S2E12 Atari Mortgage & Loan Analysis – Supplement

This episode features Mortgage & Loan Analysis, originally released in 1980 by Atari.  It was developed by Control Data Corporation.

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Box and Supplement Scans

Scan of the front of the box:

Atari MLA Cover

 

Investment Series Brochure Ad:

Atari MLA Brochure

 

Catalog Ad:

Atari MLA Ad

 

Control Data Corporation Logo:

Atari MLA CDC Logo

 

Mortgage & Loan Analysis in Action

After the initial CLOAD and subsequent RUN, the real loader’s splash screen while it loads from cassette:

Atari MLA Boot Load

 

The first of two splash screens:

Atari MLA Init 1

 

The second splash screen:

Atari MLA Init 2

 

Program overview:

Atari MLA Init 3

 

 

Menu

The only menu.  There are two choices.  Information or run a problem:

Atari MLA 1 1

 

Information

There are 5 screens of information.  Each can be printed as well:

Atari MLA Info 1

Atari MLA Info 2

Atari MLA Init 3

Atari MLA Init 4

Atari MLA Init 5

 

Running a Problem

Enter up to 10 amounts.  Note the error – you must enter at least one value:

Atari MLA 1 Error 1

Atari MLA 1 2

 

Oops, numeric amounts only.  Data validation at work:

Atari MLA 1 Error 2

 

Enter up to 10 interest rates:

Atari MLA 1 3

 

Enter up to 10 terms (loan lengths) in years using decimals to represent partial years:

Atari MLA 1 4

 

Viewing the Output

A) 3 loan values, 3 terms, and 3 interest rates.  Loan value 1 results:

Atari MLA 1 5 a

 

B) Continuing A, loan value 2 results:

Atari MLA 1 5 b

 

Continuing A, loan value 3 results:

Atari MLA 1 5 d

 

D) Simple comparison of 1 value, same term, and variance only in the interest rate:

Atari MLA 1 5 d

 

Problem End Menu

Atari MLA ReRun

 

Modern Calculation

Using web based modern calculation to validate the same results:

Atari MLA Modern

 

Printing

Init screen print:

https://inverseatascii.files.wordpress.com/2016/03/s2e12-prt-0-init-03.pdf

Information screens printed (all 5):

https://inverseatascii.files.wordpress.com/2016/03/s2e12-prt-2-i-01.pdf

https://inverseatascii.files.wordpress.com/2016/03/s2e12-prt-2-i-02.pdf

https://inverseatascii.files.wordpress.com/2016/03/s2e12-prt-2-i-03.pdf

https://inverseatascii.files.wordpress.com/2016/03/s2e12-prt-2-i-04.pdf

https://inverseatascii.files.wordpress.com/2016/03/s2e12-prt-2-i-05.pdf

3 loan values, 3 terms, and 3 interest rates.  Load value 1 results:

https://inverseatascii.files.wordpress.com/2016/03/s2e12-prt-1-05-a.pdf

3 loan values, 3 terms, and 3 interest rates.  Load value 2 results:

https://inverseatascii.files.wordpress.com/2016/03/s2e12-prt-1-05-b.pdf

3 loan values, 3 terms, and 3 interest rates.  Load value 3 results:

https://inverseatascii.files.wordpress.com/2016/03/s2e12-prt-1-05-c.pdf

Output from the simple loan with 1 value, same term, and only variance in interest rate (D above):

https://inverseatascii.files.wordpress.com/2016/03/s2e12-prt-1-05-d-simple.pdf

 

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Intro music is an excerpt from a chip tune by Wizwars named 8 Bit Raceway.  It is used under Creative Common license Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 United States.
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