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Vintage Computer Advertisements from the late 1970s

Compucolor II ad from 1979


The Compucolor II was designed and marketed for use in schools.

From the advertisement: The Compucolor II is completely portable and self-contained. No clumsy peripheral. No complicated interface and no expensive time sharing contracts.

Images compiled by Greg Shultz for TechRepublic

By Greg Shultz

Greg Shultz is a freelance Technical Writer. Previously, he has worked as Documentation Specialist in the software industry, a Technical Support Specialist in educational industry, and a Technical Journalist in the computer publishing industry.