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ALL Latest Additions

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Advanced Commodore 64 Graphics and Sound - [ Book ]

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Commodore 64 Sound & Graphics - [ Book ]

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Commodore Exposed - [ Book ]

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LDOS - [ Software ]

Platform: TRS 80

Disk operating system for the TRS-80...

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Hard Disk Operating System - [ Software - Game ]

Invasion Force is a text-based strategy video game created by Robert Arnstein and released by Radio Shack in 1979 for TRS-80 computers.

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TRS-80/Z80 Assembly Language Library - [ Software ]

Platform: TRS-80

Assembly Language Software package for the TRS-80 machines...

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60542 LEO I Build Team - [ Photograph ]

Photograph of the LEO I engineers and support staff who worked on the build.

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60541 Central aisle, LEO I Demonstration - [ Photograph ]

Photograph of a view down the central aisle towards the incomplete console, taken during preparations for the demonstration to the Lyons board on 8 Mar 1950.

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60540 Swinging Gate Construction, STC equipment - [ Photograph ]

Photograph of part of the Standard Telephones magnetic tape equipment installed on LEO I in the earlier stages of development.

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60539 STC Tape Decks on LEO I - [ Photograph ]

Photograph of two STC magnetic tape decks in use in the early stages of LEO I.

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sc/mputer - [ Book ]

build your own microprocessor system...

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I Speak BASIC to My VIC - [ Book ]

build your own microprocessor system.

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8086/8088/80286 Assembly Language - [ Book ]

build your own microprocessor system.

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Commodore 64 Machine Code Master - [ Book ]

build your own microprocessor system.

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The Companion to the Commodore 64 - [ Book ]

build your own microprocessor system.

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FORTH for Micros - [ Book ]

build your own microprocessor system.

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Collins Computing Reference Dictionary - [ Book ]

build your own microprocessor system.

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Illustrating Pascal - [ Book ]

build your own microprocessor system.

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Basic & Pascal in Parallel - [ Book ]

build your own microprocessor system.

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Practical Programs For The Electron - [ Book ]

build your own microprocessor system.

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Computer Hobbyists Handbook - [ Book ]

build your own microprocessor system.

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Virtua Racing Deluxe - [ Software - Game ]

This conversion of the arcade game became a good reason for some to own the mushroom shaped peripheral.

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Wing Commander II - Vengeance of the Kilrathi (The Hit Squad) - [ Software - Game ]

The action and technical aspects of the original are considerably ramped up in this sequel, if you had a good enough sound card, the game had full speech and action sequences.

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Klax - [ Software - Game ]

The only puzzle game released on the ill fated Amstrad console, it was a slightly enhanced port of the Amstrad original.

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The Sims 2 (NA) - [ Software - Game ]

North American release of the Sims 2.

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Playstation Portable (PSP) Canadian - [ Game Console ]

The PlayStation Portable (officially abbreviated as PSP) is a handheld game console developed by Sony.

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Need for Speed Underground Rivals (Greatest Hits) (USA) - [ Software - Game ]

The PlayStation Portable (officially abbreviated as PSP) is a handheld game console developed by Sony.

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Medal of Honor Heroes 2 - [ Software - Game ]

The PlayStation Portable (officially abbreviated as PSP) is a handheld game console developed by Sony.

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The Golden Compass - [ Software - Game ]

The PlayStation Portable (officially abbreviated as PSP) is a handheld game console developed by Sony.

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Lords of Dogtown (Canada) - [ Software - Game ]

UMD movie of Lords of Dogtown, in a card slipcase.

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ATV Offroad Fury Blazin' Trails (Canada) (Not for Resale) - [ Software - Game ]

Greatest Hits release of ATV Offroad Fury Blazin' Trails, in a card slipcase marked 'Not for Resale'.

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Microsoft Macro Assembler 5.0 - [ Software ]

Platform: macro assembler

This Microsoft Macro Assembler 5.

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Thrillville Off The Rails - [ Software - Game ]

This Microsoft Macro Assembler 5.

