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7 Robots Every Geeky 80s Kid Wanted PCMag

Jul 23 2015 0183 32 MSRP 1500 kit 2500 assembled The Heathkit HERO 1 short for Heathkit Educational Robot was the most promising and popular programmable robot of the 1980s...

EarlyComputers An Eclectic Collection of Personal Computers

This collection of rare and vintage computers is one of the largest collections of historical computers in the United Stat The EarlyComputers collection is intended to foster education encourage research and preserve items that are an integral part of computer history...

DAVES OLD COMPUTERS

Mar 11 2020 0183 32 Heathkit ET-3400 1977 RED 6800 Early Kit Trainer Heathkit H8 1977 RED 8080 Early Kit computer Heathkit H89 1979 UGD Z80 All-in one Kit computer...

The Heathkit Legacy

Please send me your next kit It was the start of Heathkit developing a loyal almost evangelistic following of kit builders Heathkit offered an audio amplifier a radio kit and a ham transmitter in 1948 but the test equipment line proved the most successful in the early years Growth of the company The 1954 Heathkit catalog lists 48 kits...

Whatever Happened To Heathkit Electronic Design

The success of the computer line attracted the attention of Zenith Corp which went on to buy Heathkit in 1979 from the owner Schlumberger an oil field service company that also owned Fairchild...

Heathkit H89 computer

Following the success of their Heathkit H8 computer from 1977 Heathkit released the Heathkit H89 all-in-one computer in late 1979 This system was available as both a kit to be assembled by the purchaser model H89 or as an assembled and tested system model WH89 although the...

Erik S Klein s Vintage Computer Collection

Erik S Klein s Vintage Computer Collection includes such classic systems as Mark-8 Kenbak-1 Apple Apple III Atari 800 Atari 400 Mits Altair 8800 MITS Altair 8800BT IMSAI 8080 Processor Technology Sol-20 Osborne 1 Telcon Zorba Kaypro Hewlet Packard IBM PC Compaq Portable Commodore Vic-20 PET Plus/4 and others Altos ACS 8000 CompuPro Cromemco and other S...

Heathkit H8 computer

Heathkit had always been know for its useful and quality electronics kits Dating back to 1926 they first offered a light airplane in kit form moving to war surplus components in the 30 s and eventually to more modern audio and electronics test equipment small projects and ham radio communications systems The H8 was the first computer available from Heathkit released in late 1977...

Personal computer

A personal computer PC is a multi-purpose computer whose size capabilities and price make it feasible for individual use Personal computers are intended to be operated directly by an end user rather than by a computer expert or technicianUnlike large costly minicomputers and mainframes time-sharing by many people at the same time is not used with personal computers...

Heathkit Educational Systems Closes Shop For Good

May 10 2012 0183 32 Heathkit Educational Systems has been quite profitable since the discontinuance of the kits The school market was huge they we made a ton of money selling electronics training courseware and computer repair courseware to thousands of tech schools and colleg...

Catalog y1984 Heathkit No865 Spring Archive Computer Dch

525 disk drive with 360 KB storage 64 lbs - 189900 A detached low-profile keyboard adds to the HS-151 Personal Computer s ease of Kit HS-15122 Low - Profile Personal Computer 128K RAM two use The user-friendly keyboard is clearly labeled and has color-coded keypads 525 disk drives with 720 KB storage 73 lbs 219900 that permit rapid...

The Twelve Most Tarnished Brands in Tech

Dec 30 2009 0183 32 When the personal computer revolution came along Heathkit became a significant manufacturer of early PCs too leading to its 1979 purchase by Zenith But increasingly sophisticated miniaturized electronics made it tough to save money by assembling a kit rather than buying a ready-made item In 1992 Heathkit stopped selling kits...

Antique Computer

Heathkit Vector Monitor Serial No 01548 Circa 1971 20000 plus 1800 shipping This is a kit already assembled from the Late Great Heath Company known to many simply as Heathkit This O-Scope is small even by today s standards This unit is really nice and real clean on the outside...

Astrorat Heathkit H89 Computer

Since introducing the first personal computer in 1957 Heathkit continued to develop one of the most complete and innovative lines of personal computers and computer systems anywhere Following the success of their Heathkit H8 computer from 1977 Heathkit released the Heathkit H89 all-in-one computer...

