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Dinosaur Sightings: Computers from 1984-1989

Commodore Amiga 1000

Introduced in July 1985, the Amiga 1000 was created in part by Jay Miner, who previously designed the Atari 400 and Atari 800. The Amiga was originally designed to be a killer game machine, but it was so great that it grew into a real computer.

Reprinted with permission from Oldcomputers.net

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