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Time-Line computer Archive Ltd is a not for profit company, our aim is to collect, restore and exhibit all types of early computers and electronics.

We hope that our website will give an insight to the development of computing and will help give inspiration to other people to collect rather than throw out historical electronics.

We also would like to make a record of peoples experiences of early Computing and Electronics primarily from Scotland and the North of England but also from Great Britain generally. If you have any Experiences of early computing or Electronics please don't hesitate to contact us.

Loopstra X1 Notes

 

Bram J Loopstra's X1 Colloquium-Cambridge Notes

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Card Punch & Model Jacquard Loom

               

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  This type of Loom is interesting in how it shows the crossover

  between Digital Computing and Weaving in that both systems

  use a binary form of programming.

Kenbak-1 Emulator

 

Simon’s Kenback-1 Emulator

 

 

 

 

 

 

 For a while I had been looking into the Kenbak-1 computer, admiring how much can be achieved with such basic logic circuits compared to the alternatives in 1971. Having been taught the importance of shift registers at University I was pleased to see them in use throughout the Kenback-1 architecture.

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Eleanor's review

Digi-Comp 1

 

The Digi-comp 1 computer comes as a kit, mainly plastic with some metal components, it dates from 1963.

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Dobby Loom Program Chain

 

Dobby Loom Chain

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

We would like to thank Mr Aram of Masson Mill for kindly

donating this program chain and showing us around his Museum & Centre.

 

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Contact

Mobile:   Sandra     07919260371
Mobile:   Mike         07788404729
 
Email   contactus@t-lcarchive.org