The following computers I have used averaging a year until I had sold them private:
- Commodore 64 – Commodore 128 – Commodore 128D
- Atari 260ST – Atari 520ST – Atari 1440ST
- Schneider VC128 (2 pieces: 1 Monitor w/ colour display, 1 w/ monochrome green display)
- Olivetti M20 (286er PC, b/w VGA Monitor)
- Amiga A500 – Amiga A1000 – Amiga A2000
- NoName PC 80286 8 MHz 40 MB HDD (at the price of a used car, financed by means of a loan)
- Syntronic 80286 12 MHz (active CPU Card; 16 MB RAM)
- NoName PC 80486 33 MHz (very expensive on those days, long-time save up for it)
- Amiga 2500 (special version in a PC Tower Case)
- two nearly same NoName PC 80386 33 MHz networked by Novell Netware
- Self-built PC 80486 33 MHz (SCSI) and self-built PC 80486 66 MHz (SCSI)
- PDA 3Com Palm III
Then it continues …
Self-built PC (w/ SCSI) Pentium 100 MHz, 64 MB RAM, several SCSI Hard Disks, SCSI CD-ROM, CD-Writer by Yamaha.
Apple Macintosh IIsi (rejection from a bank; got it nearly costless)
16.04.1998: SNI Xpert 5401 (PII-233 MHz, 2x 8,4 GB, Win98SE, not enough RAM: 32 MB only).
Freecom Traveller – external USB CD-Writer.
Nov./Dez. 1999: Apple iBook G3 (Clamshell) in the colour tangerine (orange). Exact purchase date not known anymore.
30.07.2001: 512 Megabyte RAM for the SNI Xpert 5401. Standard SDRAM for 133 MHz FSB runs also in this old PC with 66 MHz FSB (FSB = Front Side Bus).
Fujitsu ErgoPro e452/233 together with 17” Monitor (rejection of my employer).
Have upgraded it instantly with 64 MB RAM, CD-ROM Drive, USB Card, alternate frame for system hard disk useful for trying other operating systems).
Notebook Sony VAIO PCG-SR31K. end-of-range model by retailer Saturn (saved 400 EUR).
Details: Mobile Intel Pentium III Low-Voltage CPU with 750 MHz Intel SpeedStep-Technology,
128 MB SDRAM Mikro DIMM, 15 GB Hard Drive, 10,4” p-Si TFT Display, 16-time CD-ROM Drive,
Jog Dial, Bluetooth, 56 kBit/s Modem, Audio/Video Convergence, properly for digital photography via i.LINK connection to Sony Digital Videocamcorders DVgate / MovieShaker. i.LINK port (IEEE1394), 1.36 kg only, 32.1 mm high.
18.05.2020: Apple MacBook Air i5 1,1/16/1 TB