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Commodore PET 2001 - 1977

The Commodore PET (Personal Electronic Transactor) is a line of home/personal computers produced starting in 1977 by Commodore International. A top-seller in the Canadian and United States educational markets, it …

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Commodore PET 4000 Series - 1980

In 1980, the 4000-series PETs were launched. These used a larger 12″ monitor with a redesigned CRT controller and also included the enhanced BASIC 4.0, which added commands for disk …

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Commodore PET 8000 Series - 1980

The PET 8000 series, also badged as CBM for Commodore Business Machines, included a new display chip which drove an 80×25 character screen.  However, this resulted in a number of software incompatibilities …

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Commodore VIC-20 - 1981

The VIC-20 was the first inexpensive color computer available, costing less than $300. was intended to be more economical than the PET computer. It was equipped with 5 KB of …

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Commodore SuperPET 9000 - 1981

The SuperPET SP9000, also known as Micro-Mainframe or MMF9000, was developed in conjunction with the Department of Computer Science of the University of Waterloo in Ontario, Canada. It was primarily …

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Commodore SuperPET SP9000 - 1981

The last in the Commodore PET series was the SP9000, known as the SuperPET or MicroMainframe. This machine was designed at the University of Waterloo for teaching programming. In addition …

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Commodore 64 - 1982

The Commodore 64, also known as the C64, C-64, C=64, is an 8-bit home computer introduced in January 1982 by Commodore International. It is listed in the Guinness World Records …

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Commodore Educator 64 - 1983

1983 saw Commodore attempt to compete with the Apple II’s hold on the US education market with the Educator 64, essentially a C64 and “greenscale” monochrome monitor in a PET …

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Commodore SX-64 - 1984

The Commodore SX-64, also known as the Executive 64, or VIP-64 in Europe, is a portable, briefcase/suitcase-size “luggable” version of the popular Commodore 64 home computer and holds the distinction …

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Commodore Amiga 1000 - 1985

The Commodore Amiga 1000, also known as the A1000 and originally simply as the Amiga, is the first personal computer released by Commodore International in the Amiga line. It combines …

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Commodore Amiga 500 - 1987

The Amiga 500 is the first low-end Commodore Amiga 16/32-bit multimedia home/personal computer. It was announced at the winter Consumer Electronics Show in January 1987 – at the same time …

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