Classic Computer Magazine Archive ANTIC VOL. 4, NO. 12 / APRIL 1986

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.

C.Itoh C-310
C.Itoh Digital Products
19750 5. Vermont Avenue
Torrance, CA 90502
(213) 327-2110
(800) 423-0300

The C.Itoh CM1000 and CM2000 Chroma Pro monitors share hidden control panels, 640 x 240 RGB word processing mode and a 16-color mode. The CM1000 ($499) can connect to a videorecorder, and has a full-range audio speaker. The CM2000 ($599) has a non-glare black screen for business use and is ST-compatible. The Epson-compatible C-310 dot matrix printer ($599) prints 300 characters per second in draft mode, 28 cps letter-quality. Semi-automatic paper feed, 240 x 144 resolution, 8-bit parallel tnterface

Scott Sheck
9075 Centerway Road
Gaithersburg, MD 20879
(301) 977-3792
$29.95, 32K disk

Keep track of weekly scores for up to 36 teams, 255 bowlers and 40 substitutes with Bowling League Secretary. Handles bowler and team forfeits, vacancies, blind scores and absentees. Fast entry, modification and printing of scores.

Softech Group, Inc.
P.O. Box 582
Keego Harbor, MI 48033
(313) 851-4925
$29.95, disk or cassette

This three-program set includes Thoroughbred and Harness Racing Forecasts and Wager Return Analysis. Your Atari performs the analysis, prints out ratings and sorts the favorites.

SOLO FLIGHT (Enhanced)
Microprose Software
120 Lakefront Drive
Hunt Valley, MD 21030
(301) 667-1151
$34.95, 48K disk

Enhanced edition of the popular flight simulator now includes a mail pilot mission, instructor pilot option, a new and improved cockpit, new navigation maps, and 42 different airports.

CAT Systems Publishing
21115 Devonshire Street
Chatsworth, CA 91311
Voice (805) 251-4197
Modem (818) 709-4095
$9 yearly, 13 issues

Place a classified ad in Price Buster electronically via your modem, and it's printed and distributed nationwide. Classified ads are free to private parties.

(mouse and software)
Zobian Controls
P.O. Box 6406
Wyomissing, PA 19610
$99.95, 48K disk

The Rat, a high-resolution mouse system for all 8-bit Atari computers, comes with the Accu-Draw icon-driven graphics program; Control, a mouse cursor control program; and BASIC subroutines showing you how to use the Rat in your own programs.

(screen filter)
14 Commercial Blvd.
Novato, CA 94947
(800) 235-6686
(415) 382-1115

VLF and ELF radiation emanating from video terminals has been linked to skin rashes and miscarriages. Eliminate 99% of hazardous radiation, reduce static charge and glare with this safety screen woven of conductive nylon.

Epson FX-286
Epson America
2780 Lomita Boulevard
Torrance, CA 90505
(213) 539-9140
(800) 421-5426

Epson's new wide-carriage dot-matrix model prints graphics and text on same page in 136-column printouts. Faster in draft and near letter quality modes than the FX-185. Built-in parallel interface, 8K buffer, friction and tractor feed.

(educational software)
1722 Golden Court
Crofton, MD 21114
$29.95, 48K disk

Menu-driven, simple-to-use program allows teachers get help from their Ataris to identify assignments, record grades, keep a running record of students' averages and print out reports.

(online service)
P.O. Box 20212
Columbus, OH 43220
(800) 848-8199
$3 hourly surcharge

Bob Illuminati, in all his plaid polyester glory is the pithy electronic host of You Guessed It!, the first online game show. Win big brand-name prizes by answering quesions spanning every conceivable category of general knowledge. Or tune in to chat with Gus the Bartender, Aida Glottis the Torch Singer and Hostess Connie La Bomba.

(online service)
American Home Network, Inc.
3215 N. Frontage Road, Suite 1505
Arlington Heights, IL 60004
(800) 524-0100

People Link is a videotex service "full of people partying online, not screen after screen of boring data." It features electronic gossip columns, partylines, personal ads, color graphics and games. Installation is $29.95 with five free hours.

Computereyes Graphics 9
Digital Vision
14 Oak Street, Suite 2
Needham, MA 02192
(617) 444-9040
$15, 48K disk

Computereyes Graphics 9 software is a new higher-resolution enhancement for the Computereyes Video Digitizer (sold separately) to create images of superior, almost photographic, clarity in 16 separate shades of gray. Images can be digitized from any video source. See Antic, December 1985 for a review of Computereyes.

(educational software)
Athena Software
1001 Hysell Court
Turlock, CA 95380
$12 each, 32K disk

This software series was originally created by a teacher for her grandchildren. Tiny Tots is a collection of eight programs to help preschoolers learn letters and numbers. Little Folks teaches kindergarten-level spelling and math, Small Fry introduces multiplication and word games for second and third grade. Spanish Preterit is suitable for classroom Spanish drills.

lCD, Inc.
1220 Rock Street, Suite 310
Rockford, IL 61101-1437
(815) 229-2999
$69.95, cartridge

R-Time 8 provides automatic time and date stamping on files running under lCD SpartaDOS on any 8-bit Atari. It also provides continuous time/date display accessible from BASIC and other computer languages, Bulletin Boards, terminal programs and home control systems. Has its own expansion port, so no cartridge access is lost.

Synthetic Software
189 Duncan Street
San Francisco, CA 94110
(415) 285-8832
$69.95, 48K disk

Much like a word processor, MIDI Music System is a music processor that lets both amateurs and professional musicians arrange and compose music on 8-bit Atari computers. Requirements are 48K memory, a Hybrid Arts MidiMate interface, and any MIDI-equipped synthesizer. Utilize 99 editing tracks and 20 output voices, cut, paste, transpose, save your compositions to disk and play them back on electronic keyboards.

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