Commodore PET 2001-8B series


Is this cool or what? The first personal computer sold to the public, Commodore PET (Personal Electronic Transactor – that sounds really funny nowadays :)) from the company with the same name Commodore International, an American company who pioneered personal computer development era.

The PET line of computers started production in 1977 and became a top seller in USA and Canada. Because of the simple and rigid design, this line of computer found a very big success in the education market, making them very fit for usage in classrooms, and at one point, Commodore owned 67% of the Canadian education market.

The model in our post, bought from auctions, is a Commodore PET 2001-8D, kept in outstanding condition for a vintage piece so old, with a black QWERTY keyboard and key lock. It is amazing how technology has advanced over the span of several years to what we have now, even as writing this blog post open to the whole wide web around the globe.

Why we encourage users to browse our website for retro computers and other vintage electronics? It’s because Japan has a very big sense of reuse and keeping their possessions in good condition, thus you can find tens of cool and rare tech, in different states and various prices.