Atari 800 (was free atari in Sacremento)

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Date: Wed Jul 15 06:13:44 1998

In a message dated 98-07-15 05:19:21 EDT, thomas pfaff put forth:

<< What always amazed me was this huge aluminum casting at the center
 of the machine where you inserted the BASIC and game cartridges.
 That casting must have added significant cost to manufacturing the >>

well, my atari 400 is the same way. ive never seen a computer with so much
metal in it like that. perhaps it was for emissions issues? the 400 had that
dreadful keypad too so i can imagine even the best typist could only type
about 1-2cps.

Received on Wed Jul 15 1998 - 06:13:44 BST

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