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Since the 1990s, the bitsavers collective has been scanning computer-related documentation and materials as well as rescuing software from rapidly-fading media. Intended to be a permanent and accessible collection of manuals, technical specifications and lore related to computer brands and materials, the collection now houses thousands of documents containing millions of pages.



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Bitsavers: Computer Design Magazine Archive
Bitsavers: Computer Design Magazine Archive
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Computer Design Magazine Archive
Bitsavers: Electronics Magazine Collection
Bitsavers: Electronics Magazine Collection
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Electronics is a discontinued American trade journal that covers the radio industry and subsequent industries from 1930 to 1995. Its first issue is dated April 1930. The periodical was published with the title Electronics until 1984, when it was changed temporarily to ElectronicsWeek, but was then reverted to the original title Electronics in 1985. The ISSN for the corresponding periods are: ISSN 0013-5070 for the 1930–1984 issues, ISSN 0748-3252 for the 1984–1985 issues with title...
Bitsavers: General and Unsorted Items
Bitsavers: General and Unsorted Items
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Bitsavers items uploaded to the Internet Archive but not yet placed under the proper collections.
Digital Design Magazine Collection
Digital Design Magazine Collection
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108
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An archive of Digital Design magazine.
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Corvus Systems was a technology company founded by Michael D'Addio and Mark Hahn in 1979 and located in San Jose, Silicon Valley, in the U.S. Corvus was a pioneer of the early days of personal computers, producing the first hard disk drives, data backup, and networking devices, commonly for the Apple II series. The combination of disk storage, backup, and networking was very popular in primary and secondary education. A classroom would have a single drive and backup with a full classroom of...
The BITSAVERS.ORG Documents Library: Apple
The BITSAVERS.ORG Documents Library: Apple
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Apple Inc., formerly Apple Computer, Inc., is an American multinational corporation headquartered in Cupertino, California that designs, develops, and sells consumer electronics, computer software and personal computers. Its best-known hardware products are the Mac line of computers, the iPod music player, the iPhone smartphone, and the iPad tablet computer. Its software includes the OS X and iOS operating systems, the iTunes media browser, the Safari web browser, and the iLife and iWork...
The BITSAVERS.ORG Documents Library: Autonetics
The BITSAVERS.ORG Documents Library: Autonetics
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Autonetics was a division of North American Aviation. Through a series of mergers, Autonetics is now part of Boeing. Autonetics originated in North American Aviation's Technical Research Laboratory, a small unit in the Los Angeles Division's engineering department in 1945. In 1946, the laboratory won an Army Air Force contract to develop a 175- to-500-mile-range glide missile. The work and the lab expanded, so that by June 1948, all of the Aerophysics Laboratory was consolidated at Downey,...
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The Burroughs Corporation was a major American manufacturer of business equipment. The company was founded in 1886 as the American Arithmometer Company and after the 1986 merger with Sperry Univac was renamed as Unisys. The company's history paralleled many of the major developments in computing. At its start it produced mechanical adding machines, and later moved into programmable ledgers and then computers. And while it was one of the largest producers of mainframe computers in the world,...
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Computer Automation Inc. was a computer manufacturer founded by David H Methvin in 1968, based originally in Irvine, California, USA. In 1981 they moved to Boulder, Colorado, and in 1985 moved back to Irvine, California and finally in 1990 moved to Richardson, Texas. The company was known for its Naked Mini line of computers introduced in 1972, and the Naked Milli from 1975. The company last filed a financial statement in 1992. Original from Wikipedia
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Published by Edmund C. Berkeley since 1950. Computers and Automation was the first computer magazine. It was originally called Roster of Organizations in the Field of Automatic Computing Machinery, and later The Computing Machinery Field. This publication initiated the first Computer Art Contest since 1963. A regular bibliography on computer art was compiled by Mezei, Leslie since 1966. Stopped publishing in 1972.
