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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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Texas Instruments TI-99/4A

The TI-99/4 series was notable for being the first personal computers to offer 16-bit processors. The TI-99/4A has a TMS9900 CPU running at 3MHz, with 16K RAM and a further 16K of video RAM (supporting a graphics resolution of 256x192 on 16 colours). In addition, software could be purchased on ... (read more)
Texas Instruments, 1981


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).