SWTPc 6800 vs. Altair 680

Chuck Guzis cclist at sydex.com
Fri Feb 16 11:56:52 CST 2007


On 15 Feb 2007 at 23:54, Brent Hilpert wrote:

> I always kind of wondered why MITS bothered to produce the 680. Given the
> timing of it after the SWTP 6800 and their own Altair, it seemed more like a
> backwards step. Just trying to take market share away from SWTP perhaps?

I recall that my impression about the MITS 680 was that it was aimed 
at a lower-budget market than the 8800.  They always seemed sort of 
lukewarm about it--I don't think they thought that SWTPc 6800 offered 
any serious competition to the 8800.  





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