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    in my first year at uni we used a MC6800 board (1974) it's older than me it's so old you have to use command line to access the compiler.

    At school we had in the IT room Acorns (1996) while the rest of the school had proper windows PC's(present day) except for one Maths room which still had old BBC micros (1986)

    So did any of you guys have any old or obsolete thing that you had to use at scholar uni what was it and how old was it?
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    Nothing at all since I go to a private school, especially as my dad contributes a large amount of funding to the school.
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    About the closest thing that springs to mind is our digital forensics lab. The PCs are perfectly modern (6700K, 32GB RAM, 980s) but the displays are maybe 15 inch, 4:3 monitors. The room is far too small for anything that isn't a small square monitor and that's arguably not an issue of "outdated" tech. Besides that we still have Windows 7 and that's about it.

    Apart from the actual museum style cabinets with old tech in them, nothing is older than me and most things computers are a few years old at best.
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    (Original post by jonathanemptage)
    in my first year at uni we used a MC6800 board (1974) it's older than me it's so old you have to use command line to access the compiler.

    At school we had in the IT room Acorns (1996) while the rest of the school had proper windows PC's(present day) except for one Maths room which still had old BBC micros (1986)

    So did any of you guys have any old or obsolete thing that you had to use at scholar uni what was it and how old was it?
    Not anymore, we used to have Dell Optiplex computers, but they got replaced. Those were the only "out dated" equipment we had :laugh:

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    Think the microwave in my halls is as old as me. Any of my uni's actual teaching stuff isn't too bad.

    At school everything seemed to be in date.
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    My primary school had BBC Micros and Acorn Archimedes'... but it was the early 90s, so they wouldn't have been that dated at the time. :p: I'd assume they're long gone by now. :laugh:
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    (Original post by jonathanemptage)
    in my first year at uni we used a MC6800 board (1974) it's older than me it's so old you have to use command line to access the compiler.

    At school we had in the IT room Acorns (1996) while the rest of the school had proper windows PC's(present day) except for one Maths room which still had old BBC micros (1986)

    So did any of you guys have any old or obsolete thing that you had to use at scholar uni what was it and how old was it?
    We had mid-1980s computers at my primary school. But to be fair they were only ten years old at the time.

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    Nothing at all since I go to a private school, especially as my dad contributes a large amount of funding to the school.
    Lol, Malfoy.
 
 
 

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