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Sextant Magazine Issue 12 - Sept-Oct 1984 A magazine dedicated to the Heath/Zenith line of microcomputers In this issue Z-DOS Communications Roundup Dual Speed on Your 89 1-2-3 and Forth Customized for Heath/Zenith Computers Topics heath heathkit zenith h89 h8 z100 z-dos cp/m hdos sextant magazine...

Compaq Portable III

Compaq Computer Corporation was started in 1982 by three men and a place mat These men Rod Canion Jim Harris and Bill Murto conceptualized a portable version of IBM s new PC drawn out on the place mat and formed the company around the idea...

Classic Heathkit Computers

Heathkit/Zenith Data Systems Computers 1977 - mid-1980s Heath Company was one of the key players at the beginning of the personal computer revolution Today most people carry vastly more computing power and storage in the form of a small phone These early systems had processors which ran at 2 MHz supported at most 64k of memory and used...

Heathkit Hero Robots

Heathkit made four Robot Models they are the original HERO 1 the HERO JR the HERO 2000 and the Arm Trainer base The HERO 1 was the first and most popular robot model The HERO JR came out after the HERO 1 and was created by the consumer division as a personal...

Heath Zenith computer manuals software

Z-140 PC Owner s manual half-sized 595-3393-01 still wrapped Z-150 Disk Based Diagnostics disks OB-4164-29 2 sets each in envelope Compact Personal Computer H-148 3 copies Parts lists and schematics Z-140 series 3 copies Desktop Personal Computer H-151 Heath/Zenith Partnership Packs 2 Other manuals and disks by inventory location...

HF Amp Kits QRZ Forums

Sep 21 2015 0183 32 Heathkit style kits for amateur radio largely disappeared during the late 1980s with Heathkit finally leaving educational kit assembly market in the 1990s WorldWar 2 surplus components drove amateur radio until 1960s for many kit builders...

Heathkit Computers 1977

Heathkit introduced the H8 H11 computers They also introduced the H9 terminal and the H10 paper tape reader/punch...

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Vintage Heathkit Computer Terminal Model H88 - 6 CPU Board P/N 85 - 2208 -1 See more like this Watch Heathkit Educational Systems Catalog 1994 Experiments Personal Computer Kits 1999 Buy It Now 439 shipping Heathkit Personal Computing System Vintage Ad 12 x9 Retro Look Metal Sign D18 Brand New 1895...

Heathkit/Zenith Z

0163 Heathkit/Zenith Z-150 As I mentioned in a previous blog entry Personal computers the first personal computer that I owned was a Zenith Z-150 and I built it myself in 1984 from a HeathkitIt s pictured to the left It was an IBM clone meaning a computer sold by a company other than IBM but designed to be capable of running software that had been written for the IBM PC Click on the...

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The Nascom Home Page

The Nascom 1 and 2 were computer kits from the UK based Nasco later Lucas around the Z80 processor sold in the early 1980s This remarkable piece of hardware contained a real keyboard picture of the keyboard 141 KB a 4 MHz Z80A processor 1 KB static RAM extendable to 8 KB or 16 KB with more work 2 KB Monitor NAS-SYS 1...

Raspberry Pi Hitches Ride Inside Vintage Terminal Hackaday

Mar 13 2017 0183 32 Even Heathkit competed with its H19 serial terminal supply for them to call it a kit Report comment Reply garysxt says March 13 2017 at 10 20 am Heath also sold a CPM computer...

Heathkit Vintage Electronics for sale eBay

1 1 product ratings - Unbuilt Heathkit IG-5257 TV Post-Marker / Sweep Generator New Old Stock Vintage...

12 Tainted Tech Brands That Have Lost Their Way PCWorld

Jan 01 2010 0183 32 When the personal computer revolution came along Heathkit became a significant manufacturer of early PCs too leading to its 1979 purchase by Zenith In 1992 Heathkit stopped selling kits...

Zenith Data Systems

Zenith Data Systems ZDS was a division of Zenith founded in 1979 after Zenith acquired Heathkit who had at that time recently entered the personal computer market Headquartered in Benton Harbor Michigan Zenith sold personal computers under both the Heath/Zenith and Zenith Data Systems...

Astrorat Heathkit H89 Computer

Since introducing the first personal computer in 1957 Heathkit continued to develop one of the most complete and innovative lines of personal computers and computer systems anywhere Following the success of their Heathkit H8 computer from 1977 Heathkit released the Heathkit H89 all-in-one computer in late 1979...

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