The first computers that were entirely based on the microprocessor were the personal computers of 1975: the Altair 8800 and IMSAI
40) David Lightman is a bored high-school student with access to an IMSAI
8080 microcomputer and too much time on his hands.
The outlet was buzzing with excitement as RJ's Rose, Speed Dheena, Cross Talk Balaji, Muthu, Imsai
Arasi Ophelia, Kanmani and Uma Riyaz tried the various Chokolade flavors on offer.
There's a Commodore CBM model 8032, an Osborne 01, an HP 87, an Imsai
8080 from 1975 and an original Radio Shack TRS 80, which operated at 0.
Within a few months of the introduction of the Altair, the microcomputer industry had its first clone, the IMSAI 8080.
To help market IMSAI computers, he and others got involved in the franchising of computer stores.
Nonetheless, the early success of MITS and IMSAI cemented the popularity of the S-100 standard, especially among hobbyists, who were still the primary buying group.
Compared with earlier hobbyist machines like the Altair or the IMSAI, the Apple II was an integrated and understandable product.
ComputerLand of Hawaii did $2,300 in first-month sales of machines with names like Imsai
, Cromemco, the Commodore Pet and Apple II.
Previously, as vice president of marketing at IMSAI