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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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DIGITAL EQUIPMENT CORPORATION PDP-8
The PDP-8 was the first sucessful commercial minicomputer, produced by DEC in the 60s, the first real minicomputer, and the first computer costing less than $20,000. By late 1973 to 77, the PDP-8 family was the best selling computer in the world. The basic version could sit on a desktop rather than requiring cumbersome racks well known at the time. This compact size caused it to become a popular system in scientific laboratories. The machine had a now quite strange 12-bit word and four tho...
ALTOS COMPUTER SYSTEMS ACS-586 / 686
The ACS-586 was a multipost system which could handle 5 users or more (8) with optional cards. To connect the terminals, there were several RS232 ports at the back of the system, labeled JA, JB, JC, JD, JE, etc... The ports not used by the terminals could be used to connect any serial peripheral, i.e. modem or printer. The 186 was the first computer from a big company to use Xenix as its native operating system. Xenix was the Microsoft "adaptation" of Unix. This system was quite well desi...
ATARI  STYLUS - ST PAD
Atari strikes back! After the bitter failure of the ST Book, they presented in 1991 a new computer: the STylus. This notepad uses the Atari ST operating system. It seems that it had no handwriting recognition (like the Apple Newton), and only few modifications were done in the OS to use a pen instead of a mouse. It had no storage device and was presented with saved RAM cards (unknown storage capacity). This computer was neve...
MARQUETTE ELECTRONICS 8000 Holter System
Marquette Electronics specialised in medical systems is now part of GE Medical. This system was called the Marquette 8000 Holter System. It's purpose was to analyze 24 hr tape recordings of a patients heart activity to determine any abnormalities. Clinically historicaly as it was the worlds first computer restrospective Holter scanner. Prior to that a clinician would have to sit in front of a screen and watch 24 hrs of ECG data buzz on a screen and halt on any aberrant beats to be recorded. ...
HOBBIT Hobbit
Many Spectrum clones were designed and manufactured in the Soviet Union or Russia, among them Spektr 48, Moskva, Robik and Sprinter. Some of them greatly surpassed the features of the original Sinclair Spectrum. The Hobbit was one of the most famous Speccy clones. It was a quite powerful system, mainly used in education, and also known in some Western European countries. Like in many Eastern clones, the processor was a Russian v...
OLIVETTI  Prodest PC 128
The Prodest PC-128 was a rebadged and slightly redesigned version of the French Thomson MO6 Apart from case design touching up, technical features was the same as the MO6. This machine seems having been sold in very small quantity in Italy. ...
ICL  OPD - One Per Desk
This strange mixture between telephone and computer is actually a Sinclair QL (slightly modified, of course). It is based on the QL motherboard, but with some improvements, namely, ruggedized (in other words, more reliable) Microdrives. ICL also added some software in ROM: diary, address and phone book, communication software and a terminal emulator. It has a built-in modem and a speech synthesizer. According to ICL, each executive should have this computer...
TEXAS INSTRUMENTS  TI 99 / 4A Beige
This TI99/4A all plastic beige version was launched in June 1983, five months before Texas Instruments decide to definitely get out of the home computers market. The goal was to reduce the production costs and offer a better price front of the Commodore VIC-20 competition. T.I. also thought of standardizing colours and peripherals of its future line of home computers, the TI99/2 and TI99/8. ...
TEXAS INSTRUMENTS  DS990
This DS990/1 system was the basic model of the DS990 series which was also comprised of the 990/2, 990/4, 990/10 and 990/12 models. They were targeted as multi-user business systems, and ran the DX10 then the DNOS (Distributed Network Operating System) OS's. The 990/1 was the only version including its own video display, although up to three serial dumb video terminals could be connected as well. Other versions had a separate main unit managing several terminals, m...
ACORN COMPUTER  BBC Master AIV
In 1986, the 900th Anniversary of the Norman Domesday Book, the BBC and the National Curriculum, amongst other UK bodies, endeavoured to produced a 20th Century equivalent. Recently the Domesday project has had renewed interest, as the sense of producing such an ambitious undertaking then storing the results on a strange, and now forgotten, format has been called into question many times since! For old-computers.com readers, the interesting bits are not terribly interesting - but ...

   RANDOM ADVERTS
U.S. advert (1979)

TANDY RADIO SHACK
TRS 80 MODEL I

 
Primo advert #1

MICROKEY KFFT
PRIMO A-32

 
1978 brochure #3

MSI
6800

 
Last +4 sales, Apr. ...

COMMODORE
PLUS 4 - C232/264/364

 
UK advert (1986)

AMSTRAD
PC 1512

 
French article

LEANORD
Silex

 
UK advert (feb. 1980...

SINCLAIR
MK 14

 
U.S. advert (1982)

AVT ELECTRONICS
Comp 2

 
Same in German

ALTOS COMPUTER SYSTEMS
Serie 5

 
French brochure #2

ORIC
ORIC 1

 
Advert (june 1982)

SMT
Goupil 2

 
French ad (jan. 1980...

AI ELECTRONICS
ABC 20

 
Previous system

COLUMBIA DATA PRODUCTS
MPC

 
French advert

ORIC
ATMOS

 
French ad (dec. 1983...

EPSON
HC / HX-20

 
SoftCard copy

APPLE
APPLE II

 
US advert #6 (1980)

ATARI
800

 
:-)

SHARP
MZ 700

 
Same with a man

OSBORNE CORP.
OSBORNE 1

 
First advert

MITS
ALTAIR 8800

 
french advert (jan. ...

AI ELECTRONICS
ABC 26

 
French leaflet

SANYO
MBC-55x

 
French ad (dec.1983)

IBM
PC - Model 5150

 
Diagrams

TESLA
PMI-80

 

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SINCLAIR  ZX SPECTRUM+
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SINCLAIR  ZX SPECTRUM
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