The Jim Austin Computer Collection

mits altair 8800b


One of the first 'home' computers. It has to be built by hand.

This is in almost 'as new' condition and has the full manual which shows how to build it and how it works.

The system is based on the S100 bus (it defined the bus). In addition  to the standard processor card and i/o cards it has:

Slot 1 (from bottom of picture below):

There is loads of information on the web about this machine.