Re: [Altair Computer Club] Every week you see an Altair 8800 for sale on Ebay.
- Boy, my last post came through with a bunch of garbage characters. I
hope this reads better:
Yeah, I should have said that there were more 8080-based Altairs of
all types in toto sold than any other brand. I wouldn't argue with
the fact that the IMSAI outsold the original Altair 8800.
Processor Tech's Sol-20 was pretty popular too. I wonder what its
production numbers were.
--- In email@example.com, "Steve"
>toto sold than any
> Thanks, Geoff.
> Yeah, I should have said that there were more 8080-based Altairs of
> all types in
other brand. I wouldn't argue with
> the fact that the IMSAIs outsold the original firstname.lastname@example.org, "oghull"
> Processor Tech's Sol-20 was pretty popular too. I wonder what its
> production numbers were.
> --- In
> wrote:email@example.com, Dave
> > --- In
> > wrote:they
> > >
> > > I don't know but my guess would be more Imsai's were sold as
> > > a more
> > > aggressive marketing and sales program and much broader
> > > program.
> > > Nice reading the various opinions on this- maybe someone really
> > > the answer?
> > On www.imsai.net, Todd Fischer quotes numbers of 17,000 - 20,000
> > the IMSAI and 12,000 for the 8800, but a quote from Ed Robertson
> > same page points out that there were also about 30,000 8800b
> > sold.
> > Geoff.