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SuperPET 9000

by billdeg
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Picked up a new in box SuperPet with sofware, including Cobol. No pics yet.">... [ read more ]

Apple II GS - boot to 3.5 inch disk?

by billdeg
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System: Apple IIGS with memory expansion. 5 1/4 and 3.5" drives. Goal: Boot your Apple II GS to 3.5 disk Solution: 1) Plug 5 1/4 into computer drive port, and attach 3.5 cable into 5 1/4 drive port. 2) Insert boot disk into 3.5 drive, leave 5 1/4 drive empty. Any other combo will not work...try it.">... [ read more ]

Tandy to PC file transfer

by billdeg
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PC3 and PC Four TRS 80 Model III and Model 4 emulators for IBM PC-format computers. Back up your Tandy Disks to IBM XT-era hard drive in PC format. PC Cross Zap (PCXZ) XZ.exe which is the utility that actually formats and copies the disks in Tandy format on an IBM PC. The format is LDOS 5.1.">... [ read more ]

Lobo Max 80

by billdeg
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Pictures http://www.vin...puter.net/lobo/ This system works as is described in the manual, but I have not been able to get it to boot. I have tried numerous 8" and 5 1/4 drives, including a Lobo Twin 8" drive.">... [ read more ]

Exatron Stringy Floppy

by billdeg
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Updated: [ Exatron Stringy Floppy ] 05/23/2005
Here is a preview of a more in-depth report on the Exatron Stringy Floppy Pictures The stingy floppy was introduced in April 1979 at the Computer Faire in San Francisco USA. The order form for the purchase of a stringy floppy includes a field to select the drive software for either the TRS 80, SWTP or S-100. I have a typed copy of the s-100 assembler, but it's for the Cromeco. The "nose" protrudes 1/2 inch from the drive. The dimensions of the hole from which the nose protrudes is 3" wide x 1" tall The Stringy Floppy Wafers are 2 11/16" x 1 9/16" (must be metric). Most of the documentation refers to the TRS 80 with Level II BASIC, except for the Cromeco assembler. Bill D">... [ read more ]

IBM 4956 Series I System

by billdeg
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Updated: [ Hi-res pictures ] 04/18/2009
5-18-2005 I have an IBM 4956 Series I System as described below (circa 1976-83). I have limited experience with this era IBM and will gladly except assistance in the mean time I will slowly work to restore its function. I was told that it was operational when taken off line 20 years ago and appears to have been stored adequately. Assembled the system is housed in two 6-foot rack cabinets with a total weight of 600-800lbs If you want it you will have to come to the Landenberg, PA USA which is on the extreme south-eastern tip of the state, about 10 miles from I-95 where Maryland meets Delaware. Bring a truck. I can provide pictures or additional details upon request. Inventory: qty) description 2) 6' IBM 4997 Rack Units with shelves to house the processor and peripherals. 1) IBM 4956 Processor (see http://www.btxmuseum.de/Hardware/geraet.asp?id=120 for German equivalen">... [ read more ]

SWTPC 6800

by billdeg
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http://www.vintagecomputer.net/swtpc/ Base unit works.">... [ read more ]

Pictures from TCF 30

by billdeg
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4-19-2005 Pictures htt...et/tcf_2005/ Trenton Computer Festival April 16, 17 2005 College of New Jersey Ewing, NJ, USA These are pictures of most of the computers that were displayed with the notable exceptions: Kelly's Tandy Model 12, Model 16, and TRS 80 Model IV. Bill's KIM Rev B. If anyone would like to post pictures of these computers, please send them to billdeg at a oh el . commm Thanks to everyone for making me feel welcome and for the generous trades. I hope everyone was able to get all of their gems safely back in storage! Of course when I got home my Commodore 128D worked fine...Stage fright I guess. I had a lot of fun. Count me in for future events! ">... [ read more ]

Adventures with the TRS 80 Model 1

by billdeg
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4-8-2006 http://www.vin...dy/trs80_1/ Pictures">... [ read more ]

TRS DOS 1.3 Disk Instruction Course 2

by billdeg
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CMD Commands CMD"S" exit BASIC enter DOS CMD"T" turn off clock, you need to do this before you save something to tape in some cases. CMD"R" restart clock CMD"D" loads TRS DOS debug INSTR("TRSDOS","D0") = 4 because "D0" is located w/i the string "TRSDOS" @ the 4th character ...NOTE = 0 when not located in string. DIR :1 - directory of drive 1 DIR :0 (S) - show all visible and system files on the disk DIR :0 (I,S) - show all files on disk DIR :0 (A) - show visible files on disk and space used DIR :0 (I,S,A) show all files and space used BACKUP BACKUP when run by itself defaults to the equivalent of BACKUP :0 TO :1 To make a boot disk?: BACKUP :0 TO :1 (I,S) PROT for password maintenance command take tutorial on disk II Note that the commans below are contained inside brackets to clarify entier command. [PROT :0 (PW)] - set password (you will be prompted for">... [ read more ]

TRS DOS 1.3 Disk Instruction Course 1

by billdeg
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4-7-2005 I went through a lot if not all of the Radio Shack TRS 80 Disk Instruction Course version 1.0 Cat No. 26-2007 Here is a summary of the course: BASIC2 - Loads Basic II (exit DOS Mode) CMD"S" - Return to DOS mode DOS Commands SAVE --file names must start with a letter examples: SAVE "LINPRO" (save defult to default drive) SAVE "LINPRO/BAS:1" (optional, if basic program to drive 1) SAVE "LINPRO/BAS.SEC:1" (password protect) LOAD RUN KILL MERGE CMD Files and Extensions (optional, for id purps.) BASIC PROGRAM - BAS DATE FILE - DAT COMMAND FILE - CMD SYSTEM FILE - SYS OBJECT FILE - OBJ SAVE"LINPRO",A - saves in ASCII rather than default compressed format LOAD LOAD"LINPRO" RUN RUN"LINPRO" If program saves as PAYROLL/BAS.RT33N:0 run it with: RUN"PAYROLL/BAS.RT33N or here is a short cut LOAD"LINPRO",R KILL delete unnecessary files o">... [ read more ]

VIM-1 6502 Computer

by billdeg
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I have a VIM-1 with original box (later renamed SYM1), but I have not put up any pictures, yet. here is a link to more information about this computer http://www.old...computer.asp?st=1&c=856">... [ read more ]

Zenith Z-19-CN

by billdeg
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1-3-2005 Works. Used with SWTPc 6800 Manual http://w...cn/z-19-cn_front_sm.jpg">... [ read more ]
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