Computer

posted by fgsaf

How much was the first computer?

Cost of the first computer? You have to be more specific.
The first digital computer?
The first electric analog computer?
The first "personal" computer (PET)?

The first mechanical analog computer?

The earliest computers were room-sized machines that cost millions of dollars. The earliest ones rented for $2700 to $115,000 per month! The first mini computer sold for about $20,000. In 1977, Apple made a home computer and sold it for about $1,200. When I got my first computer, a Commodore 64, in the early 1980s, I paid about $600 for it.

Check these sites for more information about computer history.

http://www.pbs.org/nerds/timeline/

http://www.pc-history.org/comm.htm

Respond to this Question

First Name

Your Answer

Similar Questions

  1. computer history

    who invented the first computer
  2. computer

    Most computer systems are set up to automatically first check which drive for the booting program
  3. English

    Let's write down what you can do with the computer. 1. I use the computer to chat with netizens in chatrooms. 2. I use the computer to do paper work. 3. I use the computer to make documents with the word processor, Excel. 4. I use …
  4. computer history

    When was the first computer created, and by whom?
  5. first steps in using a personal computer

    alphonus and larry are discussing start menu commands.alphonus will go to the control panel to see a display of all local and remore drives.larry will go to computer to make changes to some computer settings.who is correct a.neither …
  6. Science

    Which most resembles a scientific model? A) computer keyboard B) computer hardware C) computer game D) computer mouse
  7. Technology in the classroom

    What is the ideal computer arrangement to use when you want to integrate computers directly into the classroom curriculum?
  8. Math

    Shania bought a new computer for 1,550 from computer 'r' us. If the value of the computer depreciates at a rate of 5.35%per year, when will the value of the computer reach 825 ?
  9. Ed Tech plz helppppp

    What does it mean to troubleshoot your computer?
  10. English

    1. He is sitting at the computer. 2. He is working at the computer. 3. He is eating at the computer. [Are they all grammatical?

More Similar Questions