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Commadore PET by robertbeardwell Commadore PET by robertbeardwell
Here we have the Commodore PET on the Hall of Fame Stand, here is the Gadget Shows Description of it,

"The PET (Personal Electronic Transactor) was Commodore's first fully fledged personal computer and originally shipped with either 4 or 8 KB or RAM.

It had a small monochrome monitor, a data cassette and a keyboard, although there were frequent complaints about the calculator- like keyboard on the earliest models.

The PET was one of the biggest sellers of 1979/80 but it was ultimately outsold by the Apple II which offered colour graphics and sound."


Taken at the Gadget Show Live, NEC.
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DallellesLaul Featured By Owner Dec 1, 2012
You can see the early hints of the C-64 keyboard... Before they made them really incredible like the C-128 keyboard and the C-65 keyboard...
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Luzur Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2009
and by the time Apple outsold PET C64 was already out and taking the lead again.

so dont get any funny ideas that Apple ruled back then or something. :)
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robertbeardwell Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2009  Hobbyist Artist
Lols, thanks for the info, though i just copied it from the gadget show :XD:
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Luzur Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2009
tell ya the truth, that isnt the very first model, this is the second version, the first version came out in 1977, and had a built in datasette and smaller keyboard.
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Eisenmann87 Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2009  Hobbyist Photographer
Reminds me of the OOOOLD computer we have at work. :D
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robertbeardwell Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2009  Hobbyist Artist
Must have been old this is from 1979.
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Eisenmann87 Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2009  Hobbyist Photographer
Maybe ours isn't THAT old. But the keybord has no Windows key and it has no CD drive. Only two floppy disc drives, one for normal sized floppys and one for big floppys. :D
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robertbeardwell Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2009  Hobbyist Artist
Lol, i know of computers that required you to insert a floppy then it would load the operating system (if you call it that) from the floppy. As you turned it on.
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Eisenmann87 Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2009  Hobbyist Photographer
I bet we have to do that too. But we are afraid that it breaks down when we switch it off (it's full of industrial dust and makes strage noises). So it runs 24/7. :D
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robertbeardwell Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2009  Hobbyist Artist
Haha wow, bet its not a big power consumer though, being and old computer.
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Eisenmann87 Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2009  Hobbyist Photographer
We don't care. The Boss has to pay the bill. :lol:
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robertbeardwell Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2009  Hobbyist Artist
Haha lol.
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