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British Micro Mimi 802

The MIMI 802 was released in June 1982. It was made by British Micro, a Watford-based company. The system was designed for small businesses and word processing applications.

It is a Z80-based 64KB machine, with built-in 5.25 inch drives. It is a spiritual successor to the Superbrain range of machines. Its operating system OS/M is fully CP/M 2.2 compatible. One unusual feature is the inclusion of a light pen socket.

The MIMI 802 originally cost £1,350. The monitor was available in an orange or green display and cost from £132.

This is the MIMI 802G, which offered high resolution graphics, was released at the same time. It originally cost £1,495.

Manufacturer: British Micro
Date: 1982

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Magazines RELATED to British Micro Mimi 802 in our Library

Item Manufacturer Date
Personal Computer World - November 1982 Nov 1982
Special Supplement Practical Computing - October 1983 Oct 1983

This exhibit has a reference ID of CH51748. Please quote this reference ID in any communication with the Centre for Computing History.


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