes (Christian Simpson )   price: 79.99 USD
platforms: C64

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ElkSD64

Acorn Electron SD Memory Card Interface and 64K RAM Expansion

Enables the Acorn Electron to load and run disk images from a standard SD memory card, expands Electron to 64k

from Ramtop Retro (drbombcrater)   price: 39.99 GBP
platforms: Electron

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cynthCART v2

Analogue Synthesizer with MIDI support

a cartridge for the Commodore 64/128 that helps turn the computer into a standalone analogue synthesizer.

from Shareware Plus (Tim Harris)   price: 29.95 GBP
platforms: C64,C128

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Joystick Splitter

Diode type. Three fire button support

The Joystick splitter is great when playing two-player, two-joystick games like Gauntlet.

from KMTech Design (Kevin Mount)   price: 9.99 GBP
platforms: CPC

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New Mini X-Pander+

Two expansion slots

Perfect for CynthCART and Datel Midi Interface, and other speciality cartridges.

from Shareware Plus (Tim Harris)   price: 25.64 GBP
platforms: C64,C128

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LumaFix 128

For Commodore 128 and 128D

Enjoy a better picture

from Shareware Plus (Tim Harris)   price: 26.50 GBP
platforms: C128

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USB to MSX mouse adapter

Compatible with USB mice that are PS/2 compatible

Control your MSX1, MSX2 Towns PC, Roland Digitiser etc with a modern USB optical or wireless mouse

from KMTech Design (Kevin Mount)   price: 21.99 GBP
platforms: MSX

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LumaFix64

Enjoy a better picture

The Lumafix is a small board that sits below the video chip and reduces the striping effect caused by interference

from Shareware Plus (Tim Harris)   price: 16.00 GBP
platforms: C64

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Scart Lead for Oric

High Quality 2m RGB Powered Scart Lead for Oric 1 and Atmos

Gives a high-quality RGB image on a TV.

from Retro Computer Shack (Ian Priddey)   price: 13.99 GBP
platforms: Oric1,Atmos

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S-Video & Composite Video Cable

High quality S-vide lead

For a better picture than RF or composite, fits Certain commodore models.

from Retro Computer Shack (Ian Priddey)   price: 12.49 GBP
platforms: C64,C128,Plus4

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One Little Ghost

One Little Ghost by Bob Smith

A 3D scrolling arcade action game

from Cronosoft (bukster)   price: 5 GBP
platforms: ZX81

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BBC/Electron joystick adaptor

Retro Joystick BBC Micro / Electron Adapter

connect your Atari-style joystick to BBC or Electron

from Monster Joysticks   price: 6.99 GBP
platforms: BBC,Electron

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vDrive ZX

The microdrive hardware emulator

Delivers hardware emulation for up to eight Microdrives

from vRetro (Charlie Ingley)   price: 49.88 USD
platforms: Spectrum

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