Not long after the release of the H89, the company was purchased by Zenith, who in turn rebranded the H89 as the Z-89 and ended sales of the kit version. The Z-89 went through a few revisions and stayed on the market until 1985, but the Heathkit name would never again grace the front panel of a computer.
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A little disappointed they didn’t reach out to any of us to verify the facts of the story. A true journalist would have done so. Oh well..
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