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The ABC 80 (Advanced BASIC Computer 80) was a personal computer engineered by the Swedish corporation Dataindustrier AB (DIAB) and manufactured by Luxor in Motala, Sweden in the late 1970s and early 1980s. [1]

57 relations: ABC 1600, ABC 800, Algorithm, Apple III, Arcade game, Assembly language, Automation, BASIC, Benchmark (computing), Bus (computing), Central processing unit, Commodore VIC-20, Compis, Computer data storage, Computer monitor, Control system, Dataindustrier AB, DNIX, Electronic mixer, Exponentiation, Floating-point arithmetic, Hertz, Home computer, Hungary, IBM Personal Computer, Integer, Integrated circuit, Intel 8088, Interpreter (computing), Kilobaud Microcomputing, Kilobyte, Luxor AB, Measurement, Monochrome, MOS Technology 6502, Motala, Noise, Personal computer, Personal Computer World, Productivity software, Random-access memory, Read-only memory, Real-time operating system, RS-232, Science, Sine, Square wave, Sweden, Swedish language, Synertek, ..., Synthesizer, Teletext, Television, Television set, Texas Instruments SN76477, Zilog Z80, ZX81. Expand index (7 more) »

ABC 1600

The ABC 1600 was a personal computer from Luxor that was introduced in 1985.

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ABC 800

The Luxor ABC 800 series are office-versions of the ABC 80 home computer.

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In mathematics and computer science, an algorithm is an unambiguous specification of how to solve a class of problems.

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Apple III

The Apple III (often styled as apple ///) is a business-oriented personal computer produced and released by Apple Computer in 1980.

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Arcade game

An arcade game or coin-op is a coin-operated entertainment machine typically installed in public businesses such as restaurants, bars and amusement arcades.

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Assembly language

An assembly (or assembler) language, often abbreviated asm, is a low-level programming language, in which there is a very strong (but often not one-to-one) correspondence between the assembly program statements and the architecture's machine code instructions.

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Automation is the technology by which a process or procedure is performed without human assistance.

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BASIC (an acronym for Beginner's All-purpose Symbolic Instruction Code) is a family of general-purpose, high-level programming languages whose design philosophy emphasizes ease of use.

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Benchmark (computing)

In computing, a benchmark is the act of running a computer program, a set of programs, or other operations, in order to assess the relative performance of an object, normally by running a number of standard tests and trials against it.

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Bus (computing)

In computer architecture, a bus (a contraction of the Latin omnibus) is a communication system that transfers data between components inside a computer, or between computers.

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Central processing unit

A central processing unit (CPU) is the electronic circuitry within a computer that carries out the instructions of a computer program by performing the basic arithmetic, logical, control and input/output (I/O) operations specified by the instructions.

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Commodore VIC-20

The VIC-20 (in Germany: VC-20; In Japan: VIC-1001) is an 8-bit home computer that was sold by Commodore Business Machines.

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Compis (Swedish name), Scandis (Norwegian name) was a computer system designed and sold to schools beginning 1984.

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Computer data storage

Computer data storage, often called storage or memory, is a technology consisting of computer components and recording media that are used to retain digital data.

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Computer monitor

A computer monitor is an output device which displays information in pictorial form.

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Control system

A control system manages, commands, directs, or regulates the behavior of other devices or systems using control loops.

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Dataindustrier AB

Dataindustrier AB (literal translation: computer industries shareholding company) or DIAB was a Swedish computer engineering and manufacturing firm, founded in 1970 by Lars Karlsson and active in the 1970s through 1990s.

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DNIX (original spelling: D-Nix) was a Unix-like real-time operating system from the Swedish company Dataindustrier AB (DIAB).

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Electronic mixer

An electronic mixer is a device that combines two or more electrical or electronic signals into one or two composite output signals.

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Exponentiation is a mathematical operation, written as, involving two numbers, the base and the exponent.

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Floating-point arithmetic

In computing, floating-point arithmetic is arithmetic using formulaic representation of real numbers as an approximation so as to support a trade-off between range and precision.

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The hertz (symbol: Hz) is the derived unit of frequency in the International System of Units (SI) and is defined as one cycle per second.

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Home computer

Home computers were a class of microcomputers entering the market in 1977, and becoming common during the 1980s.

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Hungary (Magyarország) is a country in Central Europe that covers an area of in the Carpathian Basin, bordered by Slovakia to the north, Ukraine to the northeast, Austria to the northwest, Romania to the east, Serbia to the south, Croatia to the southwest, and Slovenia to the west.

