"Single instance" machines

From: Zane H. Healy <healyzh_at_aracnet.com>
Date: Thu Dec 10 21:31:23 1998

>Zane wrote:
>> More expensive?!?! The C-64 with a C-1541 would have been about $600 when
>> introduced IIRC, at the same time a Apple ][ was about $1200-1500 I believe.
>No, at intro the C-64 listed for US $599. I don't recall the price of the
>1541, but I'm pretty sure it was at least $250.

I was thinking both were about $300 each. I'm pretty sure that's what the
drive was as I seem to recall it cost as much as my VIC-20 did, which when
I got it was $300.

>But the original comment was that the complete C64 system cost more than
>a complete A][ system in Germany; US prices are irrelevant.

Ah, I thought Max was refering to US systems.

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