Aquarius II on eBay didn't sell at over $400

From: Witchy <>
Date: Mon Jan 19 12:44:32 2004

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> For what it was it wasn't a bad little machine. Just imagine a computer
> marketed by a toy company and that's what this was. The keyboard was a
> "chiclet" variety, just barely useable, and the BASIC language was
> adequate, barely, especially after taking more than 2K for itself and
> leaving you with less than 2K to actually write programs in.

Imagine how much memory you'd have had left if they'd left the FOR...NEXT
loop in the BASIC interpreter! The aquarius was perhaps unfairly labelled as
'the computer for the 70s' :)


Adrian/Witchy - possibly the UK's biggest online computer museum - ex-monthly gothic shenanigans :o(
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