Interact Model One

From: Sam Ismail <>
Date: Sun Jan 25 14:44:19 1998

On Sun, 25 Jan 1998, Scott Ware wrote:

> I recently acquired an Interact Model One computer. It's a relatively
> small unit with calculator-style keys and a built in cassette deck for
> data storage. Inside, there is an 8080 CPU and 16 Kbytes of RAM. The
> latest date codes on the components place its manufacture in early 1978.

Scott, I've got one of these systems, and I've only seen two others: one
owned by Doug Coward and another that (I THINK) Marvin Johnson bought at
VCF 1.0. I got mine with some cassettes, but Marvin got a full set of
cassettes for his, and in great condition. You may want to hook up with
him to see if his tapes are working (

These are not very common machines. I think they were used as training
computers for those "Become a Computer Technician" ads you see in computer
magazines for those cheezy tech schools.

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