Unboxing: 1983 Atari 800XL home computer

The year is 1983. Michael Jackson’s “Beat It” is tearing up the radio waves, Sally Ride becomes the first American woman in space, and Matthew Broderick is playing WarGames in theaters. That same year, Coleco released the ADAM, Apple released the Lisa, and Atari debuted the 800 XL with 64 kilobytes of ram. I present the unboxing of Atari’s 800 XL.

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Justin M. Salvato

Writer/Vlogger at Retroist
Seeker of 1980s nostalgia, rummager of vintage computers and player of retro video games.When not writing posts of The Retroist, I'm converting Retroist audio podcasts to Retroist video podcasts.My own videos can be found at www.YouTube.com/JustinSalvato.
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