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1016Re: [midatlanticretro] Re: of strange contraptions and thingamabobs

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  • Chris M
    Jul 27, 2005
      nah, 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 midatlanticretro@yahoogroups.com, Chris M
      > <chrism3667@y...> wrote:
      > > told me of some "thing" he brought home from work,
      > cuz
      > > 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
      > all

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