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MITSAltair 8800a

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The Altair 8800a isn't much different from its predecessor, the plain old Altair 8800. It certainly has the same Hi-Fi look, and it still is a bit lacking with respect to looks.
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No known owners (I still own one | I used to own one). I have seen one.
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Emphasis First contact, Hardware hacking
Hardware compatibility S-100 bus
Operating System CP/M 1, CP/M 2
Timeline Released: 1975
CPU type 8080A
CPU word length 8 bits
CPU clock rate 2 MHz
RAM Size 256  bytes
Maximum RAM Size 64 KiB
Text modes 64x16x2
Total peripheral memory 256 KiB, 512 KiB
I/O Ports 4x S-100

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