If you are looking to interface your vintage Commodore drive with your PC or Mac, then this tool will help you accomplish that. Using the xu1541 is simple, plug in your drive via the serial interface cable and then connect to your PC or Mac via a standard USB cable.

*Note: I do not supply the software with this purchase but the software you are looking for is called openCBM, Here’s a guide to get you started.

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Weight 18 oz
Dimensions 9 × 9 × 2 in

Yes (You build it), No (Built by DIYCHRIS)


Arduino Through Hole Edition
Qty Parts Value Description
7 C1, C2, C5, C6, C7, C8, C9 0.1uf Capacitor
2 C3, C4 22pf Capacitor
1 Q1 16Mhz Crystal
1 J1 DCJ0202 DC Barrel Connector
1 CR1 SR206 A0G Diode
1 U1 ATMEGA328P-ARDUINO Microcontroller
1 JP2 ANALOG Pin Header
1 JP4 DIGITAL Pin Header
1 JP3 DIGITAL Pin Header
1 JP5 ISCP Pin Header
1 JP1 POWER Pin Header
1 R3 10k Resistor
2 R1, R2 1k Resistor
1 R4 R330 Resistor
1 U2 MCP2221 Serial to USB
1 S1 RESET Tactile Switch
1 X1 USB-B-H USB Connector
1 U4 L78L33 Voltage Regulator 3.3v
1 U3 LM7805CT Voltage Regulator 5v


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