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Control Data Corporation (CDC) was a supercomputer firm. For most of the 1960s, Seymour Cray worked at CDC and developed a series of machines that were the fastest computers in the world by far. CDC only lost that title in the 1970s after Cray left the company to found Cray Research (CRI). CDC was one of the nine major United States computer companies through most of the 1960s; the others were IBM, Burroughs Corporation, DEC, NCR, General Electric, Honeywell, RCA, and UNIVAC. CDC was well known...
The BITSAVERS.ORG Documents Library: Data General
The BITSAVERS.ORG Documents Library: Data General
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87,360
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Data General was one of the first minicomputer firms from the late 1960s. Three of the four founders were former employees of Digital Equipment Corporation. Their first product, the Data General Nova, was a 16-bit minicomputer. This used their own operating system, RDOS, and in conjunction with programming languages like "Data General Business Basic" they provided a multi-user operating system with record locking and inbuilt data bases far ahead of many contemporary systems. The Nova...
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Digital Equipment Corporation, also known as DEC and using the trademark DIGITAL, was a major American company in the computer industry. It was a leading vendor of computer systems, software and peripherals from the 1960s to the 1990s, with its PDP and VAX products were the most successful (in terms of sales) minicomputers. From 1957 until 1992 its headquarters was located in a former wool mill at Clock Tower Place, Maynard, Massachusetts. DEC was acquired in June 1998 by Compaq, which...
The BITSAVERS.ORG Documents Library: Hewlett-Packard
The BITSAVERS.ORG Documents Library: Hewlett-Packard
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Hewlett-Packard Company (NYSE: HPQ) or HP is an American multinational information technology corporation headquartered in Palo Alto, California, United States. It provides products, technologies, software, solutions and services to consumers, small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) and large enterprises, including customers in the government, health and education sectors. The company was founded in a one-car garage in Palo Alto by William (Bill) Redington Hewlett and Dave Packard. HP had...
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Honeywell International, Inc. (NYSE: HON) is a major American conglomerate company that produces a variety of commercial and consumer products, engineering services, and aerospace systems for a wide variety of customers, from private consumers to major corporations and governments. Honeywell is a Fortune 100 company with a workforce of approximately 130,000, of whom approximately 58,000 are employed in the United States. The company is headquartered in Morristown, New Jersey. Its current chief...
The BITSAVERS.ORG Documents Library: Intel
The BITSAVERS.ORG Documents Library: Intel
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Intel Corporation is an American multinational semiconductor chip maker corporation headquartered in Santa Clara, California. Intel is the world's largest and highest valued semiconductor chip maker, based on revenue. It is the inventor of the x86 series of microprocessors, the processors found in most personal computers. Intel Corporation, founded on July 18, 1968, is a portmanteau of Integrated Electronics (the fact that "intel" is the term for intelligence information was also...
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International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE: IBM), or IBM, is an American multinational technology and consulting corporation, with headquarters in Armonk, New York, United States. IBM manufactures and markets computer hardware and software, and offers infrastructure, hosting and consulting services in areas ranging from mainframe computers to nanotechnology. The company was founded in 1911 as the Computing Tabulating Recording Company (CTR) through a merger of three companies: the...
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The MITRE Corporation (stylized as MITRE) is an American not-for-profit organization based in Bedford, Massachusetts and McLean, Virginia. It manages Federally Funded Research and Development Centers (FFRDCs) supporting the Department of Defense, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), the Department of Veterans Affairs, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), and the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts on behalf of the Federal Judiciary. Under the...
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Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is a private research university located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States. MIT has five schools and one college, containing a total of 32 academic departments, with a strong emphasis on scientific, engineering, and technological education and research, and is considered one of the most prestigious universities in the world. Founded in 1861 in response to the increasing industrialization of the United States, the institute adopted the...
