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   LATEST ADDITIONS
BANDAI Arcadia
The Bandai Arcadia, is the same system as the Emerson Arcadia 2001, but sold in Japan. Please see this entry for more detailed informations. The Arcadia 2001 clones includes : Advision Home Arcade (France), Bandai Arcadia (Japan), GiG Electronics Leonardo (Italy), Hanimex HMG-2650, Leisure-Dynamics Leisure-Vision, Intercord XL 2000 system, Eduscho / Tchibo Tele-Fever, etc... It...
BANDAI TV Jack 5000
The TV Jack 5000 from Bandai released in 1978 is one of the first cartridge based system from Japan. It's the equivalent of european and american systems like the Hanimex SD-050, Acetronic Color TV Game, Prinztronic Micro 5500, SHG Blackpoint, Binatone Cablestar, Radofin telesports, etc. There have been tons of systems like these. The TV Jack 5000, like all these systems, use cartridges based on General Instruments chipsets which offers different games on each chip. That's why all these sy...
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...
UNIVERSUM Multispiel 2006
Basic pong system based on the popular AY-3-8500 chipset from General Instruments....
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...

   RANDOM SYSTEMS
TASHKI COMPUTER SYSTEM  OM 8064
The OM 8064 was sold with several cards to plug into the slots: Centronics, 80-column card, disk controller (with double 5.25" floppy drives, 163 KB each) and a green monochrome screen....
HITACHI  MB-6880 / Basic Master and Basic Master Level 2
This early japanese computer seems quite strong with its metal case. The machine has a very sober look. The keyboard is minimalist too, no CTRL or ESC keys... There is apparently no graphical high-resolution but the computer offers 253 predefined characters including graphic symbols. The power switch is placed on the front case just above the keyboard. The Basic Master eventually evolved into the Basic Master Level 2 which offered more memory (8k instead of 4k, wow)....
COMART Communicator
Comart was the computer system group that took over the Byte Shop/Computerland chain when it had financial difficulties in the late 70s. They were a large company distributing North Star systems, and similar equipments. The Communicator was their first effort in distributing a British-made system. The Communicator is a S-100 bus system based around a main chassis with a 10-slot-mother-board. The system had 64 KB of RAM and came with three variations of dual flo...
RADIOLA VG 5000
Radiola and Schneider became Philips subsidiaries in 1990 when Philips bought the French Schneider TV assembly plant located in Le Mans - the West of France - and then named Radiotechnique (RTC). The Radiola, Schneider and Philips VG-5000 were exactly same machines, apart from the case colour. They were conceived and manufactured in the RTC Le Mans factory and only intended for the French market. At the time, RTC also made the "Minitel", a phone video term...
COMMODORE  C64C
The Commodore 64C was simply the original C-64 repackaged in in a beige C-128 style case. Internally, Commodore integrated most of the hardware onto a single VLSI chip. The new model did not differ much from its predecessor, the only innovation was the flatter case, which made the keyboard (which had off-white keys) more ergonomic (it looked like the C128 case), not as high as than the old one. But the new case did not only hav...
COLECO  Telstar Arcade
The Telstar Arcade is maybe one of the most interesting systems made by Coleco, and also the most advanced PONG system released in America, although it played non-PONG games. Made in a triangular case, the system could play three types of games, each being played on one of the three sides of the case. Obviously, the first side allowed playing PONG games (TENNIS and the like), and the second side allowed playing target shooting games. Nothing very different from most other systems, except the ...
SEIKO 9100
Nothing is known about this japanese professionnal system......
SONY  Hit-Bit F1XD
This MSX 2 system, is basicaly a Sony HB-F1 with a 3.5" disk drive built-in the case (2DD, 720 KB). The keyboard is quite complete with a numeric keypad and special keys. There is a hardware PAUSE-button which hangs the computer when pressed. The SPEED-CONTROLLER slider (slow-motion) and the REN-SHA-TURBO slider (auto-fire for both joysticks and spacebar) are nice features for playing games. Sadly this computer was only sold in Japan, so it's pretty hard to...
CANON  V-20
The V-20 is a classic MSX-1 computer. It's basicaly a V-10 with more memory....
ATARI  PC
Just after the Atari ST series, Atari decided to launch a series of PC compatible systems. The PC-1 was the first model. It used the shell of the Atari Mega ST4 and its mouse. It held 512 KB of RAM, an optional 20 or 23 MB HDD, but didn't have ISA extension slot, to use a PC card, an expansion box was necessary. However, the PC-1 had Parallel, serial and mouse ports built-in as well as an universal video interface allowing either colour CGA and EGA or Her...

   LATEST COMMENTS
Jeff Friend
10/18/2019
TANDY RADIO SHACK  1000 TX
My first computer was a Tandy 1000TX in 1989. No HDD, only 640K RAM and a single 1.4mb FDD. I ran everything from a MS-DOS 4.2 DOS prompt. About a year later, I upgraded the RAM to 768K and added a second FDD. This cost me about $2500. I gave that computer away in 1994. I wish I had of kept it...

Rich
10/18/2019
TANDY RADIO SHACK  1000 HX
My first Computer $ still running! Looking for parts if anyone has leads! I need the following:

- Plastic cover that slides over the hard card slots
- The door for the Original matching Tandy monitor
- The Original 720K internal 3.5" Floppy Drive

Also interested in any other external accessories!

