Image Map Image Map
Page 1 of 3 123 LastLast
Results 1 to 10 of 24

Thread: Your first Atari, and last?

  1. #1

    Default Your first Atari, and last?

    Hi
    Just to share info about Your Atari story.
    You are welcome to write about it there.

    Thank You for reading and answering

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Oct 2014
    Location
    near frankfurt/m, germany
    Posts
    998

    Default

    My first: 520ST
    My last: all of them still there (all models up to TT, Falcon, Stacy, STBook)

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Sep 2012
    Location
    Indiana, USA
    Posts
    506

    Default

    My first computer of any kind was an Atari 800, bought in 1982. I have since collected all of the US released 8bit models. A 400, 600 and 800XL, 1200XL, 65 and 130XE, and lastly the XEGS as well as almost all the Atari brand and third party disk drives for the 8bit line (still looking for an Astra drive). I have an Atari Super Pong, Touch Me handheld, 2600, 5200 four port, and 7800 game consoles. I also have a 520ST ( original configuration), and two 1040STfs, plus the rather rare SC1435 14" color monitor for the ST.

  4. #4

    Default

    Let's see, Atari 800xl, upgrade to 256K (my own design) and Omnimon XL. Picked up 2 800 all before getting my first ST. Didn't really like the ST but learned a lot with it. Now I also have a 600XL and an extra 800xl. Of course I started collecting a lot of other stuff. Still have the all the A8s including my first 800xl. I still have the drives, the documents, the software (very odd, the disks work)

  5. #5

    Default

    Thanks for sharing, it's interesting to read.

  6. #6
    Join Date
    Oct 2009
    Location
    Huntsville, AL
    Posts
    1,256

    Default

    If we're limited to the computer line, I'd say Atari 400 in the late 80's/early 90's, probably 89/90. I bought it second hand from a pawn shop along with a dozen or so carts, and that's all I ever did with it was play games.

    Since then though I've had a couple Atari 1040STs. Currently I've got an 800XL with 256K RAM. I've also got an Atari 7800 which is my current plaything.

  7. #7

    Default

    At the risk of having everyone agree, I'd say my last Atari was an Amiga 1200.

  8. #8
    Join Date
    Jan 2005
    Location
    Principality of Xeon the Great State of Central New Jerky
    Posts
    1,572

    Default

    I disagree. Amigas are very different.

    My first Atari, what I initially learned basic on in 9th grade, a 400. My next Atari was a dishevelled 1040stf I found in someone's trash. Never did anything with it, it wound up being discarded. I've since procurred a 1040stf, a 520stfm, a french 520stfm mobo, nos or reworked by Atari, 2 sm124s, an sc1224, and a rro30motherboard that's been through the ringer, I had the intention of rebuilding.

    Oh how could I forget. My own personal first Atari was a Lynx.

  9. #9

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by Towmater View Post
    At the risk of having everyone agree, I'd say my last Atari was an Amiga 1200.
    I saw in my life the Amiga in Atari case... Also probably Amiga was designed/eng. by at least one, who designed/eng. Atari.

  10. #10

    Default

    LOL, yes I'd agree with that!

    For those not aware, the chip designers of the Atari chips went on to create the Amiga chips. At the same time they switched the Commodore Management team to Atari (well almost at the same time).

Tags for this Thread

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •