Tags

A tag is a keyword or label that categorizes your question with other, similar questions. Using the right tags makes it easier for others to find and answer your question.

Questions related to the NTSC video standard (commonly used in North America and Japan).
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For questions related to data preservation, archiving, and backups.
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for questions on joystick hardware and software
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if you are enquiring about the cost of systems, either at a specific time-point in the past (such as when they were released) or now (if you're looking to purchase).
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For questions regarding text - as opposed to graphics - processing and display.
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Use for questions regarding the z80-based Tandy Radio Shack computers, the TRS-80 Model I, II, III, and 4. Computers using another processor, such as the 6809-based TRS-80 Color Computer, should use a…
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for questions about the Microsoft BASIC interpreter
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For questions about adapting retrocompuing hardware on modern platforms
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Discussion of retrocomputing modems.
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For questions related to the Applesoft BASIC interpreter and language.
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For questions about the use of a mouse on retrocomputers. For questions about touchpads use the "touchpad" tag instead.
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For questions related to the Amstrad CPC series of 8-bit home computers.
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for questions about CD-ROM discs and drives
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For questions related to the SCSI interface
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For questions about the Amiga 500 (A500) home and personal computer
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For questions about hardware, peripherals and software specific to TRS-80 Color Computers.
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For questions about transferring data from one device to another
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for questions about the magnetic tape storage format
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Punched cards were an early method of digital computer data storage, using cards made of stiff paper with holes punched in specific locations to represent data. They could be punched manually or autom…
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For questions regarding computers made by the Sinclair group of companies: Sinclair Research, Sinclair Radionics and Science of Cambridge.
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For questions on Sega's Genesis (Mega Drive) home video game console
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The Atari 2600 is a 2nd generation home video game console by Atari, Inc. This tag should be used if the question is about the Atari 2600 hardware or cartridges.
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Early computers and their design, from before the standards set by the IBM S/360 (of 1964) became canon.
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Motorola 6800 family of processors. This does not include the similarly-numbered but different 6809 family.
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Questions on retro-related books (contemporary or historic)
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For questions regarding the RS232 serial interface standard - its control and usage.
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For questions about Kickstart, the bootstrap firmware of the Amiga
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The process of discovering and diagnosing bugs in software. Use [bugs] to ask about specific defects in well-known software that are already known and (presumably) understood.
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For questions regarding compatibility of retrocomputers and peripherals.
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for questions about retrofitting modern hardware for use with retrocomputing devices
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For questions regarding products of Hewlett Packard.
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For questions about modifications to retro hardware.
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For questions about processors in the Motorola 68k (68000 series) range. Commonly used in Amiga, Atari ST, Macintosh, Sinclair QL and Sharp X68000 computers.
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For questions about the Sinclair ZX81.
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