Practical Computing - March 1979

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Practical Computing - March 1979, Volume 2, Issue 3


Computers for Stock Control: We review some of the low-cost, ready-made systems for handling a company's stock control problems. Page 42

Single-Board Computers: One of the best and possibly cheapest ways of starting in computing is to use a single-board computer. We look at these computers, which range in price from £50 to more than £1,000. Page 27

[The single-board computers that are reviewed include the Advanced Microcomputers AMC 95/4000, American Microsystems EVK Series (300) Board, Brutech BEM-CPU 1, Commodore Kim 1, Computer Automation LSI 4/10, Data General MBC/1, Digital Equipment Corporation LSI-II, EMM Sesco SECS 80/10A, General Automation GA-16/110 and GA-16/220, Heathkit, Intel iSBC 80/10A and 86/12, Mostek OEM-80E, Newbear 7768, Nascom 1, National Semiconductor BLC-80/10, 80/11, 80/12 and 80/14, Ohio Scientific Superboard II, Plessey Micro Systems Miproc, Pronto, RCA Cosmac SPC 1800, Real Time Controls RTC 5100, AIM 65, Texas Instruments TMS9900 Micro-99, Zilog Z-80 MCB]

Tandy Forum & Pet Corner: Tandy Forum joins Pet Corner presenting news, views and ideas on how to use Tandy and Pet computers. Pages 52 & 55

School Computer Project: Fearnhill School started its computer project on £250 with no experience. Now it is using the system to teach physics in a novel way. Page 38

Play NIM: Nim is one of the ancient games. We list a Practical Computing-tested program in Basic. It's great fun. Page 36

All This And More: Comment, page 19; Feedback, page 19; Print-out, page 22; Interview goes to a Scottish out-post, page 41; Buyers' Guide, page 47; IBM typewrite conversion, part III, page 57; Illustrating Basic, page 59; Book reviews, page 65; Computabits, page 67; Competition news, page 79; Glossary, page 81; Advertisement Index, page 79

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Publication Date : March 1979

ISSN Number : 0141-5433

Creator : ECC

This exhibit has a reference ID of CH2209. Please quote this reference ID in any communication with the Centre for Computing History.

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