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The Dumb Terminal lets you put it all together. (Apr, 1978)

The Dumb Terminal lets you put it all together.

With the new, lower-priced Dumb Terminal™ Kit, that is. Pick one up and escape, once and for all, the headaches of scavenged teletypes and jury-rigged TV sets. With just a little time and aptitude, you can have a live and working Dumb Terminal right in your own home, garage, or business One that lets you get it all out of your system — or into it.

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The First Truly Silent Motherboard (Apr, 1978)

I am so confused by this ad.

ARTEC CRAFTSMANSHIP HAS CREATED The First Truly Silent Motherboard

Noise in your bus lines means errors in your programs. The Artec shielded Motherboard totally eliminates noise.

At 4MHz, the Artec shielded Motherboard is free from spurious noise. No ringing in your bus lines. No errors in your programs.

This Motherboard offers you engineering and craftsmanship never before available in the small computer field. Outstanding as either a replacement for your present Motherboard or as the heart of a new system. Consider these features:

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a computer can get awfully bored when it can’t communicate! (Apr, 1978)

a computer can get awfully bored when it can’t communicate!

So unless you’d prefer to have your computer sitting around cooling its chips, we’d strongly suggest you buy a couple of peripherals from Heath.

Why us? Because we make peripheral kits. In fact, they’re some of the best around. Our H9 is an excellent example. Its a complete ASCII keyboard/12″ CRT terminal that was designed for hobbyists just like you. It has a lot of really great features and resolution that’s just beautiful. Right on out to 80 characters per line.

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Designed for Science (Jul, 1954)

Designed for Science

In many ways the E. R. A. 1103 is the most advanced data-handling system yet devised. By tremendous speed, large storage capacity, and great programming versatility, the system assures ideal handling of the most intricate computations.

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The Computer for the Professional (Apr, 1978)

The Computer for the Professional

The 8813 was built with you, the professional, in mind. It quickly and easily processes cost estimates, payrolls, accounts, inventory, patient/client records and much more. You can write reports, briefs, and proposals on the 8813′s typewriter keyboard, see them on the video screen, and instantly correct, revise, or print them.

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THE CHIPS ARE DOWN! (Apr, 1978)

That’s $504 in 2011 dollars. For 8K of ram. By comparison, you can buy 57GB of ram from newegg.com for the same price today. That’s 7,125,000 the capacity in 33 years.

THE CHIPS ARE DOWN!
8K NOW JUST $149 ASSEMBLED
Thinker Toys™ brings down the high cost of adding big memory capacity to your S-100 system I

The ECONORAM III* 8Kx8 (by Morrow’s Micro-Stuff) comes fully assembled, burned in, tested and fully warranted for one full year— lor just $149!

It’s configured as two individually addressable 4K blocks. And it typically consumes less than one-half the power of any competitively-priced memory.

Obviously, our new ECONORAM III* 8Kx8 isn’t just another cheap kit. It’s a design breakthrough in dynamic memory that gives you guaranteed reliability with tremendous savings in cost and power.

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IBM AD: A “Giant Brain” that’s Strictly Business (Aug, 1954)

I love that they put their logo inside a punch card.

A “Giant Brain” that’s Strictly Business

IBM’s new 702 Electronic Data Processing Machine brings to the accounting and record-keeping problems of business the speed and capacity of giant scientific computers.

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We have more good family programs than ABC, NBC and CBS combined (Nov, 1985)

We have more good family programs than ABC, NBC and CBS combined

You’ve taped every episode of the Bill Cosby Show. Twice.

You’ve flipped through the channels so often that it’s worn the decals off your remote control.

And your eight-year-old just came downstairs wearing 12 of your best gold necklaces and asked you to give him a Mohawk haircut, fool!

If those are recurring plot themes around your house, maybe it’s time you looked into an Apple® lie Personal Computer.

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The Texas Instruments Home Computer gives you a tutor, an accountant, a librarian, a file clerk and a pro football team in your own home. (May, 1980)

The Texas Instruments Home Computer gives you a tutor, an accountant, a librarian, a file clerk and a pro football team in your own home.

“What do I need with a home computer?” you ask.

Try thinking of it as easier ways to handle dozens of jobs at home – from pawing through that box of receipts in the closet to explaining adverbs to your 7-year-old.

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Fast game… but sure moves (Jul, 1956)

Fast game… but sure moves

One badly played pawn can lose a chess game …. one incorrectly designed part affects an entire plane. Thus, aircraft designers take no chances; they exhaustively check every component, every structure. On a test wing, for example, stresses are measured over and over at up to 500 different points under constantly increasing loads.

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