PCjr, Atari Audio Tutorials
Tutorials for new owners of PCjr and Atari 600XL and 800XL computers are available on audio cassette from FlipTrack Learning Systems.
How To Operate the IBM PCjr has two audio cassettes. The first cassette guides the user through start-up procedures; keyboard familiarization; simple BASIC programming; and the PCjr's color, sound, graphics, and mathematical capabilities, as well as cassette tape storage and use of a printer.
The second cassette includes information on how to manage disk storage and files with DOS. The lesson covers directory display, using tree-structured directories, checking disk storage space, and copying, renaming, and erasing files, and batch processing.
How To Operate the Atari 600XL and 800XL Home Computer is a tutorial on one audio cassette and one data cassette. The package teaches start-up procedures, keyboard familiarization, and how to take advantage of the Atari's color, sound, graphics, and mathematical capabilities. Step-by-step BASIC programming is also taught.
The tutorials use the Flip-Track cassette format, which permits the user to branch into optional special interest areas with the flip of a cassette.
The PCjr tutorial sells for $39.95, and the Atari tutorial is available for $19.95. They operate on standard cassette players.
FlipTrack Learning Systems
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137