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After the success of the Stacy, Atari presented a new portable computer: the ST Book.

It was a rather nice toy: very light, impressive battery life, MIDI ports, battery-saved RAM, etc.

The Hard Disk contains a small Null-Modem program to transfer files (very handy!). It has no internal floppy drive, the external floppy was a weird (and expensive!) unit that used the same interface as Atari's hard disks (ACSI).

Despite its interesting characteristics, and because of the deplorable commercial policy of Atari (I KNOW NUTTZING!), it had no success and only about one thousand units were sold in Europe.

A word of warning: The cases & screen on this computer are VERY FRAGILE! Whatever you do, do not drop this computer, as it probably will shatter!

TYPE  Portable
YEAR  1990
KEYBOARD  full stroke keyboard
CPU  Motorola MC 68000
RAM  1 or 4 MB (no extension)
ROM  256 KB
TEXT MODES  40 x 25 / 80 x 25
GRAPHIC MODES  640 x 400
COLORS  monochrome LCD display
SOUND  three channels, 8 octaves
I/O PORTS  Centronics, RS232c, Floppy Disk, internal IDE Hard disk, Midi In/Out, Dock Station connector
BUILT IN MEDIA  One 2.5'' disk drive
PRICE  Unknown

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