Roland MT-32.. an Orchestra inside your PC or Home computer

Submitted by binaryvalue on Wed, 07/27/2022 - 12:33

Released in 1987 by the Japanese manufacturer Roland Corporation, the MT-32 was the standard MIDI device for PC games in the 80s. Hundreds of video games support the MT-32 on various platforms (IBM PCs, Atari ST, Commodore Amiga, MAC, etc.) Notable mentions include several adventure games from Sierra and Lucasfilm.

Atari Transputer ATW-800.. Faster than the Light!

Submitted by binaryvalue on Thu, 05/26/2022 - 09:58

The Atari Transputer or ATW-800 or ATW is a workstation manufactured in the late 1980s. The ATW’s architecture is based on parallel computing processor technology, developed by the British company Inmos. The system is able to accommodate from 1 to 17 transputer CPUs working in parallel.

Atari Falcon 030.. the Talented Home Micro!

Submitted by binaryvalue on Mon, 05/23/2022 - 14:20

Released in 1992, Falcon 030 was Atari's last computer. Falcon was well ahead of its time by featuring the 68030 CPU plus the powerfull 56001 DSP from Motorolla, and by offering 24-bit graphics and 8 stereo PCM channels (50 kHz ). Falcon was more expensive than its main competitor Amiga 1200 and sold not too many units.