Third Party Companies

There were many third-party companies which sold hardware and software products targeted to Heathkit computers. Their products included simple applications, games, ROMs, interface/controller cards, graphics boards, CPU boards, and even complete computer systems compatible with the Heathkit computer. Here is just a SMALL sampling of some of the companies. As I have time, more companies and information will be added.


Several magazines and newsletters focused on Heathkit computers were started. The official Heath User's Group (HUG) had a monthly magazine titled REMark. Another company offered the Sextant magazine. Newsletters included:

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This site is dedicated to preserving the history of the original Heathkit computers. They were initially release in 1977 and included the 8-bit H-8 and 16-bit H-11 systems. The H89 was released in 1979.