alexh wrote:It's was the next Atari Corp computer to be produced after the Falcon. Never released. There is quite a bit of information on the Microbox and higher resolution photos over the net.
The Falcon040 Microbox case is widely considered to be the inspiration for the PS2 case.
wongck wrote:I think it suppose to have some slots for expansion.
would have been great....
DarkLord wrote:When you read the stats on it, it just makes you want to cry that it never made it out the door.
Dal wrote:As I remember, the Atari press had strong reasons to believe that Atari were designing a new 'PC-Style' case for the Falcon. However after delays and their clear intention to get it out the door to focus more on the Jaguar, it was just released in the STE-style case.
Dark Willow wrote:
Sometimes I think the Atari marketing bods actually went to great lengths to try and make absolutely sure their systems would fail in the market
Similarly, the whole process of development for the Falcon and Jaguar seems slightly bizzare. Using the ST case and the MultiTOS debacle both looked bad, as did hobbling the system with slow RAM and a 14mb maximum.
calimero wrote:- Rodolphe Czuba explain why Falcon have 16bit CPU bus to memory: if it had 32bit bus, than Falcon would need to have 8MB as standard and that will increase price
calimero wrote:@mal at atari museum there are infos only about EST. i will try to find ST Format issue with info about SST.
There are lot infos about Jaguar, Loki, Panthere, VM labs, ATW, Helios... on net but there is no background info about Falcon!
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