Artifact Details

Title

VRTX poster

Catalog Number

102782474

Type

Physical object

Date

1983

Manufacturer

Hunter & Ready, Inc.

Identifying Numbers

Other number 6800 Microprocessor listed in advertisement
Other number 8086 Microprocessor listed in advertisement
Other number Z80 Microprocessor listed in advertisement
Other number Z8000 Microprocessor listed in advertisement

Dimensions

overall: 8 1/2 in x 21 1/2 in x 1/8 in

Description

A large white poster with black printed advertising the VRTX operating system. There is a picture of a VW bug at the top of the poster. Below the image of the car, is the text, "Get a bug if you find a bug." Below those words there are three columns of text talking about the product. The first column begins, "Show us a bug in out VRTX real-time operating system and we'll return the favor. With a bug of you own to show off in your driveway...."The final column finishes, "There isn't one in your operating system either." The manufacturer "HUNTER READY" is printed in the bottom right corner. There is an image of two integrated circuits to the right on the manufacturer.

Category

Ephemera/other

Credit

Gift of Yumiko and Jim Ready

Lot Number

X8798.2019