Commodore Amiga 500 computer, monitor, external disk-drive, comtputer mouse, plastic / glass / metal / electronic components, Commodore Business Machines Inc, Japan, 1987-1991
The Commodore Amiga 500 unit is a tan moulded plastic shell, with a QWERTY keyboard at the front, and five function keys. The right side of the unit features the power input and power switch; the rear features the input and output ports.
The external disk-drive is of rectangular plastic construction, with a loading mechanism at the front of the unit for inserting disks, and ports at the rear for connection to the computer.
The monitor is a glass tube screen mounted in a tan plastic shell.
The mouse is a rectangular plastic shell with two buttons on the top surface, a plastic sphere situated on the underside and held in place by a system which allows the sphere to roll freely on a surface, and a lead from the rear of the object for connection to the computer.