Early Honeywell Mini-Computers

By Ian Spencer, Senior Lecturer at the Honeywell International School in London (Hammersmith) & Cologne It all started with the ‘Computer Control Company’ which was taken over by Honeywell and the …

Transdata Ltd

Transdata Ltd (DD 101), Intel 8008 CPU based Computer. The system was kindly donated by Tim Down (Pulse Photonics Ltd). As well as the Intel 8008 CPU, the main computer …

Recent Donations

iMac Computers Nice addition to the Archive, kindly donated by Culcheth High School. Seven iMacs along with keyboards and mice.http://culchethhigh.org.uk/ Raspberry Pi Big thank you to Paul Pearson (Ex Mayor …

News

Sir William Henry Bragg, Born at Westward, Wigton (1862). Joint Nobel prize winner along with his son (1915). Ranked 3rd out of 87 in the Great British Innovation vote. Computer …

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 …

Digi-Comp 1

The Digi-comp 1 computer comes as a kit, mainly plastic with some metal components, it dates from 1963. There are no electronic components it is a totally mechanical computer, When …

Dobby Loom Program Chain

We would like to thank Mr Aram of Masson Mill for kindly donating this program chain and showing us around his Museum & Centre. The Dobby Loom was first introduced …

Tom Kilburn

Tom Kilburn Interviewed by Ken Howarth (1982) for the North West Sound Archive. (Notes from Ken Howarth)The interview was recorded on Monday 1st March 1982. I kept a diary in …

Peak Computers

Very recently Peak Computers from Hartlepool were in touch to see if we would like to have some of the items they had collected over the years as they were …