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Test Your Knowledge of World Cup Football - [ Software - Game ]

Quiz program for the 16K ZX81...

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Ducati World Championship (Xplosiv) - [ Software - Game ]

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Maths Play - [ Software - Game ]

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Art Academy - [ Software - Game ]

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Game, Set and Match (Disk) - [ Software - Game ]

For this compilation, ocean brought together some of their most acclaimed sports sims.

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Classic Word Games - [ Software - Game ]

For this compilation, ocean brought together some of their most acclaimed sports sims.

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Sinclair Cambridge Programmable Program Library Volumes 1-4 - [ Manual ]

General/Finance/Statistics Mathematics Physics & Engineering Electronics...

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Puggsy - [ Software - Game ]

Puggsy is no ordinary game. Using the unique system of Total Object Interaction (TOI) you have to guide Puggsy through some of the best puzzles and most frantic arcade action ever seen in his quest to...

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Puzzler Collection - [ Software - Game ]

Puggsy is no ordinary game. Using the unique system of Total Object Interaction (TOI) you have to guide Puggsy through some of the best puzzles and most frantic arcade action ever seen in his quest to...

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Tetris DS - [ Software - Game ]

The essential Nintendo handheld game gets its entry on the DS.

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60498 LEO I Public/Press Demonstration - [ Photograph ]

Photograph of the LEO I installation set up for the first public demonstration in January 1954, attended by the national press.

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60497 Hollerith Punched Card Reader - [ Photograph ]

Photograph of the British Tabulating Machines (BTM) Hollerith Punched Card Reader, part of the LEO I installation at Cadby Hall (the same machine was later used on LEO II).

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60496 LEO I Power Supply During Construction - [ Photograph ]

Photograph of the partially-constructed switchboard/power supply - 'work in progress' on LEO I, dated 20 June 1950.

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60495 Ernest Lenaerts looking at a LEO I teleprinter - [ Photograph ]

Photograph of Ernest Lenaerts at work on LEO I at Cadby Hall.

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Putt-Putt Travels Through Time - [ Software - Game ]

For ages 2-6. Help Putt-Putt find his dog, calculator, lunch box, and history essay! He lost his belongings into a time machine and now he has to get them back! The game randomises the locations of th...

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60493 LEO I Mercury Delay Line, in 'coffin' - [ Photograph ]

Photograph of one of the five batteries of 16 delay lines as used on LEO I, in situ in its 'coffin'.

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60492 Accumulator Store, LEO I Demonstration - [ Photograph ]

Photograph of the Accumulator Store, face-on view, set up for the Demonstration of LEO I to the Lyons board members on 8 Mar 1950.

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60491 Ernest Lenaerts, Ray Shaw and Ernest Kaye set up for the LEO I Demonstration - [ Photograph ]

Photograph of three of the LEO I team preparing for the demonstration to Lyons board members on 8 Mar 1950.

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60490 Duke of Edinburgh Visit to Minerva Rd - [ Photograph ]

Photograph of Prince Philip during his visit to the LEO Computers works at Minerva Road on 22 March 1960, asking a question about the operation of the LEO III wiring plane and paper tape reader.

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60489 Duke of Edinburgh visit: Lunch menu cover - [ Document ]

Photograph of the front cover of the menu for Luncheon on the occasion of the visit of Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, to LEO Computers, 22 Mar 1960.

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60488 LEO II Circuit Diagram - [ Document ]

Photograph of a circuit diagram for card feed logic on LEO II.

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60477 LEO I Gremlin - [ Photograph ]

Photograph of an exploded capacitor from the main power supply on LEO I, kept by Peter Bird as a souvenir of 'the first computer bug'.

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60476 LEO I view to Data Preparation area - [ Photograph ]

Photograph of LEO I, looking down the central aisle towards the data preparation area (through double doors).

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60475 Hollerith Hand Card Punch - [ Photograph ]

Photograph of a Hollerith hand card punch, manufactured by the British Tabulating Machine Co.

