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Kenbak 1 - 1971

The Kenbak-1 is considered by the Computer History Museum and the American Computer Museum to be the world’s first “personal computer”, invented by John V. Blankenbaker (1930-) of Kenbak Corporation …

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Sphere 1 - 1975

The Sphere I was a personal computer completed in 1975 by Michael Donald Wise and Monroe Tyler of Sphere Corporation, of Bountiful, Utah. The Sphere I featured a Motorola 6800 …

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IMSAI 8080 - 1975

The IMSAI 8080 was an early microcomputer released in late 1975, based on the Intel 8080 and later 8085 and S-100 bus. It was a clone of its main competitor, …

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Wave Mate Jupiter - 1976

Ranking among the rarest of artifacts on display at LSIM, this Jupiter system was produced in small numbers by Wave  Mate beginning in 1976.  Better known for it’s Z80 Bullet SBC, Wave …

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