The Story of "the Oldest"

What is it?

It is Q1, one the oldest desktop computers.

In a fascinating twist of fate, the discovery of the ancient relic "Q1" during a London house clearance has sparked intrigue into the early days of computing. Dating back to the late 1960s, Q1 stands as one of the oldest desktop computers ever found, offering a glimpse into the evolution of technology.

Amidst the excitement surrounding Q1's unearthing, it's essential to reflect on the progress made in the realm of computing. From the clunky machines of yesteryear to the sleek, powerful devices we use today, each advancement represents a testament to human innovation and ingenuity.

Who is "the Oldest" in Perixx?

In 2006, Perixx introduced the first own keyboard, PERIBOARD-101, a standard keyboard that set a new benchmark for quality and durability. Although now an artifact of the past, the PERIBOARD-101 left an indelible mark on the industry with its:

  • High-quality membrane design
  • Spill-resistant construction
  • Convenient ACPI keys for power, sleep, and wake-up functions
  • Durable laser-printed key tops
  • Elegant and stylish design options
  • Plug-and-play functionality
  • Compatibility with IBM PC or compatible systems and various Windows operating systems
  • Certified quality and environmental standards compliance
  • Longevity with a switch life cycle of 1,000,000 times
  • Compact product dimensions

Even though the features of the PERIBOARD-101 may seem outdated by today's standards, Perixx has never ceased its pursuit of improvement and breakthrough. Over the years, we have continued to innovate, introducing new products that redefine the boundaries of what is possible in the world of computer peripherals.

Join us as we celebrate the discovery of Q1 and look forward to the future of technology, inspired by the past and driven by the ever-evolving landscape of innovation.