Summary

Commodore "Pet" (personal electronic transactor) CBM microcomputer, 1980.

Physical Description

Light yellow metal monitor, with dark brown screen frame, on top of light yellow metal box with sloping keyboard, on dark brown base. The keyboard/monitor can be raised to show innards. Computer includes a cassette box containing programing tapes.

More Information

  • Collecting Areas

    Information & Communication

  • Acquisition Information

    Donation from Mr Geoff Davies, by 06/1995

  • Manufacturer

    Commodore, United States of America, circa 1980

  • Inscriptions

    Console: Front below screen: (logo) / commodore / CBM / Model 4016 / computer Keyboard: (QWERTY with number pad) Sticker on rear of lower box: (logo) commodore / 4016-N / BSI / (text) / SERIAL NO. F300 1860 / MADE IN U.S.A. Sticker on rear of monitor: WARNING / HIGH VOLTAGE INSIDE / DO NOT OPEN / CABINET. REFER / TO QUALIFIED PERSONNEL. Four Software Packages: 1. Front of box: INSTANT SOFTWARE / INSTANT SOFTWARE / Arcade II / UFO / Blockade / Hit / Designed for use with PET* 8K / (text and illustration) / 0045P Instant Software Inc., Peterborough NH 2. Front of box: INSTANT SOFTWARE / INSTANT SOFTWARE / Dungeon of Death / Designed for use with PET* 8K / (text and illustration) / 0064P Instant Software Inc., Peterborough NH 03458 USA / (text) 3. Front of box: INSTANT SOFTWARE / INSTANT SOFTWARE / PET Utility (obscured) / Monitr /Programmer's Calculator / Designed for use with PET* 8K / (text and illustration) / 0105P Instant Software Inc., Peterborough NH 03458 USA / (text) 4. Front of box: INSTANT SOFTWARE / INSTANT SOFTWARE / Trek-X / Designed for use with PET* 8K / (text and illustration) / 0032P Instant Software Inc., Peterborough NH 03458 USA / (text) Information about cassette tapes - see accompanying images

  • Classification

    Computing & calculating, Digital computing, Microcomputers

  • Category

    History & Technology

  • Discipline

    Technology

  • Type of item

    Object

  • Overall Dimensions

    425 mm (Width), 480 mm (Depth), 435 mm (Height)
    Dimensions of console.

  • Keywords

    Computers, Computing