Atari 800 Computer, Basic cartridge, Orig Power 9v & a bunch game cartridges For Sale

Atari 800 Computer, Basic cartridge, Orig Power 9v & a bunch game cartridges


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Atari 800 Computer, Basic cartridge, Orig Power 9v & a bunch game cartridges:
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Atari 800 Computer, Basic cartridge, Orig Power 9v & a slue of game cartridges!First of my Atari Computers, this one comes with it's original power source, basic cartridge, basic manual...and a slue of game cartridges...ready for the Atari and/or Computer geek in all of us.

About thirty seven years ago, video game pioneer Atari released its first two entrants in the home-computer market: the Atari 800 and 400 computers. Originally retailing for $1000, the Atari 800 shipped with 8KB of RAM, upgradable to 48KB. Its little brother, the Atari 400, was priced at $550. The Atari 800 began as a next-generation follow-up to Atari's groundbreaking Atari 2600 video game console. Upon seeing Apple's success in the early personal computer market, Atari executives ordered their engineers to turn the new hardware into a personal computer system, which became the 800. And I had to have one!

The Atari 800 was a very advanced machine for its time. Although it was built around the same microprocessor (rockwell 6502) as many of its direct competitors such as the Apple II Plus and the Commodore Pet it added various co-processors to handle graphics and sound generation tasks.

Last used in the 80s, this Atari 800 has not been tested...good luck!


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