This list shows the computers, calculators, game consoles and peripherals that have been added to our collection recently.
Revised version of the Powerbook 1400 series...
The PowerBook 500 series (codenamed Blackbird, which it shared with the older Macintosh IIfx) was a range of Apple Macintosh PowerBook portable computers first introduced by Apple Computer with the 540c model on 16 May 1994.
Because of the unexpected success of the BBC Micro, Acorn had to look to the Asia for additional manufacturing capacity.
Platform: Commodore PET
The Commodore 2031 is a Single-drive 5¼" floppy disk subsystem for Commodore International computers.
A scientific calculator with 10 digits precision and algebraic logic.
The Rockwell 18R is an arithmetic calculator with 8 digits precision and algebraic logic.
The Casio HS8-G is a solar powered arithmetic calculator with 8 digits precision and algebraic logic.
The HC133 has an 8 digit display with large keys designed for young school children.
The Texas Instruments TI-81 is a programmable calculator with 10 digits precision and formula input logic.
The Casio fx-9750G is a graphing calculator with 10 digits precision and formula input lodgic.
The Casio fx-9750GII is a graphing calculator with 10 digits precision and formula input logic.
Heavy terminal that was formerly in Kimbolton school to demonstrate an old style computer system.
This was the first Vic Micro produced by Commodore, a very close relation of the VIC-20, it was only released in Japan, and was moderately successful, it was released in May 1980.
Platform: Amstrad CPC
This is a rare 3rd party drive that adds a second disk drive to the CPC range of machines.
Supplied in kit form by Watford Electronics, who would become far better known for providing peripherals and software for 8 bit computers, particularly the Acorn machines.
This is seen as the spiritual successor to the ZX Spectrum, has a case designed by Rick Dickinson, with the internals and software by a team of Spectrum experts.
The National CF-2700, was produced by Matsushita Denki.
Platform: BBC Micro
This 5.25" disk drive is designed to be attached to a BBC Micro, it is switchable between 40 and 80 track formats....
Platform: Acorn Atom
This is an external 5.25 Disk system for the Atom has the Serial Number RH-00131...
Released in 1987, for the cost of 99,800 Yen, this was a machine of two halves, firstly it has X1 architecture, so can use most of the software library of the X1, X1 Turbo, and Turbo Z software.
The Apricot PC was Apricot Computers' first personal computer made for business use.
Foldable wireless keyboard that was compatible with the Tungsten T3, T5, E, C, Zire 21, 31, 71, 72 and Treo 600 and 650 ranges of PDAs and smartphones.
Platform: Palm Vx PDA
TDK Blue 5 systems connects the Vx without the cable.
This is an early example of a desktop, integrated circuit, calculator which could run off mains power or the 14 rechargeable Nickel Cadmium batteries that were housed in the calculator.
Originally released in Japan in 2001, the GameCube was Nintendo's successor to the N64, designed to compete with Sony's Playstation 2 and Microsoft's XBOX.
The One Per Desk, or OPD, was an innovative hybrid personal computer / telecommunications terminal based on the hardware of the Sinclair QL.
This is an early NES console distributed by the toy company Mattel.
This machine was used in Research and Development.
This was one in a series of notebooks, called the ''snow'' machine, Apple used of the PowerPC G3 chip, and a disc tray for loading software.
In 1987 the Hartech U.S.A., Ltd. division of Hartech Limited of Hong Kong (headed by former Atari Vice President for International Sales David Harris) introduced a line of Atari branded calculators, w...
After the Einstein was met with modest success, Tatung tried to enter the lucrative PC market, mainly aiming for the small business user.
The new designs for the Atari 8 Bit range, the Atari 800XL and 600XL, were announced at the 1983 Summer CES, they were to replace the aging look of the Atari 800 and 400.
Platform: Nintendo Super Famicom
A controller to allow for Pachinko fun on the Super Famicom, there is a suction cap to attach the controller near the television for the authentic game experience.
Released in 2004, this home console utilises motion controls - a full two years before the Wii had huge commercial success with them.
Modern built console with the styling of the Megadrive, either the original machine or the MD II, it is not licensed or endorsed by Sega.
Platform: Nintendo Famicom
This was a dial up network system for the Nintendo Famicom, and consisted of a main unit that plugged into the cartridge slot of the console.
Tabletop games had proved hugely successful from the late 1970s to the early 1980s, until largely replaced by the arrival of the home micros and consoles.
The PERQ, also referred to as the Three Rivers PERQ or ICL PERQ, was a pioneering workstation computer produced in the early 1980s.
This laptop-style, personal, Japanese-language, word processor from Fujitsu is also referred to as the 30LX2.
This is a late model of the CPC 464, and dates from after the deal with the German company Schneider ended in 1987.
Amiga 1000 is the first in the line of Amiga computers, also known as the A1000.
Sanyo MBC-555 (1982) The Sanyo 550 and 555 were the first MS-DOS compatible computers that retailed for under US$1000.
Platform: Casio PV-7
This interface attaches to the rear of the Casio PV-7 computer, and gives the machine some welcome new capabilities.
After the abject failure of the PV-1000 console and the PV-2000 computer, Casio would begin to abandon their own computer standard and transform their machines to the MSX one.
The Socrates is an educational console, and is named after the robot character, himself named after the famous Philosopher.
Released in 1977, the Epoch TV Game System 10 was Epoch’s second video game machine, following the TV Tennis Electrotennis from 1975, (said to be the first video game console released in Japan).