Commodore Pet 2001 Series personal computer

Made:
1977 in United States
maker:
Commodore Business Machines
Commodore PET computer
      The first Commodore computer was a huge success in schools throughout the UK, US and Canada.

Commodore PET computer The first Commodore computer was a huge success in schools throughout the UK, US and Canada.

Commodore Pet 2001 Series personal computer, Serial No 1004030.

Commodore PET Series 2001 Personal Computer, made by Commodore Business Machines in the United States from 1977.

The PET 2001, released in January 1977, was the first model in the Commodore PET (Personal Electronic Transactor) range. The PET was popular in schools throughout UK, US, and Canada due to its simple keyboard and all-in-one design. Users of the PET 2001 complained at the small size of the keyboard, later versions came with a larger keyboard and more memory space.

Details

Category:
Computing & Data Processing
Object Number:
2008-5020
Materials:
electronic components, glass, metal (unknown) and plastic (unidentified)
type:
personal computer
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • computer
credit:
The National Media Museum, Bradford