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60474 STC Reconverter and Power Supplies - [ Photograph ]

Photograph of LEO I installation showing the STC Reconverter 44A on the left and main LEO power supply controls to the right.

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60473 Derek Hemy, Ernest Lenaerts, Gordon Gibbs and Leo Fantl with LEO I - [ Photograph ]

Photograph of four of the LEO I team.

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60471 John Grover - [ Photograph ]

Photograph of John Grover, a programmer on the earliest LEO I applications.

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Amstrad DMP 4000 - Owners Manual - [ Manual ]

Manual for the Amstrad DMP-4000 Printer.

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Eco2 - [ Computer ]

A Windows XP-based touch screen speech assistance device.

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Pathfinder - [ Portable Computer ]

keyboard for aiding speech and communication...

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Rise of the Triad (Kixx Interactive Classix) - [ Software - Game ]

Rise of the Triad in a wraparound cardboard case, closing with a magnet.

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Burroughs B95C Computer - [ Computer ]

The Burroughs Corporation was a major American manufacturer of business equipment.

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Snood 2 On Vacation - [ Software - Game ]

The Burroughs Corporation was a major American manufacturer of business equipment.

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Um Jammer Lammy (NTSC-J) - [ Software - Game ]

The lesser known female counterpart to Parappa the Rapper.

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Just Imagine Microsoft Office 2000 CD - [ Software ]

Platform: PC

This CD contains: Microsoft PhotoDraw trial Office 2000 tips and tricks Office 2000 demonstrations Windows 2000 demonstrations...

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Windows Animation Festival CD - [ Software ]

Platform: PC

A digital tour of the best animated movies for your multimedia PC.

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Rhythm Paradise - [ Software - Game ]

Featuring many rhythm-themed mini-games in stages of difficulty.

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Garfield 2 - [ Software - Game ]

Featuring many rhythm-themed mini-games in stages of difficulty.

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Domesday National Disc - Index - [ Document ]

Original master copy of the Domesday National Disc index.

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CorelDRAW 5 - [ Software ]

Platform: PC Windows 16 Bit

CorelDRAW is a vector graphics editor developed and published by Corel Corporation for Microsoft Windows.

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Tatung TVT-4200B CRT Terminal User Manual - [ Manual ]

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Hermes Printer 612 - OEM Manual - [ Manual ]

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Descent 3 - [ Software - Game ]

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Hermes Printer 612 - User Manual - [ Manual ]

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Atomic Bomberman (Sold Out) - [ Software - Game ]

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Who Wants To Be A Millionaire - [ Software - Game ]

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ICL - Successful Project Management Skills - [ Document ]

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Times of Conflict (Español) - [ Software - Game ]

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The Ultimate Human Body 2.0 - [ Software - Educational ]

Supports the National Curriculum.

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Sonic R (Xplosiv) - [ Software - Game ]

Supports the National Curriculum.

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Bully Scholarship Edition - [ Software - Game ]

Supports the National Curriculum.

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Learning Ladder - [ Software - Educational ]

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Master's Series 151 Fantastic Games - [ Software - Game ]

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Burnout Paradise The Ultimate Box - [ Software - Game ]

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Minecraft - [ Software - Game ]

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Need for Speed Shift - [ Software - Game ]

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Cars 2 - [ Software - Game ]

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More Game Party - [ Software - Game ]

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Zumba Fitness 2 - [ Software - Game ]

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Need for Speed Most Wanted - [ Software - Game ]

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Sonic Adventure 2 Battle - [ Software - Game ]

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WH Smith Computer Programming Stencil - [ Document ]

Stencil for drawing computer operations...

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Civilization II / Command & Conquer - [ Software - Game ]

Double pack of the strategy classics...

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Origami - The Secret Life of Paper - [ Software - Game ]

Free Origami paper to get you started Learn how to make your own Origami paper Stories and interviews from over 30 countries Over 100 full motion videos, 300 color photos Gallery with over 150 beauti...

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