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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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SHARP  MZ 80A - MZ 1200
The Sharp MZ 80A was the "enhanced" version of the Sharp MZ 80K. It had about the same technical features but offered a typewriter keyboard, better display, enhanced text mode and a Parallel printer port. Like the MZ 80K and the MZ 80B, it had no language in ROM. The disavantage was that user had to load a language from tape each time he switched the machine on, on the other hand, any language or machine code program could be l...
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...
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  Amiga 1200
In October 1992 the Amiga 1200 was launched. This machine took the A500 approach to computing with the "distinct" Commodore case, but including the AGA chipset present in the A4000, 2 MB RAM, and the PCMCIA slot from the A600. At the price of ú399 it sold like hot cakes and is seen as one of the best Amigas to date. It appears to have been rushed to launch for the Christmas period with manuals claiming to give you the opportunity to upgrade from 1mb to 2mb chip ram with FPU. It is, however, ...
SEIKO 9100
Nothing is known about this japanese professionnal system......
HEWLETT PACKARD  INTEGRAL PC
The HP Integral PC is a "portable" computer (luggable, more like it, since it weights more than 10 Kg) which works under HP-UX (Hewlett Packard UNIX variant). It has a plasma screen and a built-in printer (the world famous HP ThinkJet, 150 cps). The memory can be extended to 1.5 Mb with 256 Kb modules and up to 5.5 Mb with an external extension. The ROM contains the OS (HP-UX), HP windows (the GUI) and PAM (a kind of graphic shell). This computer had no great success since it was ver...
IMSAI  VDP 80
The IMSAI VDP-80 was the first commercially succesful business computer, accounting for almost 50% of the store sales where I worked at the time. It was delived with 48 KB or 64 KB of RAM, and newer systems offered the Persci 299, double-sided, double density floppy drives. Both models of Persci (277 or 299) were a dual drive with a shared voice coil positioner in the center. The primary CP/M applications were Electric Pencil or Wordstar which made them a hit in law offices. FMS-80 (databa...
FRANKLIN  ACE 2000
The ACE 2000 series consisted of three computers the 2000, 2100, and the 2200. The 2000 had no disk drives, the 2100 had one disk drive, and the 2200 had two disk drives. All featured a detachable keyboard, the same 1.02 MHz 65SC02 processor, the usual scattering of expansion slots around the motherboard and the half-height case. Graphics modes and sound capabilities were in line with the Apple ][e. On the front panel, it had a row of ...
NORTHSTAR  Horizon
The Horizon was a S-100 bus based system. It was the first floppy-disc based system hobbyists could buy. In a case with a choice of wood or blue metal cover, the basic version included a 4 Mhz. Z80 microprocessor, 16 KB of RAM, a 90 KB 5''1/4 floppy drive with a controller card, a serial terminal interface and 12 S-100 slots. It was sold with the North Star Disc Operating System and a Basic interpreter allowing random and sequential disk files. The Horizon-2 version offered a second floppy-disc ...
NEC  PC 6001
The NEC PC 6001 is the first member of the great NEC PC family. During the 80's and the beginning of the 90's, the big Japanese electronics companies launched several series of computers, they were very powerful and had great features (some of them were costly options or totally non-existent on European or American computers at the time), the FM series from Fujitsu, the JR series from Matsushita (Panasonic), the

   RANDOM ADVERTS
Advert #2

SINCLAIR
ZX 80

 
U.S. advert (1979)

POLYMORPHIC
System 8813

 
French advert (1984)

HEWLETT PACKARD
HP-150

 
French ad #2 (1984)

ACORN COMPUTER
Electron

 
Magazine cover

THOMSON
TO 7 / 70

 
Promotional leaflet

TANDY RADIO SHACK
Color Computer 2

 
Heath 19 terminal (1...

HEATHKIT / ZENITH
H-89

 
Nascom 1 brochure

LUCAS
Nascom 1

 
Same with a man

OSBORNE CORP.
OSBORNE 1

 
French advert (july ...

