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Maker Bob Alexander has built this awesome small form factor, Core i5, Windows 7 computer inside of a case that’s an homage to the Altair 8800. He found the case on eBay and it looks like the type used on the Altair 680. He built the front panel himself. Nice work, Bob!

Mini Altair 8800 PC

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Gareth Branwyn

Gareth Branwyn is a freelancer writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture, including the first book about the web (Mosaic Quick Tour) and the Absolute Beginner’s Guide to Building Robots. He is currently working on a best-of collection of his writing, called Borg Like Me.


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