City Tech’s Retrocomputing Archive

Namm 520

Curated by Prof. Jason W. Ellis

Some of the computers in the Retrocomputing Archive at City Tech are privately owned and others are owned by CUNY. The CUNY-owned computers were collected and stored by the prescient Stanley Kaplan in the School of Technology and Design. All of the computers are held in Prof. Jason Ellis’ shared office space in Namm 520.

Storage Shelf, First Shelf

Storage Shelves, First Shelf

AT&T PC6300 with two 5.25” floppy disk drives
Kaypro 2 Portable Computer
IBM Personal Computer with two 5.25” floppy disk drives
IBM” Personal Computer XT with 5.25” floppy disk drive and unknown size hard disk drive
IBM 4869 External 5.25” floppy disk drive

Storage Shelves, Second Shelf

Storage Shelves, Second Shelf

Commodore 64
Commodore 64
Apple ADB Keyboard (compact with keypad)
Commodore Single Drive 5.25” Floppy Disk Drive VIC-1541
Commodore 2031 Single Disk 5.25” Floppy Disk Drive
Atari 810 5.25” Floppy Disk Drive
Atari 410 Cassette Tape Drive

Storage Shelves, Third Shelf

Storage Shelves, Third Shelf

Radio Shack TRS-80 Model III with built-in CRT and two 5.25” Floppy Disk Drives
Victor Model No. 412 (Possibly a 9000 variant with a single 5.25” Floppy Disk Drive)
Anderson Jacobson Model A 242A Acoustic Data Coupler
Chatsworth Data Corporation P/N OR3 (wire grills on top and bottom, up for terminal use, down for card reader only, 10 cps or 30 cps)

Storage Shelves, Fourth Shelf

Storage Shelves, Fourth Shelf

Radio Shack Tandy TRS-80 Model 4D Microcomputer System with two 5.25” Floppy Disk Drives and built-in monitor
Toshiba T3100/20 Laptop Computer
Radio Shack TRS-80 Acoustic Modem (Coupler)
Texas Instruments TI-99/4A (black and chrome)
Texas Instruments TI-99/4A (beige)
Victor Keyboard (Possibly for 9000 listed above)
IBM Personal Computer Keyboard
Mitsumi AT-style keyboard
Hard platter disk from Ellis Auto Parts (unsure of disk size)

Storage Shelves, Top Shelf

Storage Shelves, Fifth Shelf

Radio Shack TRS-80 Color Computer
Radio Shack TRS-80 Color Computer with 4K RAM
Magnavox Odyssey 2 Microprocessor with two controllers
Radio Shack TRS-80
Commodore CBM Tractor Printer Model 2022
Zenith Data Systems ZTX-1-U in box with inserts, power adapter, and user manual

Above bookcase next to desk

Bookcase, Top Shelf

Macintosh Centris 650 with caddy-loading CD-ROM drive, 3.5” Superdrive
IBM-compatible Pentium 1 with tray-loading CD-ROM drive, 3.5” 1.44MB Floppy Disk Drive
Terminal CRT with cable (possibly for the Victor 9000 listed below)
Compaq Portable PC with keyboard, missing case
Radio Shack TRS-80
Atari 800 with CX801 Operating System 10K ROM, CX853 Memory Module 16K RAM x 3
Commodore PET Professional Computer 2001 Series

Stored in Filing Cabinet

Spectrum 6 Full Color Video Game in box

Spectrum 6

Sony DATA Discman Electronic Book Player DD-1EX in box

Data Discman

Black Laptop 386SX/20 with 3.5” Floppy Disk Drive (possibly Sanyo)

Sanyo Laptop 1

AST Premium Exec 386SX/20 with 3.5” Floppy Disk Drive

AST Laptop

Apple Powerbook 180c with 3.5” Floppy Disk Drive

Powerbook 180c

Apple Powerbook 145 with 3.5” Floppy Disk Drive

Powerbook 145

Mattel Electronics Aquarius

Mattel Aquarius

Honeywell Keyboard

IBM AT Keyboard