Hegotron Robotics Grafpad 2

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The Hegotron Grafpad II is a graphic tablet from British Micro - A Hegotron Group Company, marketed by Grafsales Ltd. It was produced for the Amstrad CPC, Joyce PCW and the IBM PC.

The graphics add-on Hegotron Robotics Grafpad II is an input tablet device. Often in the computer industry, a no model 1 is unknown but I recently (December 2006) learned that the Grafpad (without the addition of a model number, making you believe it is model 1) was produced for, amongst others, the PC 1512 and 1640. That would (more than) indicate that it actually is a later model...

This graphics tablet is dedicated to the PCW and can, besides the usual drawing and design capabilities, also replace the keyboard action. Not with LocoScript, though, only under CP/M: a nice gadget but the real use is technical design of electrical diagrams and printed circuit boards (PCB's).

The above and additional information can be found at http://www.amstradcg.nl/erand.html

Further details and instructions can be found at

Our tablet is in excellent condition and is complete with software, User Guide and the original box.

We are very extremely grateful to Patricia Malcher for kindly donating this system to us

Date : 1986

Physical Description : Cardboard box Plastic tray Operating Guide Grafpad II Powercad Distribution Disc Backup Grafpad Master Disc x2 sheets of paper with notes

This exhibit has a reference ID of CH13003. Please quote this reference ID in any communication with the Centre for Computing History.

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