New Amigas, Atari Clones

From: Hotze <>
Date: Sun Feb 8 07:47:42 1998

OK... where can I get the Atari clones?
    It's hard to believe that they're's anyone more emotional than a Mac
fanatic... anyway... please give me more info. Also, how much will it cost

Tim D. Hotze
-----Original Message-----
From: Zane H. Healy <>
To: Discussion re-collecting of classic computers
Date: Sunday, February 08, 1998 9:34 AM
Subject: Re: New Amigas, Atari Clones

>> Who, what where, why? Tell me all. ;-) Tim D. Hotze
>Who? Well for the Amiga, Gateway 2000 (I know, no one's heard of them)
>owns Amiga, Inc. and Amiga International. Amiga International is located
>in Germany and is in charge of marketing. Amiga, Inc is located in South
>Dakota IIRC, and is in charge of research (Gateway formed them). There are
>several clone manufactures, and I'm anxiously awaiting the BoXeR
>motherboards. There are several other clones either currently available or
>soon to be.
>As for why, the Amiga is still actively used in the video industry, and
>fairly popular in England and Germany. Personally I've got a bunch of them
>because I think they are major league cool! You can still buy the A1200
>and A4000 new.
>As for the Atari, the clones are coming out of Germany, and mainly targeted
>at the Music industry. The Atari's have built in Midi. I've a couple, and
>while the concept of their OS is very, very cool (it's all in ROM), I find
>it cumbersome to use. Probably the most fanatical computer user I've ever
>met is an Atari user, makes me look calm :^)
>Linux and {net|open}BSD run on various models of both the Atari and Amiga.
> Zane
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