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   LATEST ADDITIONS
ECD CORPORATION Micromind
The Micromind was a very innovative machine ahead of its time ! But despite the small group working on the machine, prototyping and developing, and pushing the limits of the time, the machine never shipped. Apparently only a few prototypes were produced. Development began as early 1975/1976 but commercial adverts appeared only in 1977. One of the main features of the Micromind was its innovative (for the time) redefinable characters. Up to 120 characters could be software redefined by the ...
SEMI-TECH (STM) PC
This extremely rare computer is Portable PC (IBM compatible) conceived in the same plastic case as the Pied Piper, released by the same company in 1983. This computer incorporates a lot of features in a compact case, which was quite innovative at the time: built-in LCD display, printer, modem, phone and disk drives ! The STM PC is based on an Intel 80186 processor and two quadruple-density disk drives. The processor is faster than the one used in the IBM PC, a...
LOGICAL MACHINE CORPORATION (LOMAC) Goliath
Logical’s Goliath is a server or disk file storage device has it was described at the time. It has a capacity for 10 MByte, 30 MByte or 50 MByte of fixed disk storage and 10 MBytes of removable storage. The unit, which also houses the controller, may have memory ranging from 64K to 256K and capacity for up to 20 terminals. Up to 20 Tina or David computers can link to Goliath as a distributed data processing system. For ...
LOGICAL MACHINE CORPORATION (LOMAC) Adam
The Adam was the first computer released by Logical Machine Corporation (LOMAC) in 1975. In 1978 they also produced Tina which stands for "TINy Adam". In 1983 Logical released the David, and the L-XT in 1983. There was also the Goliath, a data storage server with 5MB hard drive. Goliath could be connected to up to 20 Davids or Tinas. David and Goliath names makes a clear reference to the mythic...
LOGICAL MACHINE CORPORATION (LOMAC) Tina
The Adam was the first computer released by Logical Machine Corporation (LOMAC) in 1976. In 1978 they produced Tina which stands for "TINy Adam". It seems to have the same specs as David but with two 8'' floppy disk drives. There was also the Goliath, a data storage server with 5MB hard drive. Goliath could be connected to up to 20 Davids or Tinas. David and Goliath names makes a clear reference to the mythical story found in the biblical Book of S...
LOGICAL MACHINE CORPORATION (LOMAC) L-XT
The L-XT was the last computer released by Logical Business Machines, after the Adam, the David, the Tina and the Goliath in 1982. It was announced at the 1983 COMDEX Fall in Las Vegas, and commercially available in March 1984. The L-XT uses a 16-bit Intel 8088 CPU with 192KB RAM, and equipped with a 5.25'' floppy drive unit (320 KB capacity) and a 10 MB hard disk (upgradable to 60 MB)...
LOGICAL MACHINE CORPORATION (LOMAC) David
The David is not the first computer released by Logical Business Machines. In 1974, LOMAC (Logical Machine Corporation) released the Adam. Some times later they also produced Tina (for TINy Adam). There was also the Goliath, a data storage server with 5MB hard drive. Goliath could be connected to up to 20 Davids or Tinas. David and Goliath names makes a clear reference to the mythical story found in the biblical Book of Samuel. The David is powered by a 16-bit Intel 8086 CPU w...
GESPAC Gescomp 720 / 730
GESPAC SA was a Swiss company who designed the G-64/96 Bus in 1979. This interface bus concept provides a simple way to interface microprocessor modules with memory and peripheral modules on a parallel bus. The G-64/96 Bus uses a simple, yet modern and powerful interface scheme which allows a higher level of functionality from the single height Eurocard form factor. The low overhead of the G-64/96 Bus interface greatly eases the design of custom boards by the User. This is why, even many year...
WELECT  W86
The W86 is a french computer released in 1983 by Welect. It's the second computer released by Welect after the W80.2. The W86 is powered by an Intel 8086 (hence its name) to catch up with the IBM PC compatible trend of the moment and is thus able to run MS-DOS. But the W86 is also equipped with a Z80A to also be CP/M 86 compatible. It's thus an hybrid machine typical of the mid-80s when the professional industry was moving from CP/M to MS-DOS. There are 128...
SMOKE SIGNAL CHIEFTAIN COMPUTERS The Chieftain 9822
In 1978, Smoke Signal Chieftain Computers (SSCC) released their first computer: The Chieftain, followed in 1980 by the Chieftain Business System, an update to the original Chieftain. At the start of 1982, the company introduced the Chieftain 9822, an update to the Business System featuring the same processor and static RAM options, as well as the same nine-slot bus equipped with the first two Chieftains. The system could be equipped with either two 8-inch or two 5.25-inch floppy drives and...

