For our daily classic commercials post, we bring you this Commodore VIC-20 advert, which originally aired in 1982. Video after the jump.

The VIC-20 was intended to be more economical than the PET computer. The VIC-20’s video chip, the MOS Technology VIC was a general-purpose color video chip designed by Al Charpentier in 1977 and intended for use in inexpensive display terminals and game consoles, but Commodore couldn’t find a market for the chip. With Apple II gaining momentum with the advent of VisiCalc in 1979, Jack Tramiel wanted a product out that would compete in the same segment

For our daily classic commercials post, we bring you this Commodore VIC-20 advert, which originally aired in 1982. Video after the jump.

The VIC-20 was intended to be more economical than the PET computer. The VIC-20’s video chip, the MOS Technology VIC was a general-purpose color video chip designed by Al Charpentier in 1977 and intended for use in inexpensive display terminals and game consoles, but Commodore couldn’t find a market for the chip. With Apple II gaining momentum with the advent of VisiCalc in 1979, Jack Tramiel wanted a product out that would compete in the same segment