ATARI welcomes you to the fascinating world of home computing.
Your new ATARI 1200XL Home Computer is one of the most powerful and versatile small computers you can buy for the home. It's a practical computer with a functional, low-profile design that complements any home environment.
The information in this guide will make your transition into the world of home computing smooth and enjoyable.
First, you'll find easy-to-follow instructions for connecting your ATARI 1200XL Computer to your television set— it's no more complicated than hooking up an antenna to your TV. Then you'll learn what to do after you turn the computer on. Your ATARI 1200XL Computer's key features, including its keyboard and built-in diagnostic self-tests, are described in detail.
"Where To Go From Here? There's a World of Possibilities" (page 13) offers valuable information that will help you pick accessories and ready-to-use programs for your new computer.