38 relations: A 5120, Berlin, Chemnitz, Combine (enterprise), Commodore International, Computer monitor, Computer terminal, Dresden, East Germany, Erfurt, ESER, Floppy disk, German reunification, Hard disk drive, Hoyerswerda, Leipzig, Mainframe computer, Minicomputer, PC 1715, Peripheral, Personal computer, Power supply unit (computer), Printed circuit board, Printer (computing), Radeberg, Riesa, Robotron K 1840, Robotron KC 87, Rolanet, Sömmerda, Seiko Epson, Siemens Nixdorf Informationssysteme, SM EVM, Software, Typewriter, VAX-11, Volkseigener Betrieb, Zella-Mehlis.
The A 5120 was an office computer produced by VEB Robotron in Karl-Marx-Stadt (now Chemnitz), East Germany starting in 1982.
Berlin is the capital and the largest city of Germany, as well as one of its 16 constituent states.
Chemnitz, known from 1953 to 1990 as Karl-Marx-Stadt, is the third-largest city in the Free State of Saxony, Germany.
Combine (Комбинат) is a term for industrial business groups, conglomerates or trusts in the former socialist countries.
Commodore International (or Commodore International Limited) was an American home computer and electronics manufacturer founded by Jack Tramiel.
A computer monitor is an output device which displays information in pictorial form.
A computer terminal is an electronic or electromechanical hardware device that is used for entering data into, and displaying or printing data from, a computer or a computing system.
Dresden (Upper and Lower Sorbian: Drježdźany, Drážďany, Drezno) is the capital city and, after Leipzig, the second-largest city of the Free State of Saxony in Germany.
East Germany, officially the German Democratic Republic (GDR; Deutsche Demokratische Republik, DDR), existed from 1949 to 1990 and covers the period when the eastern portion of Germany existed as a state that was part of the Eastern Bloc during the Cold War period.
Erfurt is the capital and largest city in the state of Thuringia, central Germany.
ESER is an abbreviation for Einheitliches System Elektronischer Rechenmaschinen (German for standardized system of electronic computers), a term used in the GDR for ES EVM computers produced according to a treaty between the members of Comecon signed on December 23, 1968 covering the development of a standardized computing system.
A floppy disk, also called a floppy, diskette, or just disk, is a type of disk storage composed of a disk of thin and flexible magnetic storage medium, sealed in a rectangular plastic enclosure lined with fabric that removes dust particles.
The German reunification (Deutsche Wiedervereinigung) was the process in 1990 in which the German Democratic Republic (GDR, colloquially East Germany; German: Deutsche Demokratische Republik/DDR) became part of the Federal Republic of Germany (FRG, colloquially West Germany; German: Bundesrepublik Deutschland/BRD) to form the reunited nation of Germany, and when Berlin reunited into a single city, as provided by its then Grundgesetz (constitution) Article 23.
A hard disk drive (HDD), hard disk, hard drive or fixed disk is an electromechanical data storage device that uses magnetic storage to store and retrieve digital information using one or more rigid rapidly rotating disks (platters) coated with magnetic material.
Hoyerswerda (Wojerecy) is a major district town in the district of Bautzen in the German state of Saxony.
Leipzig is the most populous city in the federal state of Saxony, Germany.
Mainframe computers (colloquially referred to as "big iron") are computers used primarily by large organizations for critical applications; bulk data processing, such as census, industry and consumer statistics, enterprise resource planning; and transaction processing.
A minicomputer, or colloquially mini, is a class of smaller computers that was developed in the mid-1960s and sold for much less than mainframe and mid-size computers from IBM and its direct competitors.
The PC 1715 was an office computer produced by VEB Robotron in East Germany starting in 1985.
A peripheral device is "an ancillary device used to put information into and get information out of the computer." Three categories of peripheral devices exist based on their relationship with the computer.
A personal computer (PC) is a multi-purpose computer whose size, capabilities, and price make it feasible for individual use.
A power supply unit (or PSU) converts mains AC to low-voltage regulated DC power for the internal components of a computer.
A printed circuit board (PCB) mechanically supports and electrically connects electronic components or electrical components using conductive tracks, pads and other features etched from one or more sheet layers of copper laminated onto and/or between sheet layers of a non-conductive substrate.
In computing, a printer is a peripheral device which makes a persistent human-readable representation of graphics or text on paper.
Radeberg is a small town in the district of Bautzen, Saxony, Germany.
Riesa is a town in the district of Meißen in the Free State of Saxony, Germany.
The K 1840 was a minicomputer from the German Democratic Republic (GDR).
The Robotron KC 87, fully known as the Kleincomputer robotron KC 87 (KC standing for Kleincomputer, lit. "small computer"), was an 8-bit home computer released in 1987 and produced in East Germany by the VEB Robotron-Meßelektronik "Otto Schön" Dresden, part of the Kombinat Robotron.
Rolanet (Robotron Local Area Network) was a networking standard, developed in the former German Democratic Republic (GDR) and introduced in 1987 by the computer manufacturer Robotron.
Sömmerda is a town near Erfurt in Thuringia, Germany, on the Unstrut river.
(Epson being an abbreviation for "Son of Electronic Printer"), or simply Epson, is a Japanese electronics company and one of the world's largest manufacturers of computer printers, and information and imaging related equipment.
Siemens Nixdorf Informationssysteme, AG (SNI) was formed in 1990 by the merger of Nixdorf Computer and the Data Information Services (DIS) division of Siemens.
SM EVM (СМ ЭВМ, abbreviation of Система Малых ЭВМ—literally System of Mini Computers) was the general name for several types of Soviet and Comecon minicomputers produced in the 1970s and 1980s.
Computer software, or simply software, is a generic term that refers to a collection of data or computer instructions that tell the computer how to work, in contrast to the physical hardware from which the system is built, that actually performs the work.
A typewriter is a mechanical or electromechanical machine for writing characters similar to those produced by printer's movable type.
The VAX-11 is a discontinued family of minicomputers developed and manufactured by Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC) using processors implementing the VAX instruction set architecture (ISA).
The Publicly Owned Operation (Volkseigener Betrieb; abbreviated VEB) was the main legal form of industrial enterprise in East Germany.
Zella-Mehlis is a town in the Schmalkalden-Meiningen district, in Thuringia, Germany.