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Atari 130XE (1985) baby brother to the ATARI ST
« on: January 29, 2019, 11:38:05 AM »



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A direct replacement for the Atari 800 XL, the 130 XE contained 128 KB of RAM (of which the 64 KB could be used as a RAM disk). The Atari ST line (a full 16-bit computer) was launched around the same time, dooming the 130 XE to failure. The XE line did however end up producing a number of offshoots including the 65 XE (64 KB version) and the XE Game System which had a detachable keyboard and included a light gun. The 6502C MOS processor ran a 1.79 MHz and was still based mostly on Jay Miner�s original designs made over 5 years earlier. Although it had more voices on its sound chip than the Commodore 64, the range was more limited.

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Re: Atari 130XE (1985) baby brother to the ATARI ST
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Re: Atari 130XE (1985) baby brother to the ATARI ST
« Reply #3 on: February 07, 2019, 12:28:50 AM »
https://www.pinterest.ca/pin/357402920399900007/
another ad that shows the XE, the ad is an ad for the hybrid arts midi track III package
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