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

From: Jules Richardson <julesrichardsonuk_at_yahoo.co.uk>
Date: Tue Aug 3 14:34:01 2004

On Tue, 2004-08-03 at 17:24, Paul Williams wrote:
> 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.

I thought if anyone knew it'd be you :) Curious that the ad showed both
480Zs and 380Zs though if the 380Z was a really early one. I'll try and
find the magazine next weekend and grab a scan of the ad I think (and to
see what date it was)


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