   RANDOM SYSTEMS
CASIO  Loopy (My Seal Computer SV-100)
The Casio Loopy (subtitled My Seal Computer SV-100), was a 32-bit games console sold exclusively in Japan. Released in October 1995, it was unique in that the marketing for it was completely targeted to the female market. Only 10 games were released for it, most being in the GxB and dress-up genres. A very interesting feature of this machine was that it included a built-in thermal color printer that could be used to create stickers from game screenshots. An optional accessory, called "M...
MAGNAVOX Odyssey 400
In 1976, Magnavox released the Odyssey 400. It played the same games as the Odyssey 200 and used an additional Texas Instruments chip to display digital on-screen scoring (it was the first Odyssey system to display digital on-screen scoring). On-screen scoring was quite well designed. As a matter of fact, the scores were large and were only shown when the ball was lost, and a large 'W' letter was displayed on the winner's side when the games were over. L...
INTERSYSTEMS DPS-1
InterSystems was the computers brand name of the Ithaca company which previously manufactured various cards for other mainframe makers. The DPS-1 is based on the S-100 bus. It seems to be a copy of the Altair 8800 and Cromemco Z-1 systems. The case had a 20-card capacity and can support 8 and 16 bit processors. With a 16-bit Zilog Z8000 processor, the system could take up to 256 KB of RAM and run the Unix operating system, a...
THOMSON  MO 6
The Thomson MO 6 was the successor of the Thomson MO 5. This machine was widely used in French schools. It was compatible with the MO 5 and the other members of its family (TO 7, TO 8, TO 9 and TO 9 plus). It has two versions of BASIC on ROM, one to be compatible with MO5 and BASIC 128 (both made by Microsoft). Almost all memory (10...
AI ELECTRONICS  ABC 20
There were several models : 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25 and 26. The Model 2x was the successor of the ABC 10, which had a digital tape auxillary memory, supplied with DOSKET-T. A lot of languages were developed for these computers: - Dosket : Fortran IV, Basic, Cobol, Macro Assembler. - CP/M : MBasic, CBasic, Pascal, Cobol 80, Fortran 80, PL/3, etc. (AI DOSKET is the AI Electronics Operating System.)...
ATARI  VCS 2600
A new generation of games was born in the summer of 1977, a new concept revolutionizing leisure will let small leading and foreseeing companies make billions of dollars. Although the Atari VCS is not the first video game console ever, it will become a star while beginning in November of 1977. Millions of young players will hold it as mankind’s best invention ever. The first console idea was developed in 1975 by Atari and Warner Bros, its parent company. Initially the console was set to c...
NEC  PC Engine
Designed by software company Hudson Soft (Famed for the Bomberman series), financial backing was needed to put the console into production. At the same time NEC was looking for a way into the console market. Games for the PC Engine came on credit card sized HuCards, similar to the cards that could be used on the original Master System. Outselling the Famicom in Japan, the PC Engine went on to be a worthy competito...
MULTITECH  MPF-I/88
The MPF-I/88 is the most evoluated system of the MPF learning tools computers specifically designed for use in the teaching of microprocessors, microelectronics, and control technology. The MPF-I/88 main purpose is to teach the Intel 8088 microprocessor. Unlike its small brothers (MPF-1B, MPF-1 Plus and Microkit 09), the MPF-I/88 offers a real full-stroke keyboard and a nice 2-lines LCD display. In fact the system can manage...
MICROKEY KFFT  PRIMO A-32
The Primo computer series was manufactured by Microkey Kftt. (Kutatási Fejlesztési Termelési Társulás), and was originaly developed to be a school computer in Hungary. The system was sold in various memory configurations: A-32: 16K ROM 16K RAM A-48: 16K ROM 32K RAM A-64: 16K ROM 48K RAM B-64: 16K ROM 48K RAM Other differences were: A type did not have built-in joystick and serial ports. B type could works togewther with the Commodore VC1541 floppy drive un...
CENTRAL DATA  2650
The 2650 was first reviewed in the US magazine Radio-Electronics, in the April 1977 issue. This computer was supplied in assembled form with an Editor / Assembler. A 12K BASIC was also available on cassette tape or floppy if you had the HD interface. ...

   LATEST COMMENTS
Jon Meads
2/1/2023
MIT Whirlwind
One of the last programmers of the Whirlwind. One of the developers of the Carol Burnett segment, "What''s in The Stars", that was generated using the Whirlwind and the 35mm camera that was one of the Whirlwind''s display peripherals.

Tristram Brelstaff
1/28/2023
SHARP  MZ 80K
My first proper computer. Built like a tank (well compared to the Sinclair ZX80). Felt like I could roll it down stairs and it would still work. Came with a booklet listing the ROM. You could follow step by step through the code and see how it read commands from the keyboard, displayed characters on the screen and loaded data from the tape drive. I learnt Z80 assembler programming on it. I also learnt Pascal using a neat little compiler from a company in Swindon I cannot remember the name of. You could inspect the compiler output to see how it implemented loops, subroutine calls, etc. This computer opened up possibilities to me that I hadn''t even dreamt of before. Two years later I had an MSc degree in Computing. Exciting times.

