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FM Towns 2DF

The name FM Towns, means Fujitsu Micro, and the Towns part came from Fujitsu naming their products after Nobel prize winners, in this case Charles Townes, the 1964 winner for physics. The E was dropped before production, so to make clear how to pronounce the name.

After realising that software sales drove hardware, the machine was the home of some great arcade conversions of the day, primarily using the CD-ROM format.



This console has arrived at the museum with the kind generosity of Jonny Blanchard of Re Inthused


Manufacturer: Fujitsu
Date: 1991

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Other Systems Related To FM Towns 2DF:

Item Manufacturer Date
Fujitsu Point 510 Fujitsu 1998
Fujitsu Siemens Pocket LOOX 610 Fujitsu Siemens February 2003

This exhibit has a reference ID of CH60616. Please quote this reference ID in any communication with the Centre for Computing History.


FM Towns 2DF

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