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.
for questions on joystick hardware and software
For questions related to the SCSI interface
For questions on Sega's Genesis (Mega Drive) home video game console
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 concerning use, maintenance, restoration or emulation of printers used along with retrocomputers.
Discussion of retrocomputing modems.
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.
For questions about transferring data from one device to another
For questions about which software could be or could have been used to accomplish a task.
Questions related to the NTSC video standard (commonly used in North America and Japan).
For questions regarding text - as opposed to graphics - processing and display.
For questions about modifications to retro hardware.
For questions about the use of a mouse on retrocomputers. For questions about touchpads use the "touchpad" tag instead.
For questions relating to a number of different video game consoles, or to game consoles in general.
For questions about the Amiga 500 (A500) home and personal computer
For questions regarding the RS232 serial interface standard - its control and usage.
For questions about adapting retrocompuing hardware on modern platforms
for questions about the magnetic tape storage format
For questions regarding computers made by the Sinclair group of companies: Sinclair Research, Sinclair Radionics and Science of Cambridge.
for questions about retrocomputing hardware cases and enclosures
For questions regarding the Motorola 6809 microprocessor.
For questions regarding products of Hewlett Packard.
For questions related to the Amstrad CPC series of 8-bit home computers.
Tagging questions about early computers and their design. Computers from before the standards set by the IBM /360 (of 1964) became canon.
Motorola 6800 family of processors. This does not include the similarly-numbered but different 6809 family.
For questions about the Sinclair ZX81.
For questions regarding compatibility of retrocomputers and peripherals.
For questions regarding the products of Acorn Computers Ltd. A British computer manufacturer founded in 1978.
For questions regarding graphical techniques using sprites.
for questions about the Apple DOS operating system used on the Apple II series of microcomputers
For questions about Kickstart, the bootstrap firmware of the Amiga
For questions specifically regarding the Intel 8088 microprocessor.
For questions about IDE storage devices, cables, and drivers. Also referred to as PATA or Parallel ATA.
for questions about retrofitting modern hardware for use with retrocomputing devices