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Camputers Ltd

The Lynx range of home computers were manufactured by Cambridge based start-up, Camputers Ltd, one of several small firms to spring up around the Cambridge area in the early 1980s, hoping to cash in on the success of Sinclair's ZX81 and ZX Spectrum computers. The designer of the Lynx was John Shireff and several models were available with 48 kB, 96 kB or 128 kB RAM

Camputers ceased trading in June 1984. Anston Technology took over in November the same year and a re-launch was planned but never happened. In June 1986, Anston sold everything - hardware, design rights and thousands of cassettes - to the National Lynx User Group. The group planned to produce a Super-Lynx but was too busy supplying spares and technical information to owners of existing models, and the project never came into being.

Hardware Products

Camputers Lynx 48

Camputers Lynx 48
March 1983
The Lynx 48K was released in March 1983 as a home computer system to directly rival the Spectrum.

Manufacturer : Camputers
Type : Computer

Camputers Lynx 48 (Upgraded to 96K)

Camputers Lynx 48 (Upgraded to 96K)
March 1983
The first machine, the Lynx 48K, was released in March 1983 as a home computer system to directly rival the Spectrum.

Manufacturer : Camputers
Type : Computer

Camputers Lynx 128

Camputers Lynx 128
September 1983
The first machine, the Lynx 48K, was released in March 1983 as a home computer system to directly rival the Spectrum.

Manufacturer : Camputers
Type : Computer

Camputers Lynx 96

Camputers Lynx 96
September 1983
The first machine, the Lynx 48K, was released in March 1983 as a home computer system to directly rival the Spectrum.

Manufacturer : Camputers
Type : Computer

Camputers Lynx Disk Drive Unit

Camputers Lynx Disk Drive Unit
September 1983
The first machine, the Lynx 48K, was released in March 1983 as a home computer system to directly rival the Spectrum.

Manufacturer : Camputers
Type : Peripheral


Software Products

Introductory tape

Introductory tape
1983
Camputers Lynx Introductory Tape is a software collection that came with the original Lynx computer in 1983.

Manufacturer : Camputers Lynx
Type : Software


 

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