Commodore

Updated: 04/26/2017 by Computer Hope
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Originally founded in 1954, by Jack Tramiel. Commodore was a computer manufacturer and sold the world's best selling desktop computer, the Commodore 64 and released the Amiga computers in 1985. Commodore declared bankruptcy on April 29, 1994, and is no longer in business.

After filing for bankruptcy and having its assets liquidated, the Commodore and Amiga brands and software went to other companies.

Contact information

The original Commodore or CBM (Commodore Business Machines, Inc.) is no longer in business and has no e-mail or phone support options. Computer Hope may still be able to assist you with any technical support related questions, but cannot help with any part replacements, warranty, or other company specific related questions.

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Company news

1994 - Commodore completed its file for bankruptcy and will no longer be in business.

January 4, 1985 - Commodore introduces the Commodore 128 PC with 8502 processor 128 kB of RAM and ROM cartridge port.

1984 - Amiga is purchased by Commodore Business Machines.

1977 - Commodore introduces mass-market computers.