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For questions about Intel's 386 processor, alternatively known as the i386 or 80386.
For questions related to the Applesoft BASIC interpreter and language.
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).
For questions related to the Amstrad CPC series of 8-bit home computers.
For questions about adapting retrocompuing hardware on modern platforms
for questions about CD-ROM discs and drives
for questions about the Microsoft BASIC interpreter
For questions related to the SCSI interface
Questions related to the NTSC video standard (commonly used in North America and Japan).
for questions on joystick hardware and software
Discussion of retrocomputing modems.
For questions regarding text - as opposed to graphics - processing and display.
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…
For questions about the use of a mouse on retrocomputers. For questions about touchpads use the "touchpad" tag instead.
For questions about the Amiga 500 (A500) home and personal computer
For questions about transferring data from one device to another
For questions about hardware, peripherals and software specific to TRS-80 Color Computers.
For questions on Sega's Genesis (Mega Drive) home video game console
For questions regarding computers made by the Sinclair group of companies: Sinclair Research, Sinclair Radionics and Science of Cambridge.
For questions regarding the RS232 serial interface standard - its control and usage.
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.
Early computers and their design, from before the standards set by the IBM S/360 (of 1964) became canon.
Motorola 6800 family of processors. This does not include the similarly-numbered but different 6809 family.
Questions on retro-related books (contemporary or historic)
For questions about modifications to retro hardware.
For questions about Kickstart, the bootstrap firmware of the Amiga
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…
For questions regarding compatibility of retrocomputers and peripherals.
for questions about retrofitting modern hardware for use with retrocomputing devices
For questions about the Sinclair ZX81.
For questions regarding the use or installation of the Pascal language on retrocomputers.
For questions regarding products of Hewlett Packard.
For questions regarding the Motorola 6809 microprocessor.