Historical Technology Books: mits :: 8800 :: Altair Age Of Altair Catalog (1975) - 22 in a series Available in PDF, Text, JPG formats, and more
The Altair 8800 is a powerful, general purpose computer that sells for an amazingly low price.
The Altair 8800 is a superbly engineered, variable word length computer. Its byte orientation structure was designed to give the Altair the most efficient utilization possible — an efficiency only found in the most advanced computers.
The Altair 8800 has bench marks comparable to those of much more expensive mini-computers. It has a cycle speed of 2 microseconds; it can directly address 65K bytes of memory and 256 input/output devices; and it has 78 basic machine instructions with variations over 200 instructions.
The Altair 8800 is the dawning of a New Age in the computer industry.
The Altair Age. It is the Age of the Affordable Computer. The Age of Computer Power for every business and every home in the Modern World.
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