rarest computers. was: RE: Xerox Alto Restoration + Emulation

From: Paul Williams <paul_at_frixxon.co.uk>
Date: Tue Aug 3 12:24:57 2004

Jules Richardson wrote:
> I found an RML advert in an old comp magazine at Bletchley of a pair of
> cream 480Z's along with a *white* 380Z at the weekend. I'm assuming it
> was a mock-up as I've never known of a white 380Z before.

White prototype machines were available for five months before the first
production 380Zs rolled out. The power switch didn't have a key, and the
floppy disk interface card wasn't available. I don't know how many were
made, but at least one is still in private hands.

Received on Tue Aug 03 2004 - 12:24:57 BST

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