British Micro Mimi 802

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The MIMI 802 was released in June 1982. It was made by British Micro, a Watford-based company. The system was designed for small businesses and word processing applications.

The original machine, the 801 was designed by Gemini, who sold it to British Micro, who would then produce the 802/3/4. The machine is said to be named after the company owner's daughter.

It is a Z80-based, 64KB machine, with built-in 5.25 inch drives. It is a spiritual successor to the Superbrain range of machines. Its operating system OS/M is fully CP/M 2.2 compatible. One unusual feature is the inclusion of a light pen socket.

The MIMI 802 originally cost £1,350. The monitor was available in an orange or green display and cost from £132.

This is the MIMI 802G, which offered high resolution graphics, was released at the same time. It originally cost £1,495.

Manufacturer: British Micro
Date: 1982

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Personal Computer World - November 1982 Nov 1982
Special Supplement Practical Computing - October 1983 Oct 1983

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This exhibit has a reference ID of CH51748. Please quote this reference ID in any communication with the Centre for Computing History.


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