Artifact Details

Title

North Star Horizon computer

Catalog Number

X708.86

Type

Physical object

Date

October 1977

Manufacturer

North Star Computers, Inc.

Place Manufactured

U.S.

Identifying Numbers

Other number 021943 On white label on motherboard
Other number 10-01001 On a metal label on back of unit
Other number HRZ-MB Printed on motherboard
Serial number Serial # 2! Handwritten in pencil on left inside frame

Description

This unit has two 5.25- inch floppy drives on the front. The CPU is a Zilog Z8. It has a custom-made wooden cover. There is an on/off switch and red reset button on the back as well as a black fuse button. There are 4 input-output ports. Each floppy drive has a paper label on top with a name and address. The left drive is labelled E F Grant, 16488 El Hilo Crt, Pacific Palisades, Ca 90272. The right drive is labeled Eugene F. Grant, 4748-N La Villa Marina, Marina Del Rey, Calif 90291.

Category

Digital computer: desktop

Lot Number

X708.86