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Triumph-Adler

Triumph was originally Triumph-Adler (formed in 1986)  - the merger company of the 2 typewriter manufacturers Triumph and Adler, to which Triumph (which also produced mechanical calculators and sewing-machines) was the bigger company.

The Alphatronic was mainly sold in Germany and was intended as a 'hybrid' Business / Home machine. For Business it was sold as either a 'dumb' Terminal or as a stand-alone Word Processor 'package' (consisting of base unit, WP Cartridge and (Centronics) printer.

A company called Matmos bought up a large number of the alphatronic machines
from a 'major European office equipment manufacturer', rebadged them.

Timeline for Triumph-Adler :

Date Event
May 1980 News Article : New system
May 1981 News Article : Triumph-Adler micros enter the field
Jan 1982 News Article : Total payroll pack designed for novice


Hardware Products

Matmos PC

Matmos PC
1983
The Matmos PC was a re-badged Triumph Adler Alphatronic machine running CP/M.

Manufacturer : Triumph-Adler
Type : Computer

Alphatronic PC

Alphatronic PC
1984
The TA Alphatronic PC is a compact 8-bit computer, from the German manufacturer Triumph-Adler in 1984.

Manufacturer : Triumph-Adler
Type : Computer


 

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