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Engineering Sample of ARM 1 Processor - [ Peripheral ]

Platform:

This is an engineering sample of the original ARM processor.

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Code Wheel - [ Peripheral ]

Platform: Commodore Amiga

The code wheel is another industry attempt to curb software piracy, they vary somewhat in how they work, but are genuinely similar in operation.

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Jet Set Willy Code Card - [ Peripheral ]

Platform: ZX Spectrum

With software piracy rampant throughout schools playgrounds, games companies were trying to find ways to give software more protection against this.

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Sony PlayStation Classic - [ Game Console ]

Minaturised version of the PlayStation console to released to celebrate the original machine's 25th Anniversary.

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Gameboy Advance E Card Reader - [ Peripheral ]

Platform: Nintendo Gameboy Advance

The e-card reader is a bar code scanner that plugs into the cartridge slot and allows, It was released in Japan in December 2001, with a North American release following in September 2002, though in far more limited numbers.

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Psion Series 3 - [ Computer ]

In 1991, Psion launched their first clamshell format organiser, the Series 3, which was a major advance on the previous Psion Organiser models.

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The "Snapshot" Copykit - [ Peripheral ]

Platform: Apple II

This was a device to copy the machine's memory to floppy disk.

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The C64 Mini - [ Game Console ]

This console is a minature version of the popular C64, it has a good selection of 64 built in games which can be added to via an SD card.

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Zenith Data Systems 3.5-inch Floppy Disk Drive - [ Peripheral ]

Platform: 3.5 inch floppy disk

This Zenith Data Systems 3.5-inch floppy disk drive was a peripheral for the Zenith MinisPort laptop. The laptop can with a built-in 2-inch floppy disk drive, as well as a port for the 3.5 inch disk d...

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Fuji Film LT-1 2-inch Floppy Disk - [ Peripheral ]

Platform: 2 inch floppy disk

The two-inch floppy disk, made by Fuji Film, was introduced in 1989.

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Wii Motion Plus - Gold - [ Peripheral ]

Platform: Nintendo Wii

This was originally packaged in with the legend of Zelda Skyward Sword Special Edition.

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Wii Classic Controller Pro - Gold - [ Peripheral ]

Platform: Ninteno Wii

This is the same as the regular white controller in function, but coloured gold.

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Olivetti ETS 2010 with ET 115 Typewriter - [ Computer ]

This is a word processor, that uses an electronic typewriter as an in and out device.

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Lenslok Software Protection Device - [ Peripheral ]

Platform: Sinclair Spectrum

In the 1980s, many different ways of preventing software piracy had been tried, from fast loaders that made tape to tape copying more difficult, but at the expense of reliability, to colour code charts.

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HasselBlad Dixel 2000 - [ Computer ]

The Dixel 2000 is a 35mm film scanner and transmitter, with a fully built in image manipulation suite that predates photoshop applications by some years.

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Produx Calculator - [ Calculator ]

This is an early example of the Produx mechanical pocket calculator which was manufactured in Germany in the 1930s.

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Leo II Valve Rack - [ Computer ]

One of the many valve racks that would have been installed in a LEO II computer.

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Cumana proTeus - [ Peripheral ]

Platform: Acorn Archimedes, PC, Apple

A quad speed CD-Rom drive for PC, Apple and Acorn Archimedes computers.

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Amstrad DMP 4000 Printer - [ Peripheral ]

Platform:

Dot Matrix printer...

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Hudson Soft Joy Card - [ Peripheral ]

Platform: Sinclair, C64, VIC-20, MSX

The Hudson Soft Joy Card is a joypad released in Japan for the MSX series of home computers.

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Dr. Genius Mouse and Software - [ Peripheral ]

Platform: IBM

Dr. Genius is a scanner and graphics package with an accompanying three button mouse for use with IBM PC, XT, AT and Personal System/2....

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Replacement spool for the Sinclair Printer - [ Peripheral ]

Platform:

A replacement metal spool for the Sinclair printer.

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Binatone TV Game Mk6 01-4907 - [ Game Console ]

Sports video unit featuring 6 games when used with the Binatone TV gun.

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Olivetti Prodest PC1 HD - [ Computer ]

This is an XT clone, Its specification is similar to the Amstrad PC20 (aka Sinclair PC200) or Schneider Euro PC: System unit contains motherboard, keyboard, power supply and floppy drives.

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Amstrad PC1640 HD30 - [ Computer ]

The Amstrad PC1640 was based around an 8 MHz Intel 8086 processor and was a very successful entry level PC bought by many small and medium sized businesses.

