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Texas InstrumentsTI-99/8

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An extremely rare machine (about 150 units produced — all prototypes). The TI-99/8 has an all-new plastic look and a lot inside the case.
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No known owners (I still own one | I used to own one). I have seen one.
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TI-99/2, TI-99/4, TI-99/4A, TI-99/8.
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Units Produced 150
Emphasis Education, Gaming, Programming
Timeline Released: 1983
CPU type TMS-9995
CPU word length 16 bits
CPU clock rate 10.7 MHz
RAM Size 64 KiB
Graphics chip TMS-9118ANL, TMS-9918A
Graphics modes 256x192
Text modes 32x24, 40x24
Total number of colours 16
Cassette tape speed 450 bps
I/O Ports 2x Joystick, Cartridge, Expansion, HexBus, Printer, RGB, Tape recorder

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