News & Reviews Index > Popular Computing Weekly December 30, 1982

Popular Computing Weekly December 30, 1982 page 1

Ace comes
up trumps

FORTH goes to the high-street as the only low-cost micro to use the language - the Jupiter Ace - begins to be sold retail.
  From mid-December the machine has been available through specialist microcomputer retailers and selected branches of Laskys and Debenhams.   The machine is being sold at £89.95 complete with manual, demonstration tape and the necessary leads. Previously it has only been available by mail-order.
  Michael Scott, managing director of Micro Marketing who are handling its distribution said "All production until mid-January has been accounted for and production is being stepped up to almost double.
  "We are looking to take 25 percent of the market for micros costing under £100" he said.
In January the company will also he marketing a range of games and utility software for the Ace.