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November 7th, 2016 Our 7th retro-computing event was open to the public as part of the BCS South West events programme.

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Our permanent display is located in the Portland Square building at the University of Plymouth. Visitors are always welcome and may visit the exhibits without prior arrangement (during normal working hours). We only have a subset of the exhibits on display at any time, showing around 250 items.
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Amstrad ALT-386SX

As the name suggests, the ALT-386SX is based on the Intel 80386SX (a version of the CPU without the mathematical coprocessor built-in), clocked at 16 megahertz. The system had 4MB of RAM and an 80MB hard disk, and a monochrome display supporting VGA graphics. While the design is now more remini... (read more)
Amstrad, 1988

If you have any old/historic equipment you would consider donating to the South-West Retro Computing Archive, please contact our curator. All donated devices are catalogued and may be displayed with an accompanying label identifying the donor (you may choose to remain anonymous).