Atari 800xl ac adapter with Commodore 64?

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if i use my atari 800xl ac adapter with my new c64 will it fry it? the plug looks the same, but im not sure if it's wired the same.

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also can i use atari joystick

also can i use atari joysticks on my commodore 64?

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Re: also can i use atari joystick

FunnymanSE30 wrote:

also can i use atari joysticks on my commodore 64?

Yes.

As to the power adapter, haven't a clue. My guess is no, but I could be be mistaken. A *lot* of early machines used DIN connectors like that with random pinouts.

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