Thanks

Toshi
10/18/2019
SAGE COMPUTER TECHNOLOGY Sage IV
I own a running SAGE II as well. I would be very pleased to get in contact with other SAGE owners and I am as well interested in any SAGE soft- and hardware that might be for sale - email " thufir(at) web.de"

Phil harris . philipharris160iq@gmail.com
10/17/2019
RAIR MICROCOMPUTER Black Box
P.s. see other recent message.....is it true about dave f ? I know he had the neatest smallest hand writing ever...the other bit of news that he is not with us any more...phil h.

Phil harris . philipharris160iq@gmail.com
10/17/2019
RAIR MICROCOMPUTER Black Box
Those where the days 81 to 85 . I left twice and went to altos mark got me back. Left again came back again .. if only we had dos as well as cpm mpm still it was a fun good money time. Kept in touch with roger chalke for a long time jp on and off during 80s and nineties and mark plus nashER and howard during tfb days when I was at uniplex. These days I have a great idea for text/netlingo branding for large choosen corporates ....big dosh if it works. Send me an email and tel no and I will call my mbl is +44 7852 912568 .......you know who U R . BEST REGARDS TO ALL R.A.I.R people....ps cant call abroad cheaply

Henk
10/16/2019
DATAPOINT CORPORATION Datapoint 2200
Hi all,

I am trying to find a copy of CP/M for a DP1550.
This version of CP/M was developed by Lifeboat Associates.

Can anyone help me with a image copy the 8" diskettes of this very hard to find CPM flavour ?

Thanks !
Regards Henk Stegeman

Call Voice Support
10/16/2019
PRAVETZ IMKO-1/2 & Pravetz 82
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   RANDOM SOFTWARE TITLES
GP WORLD (G-1040)
Sega SG-1000 compatible systems
Sega - 1985
 game - car - racing
BC RACERS (32X)
Sega Mega Drive compatible systems
Core Design Limited (developer), Sega - 1995
 game - cavemen - kart - racing
BASEBALL (VIDEOCART-12)
Fairchild Channel F
Fairchild - 1977
 game - baseball - sport
SCRAMBLE
Arcade
Konami - 1981
 game - horizontal scrolling - shoot them up - space
SAFARI RACE (G-1032)
Sega SG-1000 compatible systems
Sega - 1984
 game - car - racing
SYNDICATE (8002-SYNJAG)
Atari Jaguar compatible systems
Atari, Bullfrog Productions (developer), Electronic Arts, Ocean Software (publisher) - 1995
 game - isometric 3d - real time strategy
NBA JAM TOURNAMENT EDITION (32X) (T-8104B)
Sega Mega Drive compatible systems
Acclaim (publisher), Iguana Entertainment (developer), Midway - 1995
 game - basketball - nba - sport
FRANCE
Indata Dai
company unknown - year unknown
 game - educational game - geography
PADDLE PINBALL I / PINPADDLE I / RACKET PINBALL I
Atari Video-Pinball (C380)
Atari - 1977
 game - ball and paddle - pinball
MINE STORM II (VT3000)
Vectrex
GCE - 1983
 game - shoot them up - space - vector graphics
KUNG-FU MASTER
Arcade
Irem - 1984
 game - beat 'em up - martial arts - platform
SPACE INVADERS
Arcade
Taito - 1978
 game - shoot them up
BATTLE WHEELS (PT5006)
Atari Lynx
Beyond Games - 1993
 game - car - driving - shoot them up
GAIA
Sharp X1
company unknown - year unknown
 game -
ASTRO COMMAND (#9)
Epoch Cassette Vision
Epoch - 1983
 game - horizontal scrolling - shoot them up - space

   RANDOM ADVERTS
 U.S. ad #2 (1983)

OLIVETTI
M20

 
U.K. ad. 1989

ATARI
520 / 1040 STf / STfm

 
French advert (jan. ...

YENO
DPC-64

 
Sticker

REGNECENTRALEN
RC 700 Piccolo

 
french advert (jan. ...

SHARP
PC-1210 / 1211 / 1212

 
1977 Advert

PROCESSOR TECHNOLOGY CORP
SOL - 10 / 20

 
French ad (july 1984...

SINCLAIR
ZX 81

 
Japanese advert #3

CANON
X-07

 
US advert (may 1983)

SEMI-TECH
Pied Piper

 
QL catalogue #6

SINCLAIR
QL (Quantum Leap)

 
French ad (jan. 1980...

AI ELECTRONICS
ABC 20

 
1978 brochure #6

MSI
6800

 
German brochure #2

ATARI
MEGA ST

 
French advert (june ...

OLIVETTI
M10

 
Advert #1

PRAVETZ
IMKO-1/2 & Pravetz 82

 
End of life

TRIUMPH ADLER
ALPHATRONIC PC

 
Radiola advert. 1

PHILIPS
VG 5000

 
UK advert

TELENG
Colourstars

 
UK advert, Oct 1983

TEXAS INSTRUMENTS
TI 99 / 4A

 
Charlie Chaplin #7

IBM
PC - Model 5150

 
US advert

MILTON BRADLEY
Vectrex

 
UK advert, Oct 1983

TOSHIBA
T 100

 
German advert #3

COMMODORE
C64

 
French advert (dec. ...

THOMSON
MO 5

 
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