[rescue] Commodore Pricing(PET era)

Lionel Peterson lionel4287 at verizon.net
Mon May 21 17:44:15 CDT 2007

>From: Mike Meredith <very at zonky.org>
>Date: 2007/05/21 Mon PM 04:06:30 CDT
>To: rescue at sunhelp.org
>Subject: Re: [rescue] Commodore Pricing(PET era)

>On Mon, 21 May 2007 15:44:11 -0500 (CDT), Lionel Peterson wrote:
>> Currently reading "On The Edge" [0], and it is very clear that
>> Commodore was able to get much higher prices in Europe than in USA,
>> the first PET sold for $1,295 in Europe vs. $795 in the USA.[1]
>> Pricing on subsequent models has not been read yet ;^)
>Not quite the first PET, but my dad put up with the ZX81 keyboard for a
>week before sending it back and buying a PET at 7 times the price (a
>4008 for roughly B#700).

With the "rectangle" keyboard? [0]


[0] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Commodore_pet - see main picture at top of page for an example of the "rectangle" keyboard

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