ORIC
ATMOS

 
ThinkJet advert

HEWLETT PACKARD
HP-150

 
Charlie Chaplin #2

IBM
PC - Model 5150

 
UK advert, Oct. 1983

GEMINI
GALAXY

 
US advert

TOSHIBA
HX-10

 
UK advert (dec. 1979...

COMPUKIT
UK-101

 
MBC-550 french adver...

SANYO
MBC-55x

 
US dealer advert

COMMODORE
PET 2001

 
French advert

EPSON
HC / HX-20

 
U.K. ad. (1986)

ATARI
520 / 1040 STf / STfm

 
French advert

MICRONIQUE
Victor / Hector 1

 
French advert (jan. ...

APPLE
APPLE IIc

 
M-Series brochure - ...

PANASONIC
JD series

 
French advert #2

ITT
3030

 
French ad (dec. 1983...

ORIC
ORIC 1

 

   LATEST COMMENTS
Phil Fedele
6/28/2017
ONTEL OP-1
From my 2013 posting, forgot to mention the operations support of the OP-1 systems included troubleshooting$fixing$replacing parts:
Picture-tubes, fly-back transformers, capacitors, resisters, keys, keyboards, circuit board sockets, I/O ports... pretty much anything and everything on the OP-1 !!

Smith walter
6/27/2017
SIRIUS COMPUTER  Victor 9000 / Sirius 1
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Smith walter
6/27/2017
SIRIUS COMPUTER  Victor 9000 / Sirius 1
Hello I''m Smith Walter..i have been looking forward for a real and genuine loan company,Until i met Mr Eric who give at loan offer business loan, personal loan, home loan, auto loan,student loan, debt consolidation loan e.t.c i did believe so i search on Internet i met lady testify how Mr Eric help her with loan so i contact the lady and she introduce me to Mr. Eric who promised to help me and indeed he did as he promised without any form of delay.I never thought there are still reliable loan lenders, Mr.Eric who are indeed helped people with the loan and changed my belief still reliable lenders out there, the person of Mr Eric You can contact him with these email:ericloanfinance@hotmail.com Please do pass these news after you may have receive your own loan Mr Eric is genius loan lender. blog/site http://gofishtalk.com/profiles/blogs/urgent-loan

StefanoB
6/27/2017
TRIUMPH ADLER  TA-1600
According to this valuable page:

http://www.horniger.de/computer/ta/index.html

$ 1982 $ TA 1600 SERIES 10 20 30 $ COMPUTER 1-16 USERS, 64 - 256 KB, TI-990 SERIES WITH TMS-9900 PROCESSOR $
$ 1984 $ TA 1600 SERIES 25 35 38 $ COMPUTER 1-16 USERS, 256 - 2048 KB, TTI-990 SERIES WITH TMS-9900 PROCESSOR $

Smith walter
6/26/2017
SIRIUS COMPUTER  Victor 9000 / Sirius 1
Hello I''m Smith Walter..i have been looking forward for a real and genuine loan company,Until i met Mr Eric who give at loan offer business loan, personal loan, home loan, auto loan,student loan, debt consolidation loan e.t.c i did believe so i search on Internet i met lady testify how Mr Eric help her with loan so i contact the lady and she introduce me to Mr. Eric who promised to help me and indeed he did as he promised without any form of delay.I never thought there are still reliable loan lenders, Mr.Eric who are indeed helped people with the loan and changed my belief still reliable lenders out there, the person of Mr Eric You can contact him with these email: ericloanfinance@hotmail.com Please do pass these news after you may have receive your own loan Mr Eric is genius loan lender.

Spad
6/24/2017
APPLE  Apple II clones
To answer Vincent''s post. I just brought my old Golem back from the attic.

StefanoB
6/23/2017
TEXAS INSTRUMENTS  Portable Professional Computer (PPC)
Digging on the web archives I think I found the GSX-86 graphics driver (named TICOLOR1.SYS).
It means that it should be possible to run MSDOS and CPM86 graphics applications (such as DR-DRAW and DR-GRAPH).

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