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NorthStar Advantage - [ Computer ]

The Northstar Advantage was a 4 MHz, Z80A based computer, with 64K of user RAM, and 16K of graphics RAM.

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HP Printer Stand - [ Peripheral ]

Platform: PC DOS

A HP-branded printer stand with space underneath for listing paper, which allowed a continuous feed of paper into the printer.

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Sharp IQ-9000 Electronic Organiser - [ Computer ]

The IQ-9000 is an electronic personal organiser with a touchscreen interface.

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Philips Mouse - [ Peripheral ]

Platform: Philips CD-I

A mechanical mouse that was released with the CD-i 180, the first model in the CD-i range.

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Philips CD-i Thumbstick - [ Peripheral ]

Platform: Philips CD-I

A remote controller for the Phillips CD-i.

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Microscience HH612B Hard Disk Drive - [ Peripheral ]

Platform:

A 5.25" internal hard disk drive by Mircoscience. Model HH612B. ...

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Maplin Spectrum Parallel/Serial Port - [ Peripheral ]

Platform: Sinclair ZX Spectrum

This expansion provides 8-bit input and output ports for parallel transfer when connected to the Maplin Spectrum Input/Output Controller Module.

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Logitech Cordless Controller - [ Peripheral ]

Platform: Playstation, PS One, Playstation 2

A pair of cordless controllers compatible with the Playstation, PS One and Playstation 2.

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Windrush Micro Systems Mace - [ Peripheral ]

Platform: Dragon 32

The Mace is an editor and assembler for the Dragon 32.

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Acorn Electron (Trial ROM From Astec) - [ Computer ]

This early model Acorn Electron contains an issue one board with a 16K EPROM marked "ELK 036" replacing the lower BASIC ROM.

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240v to 115v Step down transformer - [ Peripheral ]

Platform:

Transformer used to step down mains 240v to USA mains 115v for running computers which have power supplies designed to run on 115v (e.

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Brian Crank S-100 boards - [ Peripheral ]

Platform:

Various S-100 boards in anti static bags donated by Brian Crank (Cards came out of Brian Crank's Altair 8800b) ...

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Brian Crank S-100 boards - [ Peripheral ]

Platform:

Various S-100 boards in anti static bags donated by Brian Crank (Cards came out of Brian Crank's Altair 8800b) ...

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Interstate Programaster 1125 - [ Game Console ]

This is badged as an Ajax machine, but is soley an Interstate machine sold in the Netherlands.

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VC4404 Terminal - [ Computer ]

Mike Volker and Ronald Craig were the founders of this company, they were the alumni of Waterloo Engineering, they were to produce some of the earliest video terminals.

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Nidd Valley Slomo - [ Peripheral ]

Platform: Sinclair ZX Spectrum

The Slomo is designed to slow and even stop the speed of the ZXSpectrum.

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Fuller The Master Unit - [ Peripheral ]

Platform: Sinclair ZX Spectrum

The Fuller Box Master Unit combines both the Fuller Box Games Unit and the Orator into a single unit.

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Plasmon PD2000e Optical Drive - [ Peripheral ]

Platform: IBM PC, Apple

The PD200e is an optical drive for DOS, Windows, OS/2 and Apple Macintosh computers.

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RetroClinic MultiOS Upgrade Kit - [ Peripheral ]

Platform: BBC Master

The MultiOS system allows the user to switch your BBC Master 128 operating system between the original 3.

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Dreameye Digital Camera - [ Peripheral ]

Platform: Sega Dreamcast

The Dreameye is a digital camera released for the Sega Dreamcast, it was released in Japan in 2000.

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Early Mouse Example - [ Peripheral ]

Platform: PC DOS

This is a University project mouse, that runs on three wheels, two for up and down, (the second wheel is there to keep the mouse balanced).

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HP 9000 800/ F20 - [ Computer ]

A machine in the huge range of workstation and server machines.

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Pro 600 Gaming System - [ Game Console ]

This is a portable LCD game and calculator, it contains 16 different titles, such as Flying Bees and Shooting Attack.

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Opti Talisman - [ Computer ]

This machine was derived from an unreleased machine known as the Chandra Chandra was the codename for another RIOS design, and again it failed to get beyond the prototype stage due to IBM's pessimism about it's marketability.

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Tadpole Series 2 Mini Docking Station - [ Peripheral ]

Platform: Tadpole

A docking station for a Tadpole Laptop, The station allows a monitor, keyboard, mouse and printer to be connected.

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