Computers with ports coming out the front?

From: Lawrence Walker <>
Date: Mon Dec 16 19:49:23 2002

 And of course the Atari STs with the mouse/joystick located under
the front of the unit. An aftermarket was created to answer the
problem of having to turn the ST on it's side, being careful not to
dislodge other connections. Curse you Sam Tramiel, you perverse
S.O.B. for fouling an otherwise wonderful machine. (We won't mention
the perverted SCSI port ATASCI for hard drives)


On 13 Dec 2002, , Vintage Computer Festival wrote:

> I am trying to identify various computers that have had their ports
> situated in the front of the chassis as opposed to the back.
> The Atari 800 would be one example (game ports in the front). Are there
> any other examples anyone can think of, especially where peripheral
> (disk, printer) or perhaps network ports are concerned?
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> Sellam Ismail Vintage Computer
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