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AgVision Videotex terminal

Below are pictures of an interesting looking Videotex terminal with an Elenco AgVision front label but could easily be mistaken for a Tandy Color Computer.  The bottom reveals a TRS-80 Videotex Terminal label with...

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Apple II Rev 3: Clone or prototype?

I recently bought a couple of Apple II Rev 3 boards. They are slightly different than a normal board and are claimed to have been acquired by an Apple insider. The “green” board shown...

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Bendix Keyboard/Control Panel from NASA

This is a Bendix keyboard/control panel that was originally purchased from from a surplus auction at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama. It looks like it’s from NASA and it is!...

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Canon Cat

I recently acquired a Canon Cat and am thrilled because these don’t come up for sale much.  The Canon Cat was famously developed by Jef Raskin, of Apple Macintosh fame.  While the Canon Cat...

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IBM 5161 Expansion Unit

Some time back, I acquired an IBM 5161 expansion unit that adds extra capacity to the original IBM PC model 5150.  The 5150 only had 5 expansion slots and two full-height 5.25″ floppy drives...

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Lear Siegler ADM 3A terminal

I recently acquired a Lear Siegler ADM 3A terminal and I was thrilled.  This is one of the quintessential terminals of it’s day and if one ever mentions “terminal” to someone who’s been around...