A 1972 Télémécanique T1600 computer with a 32 KB central memory and two 500 KB disk drives [Un ordinateur Télémécanique T1600 datant de 1972, avec 32 Ko de mémoire centrale et deux disques de 500 Ko].

Before 1972:

It is difficult to understand today how it was possible to work with such a computer... Anyway, I used it in 1974 to produce my first color video pictures and the same year to program an incredible 1 KB interpretor that allowed the description of complex printed documents.

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