Atari Introduces the Falcon030 - Sept. 23rd, 1992
Posted 12 September 2016 - 07:56 AM
Falcon just another prime example..
In late '93, Bob Gleadlow claiming total European sales figures between 13,000 and 14,000 with 40% of those vague figures due to sales in Germany.
Far too vague to get a true idea of just how many sold and in which areas,specifically..
Posted 12 September 2016 - 01:19 PM
So throwing every snippet I have onto the forum here so at least folks have something of a reference...
It seems due to the poor exchange rates between the pound and the dollar by the time the Falcon launched in UK,Atari were 'forced' into slapping an extra £100 on the RRPA move which took the industry by surprise,as they expected Atari to go with the Power Without The Price angle and save money by putting Falcon in the new casing.
Atari UK defended the move by saying Falcon still offered greater vfm than an equivalent PC.
Posted 09 October 2016 - 04:49 PM
Mentioned in Jaguar Memories thread Atari sending Teque London a Jaguar CD development kit and an Atari Falcon for Jag CD WTR Racing development? well according to Justin Heyes-Jones , The Falcon didn't last long..AT ALL...
They literally took it out of the box and plugged it straight into the 240 Volt power supply, without realising they needed a power convertor..blew the damn thing to hell, there and then...
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