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Tangerine Computer Systems - Oric

British microcomputer company Tangerine Computer Systems was founded in 1979 by Dr. Paul Johnson, Mark Rainer and Nigel Penton Tilbury in St. Ives, Cambridgeshire
The first product was the successful TAN1648 VDU kit which received much acclaim in the technical press.
The home computer market was beginning to move, albeit slowly, and it was essential to establish a presence. Development and expansion was imperative. It was decided that the latter two partners would relinquish their involvement in order to focus on their consultancy work.
Barry Muncaster became involved operationally and the company moved to offices in Ely, Cambridgeshire. The company was later renamed, and was known in most of the 1980s as Oric Products International.

Source - Wikipedia

Timeline for Tangerine :

Date Event
Feb 1981 News Article : Prestel price to fall with new add-on sets
Oct 1981 News Article : Tangerine soups up Tantel as its rival hits the shops
1983 Tangerine release the Oric 1


Hardware Products

Tangerine Microtan 65

Tangerine Microtan 65
1979
The Microtan 65 was one of the first 6502-based kit computers, produced by Tangerine Computer Systems and released in 1979.

Manufacturer : Tangerine Computer Systems
Type : Computer

Oric 1 48k

Oric 1 48k
1st January 1983
Oric was a British designed and built machine.

Manufacturer : Tangerine Computers
Type : Computer


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