Atari | 400 | Atari 400 and 800 Personal Computer Systems, 1980

AATARI PERSONAL COMPUTER SYSTEMS
You don't have to be
The advanced electronics of the ATARI 400 and
ATARl 800 systems make them simple to use.
Even if you've never used a computer before.
Yet for the sophisticated user, they offer full
user-programmability.
COMPREHENSIVE SOFIWARE
Dozens of programs are presently available for
Atar~computers:
Busmess management programs to keep you on
top of customer lists, cash flow, inventory and sales.
Programs that can help you manage your
~nvestments,home expenses and expenditures.
Interactive educational
programs through the Atari
Talk & TeachTM
Educational
System. Self-paced instruction is available in many
separate subject areas.
Home entertainment programs that turn your television screen into a
playground that w~llchallenge and entertain
the whole family.
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EXPANDABLE SYSTEMS
Both the ATARl400 and ATARl 800 are supplied w~th
8K bytes of Random Access Memory (RAM), a 10K
Read Only Memory (ROM) Operat~ngSystem, and
an 8K Atari BASIC Language Cartndge. Increase
your ATARl400 to 16K of RAM at your service center.
The ATARl 800 accepts up to 48K of RAM In userinstalled RAM modules. Plug in optional ROM
cartridges to expand your system by 16K of ROM.
PRE-RECORDED PROGRAMS
Load Atari programs in cassette tape, plug-in ROM
cartridges, diskette, or, program your ATARl System
in Atari BASIC. pilo< Pascal and Assembler Language Cartridges will be available later in 1980.
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ADVANCED
COLOR GRAPHICS
ATARl Systems offer a full range
of built-in graphics capabil~ties
Upper and lower case letters
plus graphics control from
a full 57-key keyboard
128 color variations (16 colors in 8 luminance levels)
Eight graphic modes plus 29 keystroke graphics
Four-way cursor control
CONNECT TO ANY TV
ATARl Systems are FCC approved and have a
built-in RF modulator. You simply attach them to any
home television set, causing no interference to
nearby sets. A television interface is provided with
both systems.
SYSTEM PERIPHERALS
Connect Atari's full range of systems peripherals
to either computer through the serial I/O port.
Four controller ports are also standard.*
SYSTEMS THAT GROW
ATARl Systems are designed to be modularly expandable. Add peripherals.Add memory.Add programs.
When you need them. When you want them.
RELIABLE SYSTEMS
Atari builds the only personal computers that are
fully tested and tracked by a master computer,
the Atari Sentinel System. What that means to
you is maximum reliability. But, should anything go
wrong, you'll find a network
of Atari Authorized Service
Centers throughout the
country. Each, linked to
the Sentinel System for
immediate analysis and
repair of any problem.
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BUILT-IN SOUND
SEE FOR YOURSELF
Both the ATARl400 and ATAHl
800 feature four independent
sound synthesizers and a
uilt-in speaker.
Your computer retailer will be happy to
demonstrate the power of the ATARl400 and
ATARl 800 computers. Plus, the business,
home management, financial, education and
entertainment programs presently available.
'16K RAM required for disk dr~ves.
YOUR ATARl RETAILER
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