Category: "Home Computers"

Vector Graphic Inc Pricelist 1979

          SOFTWARE _______ 5/79 Prices subject to change without notice 31364 VIA COLINAS . WESTLAKE VILLAGE. CA 91361 . TEL.: (213) 991-2302

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Commodore 64 Users Guide

  COMMODORE 64 USER’S GUIDE   TABLE OF CONTENTS   INTRODUCTION 1. SETUP 1.1. Unpacking and Connecting the Commodore 64 1.2. Installation 1.3. Optional Connections 1.4. Operation 1.5. Color Adjustment 2. GETTING STARTED 2.1. Keyboard 2.2. Back to Normal 2.3. Loading and Saving Programs 2.4. PRINT and Calculations 2.5. Precedence 2.6. Combining Things 3. BEGINNING […]

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Heathkit H8

As you may already know Heathkit was known for their kit projects and the Heathkit H8 was no exception.  You could buy it in kit for and assemble it yourself for $379.00 or you could buy it pre-assembled for $475.00. While $379.00 may sound like a good deal you would only get the chassis and […]

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Commodore SX-64

This portable computer is the Commodore SX-64 and is known as the first portable with a color screen. It was released in 1984 to compete with the Osborne 1 and Compaq Portable but it didn’t do a very good job of it. Sales were poor and it was discontinued by 1986. The SX-64 used a […]

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NeXT Cube Computer

One of the forerunners of our modern computers was one thought up by Steve Jobs. It was called the “NeXT” computer. It was given the nickname “Cube” after it came into being back in October of 1988. It came with an impressive base price tag of $6500.00 and an equally impressive appearance. It was designed […]

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IBM XT 5160

The group at IBM were making history with their MS DOS operating system. The computer designation, also called “form factor”, was “XT” and stood for “eXtended technology”. It was for sure the IBM PC XT had it. This computer was announced in 1983 and was a direct competitor to the Apple II and the Commodore […]

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Atari 800 and 800XL

The Atari 800 and 800XL were the work of Texas Instruments and the Atari company. They were fairly equal, but the Atari 800XL had more graphics modes and two less joystick ports. They were considered superior, by some, to the Tandy, Oric and Lynx computers. The Atari 800 was introduced in 1979 and the 800XL […]

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Amiga 4000

Commodore came out with the Amiga 4000 in 1993. It was the natural progression from the Amiga 3000 and had plenty of color to offer. The model 4000 had the highest overall power rating of nearly all the Amiga computers. The Amiga 4000 was a mixture of the A2000, A3000 and the A1200. It was […]

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Commodore Vic 20

Before Commodore Business Machines company went bankrupt, they had made good progress in the personal computer niche. The Commodore Vic 20 was one of their earlier efforts. It came before the Model 64. It was released in 1980 in Japan and later came to the United States. It had the distinction of being the first […]

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Commodore 65

The Commodore 65 was an experiment, but one that somehow made it to market. It was a transition from the Commodore 64 to the Amiga line of computers. It was started in 1989, but discontinued a few years later. If the Commodore Business Machines company had not gone bankrupt in Aprill of 1994, it is […]

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