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PAL machine (UK) (48K, GTIA, cased RAM cards, twist latches to remove cover, box has "Now with 48K RAM" sticker)

 

Printed: BK 009914 502

Hand Written: BK 129074 12/6

 

NTSC machine (48K, GTIA, cased RAM cards, twist latches to remove cover, unboxed)

 

Printed: AW 312189 322
Hand Written: AW 328667-8-2

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I purchased my 800 in November of 1980 (unless it was 1979). It was a 16K model with an 8K module thrown in by the vendor for free.

 

It was a CTIA/OS A model originally. A friend upgraded both for me. Also swapped out a bad keyboard. All upgrades were around 1983.

 

G 23 490 0498

 

-SteveS

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Don't forget to post the 3-digit date code! It's ink-stamped on the label or gold-stamped on the case bottom.

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Here's a shot of the label from my NTSC 800, I'm not quite sure how the date stamp is read but assume the 2 at the end means 1982. It is one of the models that you can remove the memory slots cover by moving two tabs and all the ram and the rom boards are fully encased.

(It was ripped when I got it, though I think that's just the typical address and patent stuff that is missing.)

 

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Here are the numbers in case the photo is lost someday (I'm new to this forum and don't know how photos are attached directly yet so this is from my photo on photobucket;)

 

GTAI

Date Stamp: 382

No. 366633

 

 

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Its PAL UK version I bought 4 years ago on ebay with 16kb cased RAM and PAL ROM.

 

Can anybody tell me when it was made?

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I bought another one this week... (yes, I know I have a problem!)

472 389740 AW385819 11-18

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And I found the label for #3 mentioned in my earlier post..

It's damaged, but I think it reads 342 362084. Maybe 362094? I'm just posting it in the spirit of keeping the list complete.

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I own two

 

ATARI 800 (NTSC)

Stamped AW 306011

handwritten AW 212893 3-3

has silver stamp "ATARI 102" on bottom case near back

 

ATARI 800 (PAL)

Stamped 052 006421

handwritten CA 10597A 8/31

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Atari 800 PAL UK (original purchase)

 

BK 009858 502 BK 129167 12/7

 

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AHA and FlorianD, post your 3-digit date code!

 

Updated list:

 

Atari 800 serial numbers & owners & dates WW/YY:

NTSC:

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26 ClausB ??/78

9 49 3806 ClausB 49/79

070 0133 Scooter83 07/80

1 70 1982 ClausB 17/80

G 23 490 0498 a8isa1 49/80

G 16K 401 5298 (G 174 AW072525-16 9/30 L40 P) Stephen 40/81

G 16K 481 5535 Paul Westphal 48/81

G 16K 052 7484 (AW 206504 1-28) russg 05/82

AW 306011 102 (AW 212893 3-3) FlorianD 10/82

AW 312189 322 (AW 328667-8-2) oracle_jedi 32/82

AW 327028 322 (AW 332152-8-11) adam242 32/82

AW 327684 332 (AW 322748 8/13) DrVenkman 33/82

AW 329659 332 (AW 327652 8/9) Stephen 33/82

AW 350517 342 (AW 345584 8/16) ClausB 34/82

362084 342 adam242 34/82

366633 382 KBRpilot 38/82

406740 462 (AW375210-11-9) Mitch 46/82

389740 472 (AW 385819 11-18) adam242 47/82

429962 083 Agent570 08/83

449281 083 (AW 470545-2-24) tep392 08/83

449773 083 Ripdubski 08/83

424185 123 ryanmercer 12/83

83S AW 02123 183 pedalnote 18/83

83S AW 02633 183 (AW 507217 5-5) DrVenkman 18/83

83S AW 04211 183 adam242 18/83

83S AW 20118 183 (AW 491283-5-3) ryanmercer 18/83

85A AW 01651 243 Agent570 24/83

PAL:

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BK 006336 332 (BK 107777 8/4) firestorm 33/82

052 006421 (CA 105974 8/31) FlorianD ??/82

052 006528 392 (CA 104541 9/21) Fox-1/mnx 39/82

BK 014072 452 spookt 45/82

BK 009858 502 (BK 129167 12/7) Zarxx 50/82

BK 009914 502 (BK 129074 12/6) oracle_jedi 50/82

BK 013601 AHA ??/??

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OK, my turn...

 

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NTSC unit, freshly rebuilt, awaiting installation of my Incognito.

Nice! A fairly early 16K model that was built when the GTIA was new enough that it was still called out on the label.

 

 

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Thanks!

 

It's in nice condition, too. My favorite A8! Granted, most of the wear & tear goes on my 800XL... but once the Incognito goes in, it's never leaving my desk again! ;-)

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If I had an Incognito, one of my 800's would be my main machine as well (for now it's a U1MB-equipped 800XL, at least until I can get the U1MB to be stable in one of my 1200XL's). I actually have two 800's, one of which has an after-market vintage 32K board in it along with an Atari 16K board. I'd LOVE to get a Bit3 80-column board to stick in that last slot someday ... :)

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Hi together,

 

If you all have those old machines, please do the community a giant leap. As of 2016, we do not have these 2 OSs:

 

https://atariwiki.org/wiki/Wiki.jsp?page=Rarity%2010

 

•) Atari OS Rev. B (PAL) for Atari 400/800 from 1981 ; PRINT PEEK (65528) <RETURN> => 34

•) OPERATING SYSTEM 255 for Atari 400/800 ; PRINT PEEK (65528) <RETURN> => 255

 

If you receive 34 or 255, your Atari 400/800 is very, very value!!! :-)))

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I don't see the 3 digit date code. Look for the code stamped on the bottom side of the case.

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I don't see the 3 digit date code. Look for the code stamped on the bottom side of the case.

Thanks! I've had that 800 for 25 years and never noticed that on the bottom until you just pointed it out. :)

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