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Time-Line computer Archive Ltd is a not for profit company, our aim is to collect, restore and exhibit all types of early computers and electronics.

We hope that our website will give an insight to the development of computing and will help give inspiration to other people to collect rather than throw out historical electronics.

We also would like to make a record of peoples experiences of early Computing and Electronics primarily from Scotland and the North of England but also from Great Britain generally. If you have any Experiences of early computing or Electronics please don't hesitate to contact us.

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S100 Systems

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S-100 bus


The Altair 8800, one of the first digital computer

kits and was priced at $ 439.00 this allowed computer

enthusiasts to start an all new branch of computing

Home Computing.

Also at this time in the mid 70's , we see the start

of the Homebrew Computer Club, A very influential

group of home computer pioneers.

S-100 bus system became a very cheap and easy way to

get into basic computing, allowing the builder to add on

more memory or peripherals as and when they wanted.






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