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Our Collection

With over 20,000 items in our collection, we are more equipped to open displays to the public than any other private or public institution currently preserving electronic, analogue and mechanical computing history in Australia.

1960’s computing

1960’s computing

Friden 130 calculator Remington calculator Sharp 364, 6401 calculator (nixie tube displays) HP 9100, 9830 calculators Dura 1041 word processor EAI 680 Analogue computer EAI analogue trainers EAI-Pace analogue computer Bailey 756 (1962) digital & analogue Power Station...

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1970’s computing

1970’s computing

Little Professor + many IC calculators, educators & games Casio FX702 calculator Canon 1614 calculator Canon 167 calculator Canon SE800 calculator Compucorp 325 calculator HP calc 35, 45, 85 calculators IBM Displaywriter word processor IBM Magcard II word processor...

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1980’s computing

1980’s computing

Sorcerer microcomputer System-80 microcomputer Macquarie Uni Dictionary project computer and Teleray terminal Sinclair ZX80 microcomputer SCAMP microcomputer (from EA) Dick Smith VZ200 microcomputer IBM PC 5110 IBM PC XT IBM PC AT IBM PC 386 Olivetti M24 PC Compaq...

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Post 1990 computing

Post 1990 computing

Apple Newton handheld computer Psion handheld compute Palm handheld computer HP handheld computer HP Pocket Computer ICL Computerphone IBM PC Pentium I, II, III etc many, many, technology changes so fast we get many recent examples!) many, many Monitors and Keyboards...

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Consoles

Consoles

Sega Mega Drive (Genesis, in North America) Sega Master System II Playstation 1 Playstation 2 Playstation 3 Nintendo Enterainment System Super Nintendo Nintendo64 Nintendo Wii Nintendo Gameboy Atari 2600 Microsoft X-box Microsoft X-box 360Slide rules – Fuller...

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Manuals

Manuals

Almost all the above systems have manuals in ACMS collection SILLIAC – manuals and circuit drawings EE KDF9 – a very large manual collection and circuit drawings IBM 1401 – a large manual collection and circuit drawingsSlide rules – Fuller cylindrical, Hemi, circular,...

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Media

Media

Media blank punch cards blank paper tape blank roll paper printer ribbons Paper tape programs for SILLIAC Paper tape programs for many DEC systems etc Magnetic tapes – 1/2″ approx 2,000 Cartridge tapes – over 200 Disk packs – approx 50 Disk cartridges – over 200...

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BY MANUFACTURER

BY MANUFACTURER

Sample some items from our museum-ready collection The society now has a large collection of museum-ready items. This page is a guide to just some of those examples. When the museum site(s) become operational, all possible display items will be exhibited. 3-com, 3M...

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Pre 1950 computing

Pre 1950 computing

Slide rules – Fuller cylindrical, Hemi, circular, special purpose etc Calculating aids – Tamaya Planix 5000 planimeter Mechanical Calculators – 1930s Comptometer, Curta, Contex, Facit, Odhner Electrical calculators – 1930 NCR Accounting Machine, National etc Hand card...

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