Watch on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9Pm5zoeXroU
Exploring The Atari 800 - Their First Home Computer From 1979
The Atari 800 was Atari’s first home computer and was released in 1979, alongside it’s cheaper variant, the 400. Originally intended as a games console successor to the 2600 and pivoted at the last moment, it has a very interesting modular architecture and a custom chipset designed by none other than Jay Miner. So let’s take a look inside and learn a little bit about the story and how this machine works!
Support the channel!
Become a Member: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCe7aGwKsc40TYqDJfjggeKg/join
Action Retro: https://www.youtube.com/c/ActionRetro
D. ‘Xalior’ Rimron-Soutter: https://www.youtube.com/Xalior
Mr Lurch: https://www.youtube.com/mrlurchsthings
Naoki Saito: https://www.youtube.com/c/NaokiSaito
Woz Brown: https://www.retrogamer.net
Royalty-Free Music From Epidemic Sound: https://www.epidemicsound.com
#atari #retrocomputing #8bit
If you liked this video please consider subscribing to ctrl.alt.rees on YouTube!