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OLIVETTI  A5
Olivetti introduced a mainframe about 1960 which was called ELEA, then in 1965 the Programma 101 - which was probably the world's first real desktop computer. Then a little later they introduced the Audiotronic range of "office computers". The first was the A770, which was replaced by the A7. The A5 was the desktop version. The Olivetti Audit 5 or A5 was largely an electro mechanical computer. It printed via a golf ball typewritter mechanism at the astonishing speed of 16 character per second...
TRIUMPH ADLER  TA-1600
The TA 1600 system was introduced in 1983 at the CeBIT (which was only a part of the "Hannover-Messe" by that time). TA showed a few sample applications and the 1600 family in general. Triumph Adler's hardware included also the 1600/20-3 which was supplied with a permanent-swap-HDD-unit. This unit had a memory/storage capacity of 2 x 8 MB (Winchester technology). Triumph Adler said the system (the 1600) will fit the demand of medium-sized businesses, due to the facts that these companies w...
MIDWICH Microcontroller
Called the Midwich Microcontroller, this British computer was developped to provide a small desktop micro capable of running other equipment throug a variety of interface cards. In 1979 an Italian IC manufacturer designed and began to sell a single board micro system that could be expanded to a full system with a VDU, discs, etc. Called the Nanocomputer, it was manufactured by SGS Ates and one of the distributors in the UK was Midwich. The Nano was somewhat expensive and suffered from a numbe...
RADIONIC Model R1001
This is an extremly rare TRS-80 Model 1 clone, based on an other clone: The Komtek 1 (from Germany). It's equiped with a Level II basic and powered by a Zilog Z80 cpu. _________ Contributors : Incog...
BASF 7100
The BASF 7000 systems are professional computers from Germany. They seem to be based on the Microterm II Intelligent Terminal by Digi-Log Systems, Inc. There were several models in the 7000 serie....
PERTEC PCC 2000
PCC 2000 is a professional computer released in 1978. It was designed in 1978 by Pertec, the company which merged with MITS by the end of 1976. The PCC is conceived as a monobloc machine, where the display and two 8" floppy disk drives are built-in the main case. The mechanical keyboard offers separated numeric and editing keypads. The system is powered by an Intel 8085 microprocessor and offers 64 KB RAM. The whole thing was apparently delivered with an extended Basic language, which has...
TERTA TAP-34
TAP 34 is a self design of Terta company from Hungary. Primarily it was designed as a terminal for big computer systems but it was also able to process data alone. The main integrated circuits were assembled in the USSR and in Hungary by Tungsram, but several parts were imported from other countries. The built-in monitor was a DME-28 monochrome CRT made by Orion. This company was famous for its televisions in Hungary and the other KGST countries. The floppy drive attached to the compute...
MCM COMPUTERS  MCM 800
Based on the MCM 70 / 700 (see this entry for more info), the MCM 800 followed in 1976. It was faster, included 16 KB RAM (instead of 8 KB for the 700), and included the ability to drive an external monitor. Among other things, MCM 800s were used in one of the first french industrial network called Gixinet (along with ARCnet). This was a token-bus type network developped by the Gixi company....
IMLAC PDS-1
The Imlac PDS-1 is a graphical minicomputer made by Imlac Corporation (founded in 1968) of Needham, Massachusetts. The PDS-1 debuted in 1970 and is considered to be the predecessor of all later graphical minicomputers and modern computer workstations. The PDS-1 had a built-in display list processor and 4096 16-bit words of core RAM. The PDS-1 used a vector display processor for displaying vector graphics as opposed to the raster graphics of modern computer displays. The PDS-1 was often used with...
COMMODORE  C64 Golden Jubilee
Between 1984 (in the U.S.) and 1986 (in Germany), Commodore International celebrated the 1,000,000 machines sold mark in these respective countries by issuing special "Gold" editions of the Commodore C64. These machines were regular C64 models, except they were Golden-colored and fixed on a commemorative plate. The following information comes from Death Adder : Until December 1986, 1,000,000 Commodore 64s were sold in Germany. On this occasion, Commodore Buromaschinen GmbH (...

