Tag Archives: 1980s
Multiple Pickups: Pennsylvania, Ohio, and Delaware.
Last weekend BitHistory picked up a total of 5 lots of items. 2 Pickups in Pennsylvania, 2 in Ohio, and 1 in Delaware. Was a good mixture of Commodore 64, Apple II, Digital Equipment Corp., and IBM PC related items. Lots of hardware, and lots of books, manuals, and software that will be considered for archival.
Texas Instruments TI-74 BASICALC
Released in 1985, to replace the Texas Instruments CC-40, The TI-74 BASICALC is a programmable calculator featuring the BASIC programming language. Features: TMS70C46 CPU31 Character 5×7 LCD32+4 KB ROM8 KB RAMRAM/ROM Expansion PortHEXBUS Port80 Characters per line (31 visible)Powered by 4x AAA Batteries
Vintage Computer Automation: ARMY / DoD: “Electronic Culture”
“Vintage Automation: Excerpt from Army film “The Electronic Culture” (circa 1991). In the mid-1980’s, the DOD embarked on a program to increase computer automation and electronic data sharing to reduce paperwork, increase efficiencies and save money. This film explains the CALS (Computer-Aided Logistics Supply) system. It is an interesting look at the computer technologies of the mid 1980’s to early 1990’s, showing many vintage devices such as Zenith Data Systems, Commodore Amiga 2000, AT&T disk systems, optical storage, networking and much more. Good quality color film. The Army AH-64 helicopter […]