Atari 800

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The Atari 800 was released in late 1979 as part of the Atari 8-bit home computers series, alongside the Atari 400. It is based on the 6502C microprocessor which runs at 1.79 MHz. Initially it was available with either 8K or 16K of RAM, which was expandable to 48K. Later on it came with 48K as standard. The Atari 800 came with a full-size keyboard and two easily accessible cartridge slots, which allowed you to plug in software cartridges. However, it was also quite expensive with an initial price tag of $999.85.

Serial number: BK 026219

Atari 1050 5.25-inch Floppy Disk Drive

Serial Number : 85295 454 (7VDFF)
Condition : Excellent in Original Box & Brown Box Carton with Instructions & Cables

Originally bought from Silica Shop for £129.00

Atari 410 Program Recorder (Cassette)

Serial Number : P029003 - 103 033012

Condition : Excellent in Original Box (& Inner White Box) with PSU and Cable 

Originally bought from Mapsoft Ltd for £50.00

Manufacturer: Atari
Date: November 1979

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This exhibit has a reference ID of CH460. Please quote this reference ID in any communication with the Centre for Computing History.


Atari 800

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