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IBM  PS/1
Please help us improve this description by sending us more info! The PS/1 was IBM's return to the home computing market. It was the successor to the IBM PCjr, although it was compatible with IBM's bussines systems. The PS/1 was a propriatary system at first, but standard components were used later on. The later models included "Rapid Resume" a standby feature. The system uses a LPX form factor (layout). Everything was built into the motherboard and had a four expansion slots of 16bit ISA b...
COMPUTER & ELECTRONIC SYSTEM  ATHENA
The Athena used the NSC 800 microprocessor which was a low consumption version of the Zilog Z80. The computer had a battery which allowed it to be used for two hours or six hours in "awake" state. Apparently it was the first "clamshell" laptop computer to be exhibited, but never went into production. It was designed by David Mitchell....
AMSTRAD  PC 1512
The Amstrad PC 1512 was launched in 1986. After the Amstrad CPC 464, the CPC 664 and the CPC 6128 (three home computers based on the Z80) and the PCW 8256 and the PCW 9512 (both dedicated word processing computers based on the Z80 as well), Amstrad decided to make its first low-cost PC clone. It was a great European success, capturing...
COLLINS INTERNATIONAL TRADING CORPORATION Orange 2
Almost no information about this computer, except it was one of the numerous Apple II clones the world market was becoming flooded with from 1983. The motherboard design was quite the same as the Apple II+'s. However, only one case housed this board as well as one or two floppy drives, and the keyboard was detached from the main unit. This Orange 2 followed a first model with built-in keyboard, called Orange+...
REMINGTON RAND Univac 1
In March 1951, The Eckert and Mauchly Computer Co. of Philadelphia delivered the UNIVAC 1 (Universal Automatic Computer) to the U.S. Census Bureau. The machine was put into service on June 14, 1951. It was retired on October 3, 1963 after 73,000 hours of operation. In the meantime, Remington Rand (now Unisys Corp.) sold 45 UNIVAC 1 machines to U.S. government agencies and private-industry. Although it was not the first commercial computer (The Ferranti Mark I was delivered a few...
CROMEMCO  Z-1
The Cromemco Z-1 uses an IMSAI chassis, with 22 card slots and a 28 amperes (about 300 watts) power supply. The major innovation of the Z-1 is the use of the 4 Mhz version of the Z-80 processor. It is also equiped with its own 2708 type EPROM burner card. Like the IMSAI, the Basic version of the Cromemco Z-1 is programmed through the front panel switches, and results are read from the front panel leds... Hopefuly, it is possible to connect a standard Video terminal through the serial port....
C.ITOH YD-8110
Very little information is available about this computer. It was manufactured in Japan by Ye-Data and sold by a German subsidiary of the US C.ITOH company. The MP/M operating system was used, but the floppy disc file format allowed for compatibility with the IBM mini-systems. ...
KAYPRO Kaypro 4
This is the Kaypro 4 released in 1984, usually refered as Kaypro 4/84, as opposed to the Kaypro IV released one year earlier, and refered as Kaypro IV '83. The main differences between the Kaypro 4 '84 and the Kaypro IV '83 were : - A faster CPU, Zilog Z80A running at 4Mhz, - A real time clock which can be used by programs (uses National MM58167), - A better built-in monitor resulting in a very sharp display. The character matrix has also evol...
MULTITECH  MPF-1/65
The MPF-I/65 is an initiation computer based on the MOS Technology 6502 CPU (hence the name 65). It was designed and produced by Multitech in Ta´wan which would eventually become Acer in 1987. Multitech was then specialised in such small computers used to study electronic principles and micro-processors. The MPF-I was based on the Z80 CPU, the MPF-I/88 on the Intel 8088 CPU, the Microkit 09 o...
ROBIK Robik
The Robik was a russian ZX Spectrum clone. It was produced in the city of Czerkasy. It had 64KB RAM (shared with 16KB ROM) and independed 8KB video RAM (as real speccy, by the way). The keyboard was quite good (apparently) and quite complete. It had even switches to choose between latin and russian character fonts. A Kempston interface was built in, with separate keys to emulate joystick, which was very convenient in programs that was not games and use the ...

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IMSAI
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   LATEST COMMENTS
Jeffrey S Culvahouse
10/18/2018
MSI 6800
I have some reference material concerning the MSI 6800A Computer System. I am downsizing and want to get rid of it. I only request the cost of shipping. I have the MSI 6800A Computer System Operation Manual, the SDOS Disk Operating System Utilities Supervisor''s Reference Manual, the FD-8 Floppy Disk Diagnostics Reference Manual and the FD-8 Operation Manual for Model FD-8.

If interested, please contact me.

Jeff Culvahouse

James Smith
10/18/2018
SANYO  MBC-1000
The user manuals were interestingly written. A friend opined that a nephew of the Sanyo president who was taking English in Tokyo High School, and not doing well, wrote them. I still chuckle at the memories of deciphering them.

LBlack8978
10/17/2018
SONY  Series 35 Model 10
They use 3.5 discs. I used this processor for work, I loved it. I still have a lot of the discs.

Nicholas Shields
10/17/2018
SIRIUS COMPUTER  Victor 9000 / Sirius 1
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10/16/2018
SIRIUS COMPUTER  Victor 9000 / Sirius 1
I was interested to find this forum - although there doesn''t seem to be much genuine activity on it! In 1981 I was working for ACT (Applied Computer Techniques), the British company which partnered with Victor to market the Sirius 1 in the UK. I was in Scotts Valley California in September 1981 watching the prototype machines being assembled. I recorded a message which announced "I am the ACT Sirius 1 - the number one choice in business microcomputers!", which was played when a UK model was booted up.

dan
10/15/2018
COMMODORE  LCD
six were made. i had one, 5 were destroyed. mine is now in the smithsonian (as is the first wood case pet). was told it would work also with touch screen and jane icon-based operating system (pre windows!). i demo''d it to secretary of education of india in dc. i was director of edu software with sig on loan to white house to launch young astronaut program. marshall smith knew nothing!

Robin England
10/14/2018
ACT Apricot F1
Hi Matt, I am an enthusiastic collector of the Apricot F-series machines and would be interested in any Apricot stuff you have. I don''t run a computer museum but I collect and restore vintage machines. Let me know if you want to discuss further. Cheers, Robin

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