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Article #199 (730 is last):
Newsgroups: freenet.sci.comp.atari.mags
From: aj434@cleveland.Freenet.Edu (Bruce D. Nelson)
Subject: Z*Net: 19-Oct-91 #9144 (Z*Break)
Posted-By: xx004 (aa399 - Len Stys)
Reply-To: aj434@cleveland.Freenet.Edu (Bruce D. Nelson)
Date: Sun Oct 20 13:25:55 1991



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                   Z*BREAK - Special Atari News Update

                               Issue #91-44
                            October 19, 1991

  This released written by Terry Schreiber, Z*Net News Service - Canada
                           Edited by Ron Kovacs

                         ATARI CANADA NEWS UPDATE

 (ZNS - 10/19/91)  Atari Canada announces that it will ship, in October,
 UNIX for the TT, to select, qualified UNIX developers.  The product
 consists of a kit, including various RAM upgrades to bring existing TT
 computers to either 8 or 16MB.  In addition a choice is available for
 either a 212MB or 340MB SCSI hard drive.  The 340MB drive may also be
 supplied with an optional TOS partition.  ASV or Atari System Five
 provides a full implementation of UNIX 5.4, X/Windows, TCP/IP, NFS,
 Ethernet support, NSL, Wish2, and a full suite of application
 development tools.

           ATARI ANNOUNCES THREE NEW MS-DOS COMPATABLE MACHINES

 ATARI 386SX NOTEBOOK

 System Architecture - Intel 80386SX operating at 20Mhz
 -------------------   (10MHz keyboard adjustable to conserve power)

 Memory -------------- 1MB standard, expandable through an internal RAM
 ------                card slot to 2 or 5MB

 Math Coprocessor ---- Optional Intel 80387SX
 ----------------

 Display ------------- Large (640x480 dots), high contrast, paper white,
 -------               backlit LCD display with 16 gray levels,
                       continuous brightness and contrast controls, power
                       saving feature.  External VGA-compatible

 Mass Storage -------- 40MB Fixed Drive, 23ms average access time,
 ------------          designed for low power consumption, built in
                       controller, power-saving feature

 Floppy Drive -------- One internal 3.5", 1.44MB microfloppy Support for
 ------------          optional, external 5," Floppy diskette drive

 Keyboard ------------ 85/86 sculptured keys
 --------

 I/O Ports ----------- One Parallel/Disk - 15 pin, D type female
 ---------             connector, standard 8-bit parallel or external
                       diskette drive support, selectable through setup
                       program Serial RS-232C, programmable, asynchronous
                       9 pin D-subminature male connector

 Modem --------------- Internal slot for optional modem
 -----

 Mouse --------------- 6 pin, mini-DIN connector for optional mouse
 -----

 Operating Software -- MS DOSr v5.0 MS Windows v 3.0
 ------------------

 Accessories --------- Mouse optional
 -----------

 Power Supply -------- 12 Volt AC adaptor, recharges battery while
 ------------          operating computer, automatic 110/220 sensing.

 Battery ------------- Interchangeable, rechargeable, internal NICad
 -------               battery pack, lasts approximately 1.5 hours

 Dimensions ---------- 1.72"(h) x 8.5"(w) x 11.8"(d) 5.7 lbs
 ----------


 ATARI 386DX-40

 System Architecture - AMDr Advanced Micro Devices AM386 operating at 40
 -------------------   MHz, 32bit internal data bus, 16 bit external data
                       bus, 32 bit address bus.

 Memory -------------- 2MB standard, expandable to 64MB of RAM on the
 ------                motherboard 64KB RAM Cache, expandable to 256KB

 Math Coprocessor ---- Optional Intel 80387 or Weitek 3167 floating
 ----------------      point coprocessor

 BIOS ---------------- AMI BIOS
 ----

 Expansion BUS ------- Eight 16 bit slots One 32 bit RAM slot
 -------------

 Video Subsystem ----- Super VGA
 ---------------

 Mass Storage -------- 80MB Fixed Drive, 19ms average access time
 ------------

 Floppy Drive -------- One 3.5", 1.44MB microfloppy
 ------------

 Bays ---------------- One 3.5" bay for microfloppy Three 5, half height
 ----                  bays

 Keyboard ------------ 101/102 enhanced AT style
 --------

 I/O Ports ----------- One Parallel Two Serial One Game/Joystick
 ---------

 Operating System ---- MS DOS v5.0 MS Windows v 3.0
 ----------------

 Accessories --------- Mouse included
 -----------

 Power Supply -------- 220 watts, 110 VAC
 ------------

 Dimensions ---------- 16+"(w) x 16+"(d) x 6+"(h)    24 lbs
 ----------

 ATARI 386SX-20

 System Architecture - Intel 80386SX operating at 20 MHz, 32bit internal
 -------------------   data bus, 16 bit external data bus, 32 bit address
                       bus.

 Memory -------------- 1MB standard, expandable to 8MB of RAM on the
 ------                motherboard

 Math Coprocessor ---- Optional Intelr 80398SX floating point coprocessor
 ----------------

 BIOS ---------------- Phoenix BIOS
 ----

 Expansion BUS ------- Two 8 bit slots Four 16 bit slots
 -------------

 Video Subsystem ----- Super VGA
 ---------------

 Mass Storage -------- 40MB Fixed Drive, 19ms average access time
 ------------

 Floppy Drive -------- One 3.5", 1.44MB microfloppy
 ------------

 Bays ---------------- One 3.5" (used for microfloppy drive) Three 5,
 ----                  half height bays

 Keyboard ------------ 101/102 enhanced AT style
 --------

 I/O Ports ----------- One Parallel Two Serial One Game/Joystick
 ---------

 O.S. Software ------- MS DOS v5.0 MS Windows v 3.0
 -------------

 Accessories --------- Mouse included
 -----------

 Power Supply -------- 220 watts, 110 VAC
 ------------

 Dimensions ---------- 16+"(w) x 16+"(d) x 6+"(h) 24 lbs


           ATARI CANADA ANNOUNCES NEW AGRESSIVE PRICES/PACKAGING

 MEGA 1 STE   68000 - 16MHz with 1 MB memory               1495.00
              3.5" floppy, enhanced colour,
              stereo sound and VME bus, complete
              with 50MB hard drive kit

 MEGA 2 STE   68000 - 16Mhz with 2 Mb memory,               1595.00
   /50        3.5" floppy drive, enhanced colour
              stereo sound, and VME Bus, complete
              with 50MB hard drive kit

 MEGA 2 STE   68000 - 16Mhz with 2 Mb memory,               1795.00
   /80        3.5" floppy drive, enhanced colour
              stereo sound, and VME Bus, complete
              with 80MB hard drive kit

 Prices posted are in Canadian dollars and are suggested retail.  Dealers
 may sell for less.


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