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MITS Altair 8800a


In 1976 my enthusiastic teacher got the high school to buy two 16K 8800a's - one on a teletype and one on a video terminal - and taught us BASIC. Finally, interactive computing! We formed a club and offered computer matchmaking to schoolmates.

Mr. Dyk's story in MITS Computer Notes (pages 8-11)

In 2017 I bought this cool replica: https://www.altairduino.com/

From the album:

70's Computing

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