The History of Atari

The History of Atari Incorporated In the beginning before we had a true game console, two engineers were discussing plans to create an incredible game machine. Their names were Nolan…

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Atari Player Missile Graphics

When I first bought my Atari 65xe computer at the end of 1986 I was astonished to learn about the amazing graphics capability that was accessible in Basic. This article…

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Atari 65xe Motherboard

Atari 65xe Motherboard The Atari 65xe motherboard system is  an 8-bit  personal computer made up of several component parts that compliment the entire assembly.  It is contained inside a plastic…

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Atari MAC/65

Atari MAC/65 Assembler In early 1982 there was a demand to create a better assembler. At that time the only really good editor was known as the Assembler Editor. However,…

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Atari Raster Scan

Standard televisions utilize a raster scan line to display data on a screen. This works because within the unit, an electronic beam (Atari Raster Scan - for Atari users) shoots…

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Atari 1200XL Keyboard Issue

I currently own also an Atari 1200XL personal computer. The screenshots here demonstrate that it can run with no issues and boot into Basic. However, the keyboard is not working…

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Atari Basic Programming

Atari Basic Programming Before you begin your journey into learning about Atari Basic Programming in Atari Basic, it is quite beneficial if you gather a little information that will help…

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Atari 1050 Disk Drive

An Atari 1050 Disk Drive is used to record information onto a floppy disk. These were made famous since the dawn of cassette recorders, which also could store media from…

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Atari 1010 Program Recorder

Atari 1010 Program Recorder In the early beginning of the Atari personal computer line, a recorder device was needed to save data from a Basic program, such as in Basic.…

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Analog Computing Magazine

A.N.A.L.O.G. Computing magazine. Analog Computing magazine was first published around 1981 and lasted until 1989. Later it was shortened to A.N.A.L.O.G. on the cover. Each issue came packed with a…

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