Assembled Altairduino - An Arduino-based Altair 8800 Replica

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This is the assembled and tested version of the Altairduino.

The Altairduino is a cycle-accurate reproduction of the 1975 Altair 8800 computer. It is powered by the Arduino Due micro-controller. It reproduces the operation of the original Altair in almost every way, and includes many built-in demonstration programs so you can easily show off your historical recreation. You will also receive a Micro SD card loaded with 1970's software to emulate a floppy disk or hard disk system with CP/M or Altair DOS.

Your Altairduino will come with a spiral bound printed operation manual.

As seen in IEEE Spectrum magazine, Tech Crunch, Digital Trends, Boing Boing, CBC Radio (Canada), Programmez! magazine (France).

Real Altairs are getting more expensive and hard-to-find, get the next best thing at an affordable price!

Original Altair 8800:
Dimensions: 17″ x 7″ x 18″
Weight: depends on cards loaded, but generally around 65 lbs.
RAM: 64KB maximum

Altairduino:
Dimensions: 15″ x 6″ x 2″
Weight: 2.5 lbs with bamboo case.
RAM: 512KB (64KB maximum for Altair emulation, the rest used as storage for Altair programs and utilities.)


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