The next member of my collection is an Atari Mega ST2, ideal for upgrading to 4MB. The Mega ST series was available in three RAM sizes (1, 2, and 4MB). The common feature was the new housing with separate keyboard. This provided the series with a more professional look. In contrast to the 260/520/1040 series, […]
The SM124 was a sensation around the mid 80s. High-resolution and flicker-free – a true professional monitor. 640×400 pixels in black and white at 72Hz picture refresh rate do not look particularly sensational today, but in the late 80’s it was. With 12 “(approx. 30cm), the monitor is not exactly big. Compared to a standard […]
The third Atari 1040ST of my collection, is (similar to the first one) again an STFM, so the version including the RF modulator.
For reasons that I do not remember anymore today, I bought two more 1040s shortly after the first one. At similar low prices as the first device (EUR 20, – to 30, -), but this time without a monitor.
Well, it is certainly not new – and it is also not my first Atari. But from today’s retro collectors point of view, it’s my “first”. And since my last one was sold over 20 years ago, this one is my “new one” too. Bought for about EUR 20, – on eBay – complete with […]
Over time, an overview of my collection of retro / vintage computers will be described here. I focus mainly on the so-called home computers of the 80s. One focus is clearly the company Atari – my favorite! But also Commodore, Apple and Sinclair computers are available. Currently in stock – and waiting for a major […]
This is an introduction to my website about retro computing and my hobby. After some preliminary work – research on content management systems, web design, familiarization with WordPress and setting up the basic web design – I am now starting to talk a little bit about my hobby “Retro Computing”. As a child of the […]