In 1985 Commodore revolutionized the home computer market by introducing the high end Commodore Amiga with a graphic power that was unheard of by that time in this market segment. Based on the Motorola 68000 microprocessor series the Amiga was most successful as a home computer, with a wide range of games and creative software, although early Commodore advertisements attempted to cast the computer as an all-purpose business machine.
Sharp MZ 80B... As the German magazine "mc" reported in its January 1981 first edition, the MZ-80B was shown first on the German Hannover show, in April 1981. The MZ-80B was one of the nicer, if not the nicer, and well designed home computer ever built. It also featured an innovative 'Intelligent' cassette deck which was able to find and load a program anywhere in the cassette tape. All the cassette functions were remote controlled by software.
Retro Computer Friday - The Digital PDP-8!! At one time, this was the best selling computer in the world. It also happened to be one of the first computers available to the general public for less than $20,000. CPU: 1 Mhz, RAM: 4K of 12 Bit Words Here's a copy of the PDP-8 programming manual if you've lost yours. http://www.pdp8.net/pdp8cgi/query_docs/tifftopdf.pl/pdp8docs/dec-08-asac-d.pdf