ALTOS 8000 Model 12A Z80A Microcoputer (1981) (See Large Photo)

ALTOS model 8000-12A computer came with one 8" floppy drive and 20MB hard disk. It ran the CP/M and MP/M operating systems.

This particular system had a Z80A processor was a single board computer. The Model 12A supported up to 4 terminals and has a port for an external drives.


The 1981 list price for the ALTOS 8000-12 was $9,990.

(Photos courtesy of Ed Chapel)


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