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ATARI
1976, Warner Communications buys Atari from Nolan Bushnell for $28 million. In december 1978, Atari announces the Atari 400 and 800 personal computers, using the 6502 microprocessor.  In october 1979, Atari begins shipping the Atari 400 and Atari 800 personal computers. In december of the same year, Sears begins selling Atari home computers. These computers used cartridges for software media and also had a cassette program recorder to save the program you created using the basic computing language cartridge. In may 1981, Atari announces the 8KB Atari 400 is being discontinued.
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ATARI 400

Given by Germain Leclerc
The Atari 400 code-named "Candy"

The 400 comes with 8KB, selling for US$550. 


2 Atari 400 are in my collection. 
  • SN; AV348308 502
  • SN; AV339111 013 (protruding keyboard)
  • 8KB RAM

Notice the protruding keyboard
<-Atari cartridge
<-Atari cassette model; 410, sn; TI3075


Please click here for a short history of Atari.

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