Full title, Alan Sugar: The Amstrad Story. Year of release, Filename, Size, Type. , 67,, (Scan of the book cover). Amstrad is a British electronics company. As of , Amstrad’s main business is manufacturing Sky UK interactive boxes. Amstrad was founded in by Alan Sugar at the age of .. () hardback ISBN ; Thomas, David. Alan Sugar: The Amstrad Story (), paperback ISBN Results 1 – 20 of 20 The Amstrad Story by SUGAR, ALAN & THOMAS, DAVID and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at.
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Paul Darley rated it liked it Jan 18, Please update this article to reflect recent events or newly available information. Books by David Thomas. Open Preview See a Problem? He and a friend decided to sell TV sets. Amstrad later successfully sued Seagate, but following bad press over the hard disk problems, Amstrad lost its lead in the European PC market. Such companies are always interesting to shory who know about computers because they make such impressive and admirable products.
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It was first listed on the London Stock Exchange in Amstrad was key to the introduction of Sky, as the company was responsible for finding methods to produce the requisite equipment at an attractive price for the consumer – Alan Sugar famously approached “someone who bashes out dustbin lids”, to manufacture satellite dishes cheaply.
Archived from the original on 6 August However, had enough time and energy left over to do a little work in his spare time. Ethan marked it as to-read Jan 21, His first order was secured by a post-dated cheque but within the same day he had sold the lot and was back with cash for more.
Their philosophy was that once they have the cleverest stody then the profits will follow because technology sells. Patricia Denise marked it as to-read Dec 16, Kevin Chase rated it really suugar it Jun 03, Their first electrical product was the Amstrad amplifier, which Sugar would describe later as “the biggest load of rubbish I’ve ever seen in my life.
Lower prices were achieved by injection moulding plastic hi-fi turntable covers, undercutting competitors who used the vacuum forming process. His brilliant idea was to put everything together into what looked like a tower rack but already wired up. Webarchive template wayback links All articles with dead external links Articles with dead external links from October Articles with permanently dead external links Use British English from March Use dmy dates from March Articles needing additional references from December All articles needing additional references Wikipedia articles in need of updating from August All Wikipedia articles in need of updating Pages using deprecated image syntax Articles containing potentially dated statements from All articles containing potentially dated statements All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from April Commons category link from Wikidata.
By combining the units into one, a single power supply would do and you could avoid all the connectors. Darron marked it as to-read Aug 24, Trivia About Alan Sugar: On 7 April Amstrad announced it had bought from Sinclair Research ” Much, much better than Sugar’s own autobiography though of course it covers a much shorter span of his life.
On leaving school his first job was with the Civil Service, processing statistics. Sgory would pick up some broken sets by the batch, fix them and sell them on. Retrieved 10 January Published to coincide with the 10th anniversary of the flotation of Amstrad, this book tells of Alan Sugar’s rise from selling car aerials from the back of a van in the East End at 21, to become, according to Rupert Murdoch, probably Britain’s greatest entrepreneur and one of the richest men in Britain. Mihailo added it Mar 28, It was a aoan failure, and had several technical and usability problems.
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Alan Sugar: The Amstrad Story
In the Sugaf Alan Sugar’s Amstrad was the first company to look at computing with an eye to producing something cheap and cheerful and in doing so they revolutionised the computer marketplace. A single unit built to look like a collection of separates was cheaper to build.
This was all useful training thw he could also see that he could do the same job without Robuk Electrical and make more money — but he needed his own van. Ghislain marked it as to-read Oct 23, In the UK Amstrad was the first company to thhe at computing with an eye to producing something cheap and cheerful and in doing so they revolutionised the computer marketplace.
Amstrad is a British electronics company. No trivia or quizzes yet. Amstrad began marketing its own home computers in an attempt to capture the market from Commodore and Sinclair suyar, with the Amstrad CPC range in Chaoticreader marked it as to-read May 05, Want to Read saving…. You bought amstgad amplifier, tuner, tape deck and so on and plugged them together. Richard marked it as to-read Jan 26, Amstrad was founded in by Alan Sugar at the age of Jun 09, Themistocles rated it it was amazing Shelves: As of [update]Amstrad’s main business is manufacturing Sky UK interactive boxes.