From: Joe <>
Date: Sun Jan 11 23:08:02 1998


At 09:12 AM 1/12/98 -0500, you wrote:
><Close, the Altair 8800 was introduced as the cover project in the Januar
><1975 issue of Popular Electroncs.
>Back in those days the January 1975 issues was recieved by mid december at
>the latest. I know as the cover of my issue has the last of MITS numbers
>and a $1300 total and a mailing date in december 1974.
  What do you mean "the last of MITS numbers and a $1300 total" ?

>Also the machine on the cover bore only a resemblance to the production
>machine as it was a proto.

   That's my point. The IBM was already being produced at that point and
being delivered shortly thereafter. Altair was still using the prototype
machine and just starting to sell bags of parts as "kits".

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