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About Manx

Manx is a catalogue of manuals for old computers.

Many of these manuals can't be found by search engines because the manuals have been scanned but haven't been converted to text. Manx's search engine is currently limited to searching part numbers, titles and keywords of these manuals, though there are plans to search Tables of Contents and full text when these become available.

This catalogue mostly covers manufacturers of minicomputers and mainframes, or associated devices such as terminals and printers. Tiziano's 1000 BiT is the best catalogue for microcomputers.

Manx currently knows about 35819 manuals, 16996 of which are online, at 58 websites.

Manx covers the following companies: 3Com Corporation, ABLE Communications, Acorn Computers Limited, Adaptec, Inc., Adax, Inc., Addmaster Corporation, Advanced Digital Corporation, Advanced Micro Devices, Advanced Scientific Instruments, Inc., Alpha Microsystems, Altos Computer Systems, Ampro Computers, Inc., Analogic Corporation, Ann Arbor Terminals, Apollo Computer, Inc., Apple Computer, Applied Digital Data Systems, Applied Microsystems Corporation, Archive Corporation, Artec Electronics, Inc., AT&T Information Systems, Beehive International, Bondwell Holding Ltd., Boundless Technologies, Burroughs Corporation, C. Itoh Electronics, California Computer Products, Inc. (CalComp), California Computer Systems, Central Data Corporation, Centronics, Centronics Data Computer Corp., Century Data Systens, Citizen, CompuPro, Computer Control Company, Compu/Time, Control Data Corporation, Corvus Systems, Inc., Cromemco, Inc., Data Dynamics Ltd., Data Electronics, Inc., Data General Corporation, Data I/O Corporation, Data Systems Design, Inc., Datapoint Corporation, Dataproducts Corporation, Diablo Systems, Inc., Digital Equipment Corporation, Digital Research, Inc., Digitronics Corporation, Distributed Logic Corporation (Dilog), Documation, Inc., Dual Systems Corporation, DY 4 Systems Inc., EDUCOMP Corporation, Emulex Corporation, Epson, Facit, Ferranti Ltd., John Fluke Mfg. Co., Inc., GRI Computer Corporation, Harris Corporation, Hayes Microcomputer Products, Inc., Hazeltine Corporation, Heath/Zenith, Hewlett-Packard, Honeywell Information Systems Inc., INMOS Limited, Intel Corporation, Interdata/Perkin-Elmer, International Business Machines, International Computers and Tabulators Limited, Intersil, Inc., Kimtron Corporation, A/S Kongsberg Våpenfabrikk, Lear Siegler, Inc., Megatek Corporation, MITS, Inc., Moore Corporation, Morrow Designs, Motorola, National Semiconductor Corporation, NEC, Nixdorf Computer Corporation, Oki Electric Industry Company, Ltd., Osborne Computer Corporation, Prime Computer, Inc., Printronix, Qume Corporation, Random Corporation, Research, Inc., Research Machines, S&H Computer Systems, Inc., Seattle Computer Products, Inc., The Service Bureau Corporation, Shugart Associates, Silicon Graphics Inc., Soroc Technology, Inc., Sun Microsystems, Inc., Tandy Corporation, Tektronix, Teletype Corporation, TeleVideo, Texas Instruments, Vector Graphics, Inc., Visual Technology Inc., VLSI Technology, Inc., Volker-Craig Ltd., Wacom, Western Digital Corporation, Wyse Technology, Xebec Systems, Inc., Xerox Corporation, Zilog, Inc.

The list below shows the websites included in Manx. As Manx is still being built, you will find that not all of the holdings of these websites have been catalogued. If you know of manuals on other sites, please let me know about them. Even if a site only contains one manual, it is worth including. This list is ordered by date of inclusion in Manx.

Some of these sites are marked as being Low Bandwidth. They are either on a home DSL line, or the owner has indicated that they should not be mirrored with tools. It isn't a comment on the usefulness of the site!