SpidersWeb wrote:Amstrad CPC range might be worth considering too.
matsondawson wrote:I don't know what the exchange rate was NZD to GBP but here's a computer magazine from April 1988.
http://archive.org/stream/your-computer ... 3/mode/2up
There's an Atari ST there for 260 pounds.
Interesting how the adverts are much more about software in '88 versus '82
tezza wrote:SpidersWeb wrote:Amstrad CPC range might be worth considering too.
Hmm..possibly. Were Amstrads still around in November 1988 though?
kevman3d wrote:That said - Amstrad did release the PC 1512 in 1988. I recall that could possibly be a similar cost if you add in the monitor as well. Just a thought - it could be classed as a home computer (that "Family PC" thing and all). Of course, could have also been a 6128 + screen as well...
tezza wrote:A researcher contacted me today. He looking at some old sales data has a "Home Computer" listed at $605 and wants to identify the computer.
SpidersWeb wrote:In 1988 a home computer to me wouldn't be a PC compatible, to me it would be Commodore 64/128, Amstrad CPC6128, Atari or Amiga etc etc.
SpidersWeb wrote:Anyone have a Bits and Bytes mag from 1988?
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