Links

Links to pages related to old computers, IT, "computerology", old software or retrocomputing (if it's not selling mugs with stolen logos). Links to pages for specific computers are found in computers' pages.


The shovel icon Archived means that the website is a historical copy in Internet Archive's servers. It may be not working well or be incomplete. Good luck with archeology.
 

1. Old computers

Cliff Lawson's Amstrad site EN Archived - site with resources for Amstrad computers.
VCFED EN - They have a good forums related to different old computers. Mostly American collectors.
Old-Computers.com EN - Information about many old computers.
Obsolete Technology EN - Description and photos of many old, and very old, computers.
Soviet Digital Electronics Museum ENRU - As title says. I recommend to visit this site as there are computers too.

Notatnik Fana Starych Komputerów PL Archived - a very well known site with old computers information. It is, or was, one of the biggest collections in Poland.

Robotron Technik GER - description of German hardware, mostly computers, made by Robotron combinate.
9Hal Archiv GER - Archive of Robotron-related technical documentation. Extremely useful in repairs.

ZX-PK.RU RU - Russian site about ZX Spectrum and clones. In their forums there is much  information about Eastern block computers.

 

2. Software

CSDB EN - Scene, programs and demos database for Commodore 64
Math Archives EN - hundreeds of DOS/early Windows math software

Software fur Amiga GER Archived - if you want to start your own Amiga...

 

3. History

ToastyTech GUIs EN - History of Graphical User Interface.
GUIdebook EN - Various GUIs in screenshots

aTTached PL - Site by Mr. Wichary, with information about old computers in Poland, mostly articles from old magazines.

 

4. General IT

Debian EN - because... why not?

 

5. Electronics

Chipdir EN - Integrated Circuits finder/directory.
GIICM EN - List of digital 74xx and 40xx chips with descriptions and pinouts
Zeptobars EN - they take photos of integrated circuits. To be exact - their internals.

Była sobie elektronika PL - Museum of old electronic components. Very interesting photos of details!
Menuet UKF PL - Blog about old radio technology... and not only

Музей электронных раритетов RU - Museum of Soviet electronic components.
RW6ASE's site RU - Site presents different Soviet electronic devices, mostly Radio/TV/Video but not only,

 

6. Other interesting sites

Dozymetria PL - Polish blog about radiation meters, testing and scaling them