The BITSAVERS.ORG Documents Library: Mitsubishi
The BITSAVERS.ORG Documents Library: Mitsubishi
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Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (三菱電機株式会社 Mitsubishi Denki Kabushiki-gaisha) is a Japanese multinational electronics and electrical equipment manufacturing company headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. It is one of the core companies of Mitsubishi.
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George Morrow (January 30, 1934 - May 7, 2003) was part of the early microcomputer industry in the United States. Morrow promoted and improved the S-100 bus used in many early microcomputers. Morrow was also a member of the Homebrew Computer Club. Born in Detroit in 1934, Morrow was a high school dropout. At the age of 28, he decided to return to school, receiving a bachelor's degree in physics from Stanford University, followed by a master's degree in mathematics from the University of...
The BITSAVERS.ORG Documents Library: Motorola
The BITSAVERS.ORG Documents Library: Motorola
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Motorola, Inc. was an American multinational telecommunications company based in Schaumburg, Illinois. After having lost $4.3 billion from 2007 to 2009, the company was divided into two independent public companies, Motorola Mobility and Motorola Solutions on January 4, 2011.[6] Motorola Solutions is generally considered to be the direct successor to Motorola, Inc., as the reorganization was structured with Motorola Mobility being spun off. Motorola designed and sold wireless network...
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National Semiconductor was an American semiconductor manufacturer, that specialized in analog devices and subsystems, formerly headquartered in Santa Clara, California, USA. The products of National Semiconductor included power management circuits, display drivers, audio and operational amplifiers, communication interface products and data conversion solutions. National's key markets included wireless handsets, displays and a variety of broad electronics markets, including medical, automotive,...
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The LGP-30, standing for Librascope General Purpose and then Librascope General Precision, was an early off-the-shelf computer. It was manufactured by the Librascope company of Glendale, California (a division of General Precision Inc.), and sold and serviced by the Royal Precision Electronic Computer Company, a joint venture with the Royal McBee division of the Royal Typewriter Company. The LGP-30 was first manufactured in 1956 with a retail price of $47,000. The LGP-30 was commonly referred...
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Sun Microsystems, Inc. was a company that sold computers, computer components, computer software, and information technology services. Sun was founded on February 24, 1982. At its height, Sun headquarters were in Santa Clara, California (part of Silicon Valley), on the former west campus of the Agnews Developmental Center. On January 27, 2010, Sun was acquired by Oracle Corporation for US$7.4 billion, based on an agreement signed on April 20, 2009. The following month, Sun Microsystems, Inc....
The BITSAVERS.ORG Documents Library: Symbolics
The BITSAVERS.ORG Documents Library: Symbolics
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Symbolics refers to two companies: now-defunct computer manufacturer Symbolics, Inc., and a privately held company that acquired the assets of the former company and continues to sell and maintain the Open Genera Lisp system and the Macsyma computer algebra system. Symbolics, Inc. was a computer manufacturer headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and later in Concord, Massachusetts, with manufacturing facilities in Chatsworth, California (a suburban section of Los Angeles). Its first CEO,...
The BITSAVERS.ORG Documents Library: Tektronix
The BITSAVERS.ORG Documents Library: Tektronix
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Tektronix, Inc. is an American company best known for manufacturing test and measurement devices such as oscilloscopes, logic analyzers, and video and mobile test protocol equipment. In November 2007, Danaher Corporation acquired Tektronix as a subsidiary. The company traces its roots to the electronics revolution that immediately followed World War II. The company’s founders C. Howard Vollum and Melvin J. "Jack" Murdock invented the world’s first triggered oscilloscope in 1946, a...
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Texas Instruments Inc. (NASDAQ: TXN), known as TI, is an American company based in Dallas, Texas, United States, which develops and commercializes semiconductor and computer technology. TI is the third largest manufacturer of semiconductors worldwide after Intel and Samsung, the second largest supplier of chips for cellular handsets after Qualcomm, and the largest producer of digital signal processors (DSPs) and analog semiconductors, among a wide range of other semiconductor products,...
