Altair 8800a on EBAY

From: Chuck McManis <>
Date: Wed Oct 3 14:28:57 2001

> >So what Was the serious computer to buy for that era?
> >It would probably be impossibly expensive, leaving many,
> >including the serious, without anything.
> >John A.

Obviously it was the H-11 from Heathkit. A "real" minicomputer rather than
the Altair "toy." It could even run Fortan after you built it unlike the
Altair that could only run BASIC until much, much later.

Received on Wed Oct 03 2001 - 14:28:57 BST

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