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Hardware index

 

3

 
3Com
    Ethernet card, network interface
    Routers
    Palm, handsize computer

 

A

 

ABC, first electronic computer
Abacus
Altair
Alto - Rank Xerox
AMD, microprocessors
Amstrad
    Amstrad ppc640d
Antikythera
Apple
    apple I
    apple II
    apple III
    lisa
    mac intosh
        macclassic
        mac classic II
Arithmometer
Asci White - IBM
Atari
    atari 2600 (1)
Aritmometer
Astrolabes
ATM

 

B

 

BINAC
Blue Gene - IBM
Burroughs
    Burroughs calculators
Buttner calculator

 

C

 
Casio
    Casio CQ1
Cisco
    Routers, network routing systems
CG-456
Colossus
Commodore
    Amiga 500
    Amiga 1000
    Amiga 2000
    Amiga 4000
    C4
    C16
    C64
    C128
    PET 2001
    Vic 20
Compaq
    Compaq I - II - III, portable computers
    Compaq Deskpro
Core memory (in preparation)
Cray
   Cray 1
Curta, machanical "pocket" manual calculator
Cyrix, microprocessors
 

D

 
Datamath Texas Instruments
Deep Blue - IBM
Digital, DEC - became Compaq(1998)
    PDP 6
    PDP 7
    PDP 8
    PDP 9
    PDP 10
    PDP 11
    PDP 12
    PDP 13
Da_Vinci, a polymath and probably invented the first ever mechanical calculating device
Datamath
Data General
Difference_engine, a "mechanical" big step towards a full blown computer
 

E

 

Epson
   Epson MX80, (2), dot matrix printer
   Epson QX 10, personal computer

EDSAC
EDVAC; first stored program computer
Embedded computers, introduction
ENIAC

 

F

 
FMD high capacity 140Gb laserdisk
Fridges - automated fridges
 

G

 
Grid computers, parallel processing
 

H

 

Heathkit
   Heathkit EC 1
Hewlett Packard
    HP9000A, desktop calculator
    HP200lx
    Omnigo 100
Hollerith, tabulating machine

 

I

 
IBM
    ibm 360
    ibm 701
    ibm 704
    ibm 1401
    ibm 3740, the first mainframe with 8" floppy disk drives
    ibm 5100, derived from the SCAMP
    ibm 7000
    ibm Asci White
    ibm blue gene
    ibm deep blue
    ibm PC, PC jr, XT, AT, PS/2, 386, 486, Pentium
    ibm portable, model 1
    ibm Ramac
    ibm SCAMP, (2) Special Computer APL Machine Portable
    ibm SECC
    ibm Selectric, electric type writer
    ibm series 1
Intel
    4004
    8008
    8080
    80180
    80286
    80386
    80486
    Pentium
    Pentium II
    Pentium Pro
    Pentium III
    Pentium IV
 

J

 

K

 
Kim-1 - Commodore
 

L

 

Leibnitz_calculator

 

M

 

Mainframe computers , introduction
Mark I - Manchester University
Marchant
Micro computers, introduction
Mini Computers, introduction
Minitel - France Telecom video terminal
MITS
Monroe
   Monroe
Motorola
Mouse

 

N

 

O

Osborn, one of the first portable computers sold with a bundle of software
 

P

 

Parametron, Japanese parallel computer in a totaly different basis
Pascaline, one of the first mechanical calculators with a carry mechanism

 

Q

 

Quantum computers - introduction
Quipa
, Amer-indian (Inca, Mayan) means of recording calculations

 

R

 
Ram (in preparation)
Rank Xerox
    Alto, a first mini computer
    model A, xerographic copier
    Star, one of the first desktop computers, but far ahead of its time
    Xerox 914, laser printer
    Xerox 860, a CP/M based wordprocessor computer & macro language
Resinox
 

S

 
Scheutz, difference engine
Sega
    Dreamcast game console
Sharp
   LCD screens
SECC - IBM
Slide_Rule
Silicon Graphics
Sinclair
    SX 80
    SX 81
Sol 20
Star
Storage, history of data storage
Supercomputers, introduction
 

T

  Tabulating Machine - Hollerith
Tandy
    TRS 80, desktop computer
    TRS 100, destop computer with LCD screen built in
Teletype
    teletype_development
    teletype model 44, teletypewriter
    Teletype model ASR 33
Terminals, introduction
Testudo
Texas instruments
    ti_4A-99
    ti_83; handheld calculator
    ti-89; handheld calculator
    ti_92; handheld calculator
    ti_calculators
    ti-2500; Datamath
Toshiba
    T1000, laptop
    T1200, laptop
    T2000, laptop
    T3000, laptop
    T3100, laptop
Transistor
 

U

 
 

V

 

W

 

X

 
 

Y

 

Z

 

Zilog Corp
    Z-80

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