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In Defense of the Atari 1200XL

In Defense of the Atari 1200XL

Atari 1200XL badging

It is an Edsel, an Avanti, or something in-between?

Originally designed in the mid 1970’s, Atari’s first home computers, the 16k 400 and the 48k 800, were bulky and expensive to manufacturer.  From April through June 1982, Atari drafted specifications for replacements, dubbed the Sweet-Sixteen Project.  True to their roots, this new line of Atari 8-bit computers would include…

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Vintage Atari 600XL & 800XL Computers w 1050 Floppy Drive Power Supplies Cables

Vintage Atari 600XL & 800XL Computers w 1050 Floppy Drive Power Supplies Cables

Description of the ProductAtari ComputersYou are bidding on two Atari computers and a floppy drive. The two computers do power on, the floppy drive did not. The following is the specifications for everything included in this auction. 600XL – Powers on, we could type, no games or programs800XL – Powers on, missing a couple of keys, not all the keys work (the missing “z” does), no games or…

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Vintage Atari 600XL & 800XL Computers w 1050 Floppy Drive Power Supplies Cables

Vintage Atari 600XL & 800XL Computers w 1050 Floppy Drive Power Supplies Cables

Description of the ProductAtari ComputersYou are bidding on two Atari computers and a floppy drive. The two computers do power on, the floppy drive did not. The following is the specifications for everything included in this auction. 600XL – Powers on, we could type, no games or programs800XL – Powers on, missing a couple of keys, not all the keys work (the missing “z” does), no games or…

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Vintage Atari 600XL & 800XL Computers w 1050 Floppy Drive Power Supplies Cables

Vintage Atari 600XL & 800XL Computers w 1050 Floppy Drive Power Supplies Cables

Description of the ProductAtari ComputersYou are bidding on two Atari computers and a floppy drive. The two computers do power on, the floppy drive did not. The following is the specifications for everything included in this auction. 600XL – Powers on, we could type, no games or programs800XL – Powers on, missing a couple of keys, not all the keys work (the missing “z” does), no games or…

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