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MITS

Timeline for MITS :

Date Event
1965 Moore's Law coined
1973 Gary Kildall writes CP/M
Aug 1974 MITS completes the first prototype Altair 8800 microcomputer
Nov 1974 MITS Altair launched on the cover of Popular Electronics magazine
1975 CP/M operating system finished
Jul 1975 Bill Gates and Paul Allen sign a licensing agreement with MITS
Oct 1981 News Article : Typesetting service can cut paper costs
Apr 1982 News Article : Economy of Cintcode
19 Dec 1985 News Article : Atari admits to delay on 260ST


Hardware Products

Altair Disk Controller

Altair Disk Controller
Unknown
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Manufacturer : MITS
Type : Peripheral

Homemade S-100 board

Homemade S-100 board
Unknown
A homemade Altair S-100 expansion on a Vector 8800V bare board.

Manufacturer : MITS
Type : Peripheral

MITS Altair 8800

MITS Altair 8800
1st January 1975
Mits Altair 8800 I saw this machine on Ebay and just HAD to own it!

Manufacturer : MITS
Type : Computer

MITS Altair 8800b

MITS Altair 8800b
1st January 1975
MITS Altair 8800b. Fully restored and working....

Manufacturer : MITS
Type : Computer

MITS Altair 8800b Turnkey

MITS Altair 8800b Turnkey
1st October 1977
I have had a look at the cards and have found the following.

Manufacturer : MITS
Type : Computer

Mitsubishi ML-F80 MSX computer

Mitsubishi ML-F80 MSX computer
1983
This MSX home computer comes with all standard MSX features plus a regular typewriter keyboard and 64K RAM.

Manufacturer : Mitsubishi
Type : Computer

Mitsubishi MP 286L

Mitsubishi MP 286L
October 1988
This laptop was manufactured in October 1988 and is a 286-10hmhz computer in a laptop form factor and has a customized carrying case.

Manufacturer : Mitsubishi
Type : Computer

LS-120 SuperDisk

LS-120 SuperDisk
1997
The LS-120 SuperDisk is a high-speed, high-capacity alternative to the 90 mm (3.

Manufacturer : Mitsubishi Electric
Type : Peripheral


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