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Product Description

In late 2010, a group of folks suggested the need for a KERNAL replacement cartridge.  This cartridge would allow those with socketed KERNAL ROMs to enjoy KERNAL upgrades like JiffyDOS and would also help KERNAL developers try out new ideas before committing them to EPROM.  Due to the complexity of “replacing” a ROM inside a machine without physically removing it, a Commodore Bounty was created to encourage someone to develop the solution.  Thomas Giesel took up the challenge, finding a novel solution to the complexity, and developing an economically viable solution.  Along the way, Thomas merged in some additional features, and the result is EasyFlash 3.

EasyFlash 3 offers a number of features:

  • 8 8kB slots for alternative KERNAL ROM images,
  • 7 EasyFlash I cartridge image slots.
  • Support for the following cartridge formats
    • Normal 8k
    • Normal 16k
    • Ultimax
    • Ocean Type 1
    • EasyFlash
    • EasyFlash xbank
  • Compatibility with Action Replay, Retro Replay, Nordic Power, and Super Snapshot 5 images.
  • Field upgradeable firmware and hardware configuration
  • Ability to replace/add/remove images from the C64

EasyFlash can be used on the C64, C64C, and SX64.  C128/C128D use is not currently supported.

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  1. Great Product 4 Star Review

    Posted by on 22nd Jan 2018

    Works a well as they say!! great product thanks guy’s

  2. Get one today 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 15th Oct 2017

    This is one of the must have products for C64, it truly is a 3-in-1 product. Kernel replacement, can act as a freezer when used with the image of one of the popular freezer cartridges action replay or super snapshot, the final cartridge is not supported it seems, also slots are available for conventional cartridges.

    It is easy to use and works perfectly with the C64SD Princess when adding new cartridges and kernels. You can test and have different kernels without need to open the C64. Just brilliant whish we had this back in the eighties.

  3. Perfect fit for C64 and SD2IEC 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 20th Jul 2017

    Recommended for C64 and C128 in 64 mode. I built my own collection of games and utils in CRT and burnt them into EasyFlash3. Also tested different kernals like Jiffydos (runs smoothly with SD2IEC) or EXOS v3. Action Replay 5 works too.

  4. EF3 / perfect product 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 14th Mar 2017

    It's famous product for all ex c64 users and nostalgie funs :). Really cool. Thanks for that.

  5. exellent must have upgrade 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 7th Nov 2016

    I primarily bought this as a way to load custom patched kernels, but I must say it is well designed and feature rich. I find I use the reset button as a clean way to reset without power cycling the switch. I have two C64s and my second I want to keep unmodified. This cartridge allows me to load JiffyDOS without having to modify the machine and without adding a switch to disable it. I definitely recommend this product.

  6. Great product! Love it! 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 15th Oct 2016

    Love this product! Very useful, very versatile. My only concern on this is that I cannot seem to find all the images I want, it would be great if that information existed somewhere (I've visited the website but couldn't find it there, either).

    But all in all, great product. Works on c128 fine, been using it there with no issues at all.

  7. great value excellent cartridge 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 21st Apr 2016

    A wonderful cart, makes me feel all warm and fuzzy when I need a C64 fix. Excellent workmanship and performs exactly as claimed. Up there right next to my chameleon. Plenty of fun for an old 8-bit geez. Glad to be a Retro Innovations customer and a die hard C64 buff.

  8. An absolute "must have" for any c64 user... 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 14th Apr 2016

    Excellent product, absolutely necessary buy for all c64 users out there. All available kernels, most known freezers and 7 available "cartridges" from just one device, not to mention the great USB utilities. What else to say!
    Though, I believe that a 65$ product deserves a better enclosure, not a badly hand-cut one. The red enclosure of mine came with a badly shaped hand-made usb hole and the two parts where hold together with a none appropriate screw that let the pcb loose. Please improve that...

  9. 5 Stars 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 25th Mar 2016

    Wonderful piece of hardware. A must have for the commodore 64.

  10. Cartridge stops working 1 Star Review

    Posted by on 8th Mar 2016

    After beeing on for a little while, the cartridge stops working. I've mailed about it, but haven't got an answer for two weeks.

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