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Open University

Timeline for Open University :

Date Event
17 Sep 1970 Open University to install ICL 32K 1902A computer
Sep 1981 News Article : Structured language for Open University


Hardware Products

Open University Hektor TM222 Peripheral Board

Open University Hektor TM222 Peripheral Board
Unknown
This expansion board connects to the Hektor II computer and was used in the Open University's course 'PT222 - The Digital Computer'.

Manufacturer : Open University
Type : Peripheral

Open University T394 H.E.K. Interface

Open University T394 H.E.K. Interface
Unknown
This peripheral board for the Open University Hektor II computer allows it to control a chart recorder.

Manufacturer : Open University
Type : Peripheral

Open University Hektor I

Open University Hektor I
1981
The Hektor (sometimes known as the PT502, although this is actually the course number) was a single board computer used by the Open University to teach electronic and engineer students how to design and build a microcomputer.

Manufacturer : Open University
Type : Computer

Open University Hektor PT502 Peripheral Board

Open University Hektor PT502 Peripheral Board
1981
The PT502 Peripheral Board connects to the Open University Hektor single-board computer and provides a variety of input and output devices.

Manufacturer : Open University
Type : Peripheral

Open University Hektor III

Open University Hektor III
1982
Hektor III CPU: 8085RAM: 6KBROM: 14KBEducational Computer made by Open University for a Systems Analysis Course.

Manufacturer : Open University
Type : Computer

Open University Hektor II

Open University Hektor II
1982
Hektor II 1982CPU: 8085RAM: 6KBROM: 14KBEducational Computer made by Open University for a Systems Analysis Course.

Manufacturer : Open University
Type : Computer


Software Products

Open Logo

Open Logo
1985
ROM based software for the British Broadcasting Corporation Model B Microcomputer.

Manufacturer : BBC Soft
Type : Software

The Open University

The Open University
1988
T102 Living with Technology Self-written disks (Maxwell MD2-DD) ...

Manufacturer : The Open University
Type : Software - Game

Grid Algebra

Grid Algebra
1991
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Manufacturer : The Open University
Type : Software


 

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