Commodore 64 computer

Made:
1982
maker:
Commodore Business Machines

Commodore 64 computer and Music Maker keyboard and software, 1982.

Commoedore 64 with Music Maker keyboard, made by Commodore Business Machines in 1982.

The low-cost Commodore 64 dominated the 1980s home computing market and sold over 17 millions units worldwide. The plastic Music Maker keyboard is designed to be placed over the computer to emulate a real piano keyboard, the piano keys correspond to keys on the computer keyboard. The Music Maker software allows the user to compose their own music and create electronic sound effects.

Details

Category:
Computing & Data Processing
Object Number:
2008-5084
type:
games console
credit:
National Media Museum, Bradford
status:
Permanent collection

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