- one of the first widely used "dumb terminals". Hospitals loved them, and put them everywhere. 80 characters wide, 24 lines! Nice, crisp letters that didn't drive you batshit after several hours of staring at the screen.
This is the Xerox Alto displayed at the Fuji Xerox Building, Minato Mirai, Yokohama. The Xerox Alto was an early personal computer developed at Xerox PARC in It was the first computer to use the desktop metaphor and graphical user interface (GUI).
Retro Computer Friday - The Sharp MZ-2000! The door to the right of the monitor is for cassette tape storage. The computer needed to have a tape loaded in order to load BASIC during boot up. If the tape wasn't in there you would get a prompt from the computer and the cassette door would open automatically. Kind of like the Terminator....if the Terminator had 64KB of RAM and a Z80 CPU at 4mhz.
Luxor ABC 800 Series This computer is the successor of the Luxor ABC