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STM Pied Piper computer

This is another Canadian computer from Semi-Tech Microelectronics Corporation (STM) called the Pied Piper that looks a little worse for wear but the paint wearing down actually exposes a metallic finish underneath. This is ...

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Vintage Alps AKB-3420 Keyboard

The Alps AKB-3420 keyboard was built for early 80’s S-100 computers as these generally had toggle switches for data entry and led blinking lights for output. If someone wanted a monitor and keyboard, one...

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MOS Commodore KIM-1

I was very happy to find a blue PCB version of a KIM-1 computer some time ago.  I have a  couple of different versions but this KIM-1 is Revision E.  More information is available...

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Univac 1701 Keypunch Keyboard

In the last few weeks, I happened on a vintage Univac keyboard from a 1701 Kyepunch.  I had seen one in my travels at Deskthority.net, a keyboard enthusiasts web community and it did pique...

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Commodore SuperPET SP9000

As a Commodore fan, finding and acquiring a Commodore SuperPET was something that I have been looking forward to doing for a long time.  There are many pages that talk about Commodore SuperPET specifications...

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Vintage Homemade keyboard

I seem to be focused on keyboards lately but this is one of the most impressive keyboards in my collection to me.  It’s construction is crude but it was quite usable as this keyboard...