Here's a summary list of the machines in my collection, broken down
This lists show all the vintage machines I have had over the
years, and what state they are in. I have included past machines I used to own too.
|Make / Model
|Acorn BBC B
||Several - some working some not (including a B+).
|Acorn BBC Master
Master 128 - working
Master 512 - working
Master Turbo - working
Master Econet terminal - working
Master Compact - OK except floppy drive.
Several Master 128s to be sold
||2 x Teletext, one working, one boxed
1 x 6502, recognised by BBC B
1 x Z80, recognised by BBC B, need software eg CP/M disks.
Several 5.25" floppy drives.
|AES Superplus IV
||Was working, no longer in collection.
||2 - one OK, other has faulty 3"
floppy. Also have serial interface (untested)
|Apple II Europlus
||2 - one now fixed, one with ROM and keyboard
||3 - one works OK except for display, 2
|Apple floppy disk drives
||Several, one tested and works OK, others
|Apricot F1 (?)
||2 - one known to be faulty, one untested
||800XL, ST, details to be added
|Commodore 2001 PET
||Powers up, but freezes
||To be determined.
|Commodore PET disk drive
||To be determined
||Works OK with CDOS disk, now sold.
|DEC Rainbow 100
||Untested, very dirty & unlikely to
||2 - untested. 1 PSU needs wires soldering.
Also 1 disk interface, untested.
|Grundy Newbrain A
||Worked OK, sold.
|HP 110 portable
||Works fine. Has HPIL interface, recently
bought converter for HPIB.
|HP 110 plus portable
|HP 150B with floppy drive
Has touch screen, used by chess game.
||Several, mostly OK, to have new tape
capstan rubber and print belts then to be sold. One faulty for
||One works fine.
||3 - power on else untested
||Works fine, has paint marking
|HP 82901M disk drives
||2 - both have one working drive and one
faulty drive, need Tandon TM100 drives
|HP 9915A & B
||Both work OK, only one EPROM board between
them. One has good tape capstan, one needs new rubber. Two
|HP 9122C disk drive
||Works fine except power switch stuck on
|HP 9121D disk drive
||Several, to be cleaned and sold
|HP 9133A disk drive
|HP Series 80 modules
||Several, all work fine. Surplus HP-IB and
Serial to be sold.
|IBM PC / XT / AT
||Loads, mostly faulty. A few worked some
time ago but not tested recently.
|IBM RS6000 Model 34H
||A bit newer than the others, interesting
multi-chip processor. Am in process of testing.
||Multibus machine, powers up
||Various models, 2 x model 1 faulty. Sold
|Lear Siegler ADM3A terminal
||Works fine stand-alone, not tried on RS232.
Came with Cromemco Z-2D. Now sold.
|Merlin 2215 with terminal
||Worked OK, sold to someone with boot disk.
||PSU fault. Have manuals
||Have 2, untested.
||Had 2, both worked, now sold
||Untested, also have N1 clone
||Main board OK, memory card faulty. Disk
||Nascom 2 in a different case, works OK.
||Works fine, have disks, manual and box.
||Was fine when last used.
||3 - one worked OK when last tested, two
with power / VDU problems.
|Powertran Comp 80
||Had briefly (bought in error then sold)
|Research Machines 380Z
||Have 5.25" model, faulty - displays
Sold 8" drive model.
|Research Machines 480Z
||2 - both faulty
|RM Nimbus PC-186
||Working, yet to get boot disk
||Another model TBC
||Need to fit new switches
Powers on OK
|Sinclair ZX81 + 16K RAM
||Worked, no longer in collection.
||Cleaned up but no output from serial port. Came with CT-64 terminal, dual floppy drive & printer.
|Tandy TRS-80 Model I Level 2 with expansion and
|Tandy TRS-80 Model III
||Works OK, except for disk drive.
|Tandy Color Computer 2
||2 - both with video card problems
||My first computer. Worked for years, then
died, then sold.
||Works OK, runs MS-DOS. Problem with CP/M disk, also drive B: faulty.