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IBM Personal Computer

The IBM Personal Computer, commonly known as the IBM PC, is the original version and progenitor of the IBM PC compatible hardware platform.

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An integer (from the Latin ''integer'' meaning "whole")Integer 's first literal meaning in Latin is "untouched", from in ("not") plus tangere ("to touch").

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Integrated circuit

An integrated circuit or monolithic integrated circuit (also referred to as an IC, a chip, or a microchip) is a set of electronic circuits on one small flat piece (or "chip") of semiconductor material, normally silicon.

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Intel 8088

The Intel 8088 ("eighty-eighty-eight", also called iAPX 88) microprocessor is a variant of the Intel 8086.

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Interpreter (computing)

In computer science, an interpreter is a computer program that directly executes, i.e. performs, instructions written in a programming or scripting language, without requiring them previously to have been compiled into a machine language program.

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Kilobaud Microcomputing

Kilobaud Microcomputing was a magazine dedicated to the computer homebrew hobbyists from 1977 to 1983.

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The kilobyte is a multiple of the unit byte for digital information.

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Luxor AB

Luxor was a Swedish home electronics and computer manufacturer located in Motala, established in 1923 and acquired by Nokia in 1985.

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Measurement is the assignment of a number to a characteristic of an object or event, which can be compared with other objects or events.

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Monochrome describes paintings, drawings, design, or photographs in one color or values of one color.

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MOS Technology 6502

The MOS Technology 6502 (typically "sixty-five-oh-two" or "six-five-oh-two") William Mensch and the moderator both pronounce the 6502 microprocessor as "sixty-five-oh-two".

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Motala is a locality and the seat of Motala Municipality, Östergötland County, Sweden with 29,823 inhabitants (41,956 in the entire municipality) in 2010.

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Noise is unwanted sound judged to be unpleasant, loud or disruptive to hearing.

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Personal computer

A personal computer (PC) is a multi-purpose computer whose size, capabilities, and price make it feasible for individual use.

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Personal Computer World

Personal Computer World (usually referred to as PCW) (February 1978 - June 2009) was the first British computer magazine.

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Productivity software

Productivity software (sometimes called personal productivity software or office productivity software) is application software dedicated to producing information, such as documents, presentations, worksheets, databases, charts, graphs, digital paintings, electronic music and digital video.

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Random-access memory

Random-access memory (RAM) is a form of computer data storage that stores data and machine code currently being used.

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Read-only memory

Read-only memory (ROM) is a type of non-volatile memory used in computers and other electronic devices.

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Real-time operating system

A real-time operating system (RTOS) is an operating system (OS) intended to serve real-time applications that process data as it comes in, typically without buffer delays.

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In telecommunications, RS-232, Recommended Standard 232 is a standard introduced in 1960 for serial communication transmission of data.

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R. P. Feynman, The Feynman Lectures on Physics, Vol.1, Chaps.1,2,&3.

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In mathematics, the sine is a trigonometric function of an angle.

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Square wave

A square wave is a non-sinusoidal periodic waveform in which the amplitude alternates at a steady frequency between fixed minimum and maximum values, with the same duration at minimum and maximum.

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Sweden (Sverige), officially the Kingdom of Sweden (Swedish), is a Scandinavian country in Northern Europe.

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Swedish language

Swedish is a North Germanic language spoken natively by 9.6 million people, predominantly in Sweden (as the sole official language), and in parts of Finland, where it has equal legal standing with Finnish.

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Synertek, Inc. was an American semiconductor manufacturer founded in 1973.

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A synthesizer (often abbreviated as synth, also spelled synthesiser) is an electronic musical instrument that generates electric signals that are converted to sound through instrument amplifiers and loudspeakers or headphones.

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Teletext (or broadcast teletext) is a television information retrieval service created in the United Kingdom in the early 1970s by the Philips Lead Designer for VDUs, John Adams.

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Television (TV) is a telecommunication medium used for transmitting moving images in monochrome (black and white), or in colour, and in two or three dimensions and sound.

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Television set

A television set or television receiver, more commonly called a television, TV, TV set, or telly, is a device that combines a tuner, display, and loudspeakers for the purpose of viewing television.

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Texas Instruments SN76477

SN76477 "complex sound generator" is a sound chip produced by Texas Instruments (TI).

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Zilog Z80

The Z80 CPU is an 8-bit based microprocessor.

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The ZX81 is a home computer that was produced by Sinclair Research and manufactured in Dundee, Scotland by Timex Corporation.

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