Joseph Linington
1/26/2023
TANDY RADIO SHACK  1000 TX
I had a Tandy 1000TX that my father bought in 1987 and was our family computer until 1991-1992. It was a very weird machine built on the Tandy 1000 XT platform with only support for 640k ram plus 128K extra video ram, no support for extended memory and only 8 bit ISA slots. All of this even though the TX had an 8Mhz 80286 processor. By the end of it''s life with me we had added a second floppy and a 20MB hardcard. The machine came with Dos 3.2 and did not have Dos or DeskMate in ROM like some of the earlier Tandy 1000''s.

Ruben B.
1/25/2023
HANIMEX  666
I think -p means positive video, France used positive video modulation, I''ve a Pong console made in Honk Kong or the like but designed for the French market and it has a RF modulator circuit that gives positive video too.

Fleur Coleiro
1/22/2023
COMMODORE  TV Game 2000K
I have a Commodore TV game 2000K. Do you know what it is worth, please?

Et T
1/21/2023
SBS  SBS 8000
For those who are interested, I still have the schematics for the SBS-8000: CRT controller Floppy disc controller Printer interface Keyboard interface Main controller Power supply

Wojciech
1/20/2023
GRID GridCase
Ja mam laptopa Sagem MTP 16. Bez baterii i wieczka do wnęki baterii. Jakie jest napięcie zasilacza ?


   RANDOM SOFTWARE TITLES
MATH QUIZ I (VIDEOCART-06)
Fairchild Channel F
Fairchild - 1977
 game - mathematics - mind games
DOUBLE DRAGON V - THE SHADOW FALLS (21941)
Atari Jaguar compatible systems
Atari, Tradewest, Williams - 1995
 game - 2d - beat 'em up
FUN ZOO
Magnavox Odyssey
Magnavox - 1972
 game - lightgun - zoo
TIMEPARADOX
Sharp X1
company unknown - year unknown
 game -
CHEMISTRY MATH (26-3708)
Tandy TRS-80 PC-2
Tandy - 1982
 application - chemistry - mathematics - science
RAIDEN
Atari Lynx
Atari, Fabtek, Seibu Kaihatsu - 1990
 game - shoot them up - vertical scrolling
BREAKAWAY (PC/SD-205)
SD-2xx systems
SEL - 1982
 game - ball and paddle - breakout
COMBAT (CX2601)
Atari 2600
Atari - 1977
rating is 5rating is 5rating is 5rating is 5rating is 5
 game - dogfight - duel - plane - tank
POP FLAMER (G-1019)
Sega SG-1000 compatible systems
Jaleco, Sega - 1983
 game - maze
PRO FOOTBALL (VIDEOCART-24)
Fairchild Channel F
Zircon International Inc. - 1979
 game - american football - sport
SOCCER
Magnavox Odyssey 500
Magnavox - 1976
 game - ball and paddle - football - sport
GUNFIGHTER / MOONSHIP BATTLE (TV ARCADE SERIES) (18V405)
RCA Studio II
RCA - 1977
 game - duel - wild west
ANTI-AIRCRAFT
Arcade
Atari - 1975
 game - plane - shoot them up - shooting gallery
AIR-SEA BATTLE (CX2602)
Atari 2600
Atari - 1977
rating is 3rating is 3rating is 3rating is 3rating is 3
 game - plane - shoot them up - shooting gallery - submarine
GULKAVE (C-63)
Sega SG-1000 compatible systems
Sega - 1986
 game - horizontal scrolling - shoot them up

   RANDOM ADVERTS
Advert

APPLE
APPLE III

 
New Zealand ad #1

SEGA
SC 3000 / SC 3000H

 
French picture (apri...

SHARP
MZ 800 - MZ 1500

 
US advert (1987)

TANDY RADIO SHACK
1400 LT/FD/HD

 
Advert

TANDY RADIO SHACK
TRS 80 MODEL 16

 
Strapping man!

IBM
5100

 
1982 Heathkit center...

HEATHKIT / ZENITH
H-89

 
French advert. (1984...

THOMSON
MO 5

 
UK advert

MEMOTECH
MTX 500 /512

 
french advert (febru...

APPLE
APPLE III

 
German brochure

ATARI
MEGA ST

 
Italian ad #5

SINCLAIR
ZX SPECTRUM

 
Price list

XEROX
820-II

 
First advert - Nov.1...

IBM
PC - Model 5150

 
Advert for the Memor...

ROCKWELL
AIM 65

 
Radiola advert. 1

PHILIPS
VG 5000

 
Computing Today (198...

LOGICAL MACHINE CORPORATION (LOMAC)
Adam

 
New Zealand advert  ...

MITS
Altair 8800b

 
Printers advert

TANDY RADIO SHACK
Color Computer

 
French advert #2 (se...

SEGA
Master System

 
French advert.

ALTOS COMPUTER SYSTEMS
ACS-8000

 
1977 Advert

VECTOR GRAPHICS
Vector 1

 
Italian ad #3

SINCLAIR
ZX SPECTRUM

 
Display size argumen...

KAYPRO
Kaypro II

 
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