Monday, October 26, 2009

You never forget your first...

...computer that is...While gathering up some junk to throw out I came across this invoice taped inside the manual for my old Coleco Adam. These beasts sported a whopping 80k of memory (64ram + 16 for video memory). I remember doing several university papers and pounding them out on its earsplitting printer. See below for a demo. Sadly, Coleco orphaned the thing in favor of its more successful cabbage patch doll. The Adam retailed for over $1,000, but good old Canadian Tire ended up liquidating them for $300 (what I paid). Oh the memories...





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