Hardware

Dinosaur sightings: The Commodore 64

No coupler needed

Our C64 came with two 300 baud modems. This is the first one.

How fast is 300 baud? Well, if a snail equals 300 baud, you have to consider the speed of the Earth hurling around the sun to be Gigabit speed.

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Mark W. Kaelin has been writing and editing stories about the IT industry, gadgets, finance, accounting, and tech-life for more than 25 years. Most recently, he has been a regular contributor to BreakingModern.com, aNewDomain.net, and TechRepublic.