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Title:
Collectible microcomputers
Author:
Nadeau, Michael.
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Publication Information:
Atglen PA : Schiffer Pub., [2002]

©2002
Physical Description:
160 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780764316005
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

This comprehensive field guide is invaluable for identifying and pricing more than 700 microcomputers made worldwide between 1971 and 1993. It's filled with over 340 photos and up-to-date information for collectors who want to fully enjoy this rapidly emerging hobby. Featured are early hobbyist computers, desktop business/professional computers, home computers, PC-compatibles, transportable computers, laptops, and notebook computers. They're all arranged alphabetically by manufacturer to aid in quick identification. Fascinating historical notes and anecdotes make this book a great read! Collectors will find advice for locating and evaluating micros, a glossary of computing terms, and a great list of resources. A must-have for everyone interested in vintage computers!


Author Notes

Michael Nadeau has been an editor for computer publications since 1981 and has published many articles about computers in magazines such as PC World, Family PC, and Information Security. He lives in Salem, New Hampshire, with his wife and two daughters.