Computers and gadgets with Michael Kirsted

A Commodore PET 2001. Made in 1977

The Commodore PET is a line of home/personal computers produced starting in 1977 by Commodore International. The system combined a MOS 6502 microprocessor, Commodore BASIC in read only memory (ROM), a keyboard, a computer monitor and (in early models) a cassette deck for data and program storage in a single all-in-one case.

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IBM PC 5150. Made in 1981

The IBM Personal Computer, commonly known as the IBM PC, is the original version of the IBM PC compatible computer design. It is IBM model number 5150 and was introduced on August 12, 1981. It was created by a team of engineers and designers directed by Don Estridge in Boca Raton, Florida.

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PHILIPS P5002 Word Processor

PHILIPS P5002 Word Processor. P5000 came in two major types. One was 8080 based, and the other was Z80 based. RAM on the 8080 was 64K, 128K on the Z80. The Z80 was used on the “twin” (two terminal and two printer) version, and the Cluster (or 4 Head/4 terminal version). Made in 1978

 

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Philips Videotext HCS 121

Philips Videotext HCS 121. Computer designed as a videotel terminal and for teletext programming. It was part of a set aimed at creating and exploiting teletext content. The set, which stood out for its light gray color, consisted of an HCS 280 computer (based on the NMS 8280), this HCS 121 terminal and the HCS …

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