MITS ALTATR 8800 Price List

January 1, 1976

Part Number Description Kit Assem Days Delivery
8800 Altair 8800 Computer $ 439.00 $ 621.00 60
COMTER II Terminal w/Audio Cassette I/0 780.00 920.00 60
CT-256 Comter 256 Terminal 745.00 885.00 45-60
CT257,8 or 9 Pages 2, 3, or 4 for CT-256 95.00 105.00 45-60
CT-8096 CRT Terminal TBD TBD TBD
88-VLCT Low Cost Terminal 129.00 169.00 45-60
88-80LP Line Printer & Controller 1,750.00 1,975.00 60
88-TTY Teletype ASR-33 1,500.00 1,500.00 60
88-MM Adds 256 words to 88-MCS 14.00 26.00 30
88-1MCS 1K Static Memory 97.00 139.00 30
88-4MCD 4K Dynamic Memory 195.00 275.00 60
88~DCDD Disc Controller & 1 Drive 1,480.00 1,980.00 60
88-DISC Disc Drive in Cabinet 1,180.00 1,600.00 60
88-DMAC Direct Memory Access Cont. 98.00 149.00 TBD
88-DMAE Direct Memory I/0 Channel 126.00 186.00 TBD
88-DMAI Direct Memory I/0 Channel 123.00 183.00 TBD
88-4PIO 4 Port Parallel I/0 86.00 112.00 30
88-PP Extra Port on 4PIO 30.00 39.00 30
88-2S10 2 Port Serial Board (State 1/0) 115.00 144.00 30
88-SP Extra Port for 2SI0 Board 24.00 35.00 30
88-EC Expander Mother Board only 16.00 31.00 30
88-MB 88-EC inc. connectors and card guides 65.00 138.00 30
88-EBC Expander Cabinet 394.00 485.00 60
88-EXC Extender Card 57.00 83.00 30
88-ACR Audio Cassette Record Interface 128.00 174.00 30
88-VI Vectored Interrupt 126.00 179.00 90
88-RTC Real Time Clock 53.00 84.00 90
88-PPCB Prototype PC Board 57.00 84.00 30
88-FAN Cooling Fan 16.00 20.00 30
88-FMC PROM Memory Card (no PROM’s) 65.00 128.00 60
88-PROM PROM’s (256 x 8 Bytes) 25.00 37.00 60
88-PPC PROM Programmer Card CONTACT FACTORY 90
25DB I/0 Socket for Cabinet Case 11.00 25.00 30
MS-416 MITScope–4 channel scope 127.00 189.00 30
680F 680 MPU Unit (Assem state I/0) 345.00 420.00 60
680T 680 Less Front Panel 280.00   60
680 CPU Bd CPU Board w/microprocessor chip 195.00 275.00 60
680 PROM 256 x 8-Bit PROM 25.00 37.00 60
680FAN Peewee Fan Option 16.00 20.00 60
680Sacket 680 IC Socket Option 29.00 42.00 60
NOTE Prices, specifications, development and delivery all subject to
change without notice.
Suggested 8800 System Prices Kit Assem Days Delivery
System I | ALTAIR Basic I 1,712.00 7,265.00 60
System II | ALTAIR Extendod Basic II 1,893.00 2,566.00 60
System III | ALTAIR DOS/Basic III 4,714.00 6,397.00 90
System IV | ALTAIR Extended Engr/Acctg IV 7,938.00 9,985.00 120

(To substitute teletype for COMTER II add $720.00 to kit or $580.00 to assembled price.)

Postage and Handling for systems will be subject to quotation.

Software for 8800 Systems
  Prices for Purchasers of 8800 plus:  
4K Basic $150.00 4K memory, I/O $ 60.00 30
8K Basic $200.00 w/ 8K memory, I/O $ 75.00 30
EXT Basic $350.00 w/ 12K memory, I/O $ 150.00 30
Package #1 $175.00 w/ 8K memory, I/O $ 30.00 30
DOS $500.00 w/ 12K memory, I/O $ 150.00 60
DEBUG $100.00 4K memory, I/O $ 25.00 60
15.00 copying charge for update copy or second copy of above software.
Copying charge in addition to update charge will be imposed for those updating their software.

PLEASE SPECIFY PAPER TAPE OR AUDIO TAPE WHEN ORDERING SOFTWARE except for DOS which is available only on DISC.

Manuals

Software for 8800 Systems
CT-256  
  Operator’s 6.50
  Assembly 10.00
  Theory of Operation 10.00
8800  
  Operator’s 7.50
  Assembly 9.00
  Theory of Operation 9.00
  Special Offer–All Three Manuals in a Binder $15.00
680  
  Operator’s 7.50
  Assembly 7.50
  Theory of Operation 10.00
  Special Offer–All Three Manuals in a Binder $14.50
  • BASIC Language Documentation 10.00

Postage & Terms

Terms: Cash with order, Mastercharge or Bankamericard

Postage & Handling:

  1. Add $8.00 for each terminal, computer, line printer and disc
  2. Add for Modular Boards
    1. -0- if ordered with computer
    2. $3.00 if ordered separately
  3. Postage included in price of manuals
  4. Teletype orders will be sent truck freight charges collect.
  5. Canada, Hawaii & Alaska postage charges subject to quotation.

Above applies to domestic shipments in U.S.A. only. Overseas shipment, unless otherwise specified are usually made by airfreight via our shipping agents, Emery Airfreight, on airfreight collect basis.