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Tymshare, Inc. was a well-known timesharing service and third-party hardware maintenance company throughout its history and competed with companies such as Four Phase, Compuserve, and Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC, Digital). Tymshare developed or acquired innovative technologies, including data networking (Tymnet), electronic data interchange (EDI), credit card and payment processing (TTS, Western29), telecommunications provisioning (COEES), office automation (August, Augment) and database...
The BITSAVERS.ORG Documents Library: UNIVAC
The BITSAVERS.ORG Documents Library: UNIVAC
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UNIVAC is the name of a line of electronic digital stored-program computers starting with the products of the Eckert-Mauchly Computer Corporation. Later the name was applied to a division of the Remington Rand company and successor organizations. The descendants of the UNIVAC line continue today as products of the Unisys company. UNIVAC is an acronym for UNIVersal Automatic Computer. J. Presper Eckert and John Mauchly built the ENIAC (Electronic Numerical Integrator and Computer) at the...
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Western Digital Corporation (often abbreviated to WDC or WD) is one of the largest computer hard disk drive (along with Seagate Technology) manufacturers in the world. It has a long history in the electronics industry as an integrated circuit maker and a storage products company. Western Digital was founded on April 23, 1970 by Alvin B. Phillips, a Motorola employee, as General Digital, initially (and briefly) a manufacturer of MOS test equipment. It rapidly became a speciality semiconductor...
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Xerox Corporation (pron.: /ˈzɪərɒks/) is an American multinational document management corporation that produced and sells a range of color and black-and-white printers, multifunction systems, photo copiers, digital production printing presses, and related consulting services and supplies. Xerox is headquartered in Norwalk, Connecticut (moved from Stamford, Connecticut in October 2007), though its largest population of employees is based in and around Rochester, New York, the area in which...
From the bitsavers.org collection, a scanned-in computer-related document. components :: fairchild :: dataBooks :: 1970 Fairchild Semiconductor Integrated Circuit Data Catalog
From the bitsavers.org collection, a scanned-in computer-related document. components :: fairchild :: dataBooks :: 1971 Fairchild 9500 Series Easy ECL Family
From the bitsavers.org collection, a scanned-in computer-related document. components :: fairchild :: dataBooks :: 1971 Fairchild TO92 Plastic Transistors
From the bitsavers.org collection, a scanned-in computer-related document. components :: fairchild :: dataBooks :: 1971 Fairchild TTL Family
From the bitsavers.org collection, a scanned-in computer-related document. components :: fairchild :: dataBooks :: 1971 Fairchild Transistor and Diode Condensed Catalog
From the bitsavers.org collection, a scanned-in computer-related document. components :: motorola :: dataBooks :: 1965 Motorola Semiconductor Data Manual
From the bitsavers.org collection, a scanned-in computer-related document. components :: signetics :: appNotes :: 1969 Signetics Application Memos
From the bitsavers.org collection, a scanned-in computer-related document. components :: signetics :: dataBooks :: 1971 Digital 8000 Series MSI TTL
From the bitsavers.org collection, a scanned-in computer-related document. components :: signetics :: dataBooks :: 1971 Signetics 7400 TTL Supplement
From the bitsavers.org collection, a scanned-in computer-related document. components :: signetics :: dataBooks :: 1971 Signetics Designers Choice Logic SSI DCL 8400 8800
From the bitsavers.org collection, a scanned-in computer-related document. components :: signetics :: dataBooks :: 1971 Signetics MOS
From the bitsavers.org collection, a scanned-in computer-related document. components :: signetics :: dataBooks :: 1971 Signetics Utilogic II 600 DTL TTL
From the bitsavers.org collection, a scanned-in computer-related document. components :: signetics :: dataBooks :: 1982 Signetics D-MOS Data
From the bitsavers.org collection, a scanned-in computer-related document. components :: signetics :: dataBooks :: 1990 Signetics Military Products Volume 2