An enhanced version, called 800XLF, appeared in summer 1984. It was equipped with the new "Freddie" chip which allowed faster memory management, especially for graphics display. This version was released in Europe with SECAM video interface. Reference motherboard picture
The atari 800xl computer (1983) was the third version of the Atari 8-bit line of computers introduced in 1983. The system contained a full 64K of memory, had all the standard VLSI chips (Antic, GTIA, Pokey, PIA) and was in a smaller and more compact design.
The Atari 600XL major innovation is the inclusion of on-board BASIC. The earlier Atari's BASIC had to be bought in cartridge form — which was inconvenient, unnecessary and expensive. The 600's BASIC is barely distinguishable from its predecessors, but it is there when you turn the machine on. Reference motherboard picture
After Atari was sold to Jack Tramiel, Atari decided for a new series of computers, which had to be more powerful than the others, but still compatible to the old systems. The Atari 130XE is one of the replacements of the Atari 800XL. The system also forms part of the third generation of computers that Atari had produced, with a very compact and very similar shape to the ST The XE series are compatible with the older Atari version. In fact most of the components are from the previous systems that Atari had released. The only difference is the custom chip code named FREDDIE. This chip was a Memory Management Unit The 130XE has the same structure as the 600XL and 800XL, which made it fully compatible with old software and games.
Pole Position is an arcade racing simulation video game that was released by Namco in 1982 and licensed to Atari, Inc. for US manufacture and distribution, running on the Namco Pole Position arcade system board. It is considered one of the most important titles from the golden age of arcade video games.
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