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TDK Blue 5 Bluetooth Module - [ Peripheral ]

Platform: Palm Vx PDA

TDK Blue 5 systems connects the Vx without the cable.

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Sumlock Anita 1011B L.S.I. Electronic Calculator - [ Calculator ]

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.

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Nintendo GameCube - Japanese Version DOL-S-VTA - [ Game Console ]

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.

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Nintendo Entertainment System (Mattel Version) - [ Game Console ]

This is an early NES console distributed by the toy company Mattel.

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NEC PC-8201 - [ Computer ]

This machine was brought back from Japan by Herman Hauser.

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Acorn BBC Micro Model B+ 64K (Acorn R&D) - [ Computer ]

This machine was used in Research and Development.

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Apple iBook - [ Computer ]

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.

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Atari CC191 Calculator - [ Calculator ]

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...

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Tatung TPC-2000 - [ Computer ]

After the Einstein was met with modest success, Tatung tried to enter the lucrative PC market, mainly aiming for the small business user.

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Atari 600XL - [ Computer ]

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.

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Super Famicom Pachinko Controller - [ Peripheral ]

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.

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Fei Hao FH-012 - [ Game Console ]

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.

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Family Computer Network System - [ Peripheral ]

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.

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Mario's Cement Factory - [ Game 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.

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ICL PERQ 1 Workstation - [ Computer ]

The PERQ, also referred to as the Three Rivers PERQ or ICL PERQ, was a pioneering workstation computer produced in the early 1980s.

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Fujitsu Oasys 30 LX II Word Processor - [ Computer ]

This laptop-style, personal, Japanese-language, word processor from Fujitsu is also referred to as the 30LX2.

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Spanish Amstrad CPC 464 (Schneider Keys & Cassette Deck) - [ Computer ]

This is a late model of the CPC 464, and dates from after the deal with the German company Schneider ended in 1987.

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Commodore Amiga 1000 - [ Computer ]

Amiga 1000 is the first in the line of Amiga computers, also known as the A1000.

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Sanyo MBC-555 - [ Computer ]

Sanyo MBC-555 (1982) The Sanyo 550 and 555 were the first MS-DOS compatible computers that retailed for under US$1000.

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Casio KB-7 Expansive Unit - [ Peripheral ]

Platform: Casio PV-7

This interface attaches to the rear of the Casio PV-7 computer, and gives the machine some welcome new capabilities.

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Casio PV-7 (Red) - [ Computer ]

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.

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V-Tech Socrates - [ Game Console ]

The Socrates is an educational console, and is named after the robot character, himself named after the famous Philosopher.

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Monitor IIc - [ Peripheral ]

Platform: Apple II

Monitor Designed for the Apple IIc...

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Epoch TV Game System 10 - [ Game Console ]

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).

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Hanimex HMG 2650 - [ Game Console ]

One of the many Arcadia 2001 clone systems.

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Epoch TV Game System 10 M2 - [ Game Console ]

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).

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Amstrad PC4386SX Computer - [ Computer ]

This Amstrad PC 4386SX Computer contains a 3.

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XBOX 360 Gorillaz Special Edition Faceplate - [ Peripheral ]

Platform: Xbox 360

A limited edition faceplate for the XBOX 360.

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TDK Systems bluePAQ/Tactel Blue I 420 - [ Peripheral ]

Platform: Compaq iPAQ

The bluePAQ from TDK Systems allows you to add Bluetooth wireless capabilities to your Compaq iPAQ Pocket PC, as well as a compact flash slot.

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Sharp EL-9300 Graphics Scientific Calculator - [ Calculator ]

The Sharp EL-9300 is a graphing calculator with 10 digit precision and formula input logic.

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PalmPilot Professional - [ Computer ]

The PalmPilot Professional from 3COM is a personal digital assistant.

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Apple Macintosh PowerBook 100 - [ Computer ]

Apple's Macintosh PowerBook 100, which was launched in October 1991, is often seen as the laptop that brought laptop computers into the main market.

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Mains Adaptor for Acorn Pocket Book (AHA35) - [ Peripheral ]

Platform: Acorn Pocket Book

The Mains Adaptor connects the Acorn Pocket Book to a standard 13 amp 220/240V mains power supply to provide an alternative power source to the batteries.

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128K RAM Solid State Disk for Acorn Pocket Book (AHA20) - [ Peripheral ]

Platform: Acorn Pocket Book

The 128K RAM Solid State Disk (SSD) fit inside the Acorn Pocket Book and provide additional space for storing information.

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A-Link for Acorn Pocket Book (AHA30) - [ Peripheral ]

Platform: Acorn Pocket Book

RS232 serial interface and PocketFS 2 filing system software that allows files to be easily copied between the Acorn Pocket Book and an Archimedes computer.

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NEC PC-6001 - [ Computer ]

NEC announced the 6000 series in 1981.

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Nintendo Game & Watch - Mario's Cement Factory - [ Game Console ]

Help Mario negotiate pipes and tunnels, as he guides cement through a factory, without crushing his friends.

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Acorn Archimedes A440/1 Serial No. 1000001 - [ Computer ]

The third Archimedes model Acorn launched in July 1989 was the A440/1.

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Family Basic - [ Peripheral ]

Platform: Nintendo Famicom

This is a 72 key peripheral that along with the Nintendo BASIC cartridge, and the Matsushita/Panasonic Data Recorder (sold separately), allowed the Famicom to become the fully fledged computer that it...

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Famicom Robot - [ Peripheral ]

Platform: Nintendo Famicom

The robot accessory is designed to work with software with each game coming with original pieces to add to the robot.

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Casio Loopy Magical Shop - [ Peripheral ]

Platform: Casio Loopy

Along with the release of the Loopy, Casio released an accessory called the Magical Shop (or more specifically the Video Seal Word Processor Magical Shop).

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NEC Life Touch Note Netbook - [ Computer ]

After releasing the Life Touch tablet in 2010, this is a similarly specced machine, but with a full qwerty keyboard, as well as the 7'' resistive touch screen, the machine runs off the Nvidia Tegra Dual Core processor.

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Centipede Arcade Cabinet - [ Computer ]

This is a arcade shooter, designed and programmed by Dona Bailey and Ed Logg, it was designed to appeal to female players, as it was not biased to either gender.

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Hyper Street Fighter II Turbo Edition - [ Computer ]

Capcom's defining one on one ighter, that introduced many elements carried on in the genre today, such as being able to fight another human opponent, rather than just computer ones.

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Bandai Digi Casse - [ Game Console ]

The Digi Casse is a handheld console developed by Bandai, released mainly in Japan, although it did get launched in Europe for a brief period in 1986.

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Bandai TV Jack 5000 - [ Game Console ]

The TV Jack series of consoles were brought to market by Bandai, beginning in 1977 with the TV Jack 1000, The 5000 is a rare early console released in 1978, retailing 19,800 Yen.

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Sega MegaTech Arcade Cabinet - [ Computer ]

This is a table top version of the arcade machine, very popular in bars and clubs, as drinks could be stood on them as the players enjoyed the game.

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Alien Syndrome Arcade Cabinet - [ Computer ]

Anyone who has visited the museum will recognise the cab, as it stands in the front foyet, and every minute the intro sequence starts with a sampled roar of an alien.

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Space Invaders Arcade Cabinet - [ Computer ]

Taito's classic up the screen shooter should need no introduction to any gamer.

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Asteroids Arcade Cabinet - [ Computer ]

Lyle Rains, Ed Logg and Dominic Walsh, the cabs were brought to the Japanese market by Taito, and the rest of the world by Atari.

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