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๐Ÿ•น๏ธ๐Ÿ–ฅ๏ธ๐ŸŒŸ Vintage Atari 520ST Home Computer - Works Great
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๐Ÿ•น๏ธ๐Ÿ–ฅ๏ธ๐ŸŒŸ Vintage Atari 520ST Home Computer - Works Great:
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This belonged to my friend who has a huge vintage computer collection. He is trying to condense it and asked me to help. This atari computer works great! I don't have any cords that go with it. Here is a few more details...

TheAtari 520STis a significant member of theAtari STline of personal computers. Letโ€™s dive into its details:

  1. Release and Features:
    • The520SThad a limited release betweenApril and June 1985, becoming widely available in July.
    • It was thefirst personal computerto feature abitmapped color graphical user interface(GUI).
    • The GUI utilized a version ofDigital Researchโ€™s GEM interfaceand operating system, introduced inFebruary 19851.
  2. Technical Specifications:
    • CPU: Powered by aMotorola 68000processor running at8+ MHz.
    • Memory: Ranged from512 KBto4 MB.
    • Graphics Modes:
      • 320 ร— 200resolution with16 colors.
      • 640 ร— 200resolution with4 colors.
      • 640 ร— 400resolution in monochrome.
    • Sound: Equipped with aYM2149Fsound style="display: flex; flex-direction: column; gap: 4px; margin: 12px 0px 0px; padding-inline-start: 24px;">
    • The520STwas part of a mid-1980s generation of computers with16- or 32-bit processors, ample RAM, andmouse-controlled GUIs.
    • The โ€œSTโ€ officially stands for โ€œSixteen/Thirty-two,โ€ referring to the Motorola 68000โ€™s 16-bit external bus and 32-bit internals.
    • It was sold with either anAtari color monitoror a more affordablemonochrome monitor. Color graphics modes were exclusive to the former, while the highest-resolution mode required the monochrome monitor.
    • In Germany and other markets, theSTfound success inCAD and desktop publishing.
    • With built-inMIDI ports, it became popular formusic sequencingand controlling musical instruments among amateur and professional musicians.
    • Its primary competitor was theAmigafrom Commodore1.
  3. Variants and Evolution:
    • The520STwas followed by theMega series, theSTE, and the portableSTacy.
    • In the early 1990s, Atari released three evolved models with significant differences: theTT030,Mega STE, andFalcon.
    • Atari eventually discontinued the entireSTcomputer line in1993, shifting focus to theJaguar video game console1.

TheAtari 520STplayed a pivotal role in the evolution of personal computing during the 1980s. ๐Ÿ•น๏ธ๐Ÿ–ฅ๏ธ๐ŸŒŸ




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