Commodore Pet personal computer, c 1980.
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This Commodore Pet 2001 Series personal computer has an integral system box, monitor and keyboard. The latter is a 'Chiclet', or calculator-style, keyboard. The monitor has a 40 colums and 25 line display. The computer also has a built-in casette data set and tape storage. It uses a 'basic 3.0' operating system and a 6502 procesor. Most examples of this model have eight megabytes of RAM. It was designed by Chuck Peddle and sold for US $600.