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Home Computing History


Welcome to Binary Dinosaurs, the online display of a real collection of nearly 500 computers that begins at the Magnavox Odyssey from 1972, travels through the 'pong wars' of the 1970s, visits the explosion of diversity and excellence that created the home computer market of the early 80's and ends, well, as time has gone on it's been proved it doesn't end - my former main Mac G5 is here now and pretty soon the machine this site is running from could be declared vintage too...

(I must at this point apologise for most of the pictures here, they were mostly taken in 2000-2003 when bandwidth was precious and digital cameras weren't the best)
Head up to the Control Panel to find your way around the site and enjoy your visit!

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Lisa Icon17 Apr 2021
To celebrate 3000 followers on Twitter I revealed the special machine I picked up yesterday, a rare as hen's teeth Positron 9000 multiuser OS9 powered viewdata compatible machine from 1982. Go see! 
 
Lisa Icon27 Mar 2021
Busy year for STC Executel repairs so far. Lengthy addition to the STC page with more pictures of the latest successes. 
 
Lisa Icon14 Feb 2021
Welcome to the new Binary Dinosaurs webserver! The old Mac Mini that was running the place can now join the museum and the new Debian host can take over. Please let me know if you find any bugs. 
Also note that I'm now SSL'd up!
Lisa Icon09 Jan 2021
First update of 2021 comes courtesy of an ebay auction for a Tandata TD4000, I thought you'd like to see pics of the not-PA. 
 
Lisa Icon01 Jan 2021
Happy new year from Binary Dinosaurs!  
 
My finest achievement of 2020 was finally finishing the replacement keyboard PCB for my battery damaged Tandata PA, so why not go and read about that? 
 
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