2019 February

My first real “Home Computer” , the Acorn Atom

Stripping Atoms

As my 2 Acorn Atom boards were in a quite bad state, and I got a hold of a desoldering station that worked pretty well I decided to strip both boards “to the bone”, and rebuild them with high-quality IC-sockets, low profile crystals etc. (Board images are clickable for Hi-Res).

The Acorn Atom – Introduction

The Acorn Atom was my first “Personal computer”, a computer with a real keyboard, and video display (well actually an old portable B&W TV). All I could effort was the basic version, 2K of Memory, no floating point ROM, no printer interface (6522). For many years my own Acorn Atom ended up in a junk… read more »

NDR School television episodes (26)

0. Microelectronics – Introduction of the NDR “Klein” computerThomas Naumann and Rolf-Dieter Klein introduce the capabilities of the NDR “Klein” computer and the contents of the 26 episodes. (In German).

Welcome to my website

This site has been dedicated to ~1980’s Home- and Game Computers I own, Single Boards Computers (SBC’s) I either built or bought, as well as home-brew hardware and test equipment.