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My Second Computer...

Post by Roberto Lopez » Fri Sep 11, 2009 3:36 am

Hi All,

WARNING: This post is for old people only!!! :)

In early 80's my father bought to me my first computer (a TI-99/4A).

I have nice memories about it, but my endless love is to my second computer: a Commodore 64!

The site http://www.commodoremania.com.ar has a very nice Flash intro that will give a big smile to anyone that had owned a C64 :)

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Roberto.

PS: Of course, I hate C64 power supply :)
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Post by mol » Fri Sep 11, 2009 6:49 am

My first was Atari 65 with tapes. Horror - 30 min loading and "tape error" after....

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Post by Roberto Lopez » Fri Sep 11, 2009 12:45 pm

mol wrote:My first was Atari 65 with tapes. Horror - 30 min loading and "tape error" after....
You needed a screwdriver to calibrate tape recorder head azimuth for each tape to avoid errors :)

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Post by sudip » Fri Sep 11, 2009 2:02 pm

Hello,

Thanks a lot to remind me about those old days :)

I first worked on a PC XT with Hard Disk (of 20 mb) in my fist job as a programmer.

My first computer was an assembled PC 386 with Novel DOS 7 with multi programming facility!!! Speed of that computer was 40 Mhz (when Intel's 386 speed was 33 Mhz) with 1 Gb hdd, 4 mb RAM, 1 FDD, no CD ROM drive, small monochrome monitor.

And yes, my Clipper programs ran fine in that super machine.

And with that computer I started my very small software firm with lots of dreams (in a small room in the ground floor of my house). That computer still exists in my house. And I never abandoned those dreams.

Thank you all.

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Sudip
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Post by mol » Fri Sep 11, 2009 5:32 pm

my first PC was PC AT with 80286 12MHz 640KB and HDD 40MB. That was great machine!

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Post by Roberto Lopez » Sun Sep 13, 2009 9:48 pm

mol wrote:my first PC was PC AT with 80286 12MHz 640KB and HDD 40MB. That was great machine!
Mine was a NEC V20 CPU (XT like) with a Juko BIOS without hard disk (it was very expensive for me :) ).

About six months later I've bought a Seagate ST 238-R hard disk (30 MB).

The video was Hercules and monitor a monochrome Samsung.

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