Classic Computer Magazine Archive ANTIC VOL. 3, NO. 12 / APRIL 1985

New Products

New Products notices are compiled by the Antic staff from information provided by the products' manufacturers. Antic welcomes such submissions, but assumes no responsibility for the accuracy of these notices or the performance of the products listed.

532 Fellowship Road
Mt. Laurel, NJ 08054
(609) 235-2600

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.
 Okimate 120

New Horizons Software
P0. Box 180253
Austin, TX 78718
$29.95 each
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.

(astronomical software)
Urania Systems
Box 4890
Richmond, VA 23220
(804) 358-4715
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
(305) 676-1275
From $19.95

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.

Mindscape, Inc.
3444 Dundee Rd.
Northbrook, IL 60062
(312) 480-7667
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.

Weekly Reader Family software
245 Long Hill Road
Middletown, CT 06457
(203) 347-7251
48K disk

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)
lCD, Inc.
828 Green Meadow Avenue
Rockford, IL 61107
(815) 229-2999
$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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