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ErikTheHack
June 25th, 2007, 03:03 PM
I've been looking for one of these for years. I've never even seen one of these "in the flesh". I know they were actually produced but I'm pretty sure production was limited.

Anyone know anyone that has one of these? Anyone possibly want to sell one?

-E

FastRobPlus
July 9th, 2007, 11:41 AM
To talk with owners, join Atarimania.com or Atariage.com.

As you know, they are rare and really could only be owned by outlandish luck or offering tons of money.

Topaz
July 16th, 2007, 04:32 PM
Both Curt Vendel, webmaster of atari-history.com and his friend Christopher Strong both have 815 drives,

In fact Chris has 3 of them and parts for 2 more,,,

He also ownes THE ACTUAL 815 drive Meseum pice that was once on display at Ataris Huston Meseum.

MarkBlomenkamp
August 26th, 2013, 02:13 PM
I've been looking for one of these for years. I've never even seen one of these "in the flesh". I know they were actually produced but I'm pretty sure production was limited.

Anyone know anyone that has one of these? Anyone possibly want to sell one?

-E

I have two. The 815 Dual drive was never in production. These are from an per-production development run. I am willing to sell one.

vwestlife
August 27th, 2013, 04:37 AM
As per the Atari 8-bit FAQ, the Atari 815 drive "were produced (all hand-built), but are very rare" and "Atari didn't want to release them due to severe QA problems with the drive but they had so many pre-orders they had to release something. I think they filled the pre-orders and then cancelled the model -- Most of them got returned due to problems."

WCS
October 6th, 2013, 09:29 AM
I have sent you an PM