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532 Fellowship Road
Mt. Laurel, NJ 08054
This is a bidirectional, logic-seeking dot-matrix printer capable of
printing 120 characters per second. Its meantime-between failure is 4,000
hours, and the print head prints 200 million characters before failure.
Although the machine is being sold as fully graphics capable, no dot resolution
was given with the announcement.
New Horizons Software
P0. Box 180253
Austin, TX 78718
disk or cassette, 48K
Morsecode Master brings you the world of shortwave radio by teaching
you Morse code.
Reversi Master teaches you the strategy needed to win the Reversi (Othello) game. It also starts the game from any initial position.
(serial modem interface)
Quantum Microsystems Inc.
P.O. Box 179
Liverpool, NY 13088
This interface, which includes disk and cable, connects the serial bus
to a standard RS-232 modem, while providing you with another Atari jack
for daisy-chaining. Operating at 9600 baud, it may be used with any device
requiring an RS-232 interface.
Richmond, VA 23220
48K disk, joystick required
Space Base is a large scrolling star map with cursor window, which lets
you select from over 400 sky objects. You can gain instant access to the
object's description, location and physical data
Advanced Interface Devices, Inc.
P.O. Box 2188
Melbourne, FL 32901
These cables connect the Atari 850 interface box to RS-232 devices such
as modems and printers. They connect to the standard DB-25 Atari I/O port.
BANK STREET MUSIC WRITER
3444 Dundee Rd.
Northbrook, IL 60062
48K - disk
Billed as an educational music package simple enough for a child and
powerful enough for an adult, Musicwriter will allow the user to explore
musical concepts and compose music. Mindscape claims the product, the second
in the Bank Street Creativity Series, can program and play soprano, alto,
bass and tenor simultaneously, and can store up to 75- staffs or 8000 notes
at one time.
RUN FOR IT
Weekly Reader Family software
245 Long Hill Road
Middletown, CT 06457
Yet another game offering "family fun that is fast and furious." Orbit
the Robot must dodge bad robots through a series of rooms.
(disk drive modification)
828 Green Meadow Avenue
Rockford, IL 61107
$69.95, including Spartados disk
This two-chip set installs in the 1050 disk drive to produce true double density storage.
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