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Open University Hektor I

The Hektor (sometimes known as the PT502, although this is actually the course number) was a single board computer used by the Open University to teach electronic and engineer students how to design and build a microcomputer. On completing the course the computer was to be returned to the Open University.

Our Hektor is in its original box with course booklets, user manual, experimentation notes, and University correspondence.

Manufacturer: Open University
Date: 1981

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Open University Hektor I Manuals:

Item Manufacturer Date
Hektor User Manual Open University 1986

Other Systems Related To Open University Hektor I:

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Open University Hektor III Open University 1982
Open University Hektor II Open University 1982

This exhibit has a reference ID of CH35201. Please quote this reference ID in any communication with the Centre for Computing History.


Open University Hektor I

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