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A > ATARI  > 130 ST - 260 ST


 

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Monday 5th April 2021
Anand S. (Netherlands)

Not entirely true: only the 520 STF(M) models have a floppy drive built in. There were also 520 ST(+) models that had the same dimensions as the 260 (in fact, rebranded 260''s) and therefore no built-in floppy drive.


Tuesday 19th November 2019
Lars Vadjina (Germany)

The 260 ST has no build in floppy disc drive. I should know as I was one of the first buyers/owners back in the days. Still own that wonderful machine :-)


Tuesday 5th March 2013
Marty Goldberg (USA)
Atari Gaming Headquarters

That Amiga section is wrong as well. The ST was not rushed on to the market and was never planned around Amiga technology. It was in fact started *before* Jack purchased the Consumer Division. Likewise Atari Inc. was certainly not contracting manufacturing to Amiga, they were simply licensing Amiga''s custom chips. And even then it was for a game console, not a computer. The pending licensing agreement was for an Amiga based game console to be released for the Winter of ''84, which would be allowed to expand with a keyboard expansion in ''85. Then finally in ''86 Atari Inc. would be allowed to release a regular Amiga based computer. Amiga wanted the time to release their own computer on the market - which the pending agreement stipulated. We cover the entire situation in Atari Inc. - Business Is fun (on Amazon) including showing some of the original agreement.


Tuesday 5th March 2013
Marty Goldberg (USA)
Atari Gaming Headquarters

That intro is completely wrong. He did not by Atari Inc., he bought a division of Atari Inc. - the Consumer Division. He in turn folded that in to his own company (TTL) and renamed that to Atari Corporation.





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