1016Re: [midatlanticretro] Re: of strange contraptions and thingamabobs
- Jul 27, 2005nah, wadn't no Peanut. It was a special
contraption/thingamabob. You can't burn eproms wit a
jr anyhoo. Eeproms yes.
--- relayer <relayer@...> wrote:
> Sounds like the IBM PC-Jr. It had cartridge slots on__________________________________________________
> it. Basic was
> available on a cartridge, kind of like the Atari
> 400. They were built
> to compete with the home computer market. It even
> had the same audio
> chip as the TI-99 and Tandy 1000.
> A lot of businesses who bought into those things
> probably would have
> paid someone to take them away within the first year
> of usage.
> --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Chris M
> <chrism3667@y...> wrote:
> > told me of some "thing" he brought home from work,
> > they didn't want it there anymore. They made him
> > promise not to bring it back too. It was in
> essence an
> > IBM puter that had facilities for plugging in
> > cartridges (w/onboard eproms I reckon), for what I
> > don't know, for the purpose of programming. That's
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