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Commodore's entry into the computer world was with their PET (Personal Electronic Transactor) computer, first released in 1977. It was quite popular at first, but became outclassed by its competitors, the UsefulNotes/AppleII and UsefulNotes/Atari8BitComputers.

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Commodore's entry into the computer world was with their PET (Personal Electronic Transactor) computer, first released in 1977. It was quite popular at first, but became outclassed by its competitors, the UsefulNotes/AppleII and UsefulNotes/Atari8BitComputers.
UsefulNotes/Atari8BitComputers. It received a small amount of immortality in film, however, as the computer terminal in Captain Kirk's San Francisco apartment in ''Film/StarTrekIITheWrathOfKhan'' and ''Film/StarTrekIIITheSearchForSpock''.

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Commodore's entry into the computer world was with their PET (Personal Electronic Transactor) computer, first released in 1977. It was quite popular at first, but became outclassed by its competitors, the UsefulNotes/AppleII and UsefulNotes/Atari8BitComputers.

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!!Specifications:

* [[UsefulNotes/CentralProcessingUnit CPU]]: MOS 6502, 1 Mhz
* 4-32K RAM
* 40x25 text
* No sound

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