British Telecom Small Business Computer Type A/1A/2B

The British Telecom Small Business Computer Type A/1A/2B - System 101 (July 1982)
 
Processor consists of a Z80 CPU card for the IEEE S-100 Standard Bus which was manufactured by Godbout Electronics, 64K Byte RAM card and a 4 port serial I/O card.  The Video Card is a VDB 8024 type. The Keyboard Unit is the AKL SE 82-174-01 type.
 
The storage Unit 2B consists of two "Flexible *" Disk Drives" with associated power supply. Control is by a Tarbell Disk Control Card connected to the S-100 bus with a 50 way cable.
 
The monochrome monitor was manufactured by Digivision of Leicester.
 
This is complete with software and manuals.
Model No: A/1A/2B
Serial No: 038
 
Disk Drive Unit:Model No: --/--/23/--
Serial No: 037

Manufacturer: British Telecom
Date: June 1982



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Hollerith Senior Rolling Total Tabulator Service Manual Hollerith Jul 1951
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IBM - Systems - OS Conversion Guide from QTAM or BTAM to TCAM IBM Apr 1971
IBM System/360 Operating System: Programmers Guide to Debugging IBM Aug 1974
Acorn 6809 Users Manual Acorn Computers Ltd Feb 1980
IBM - Network Problem Determination Application: General Information IBM Feb 1980
IBM 3850 Mass Storage System (MSS) Introduction and Preinstallation Planning IBM Apr 1980
IBM - Network Problem Determination Application: User Action Guide IBM Jul 1980
IBM - Program Product - Information_MVS - User's Guide - First Edition IBM Dec 1980
Amber 2400 Dot Matrix Printer Amber 1982
OS/VS2 System Logic Library Volume 11 IBM Dec 1982
Artemis - System Managers Manual - Small Systems Metier Management Systems Ltd Jul 1983
IBM 3081, 3083, 3084, and 4381 Configuration - Support Service - Processor Commands IBM Aug 1984
IBM - Distributed and Office Systems Support - Custom-Built Installation Process Offering Experience With Customer Information Control System And System Modification Program/Extended IBM Apr 1985
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BT Merlin User Guide M2105 Messaging Terminal BT 2 Jun 1985
Burroughs BTOS Sort/Merge Operations Reference Manual Volume 1 Jan 1986
Burroughs BTOS Reference Manual Volume 2 Feb 1986
Burroughs BTOS Reference Manual Volume 1 Feb 1986
IBM - MVS-Extended Architecture System Programming Library - SYS1 .LOGREC Error Recording IBM Jun 1987
International Technical Suport Centers Bimodal CMS for VM/XA Systems IBM Jun 1987
IBM - Network Program Products - General Information - MVS-VM-VSE IBM Jan 1988
Digital - VMS Monitor Utility Manual Digital Apr 1988
IBM - Data Facility - Hierarchical Storage Manager - Version 2 Release 4.0 - System Programmer's Guide IBM Dec 1988
IBM - MVS - Extended Architecture System Logic Library - Event Notification Facility IBM Sep 1989
IBM - NetView - Customisation Guide - Release 3 IBM Aug 1990
IRIX System Administration Student Handbook Siliocan Gra[phics May 1995

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Watford Electronics Video Digitiser Watford Electronics 1988
SJ Research A3000 Nexus Interface (Issue 6) SJ Research 1990
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Aura Interactor Virtual Reality Game Wear Aura 1994
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