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November 7th, 2016 Our 7th retro-computing event was open to the public as part of the BCS South West events programme.

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Our permanent display is located in the Portland Square building at the University of Plymouth. Visitors are always welcome and may visit the exhibits without prior arrangement (during normal working hours). We only have a subset of the exhibits on display at any time, showing around 250 items.
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Fidelity Voice Chess Challenger

One of many tabletop chess computers released by Fidelity Electronics in the late 1970s and early 1980s. This one was the first to distinguish itself by being able to speak the moves that the player entered and which the computer itself it wished to make. Other models included 'sensory' featur... (read more)
Fidelity Electronics, 1979


If you have any old/historic equipment you would consider donating to the South-West Retro Computing Archive, please contact our curator. All donated devices are catalogued and may be displayed with an accompanying label identifying the donor (you may choose to remain anonymous).