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Re: [midatlanticretro] Prototype PET 2001 photo /

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  • B. Degnan
    ... Dan: Interesting. I will see if I can find more info. Bill
    Message 1 of 3 , May 26, 2007
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      At 09:31 PM 5/26/2007 -0400, you wrote:
      >Bill,
      >
      >I kept a few references that I bookmarked a long time ago about the
      >unveiling's of various machines.
      >I haven't fully researched the accuracy of each reference, but the cross
      >references do seem to correlate.
      >
      >I have some that indicate that the PET was shown publicly at the winter
      >CES as early as Jan'77 .
      >Then again at West Coast Computer Faire in Apr'77
      >And again at the summer CES in Jun'77
      >There even one reference that ,"in the beginning", Chuck Peddle tried to
      >get Radio Shack to distribute this machine.
      >http://www.cacs.louisiana.edu/~mgr/404/burks/pcinfo/hardware/comphist/index.htm
      >http://www.commodore.ca/history/company/chronology_portcommodore.htm
      >http://oldcomputers.net/pet2001.html
      >
      >That might be a good question for the panel.
      >
      >=Dan


      Dan: Interesting. I will see if I can find more info.

      Bill
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