Micro Technology Unlimited (Raleigh, N.C.)

MTU, which is still in business, was a pioneer developer of digital audio products for microcomputers. It’s not surprising, then, that its first computer was optimized for recording and playing audio. It could access sound files from multiple floppy drives for continuous playback.

Micro Technology MTU-130 (Sept. 1981, desktop)
Original Retail Price: $3,599
Base Configuration: 6502 CPU, CODOS, 256K RAM, 12-inch monochrome monitor, integral keyboard/keypad, RS-232C and parallel ports, BASIC
Video: 24-line x 80-column text, 480 x 256 graphics
Important Options: Z80 or 68000 coprocessor

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